Spies at the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) have called an emergency summit with Britains political parties after warning them that the next general election is vulnerable to cyber attacks by the Russians. Get the Free Tracker App to find a Luvabella in Stock Ciaran Martin, chief executive of GCHQ's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), has written to leaders of all the main political parties offering expert help to strengthen network security, reported the Sunday Times.In his letter, Martin said: "You will be aware of the coverage of evnts in the United States, Germany and elsewhere reminding us of the potential for hostile action against the UK political system."He called a "technical seminar" on cyber-security for politicians."This is not just about the network security of political parties' own systems. Attacks against our democratic processes go beyond this and can include attacks on Parliament, constituency offices, think tanks and pressure groups and … [Read more...] about Russia Cyber Attackers May Target UK Elections, Warn Spies
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Today's Google Doodle is in honor of an important event in American history. July 28, 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the Silent Parade. On July 28, 1917 nearly 10,000 African American children, women, and men marched in silence in what came to be known as the Silent Parade. It was one of the first mass protests of lynching and anti-black violence in the United States. Get the Free Tracker App to find a SNES Classic in Stock The parade was precipitated by the East St. Louis Riots of 1917, during which between 40 and 250 Black people were killed and thousands more displaced by white mobs.The Silent Parade was organized by the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People), including leaders James Weldon Johnson and W.E.B Du Bois, the protest demanded that President Woodrow Wilson take the legislative action to protect African Americans that he had touched on during his presidential campaign.Although the demonstrators marched in silence, their message was … [Read more...] about Google Doodle Celebrates 100th Anniversary Of The Silent Parade
Anti-secrecy organization WikiLeaks on Tuesday released thousands of documents that it said described sophisticated software tools used by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to break into smartphones, computers and even Internet-connected televisions. Get In Stock Alerts on Twitter for SNES Classic, Switch and More The initial release, which WikiLeaks said was only the first part of the document collection, included 7,818 web pages with 943 attachments, The New York Times quoted the group as saying. The entire archive of the CIA material consists of several hundred million lines of computer code, it said.Among other disclosures, the WikiLeaks release said that the CIA and allied intelligence services had managed to bypass encryption on popular phone and messaging services such as Signal, WhatsApp and Telegram.According to the statement from WikiLeaks, government hackers can penetrate Android phones and collect "audio and message traffic before encryption is … [Read more...] about Wikileaks Releases Trove Of Alleged CIA Hacking Tools
The Special Prosecutor investigating Samsung and an influence-peddling scheme with government officials in South Korea has made another result of the investigation. According to the investigator, South Korean President Park Geun-hye colluded with a confidant to get $37 million from Samsung in return for special treatment of the corporate giant. The announcement was made after a 70-day investigation ended into the corruption scandal. Get the Free Tracker App to find a SNES Classic in Stock The announcement comes days before the South Korean Constitutional court will announce if it will uphold a motion put forth by parliament to impeach the embattled president. Park Geun-hye was suspended from his presidential duties for three months."The core purpose of this investigation was to shed light on longstanding collusion between private interests and the government, and to expose cases of abuse of state power for personal gain," said Park Young-soo, the head of the special prosecution … [Read more...] about South Korean President Park Geun-hye Caught Up In Samsung Bribery Scandal
In addition to its headquarters in Langley, Virginia, the US' CIA also uses the US consulate in Frankfurt, Germany as a covert base for its hackers covering Europe, the Middle East and Africa, WikiLeaks has claimed in its latest leaks on the CIA. Get the Free Tracker App to find a Luvabella in Stock "CIA hackers operating out of the Frankfurt consulate ('Center for Cyber Intelligence Europe' or CCIE) are given diplomatic ('black') passports and State Department cover. The instructions for incoming CIA hackers make Germany's counter-intelligence efforts appear inconsequential," said WikiLeaks which began its new series of leaks on the Central Intelligence Agency on Tuesday.Code-named "Vault 7" by WikiLeaks, it is the largest ever publication of confidential documents on the US spy agency.The first full part of the series, "Year Zero", comprises 8,761 documents and files from an isolated, high-security network situated inside the CIA's Center for Cyber Intelligence in … [Read more...] about WikiLeaks: US Consulate In Frankfurt Is Covert CIA Hacker Base
Britain's newspaper industry has called for an investigation into Google and Facebook's role in the spread of fake news, media reported. Get the Free Tracker App to find a Luvabella in Stock Amid fears of fake news undermining democracy, a group of cross-party MPs in Britain launched an inquiry into the rise of the phenomenon earlier in 2017.In a recommendation to the Culture, Media and Sport Committee's fake news inquiry, the News Media Association (NMA), which represents national and local publishers, advised the MPs to probe the role of Google and Facebook in the rise of fake news.The media body said that the digital advertising supply chain which favours fake news and helps it to thrive was "murky at best, fraudulent at worst", Belfast Telegraph reported on Thursday.The body called for an "urgent investigation" by regulators such as Ofcom and the Competition and Markets Authority into its impact on Google and Facebook.Fake news is more likely to be spread on … [Read more...] about Fake Nnews: British Newspapers Want Google, Facebook Probed
Fintech is now the fastest growing region for financial technology companies globally. Fintech investment has been growing at 51% per year, which is more than twice the level of investment in Silicon Valley. The value of fintech is huge. It represents a huge chunk of revenue to the UK economy. UK Trade & Investment estimates that fintech is worth around £20 billion across, which is a sizable amount, but with the UK economy slowing down and many questions related to Brexit still unanswered, can fintech continue to prosper in the UK? There are many reasons why fintech has prospered in the UK. London is one the world’s major financial services hubs. Many major global financial institutions have their headquarters in London, which means there is a wealth of talent available.The government is also very accommodating to fintech businesses like ETX Capital, and the business sector as a whole. When George Osborne was Chancellor of … [Read more...] about Can The UK’s Fintech Sector Prosper Post-Brexit?
Four branches of the US military are looking into the posting of nude photos of what appear to be female service members on various websites, a Pentagon official said. Get the Free Tracker App to find a Luvabella in Stock The news follows reports about lewd photos being posted by a group of Marines and former Marines, and goes beyond the Corps and some private Facebook groups like Marines United, CNN reported on Friday.Photos of nude and clothed female service members also have been posted to another image-sharing message board, according to reports. A CNN review of the site found photos of women in uniforms from different branches of the military -- and nude and partially nude images.The Naval Criminal Investigative Service is investigating the Marines United scandal. There is no Defence Department-wide investigation as of Thursday evening, the Pentagon official said.The US Air Force, Army, Marines and Navy made statements on the new report."After being made aware of the photo … [Read more...] about US Military Nude Photo Sharing Scandal Widens
Hurricane Katrina is one of the most deadly and costliest natural disasters to ever occur in the United States. It cost over $108 billion dollars and over 1800 were lost as the storm swept through New Orleans and the surrounding areas. The storm traveled along the gulf coast from Florida to Mexico, but New Orleans was the area that received the brunt of the damage. The levees and floodwalls broke, flooding up to 80% of the city areas and leaving some 60,000 stranded. Get In Stock Alerts on Twitter for SNES Classic, Switch and More Many complained about how slow FEMA and the United States government was to react to the disaster. In fact, so much so that American Crime Story, the same show that brought you The People vs. OJ Simpson, is using FEMA as the basis for their next season. FEMA director Michael Brown and New Orleans Police Department Superintendent Eddie Compass both resigned after the relief efforts because of the criticism of their respective departments. Louisiana … [Read more...] about Hurricane Katrina Conspiracy Theories: What Really Happened In New Orleans?
Trump Tower has been the source of protests for many people who can't get over the fact that Donald Trump won the election and is president of the United States. The protests outside the building have turned violent on at least one occasion as protesters against Trump fought with supporters of Trump. At least one Trump Tower resident appears to be profiting from the cachet of Trump Tower these days. Get the Free Tracker App to find a SNES Classic in Stock An unnamed resident has been renting out their one bedroom apartment in Trump Tower via Airbnb for up to $450 per night. It's unclear exactly how long the apartment was available for rent on Airbnb, but it was there for at least a few months.During that time the condo rented for between $300 and $450 per night. Since Airbnb does not allow rentals via its site to list addresses when booking, only clues to the nature of the rental were given. The description of the Airbnb rental stated that it was in "the most secure and unique … [Read more...] about Trump Tower Airbnb Rental Was $450 Per Night