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Ransomware 'hero' pleads guilty to US hacking charges

2 hours ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

A British computer security researcher once hailed as a "hero" for helping stem a ransomware outbreak and later accused of creating malware to attack the banking system said...
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WannaCry hero pleads guilty to developing banking malware

WannaCry hero pleads guilty to developing banking malware

15 hours ago   |   The Verge   |   4 articles

Marcus Hutchins, best known for his role in stopping the 2017 WannaCry ransomware attack, has plead guilty to two charges related to computer hacking conspiracy. The other...
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Malware researcher Marcus Hutchins pleads guilty, ending his legal case

15 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   4 articles

Malware researcher Marcus Hutchins, has pleaded guilty to two counts of creating and selling a powerful banking malware, ending a long and protracted battle with U.S...
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Seashell Hunter Hits ‘Jackpot,' Finds Giant Shell at North Carolina Park

Seashell Hunter Hits ‘Jackpot,' Finds Giant Shell at North Carolina Park

16 hours ago   |   Geek

It's a sheller's dream come true: A basketball-sized helmet shell - four times bigger than average - was found recently at a national seashore in North Carolina, according to...
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Best power banks and battery packs for iPhone - CNET

22 hours ago   |   CNET

Looking for a pocket-size power bank for charging your iPhone on the go? Here are some top picks.
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Protect your data and privacy online with this inexpensive, ultra-fast VPN

Protect your data and privacy online with this inexpensive, ultra-fast VPN

22 hours ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport

If you use the Web without the protection of a VPN you're leaving your devices open to an increasingly large number of cyber attacks that can compromise everything from your...
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Mir card payment system looks beyond Russia

1 day ago   |   Reuters

After Western sanctions gutted Russia's financial system five years ago, a new bank card began appearing in the wallets of many Russians.
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When coastal hazards threaten your Outer Banks trip

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

A trip to the Outer Banks is a tradition for some North Carolina families and a bucket-list destination for other tourists. A new study from North Carolina State University...
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The DLR could be extended from Bank to Euston

The DLR could be extended from Bank to Euston

1 day ago   |   Cellular news

Canary Wharf is working on a proposal for an improved rail link between the Docklands and Euston mainline station. A letter sent to Southwark Council by Canary Wharf Group...
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Ultimate Tech: ChargeTech 124,800 mAh portable power station can charge up much more than your smartphone

1 day ago   |   ZDnet   |   2 articles

While most portable power banks are great for keeping your smartphone or tablet topped up when you are out and about for the day, if you truly want to go off-grid you need...
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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition by WildTangent Partner Winner of more than 200 Game of the Year Awards, Skyrim Special Edition brings the epic fantasy to life in... Read more ...

Galaxy S10e deals: reduced prices on Samsung's cheapest flagship phone

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Well the Samsung Galaxy S10e is certainly fulfilling its main purpose as the cheaper alternative to the Korean giant's flagship phone range. Forget picking up a phone that... Read more ...

OnePlus 7 launch date to be announced on April 23

OnePlus 7 launch date to be announced on April 23

OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has said that the company will announce the date of its next launch event on April 23. Lau hasn't revealed what this event will be about, but it's safe to... Read more ...

Here are the 49 Huawei and Honor devices that will get the EMUI 9.1 update

Here are the 49 Huawei and Honor devices that will get the EMUI 9.1 update

The Chinese smartphone maker Huawei has announced a long list of smartphones and tablet devices that will in due course get the EMUI 9.1 update.... Read more ...

Watch Mortal Kombat 11's New Shao Kahn Trailer

Watch Mortal Kombat 11's New Shao Kahn Trailer

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Next Major Division 2 Update Includes Damage Buffs For Exotic Weapons and...

Next Major Division 2 Update Includes Damage Buffs For Exotic Weapons and Higher Gear Score Drops In Dark Zone

Ubisoft has a lot of big changes planned for the third title update for The Division 2, which includes the introduction of the first eight-player raid. Wrangling all the tweaks... Read more ...

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition by WildTangent Partner Winner of more than 200 Game of the Year Awards, Skyrim Special Edition brings the epic fantasy to life in... Read more ...

Galaxy Fold units keep mysteriously breaking, while the iPhone XS survives a...

Galaxy Fold units keep mysteriously breaking, while the iPhone XS survives a shark bite

If you've paid attention to tech industry news to any degree over the past day or two, you're no doubt aware that Samsung is dealing with a bit of unpleasant scrutiny at the... Read more ...

Video: How co-op VR is used to help train astronauts for space

Video: How co-op VR is used to help train astronauts for space

At GDC 2018 a panel of game makers and experts from Boeing and NASA discuss how the tools of game development can be used to help train astronauts for their voyages to the edge... Read more ...

Amazon Flex now requires delivery drivers to snap selfies

Amazon Flex now requires delivery drivers to snap selfies

Amazon now requires its Amazon Flex delivery drivers to take selfies in order to prove their identity. The company says this new requirement is intended to prevent unauthorized... Read more ...