Hackers halt plant operations in 'watershed' cyberattack

Hackers managed to invade the safety system of an infrastructure facility in what analysts are calling a “watershed” cyberattack that stopped plant operations, according to investigators.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/14/hackers-halt-plant-operations-in-watershed-cyberattack.html

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Google reduces JPEG sizes by 35 percent

Google’s research team managed to combine excellent compression density with high visual quality resulting in a significant reduction of file sizes for JPEG images.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/20/google-reduces-jpeg-sizes-by-35-percent.html

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Hackers can now take over the MacBook Pro Touch Bar

With root access on MacOS thanks to a bug in Safari, two independent hackers have managed to take control of a MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar, adding a custom message as a bit of hacker flair.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/16/hackers-can-now-take-over-macbook-pro-touch-bar.html

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The FBI is now probing FDIC hacks allegedly carried out by the Chinese military

The FBI is investigating how hackers managed to make their way into computers at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). Unfortunately, this isn’t a new case — it’s been going on since at least 2010.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/27/fbi-is-now-probing-fdic-hacks-allegedly-carried-out-by-chinese-military.html

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Evidence suggests Apple is working on the biggest mobile game-changer since the original iPhone

Apple hasn’t yet managed to keep up with iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus demand, suggesting that the company’s new iPhones are a hit.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/08/evidence-suggests-apple-is-working-on-biggest-mobile-game-changer-since-original-iphone.html

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Woman wins $10,000 judgment against Microsoft for forced Windows 10 upgrade

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Microsoft’s Windows 10 upgrade policies have been controversial, but one woman managed to hold the company accountable for issues associated with the process. A $10,000 judgment won’t hurt the company financially, but could it serve as a wake-up call?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/230794-woman-wins-10000-judgment-against-microsoft-for-forced-windows-10-upgrade

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UK's government hackers target Islamic State group in string of cyberattacks

British cyberintelligence forces have managed to effectively block Islamic State communications for an extended period of time, making it much harder for the terrorist group to coordinate itself.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/16/uks-government-hackers-target-islamic-state-group-in-string-cyberattacks.html

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Like Apple Music but hate its design? Just hang on until June

Since its launch last year, Apple Music has managed to grow its user base to a total of 13 million subscribers, thanks in part to a generous three-month free trial.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/04/like-apple-music-but-hate-its-design-just-hang-on-until-june.html

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Identity thieves used thousands of stolen SSNs to generate IRS e-filing pins

Attackers using malware and stolen personal information managed to generate 101,000 e-filing PIN numbers, according to the IRS.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/02/10/identity-thieves-used-thousands-stolen-ssns-to-generate-irs-e-filing-pins.html

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This week on AppleInsider: Apple's corporate shakeup, next-gen iPhones and iPads, Apple Pay in China & more

Article Image News somehow managed to keep up the pace right before the Christmas break, with major seat changes at Apple and hints at future products, including new iPads and the so-called iPhone 7.

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Watch Effect: How the Digital Crown and Force Touch could inform future iOS device design

Even staunch Apple Watch detractors have to admire the technology Apple managed to pack into its first wearable platform. As Apple’s “most personal device ever,” Watch boasts multiple advancements to the user interface, two of which — Force Touch and UI concepts invented alongside the Digital Crown — we’d like to see in future iPhones and iPads.



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'Destiny' review — a straight shooter?

Few games in history have managed to get the hype-train chugging along the tracks to the degree that Bungie’s “Destiny” has. Made by the makers of “Halo,” with stunning graphics, and a difficult-to-define genre, the intrigue and excitement surrounding “Destiny” has been without parallel. So is “Destiny” the spiritual successor to “Halo,” or a poor imitation destined to fail?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/10/08/destiny-review-straight-shooter/

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