DDoS attackers exploited insecure IoT gadgets from Chinese company

Hangzhou Xiongmai Technology admitted weak product passwords were partly to blame for last week’s massive attack.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/10/25/ddos-attackers-exploited-insecure-iot-gadgets-from-chinese-company.html

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Oculus founder Palmer Luckey confirmed as anonymous backer behind pro-Trump memes

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Oculus founder Luckey Palmer has admitted to funding a group dedicated to spreading pro-Trump, alt-right memes and self-described “shitposts.” This is not the kind of publicity Facebook is likely to want for its Oculus Rift VR platform.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/236198-oculus-founder-palmer-luckey-confirmed-as-anonymous-backer-behind-pro-trump-memes

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Hit man who killed hundreds has new career on YouTube

A Colombian hit man who has admitted murdering around 300 people and playing a role in the killings of thousands more is now making what he calls “clean money from honest work”—as a YouTube star.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/13/hit-man-who-killed-hundreds-has-new-career-on-youtube.html

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Apple-FBI battle will set precedent for future court orders, FBI director acknowledges

Article Image Speaking in front of a Congressional intelligence panel, FBI Director James Comey admitted that the outcome of an Apple-FBI battle over unlocking an iPhone will likely set a legal precedent, despite recent suggestions to the contrary.

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Microsoft Shoots Itself in the Foot

Shame on you Microsoft! Last week you admitted to downloading gigabits of Windows 10 data to users’ hard drives without permission. The problem is, that move both took up our hard drive space and triggered Internet Service Provider fees. You didn’t even ask our permission. Hey, Microsoft, who the hell do you think you are? The simple solution is this: Ask permission. Users who want the data will be happy to get it and pay for it. Those who are not interested should be respected as well. Showing them respect will save them space and money.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82502.html?rss=1

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Apple calls GT Advanced bankruptcy 'surprising,' company committed to preserving jobs in Arizona

In a rare public statement regarding a partner, Apple on Wednesday admitted it was surprised by sapphire maker GT Advanced Technology’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing, but said it hopes to keep jobs in Arizona.

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