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He Stopped a Global Cyberattack. Now He's Pleading Guilty to Writing Malware

7 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Marcus Hutchins, a British security researcher credited with halting a huge outbreak of ransom software in 2017, accepted United States charges over previous activity.
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Can Facebook be trusted with a virtual assistant?

6 hours ago   |   Computerworld

Facebook is working on its third virtual assistant. That Facebook would pursue a voice-based, artificially intelligent interface is hardly surprising. A list of the world's...
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Ransomware 'hero' pleads guilty to US hacking charges

6 hours ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

A British computer security researcher once hailed as a "hero" for helping stem a ransomware outbreak and later accused of creating malware to attack the banking system said...
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Time to grow up! Four laptops for the office professional

Time to grow up! Four laptops for the office professional

6 hours ago   |   Digital Trends

These laptops have the reliability, performance, and battery life you need whether you're at your desk or flying across the country for a meeting, letting you to revel in a...
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Fastly, the content delivery network, files for an IPO

17 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

Fastly , the content delivery network that's raised $219 million in financing from investors , is ready for its close up in the public markets. The eight-year-old company is...
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The Weather Channel goes off the air for 90 minutes after ransomware infection

17 hours ago   |   ZDnet

The Weather Channel IT staff dealt with the ransomware infection by restoring impacted computers from backups.
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Console gaming is at a crossroads

18 hours ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

Sony and Microsoft have been walking the same path for nearly 20 years, when it comes to gaming hardware. Instead of leaves, shiny silver game discs dangle from the trees...
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WannaCry hero pleads guilty to developing banking malware

WannaCry hero pleads guilty to developing banking malware

19 hours ago   |   The Verge   |   4 articles

Marcus Hutchins, best known for his role in stopping the 2017 WannaCry ransomware attack, has plead guilty to two charges related to computer hacking conspiracy. The other...
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Lenovo's Yoga C930 sale drops a $650 discount on its 2TB SSD laptop

Lenovo's Yoga C930 sale drops a $650 discount on its 2TB SSD laptop

20 hours ago   |   Digital Trends   |   4 articles

Lenovo is offering one of its 2-in-1 laptops at a $650 discount. This Lenovo Yoga C930 laptop comes with a 2TB solid-state drive, a digital pen, a fingerprint reader, and a...
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A universal framework combining genome annotation and undergraduate education

20 hours ago   |   Phys.org

As genome sequencing becomes cheaper and faster, resulting in an exponential increase in data, the need for efficiency in predicting gene function is growing, as is the need to...
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