Category Archives: Science & Tech

Japan, US condemn North Korea’s missile launch over the Sea of Japan

The US and Japan held a joint press conference on Saturday night following reports that North Korea fired a ballistic missile in what would be its first such test of the year. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe condemned North Korea’s latest missile launch calling it, “absolutely intolerable.”

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Iran conducts ballistic missile test, US officials say

Time to tear up that agreement. Sunday Iran conducted a ballistic missile test in yet another apparent violation of a United Nations resolution, U.S. officials told Fox News. The launch occurred at a well-known test site outside Semnan, about 140 miles east of Tehran.

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Priebus says Democrats to blame for email hack, thinks Trump accepts intel findings

Demonrats never take the blame, it’s easier for them, to push that off on others. Sunday Reince Priebus, Donald Trump’s incoming chief of staff, said  that he thinks the president-elect “accepts the findings” of the recently released U.S. intelligence report that ties Russian President Vladimir Putin to meddling in the 2016 White House race.

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DNC’s ‘gross’ negligence led to its hacking, Trump tweets

Just hours after the U.S. declassified an intelligence report Friday that offered new details on an alleged influence campaign stemming from Moscow– including cyber activity– President-elect Donald Trump took aim at the Democratic National Committee for allowing its systems to be hacked.

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Trump expresses doubts about online security

President-elect Donald Trump says that “no computer is safe” when it comes to keeping information private, expressing new skepticism about the security of online communications his administration is likely to use for everything from day-to-day planning to international relations.

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North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un hints of long-range missile test launch

Sunday North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hinted that Pyongyang may ring in the new year with another bang — the test-launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile. Kim said that after testing what the North claims was its first hydrogen bomb last year, preparations for launching an intercontinental ballistic missile have “reached the final stage”

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Russia-linked malware found on US electric company’s laptop

Hold on folks, I might not be too computer savvy, but I know that by just clicking a contaminated link, you can pick up malware.  That could have come in a forwarded email.  Give me a break, Odummer.

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US gives detailed look at Russia’s alleged election hacking

Detailed? Where?  No where have they shown us anything, but give us double talk. The U.S. has released its most detailed report yet on accusations that Russia interfered in the U.S. presidential election by hacking American political sites and email accounts.

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Donald Trump dismisses US sanctions threat to Russia

President-elect Donald Trump has dismissed the US threat to increase sanctions against Russia, saying “we ought to get on with our lives”. Odummzy said he  will retaliate for the alleged hacking by Russia of the Democratic Party during the recent presidential election campaign.

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

Now 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.

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