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Russia’s only carrier, damaged in shipyard accident, now on fire

Enlarge / MURMANSK, RUSSIA – DECEMBER 12, 2019: A hearth has damaged out aboard the Undertaking 11435 plane service Admiral Kuznetsov of the Russian Northern Fleet. Admiral Kuznetsov is the one plane service of the Russian Navy. Lev Fedoseyev/TASS TASS / Lev Fedosev The Admiral Kuznetsov, Russia’s solely plane service, …

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Senate Judiciary committee interrogates Apple, Facebook about crypto

Enlarge / Lindsay Graham would not need folks studying his texts. However he’ll make darned positive there are backdoors for regulation enforcement into encrypted texts and gadgets, and he’ll move a regulation if he must. US Senate In a listening to of the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday, whereas their counterparts …

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Pensacola confirms ransomware attack but provides few details

Enlarge / Pensacola, dwelling of the Navy’s flight faculty and a cyberwarfare coaching middle, was nonetheless reeling from a mass capturing on the Naval Air Station when ransomware hit the town’s community. Paul Harris / Getty Pictures On December 7—lower than a day after a mass capturing at Naval Air …

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Hacker’s paradise: Louisiana’s ransomware disaster far from over

Enlarge / Louisiana State Capitol, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, at nightfall. Visions of America/Common Pictures Group through Getty Pictures Louisiana has introduced a few of its providers again because it recovers from a focused ransomware assault utilizing the Ryuk malware on November 18. The state’s Workplace of Motor Autos re-opened places …

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Louisiana was hit by Ryuk, triggering another cyber-emergency

Enlarge / Louisiana state businesses have been taken offline in the course of the response to a Ryuk ransomware assault however at the moment are largely up and operating once more due to backups. Joe Sohm/Visions of America/Getty Photographs through Getty Photographs In October, the Federal Bureau of Investigation issued …

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Microsoft says yes to future encrypted DNS requests in Windows

Enlarge / Microsoft will (ultimately) assist safe DNS requests over the DoH protocol, and perhaps over some others sooner or later. Yuichiro Chino through Getty Pictures In a publish yesterday to the Microsoft Tech Neighborhood weblog, Microsoft Home windows Core Networking crew members Tommy Jensen, Ivan Pashov, and Gabriel Montenegro …

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Impeachment hearing reveals major White House phone security fail

Enlarge / US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland’s cellphone dialog with President Trump in June was overheard by embassy staffers with Sondland at a Kiev restaurant (and doubtless by different international locations’ intelligence providers). Mark Wilson / Getty Photographs In testimony yesterday earlier than the Home Intelligence Committee, …

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