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New Ransomware Found Exploiting Former Windows Zero-Day Flaw

Photo Credit: Kaspersky Geographic spread of Sodin ransomware from April to June 2019 Researchers at cybersecurity firm Kaspersky have uncovered new encryption ransomware named Sodin (Sodinokibi or REvil) that exploits a recently discovered Windows vulnerability to get elevated privileges in an infected system. The ransomware takes advantage of the architecture ...

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Facebook’s Libra coin is a ‘long way from launch’, Company COO Sheryl Sandberg Says

Photo Credit: Facebook/ Sheryl Sandberg Sheryl Sandberg (left), Facebook COO Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said the company’s planned cryptocurrency coin, Libra, is a “long way from launch.” “Regulators have concerns,” Sandberg acknowledged Wednesday in an interview with Bloomberg TV at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in ...

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YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki Apologises to LGBTQ Community

Photo Credit: Bloomberg photo by David Paul Morris After the LGBTQ community called out to YouTube for not considering homophobic remarks as violation of its platform’s policies, company CEO Susan Wojcicki apologised to the community. “I know that the decisions we made were very hurtful to the LGBTQ community and ...

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