Daily Archives: August 5, 2019

The internet is racing to cut ties with 8chan after another deadly shooting

https://www.engadget.com/2019/08/05/8chan-cloudflare-internet-services-pull-support/ Less than an hour before this weekend’s deadly mass-shooting in El Paso, Texas, the suspect appears to have posted a rambling post filled with white nationalist and racist statements on 8chan. After a day of waffling, Cloudflare announced it … Continue reading

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Ransomware, “wiper” malware attacks have more than doubled, IBM team says

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1546117 Enlarge / RYAZAN, RUSSIA – JUNE 28, 2017: The silhouette of a young man against a red background with a projected message related to the Petya ransomware; on 27 June 2017 a variant of the Petya ransomware virus hit … Continue reading

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French Inventor Hoverboards Across the English Channel, Manages Not to Crash This Time

https://gizmodo.com/french-inventor-hoverboards-across-the-english-channel-1836951967 Image: Michel Spingler ((AP) We all know that age-old adage: if you don’t succeed, try, try again. Sometimes you’ve just got to pick yourself up by your bootstraps, get back on your hoverboard, and give crossing that English Channel … Continue reading

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