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Canonical GitHub account hacked, Ubuntu source code safe

The GitHub account of Canonical Ltd., the company behind the Ubuntu Linux distribution, was hacked on Saturday, July 6. “We can confirm that on 2019-07-06 there was a Canonical owned account on GitHub whose credentials were compromised and used to create repositories and issues among other activities,” the Ubuntu security ...

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OpenID Foundation says ‘Sign In with Apple’ is not secure enough

Craig Federighi on stage at WWDC ’19 announcing ‘Sign in with Apple’ The OpenID Foundation, the organization behind the OpenID open standard and decentralized authentication protocol, has penned an open letter to Apple in regards to the company’s recently announced “Sign In with Apple” feature. In its letter, the organization ...

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Why a high-tech border wall is as silly as a physical one

A high-tech border wall with Mexico? Not really a good idea either Opinion: Technology is an attractive answer, but it’s no panacea for economic and geopolitical problems at the border. Read more: https://zd.net/2TkB5rf There’s a loud and growing chorus of opposition to a physical border wall. That view is ...

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Bitfinex hackers arrested after three years

Two Israeli brothers have been arrested for their suspected involvement in the 2016 Bitfinex hack — when hackers stole nearly 120,000 bitcoins from the exchange, worth $64 million at the time, and over $1.35 billion today. Named Eli (31) and Assaf (21) Gigi, the two brothers have been arrested last ...

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