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Never Try to Fix the Problem When Hacked

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Eventually, we all get hacked. The bad guys are very persistent and we can all make a mistake. If you suspect you have been hacked never try to fix the situation, instead report it right away. If you try to fix the situation, such as paying an online ransom or deleting the infected files, not only could you stil be hacked but you are most likely causing far more harm than good.

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Neuroscientists Translate Brain Waves Into Recognizable Speech

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Neuroscientists Translate Brain Waves Into Recognizable Speech
To devise such a speech neuroprosthesis, neuroscientist Nima Mesgarani and his colleagues combined recent advances in deep learning with speech synthesis technologies.

January 29, 2019 at 07:24PM
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Microsoft Exchange Vuln Enables Attackers to Gain Domain Admin Privileges

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Anyone with access to an Exchange mailbox can take control of domain, security researcher says.

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Facebook Pays Teens To Install VPN That Spies On Them

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Facebook Pays Teens To Install VPN That Spies On Them
Desperate for data on its competitors, Facebook has been secretly paying people to install a “Facebook Research” VPN that lets the company suck in all of a user’s phone and web activity, similar to Facebook’s Onavo Protect app that Apple banned in June and that was removed in August.

January 29, 2019 at 06:29PM
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Step Inside NYC’s Competitive Slotcar Racing Scene

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Step Inside NYC’s Competitive Slotcar Racing Scene
What New York’s racing scene means for the resurgent hobby industry.

January 29, 2019 at 05:26PM
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FaceTime Bug an AppSec Fail

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Americans Worried More About Computer – Not Border – Security

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A new survey shows more Americans are more concerned about their computer’s security than the US border’s.

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