Phishing campaign attempts to spread a new brand of snooping malware (ZDNet)

February 22nd, 2019
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Trump’s mistrust of the intelligence community expands to the climate

February 22nd, 2019
by The Feeder
William Happer, a retired Princeton physicist.

Enlarge / William Happer, a retired Princeton physicist. (credit: Gage Skidmore)

On Wednesday, the Washington Post reported that it had obtained a document suggesting that the Trump administration is considering combining two areas where it has consistently dismissed expert conclusions: climate change and intelligence analysis. While the intelligence community has consistently accepted that climate change creates security risks for the United States, the document suggests that Trump will circumvent its advice by setting up an advisory committee in an effort headed by a retired professor noted for not accepting the conclusions of the scientific community.

The document is a National Security Council discussion paper, and it suggests using an executive order to set up a Presidential Committee on Climate Security. The committee would provide advice to Trump on the current climate and its future changes and how those affect the national security of the US.

Adversarial

Normally, these functions are provided by the scientific community and the intelligence community, respectively. But these parties have been giving Trump evidence that he's not interested in accepting.

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Vulnerabilities in Swiss E-Voting Code (Public Intrusion Test)

February 22nd, 2019
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Hackers Target Fresh Drupal CMS Flaw to Infiltrate Sites (InfoRiskToday)

February 22nd, 2019
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Arlo Ultra, hands-on: A premium security camera with expansion potential (ZDNet)

February 22nd, 2019
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?5 tips: Choosing the best cloud vendor (TechRepublic)

February 22nd, 2019
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One Woman Pushes Hula-Hooping to Its Absurd, Glittery Limits

February 22nd, 2019
by The Feeder
How many hoops can a person hula? Marawa Ibrahim holds the record at 200—but when she's twirling a modest 100, her skill makes your head spin.

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Hyundai Nexo Review: The Hydrogen Fuel Cell-Powered Electric SUV

February 22nd, 2019
by The Feeder
Hyundai has made an excellent car, but that may not be enough to overcome the difficulties of driving on hydrogen.

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How to Watch the Oscars 2019

February 22nd, 2019
by The Feeder
No host? That's a good thing. Here's how to tune in for the (fingers-crossed it's streamlined) ceremony.

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Learn to Plug (or Exploit) New Vulnerabilities at Black Hat Asia

February 22nd, 2019
by The Feeder
There's no better place to bone up on the ins and outs of web security than Black Hat Asia in Singapore next month.

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