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Windows 'God Mode' Feature Exploited by New Malware to Avoid Identification

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hackread.com - Malware in a Window OS is not a new thing but Microsoft claimed that apps in Windows 10 will automatically detect the presence of malware — However, the Dynamer malware breached Windows OS security...

An Autonomous Robot Won’t Replace Your Surgeon Anytime Soon

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wired.com - Earlier this year, robots withdrew in defeat from the hospital. Johnson & Johnson had been trying—operative word, trying—to sell a robot that can put patients to sleep for simple procedures like co...

Google given access to London patient records for research - BBC News

bbc.com - Google has been given access to an estimated 1.6 million NHS patient records, it has been revealed. The data-sharing agreement, revealed by New Scientist, includes full names as well as patient his...

Hackers can break into just about any office with electronics bought on Amazon

techinsider.io - Hackers can break into just about any office using a device that will steal the data from the employee badge sitting right on your belt. That's just what white hat hackers from RedTeam Security dem...

FBI is fighting back against Judge's Order to reveal TOR Exploit Code

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thehackernews.com - Last month, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) was ordered to reveal the complete source code for the TOR exploit it used to hack visitors of the world’s largest dark web child pornography s...

Kevin Gregg

Entrepreneur and business developer. Owner-operator of Infination Technology Solutions. Enjoy sports, music, humor, information services/security, privacy, and truth. Interested in protecting critical infrastructure, cybercrime, hacking, business ethics, international law, freedoms & justice.

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The Boardtown Blast is a Beacon and Bugle for the Golden Triangle Area in North Mississippi. Enjoy a 'sip of our unique brand of Oddfellows Ale. Headquartered in Possum Town, The Blast covers events from LeFleur's Bluff to New Orleans, back up to Memphis, all along the Mississippi River, and up and down the Natchez Trace. Our primary focus is local event promotion, including but not limited to: sports, music, technology, education, business, real estate, health, arts, culture, entertainment, travel, science, and various happenings in all parts of society from many unique voices in our region.  Enjoy!

Russian Hacker Who Stole From Banks Ordered to Pay $7 Million

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thehackernews.com - A Russian man who spent about 3 years behind bars in the United States has been spared further prison time but ordered to pay $7 Million to cover damages he caused to banks using a vicious computer...

Action Fraud warns of new wave of Lizard Squad DDoS attacks

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scmagazine.com - A number of UK businesses have been hit by extortion demands from the Lizard Squad hacker group, according to an alert issued by Action Fraud. At least 20 companies have been threatened, with victi...

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Lessons Learned From the Panama Papers: 10 Convenient Ways to Improve Your Security Protection

securityintelligence.com - Neil currently serves as IBM's world-wide Market Segment Manager for Application Security. He possesses more than 10 years of experience in the IT security space, and has worked in... Much attentio...

A New Variant of Locky Leaking Out

blog.fortinet.com - Locky, the professional grade ransomware has been causing headaches and damages to victim’s wallet for quite sometime. It uses the document-based macros for ransomware distribution, encrypts files ...

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Beyond Soup Cans: Check Out Andy Warhol’s Charming Book Art

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wired.com - In 1967 Random House published a book by Andy Warhol. The American artist had spent most of the 1960s gaining notoriety for his large-scale silk-screen prints of Campbell’s soup cans and Marilyn Mo...

17 Years Ago, Jennifer Lopez Officially Arrived 'On the 6' With 'If You Had My Love'

billboard.com - Long before her judging days on American Idol, headlining Las Vegas residency and historic tribute to Selena Quintanilla at the 2015 Billboard Latin Music Awards, Jennifer Lopez was an up-and-comin...

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Zynga's first quarter tops forecasts

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usatoday.com - Zynga topped Wall Street forecasts Wednesday with its first quarter financial results, the first report under new CEO Frank Gibeau. The company reported revenue of $187 million, beating forecasts o...

HR and Security Forum 2016 Agenda

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afimacglobal.com - HR and Security Forum 2016 Agenda Date: May 17th, 2016 Where: The Grand Victorian – Mississauga, ON Time: 7:30am – 3:30pm Cost: Free Time Event Forums I Will Be Attending 7:30-8:45am Registration &...

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