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FCC threatens arrest, hardware seizure for those using popular bitcoin miner

After determining a popular piece of bitcoin mining equipment interfered with local internet connections, the Federal Communications Commission took action today. T-Mobile first complained to the FCC of the interference of its LTE network in Brooklyn, stating that radio broadcasts from a local residence were making havoc on its broadband network. After an investigation, the […]

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VINCI Highways and CARFIT Partner To Strengthen Safety On Motorways

CARFIT, a specialist in predictive maintenance applied to the automotive sector, has announced a partnership with VINCI Highways. Our latest product, CARFIT PULS, is a new connected vibration sensor marketed with a VINCI Highways toll transceiver, to allow drivers to be better informed about the overall condition of their vehicles. This will improve the safety […]

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NBC releases 200k deleted tweets from the Russian propaganda machine

NBC News has made available today a database of more than 200,000 tweets from the state-sponsored (allegedly) Russian trolls farm, known as the ######################################################################################### 39, Internet Research Association (IRA). The accounts responsible for the tweets come from the Twitter list submitted to the congress last year as part of the ongoing US investigation into Russian […]

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Microsoft’s compiler-level Spectre fix shows how hard this problem will be to solve

The Meltdown and Specter attacks that use speculative processor execution to filter sensitive information have resulted in a wide range of software modifications to try to mitigate the risk of damage. Many of them are operating system patches some of which depend on firmware microcode updates . But Spectrum is not a simple attack to […]