Daily Archives: October 11, 2017

Israeli Intelligence Reportedly Watched Russia Use Kaspersky Anti-Virus as Hackers’ ‘Search Tool’

Kaspersky Lab founder and CEO Eugene Kaspersky. Photo: Getty Following a ban on Kaspersky Lab’s anti-virus software for use by the US federal government, the Wall Street Journal reported that officials believe hackers used the software to steal sensitive NSA documents. … Continue reading

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Teens get their own Amazon accounts (if their parents let them)

Amazon’s terms of service state that anyone under the age of 18 can only use the service with "the involvement of a parent or guardian." Now, the online retailer is making it easier for parents to do just that. The … Continue reading

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11 million U.S. driver’s licenses compromised in Equifax cyber breach

The Wall Street Journal on Tuesday reported that 10.9 million Americans’ driver’s license numbers were compromised in the massive Equifax cyberattack disclosed last month. Overall, around 145.5 million people had their information compromised, including Social Security numbers, birth dates and … Continue reading

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Kobe Steel falsified data on steel, aluminum, raises safety fears for cars, airplanes

TOKYO — Japan’s Kobe Steel Ltd plunged deeper into crisis on Wednesday over fresh revelations of widespread data fabrication, heightening a safety scare involving cars, trains and airplanes. Investors, worried about the potential legal ramifications and the financial impact for … Continue reading

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Cadillac’s hands-free feature fixes the worst parts about driving

The 145-mile jaunt between Flagstaff, Arizona, and Phoenix is almost entirely downhill. With a drop of approximately 5,800 feet between the two cities, the road that joins them — Interstate 17 — has multiple warnings about saving your brakes (meant … Continue reading

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