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Russians are using undiscovered exploits to hack governments

If you've been wondering how Russian cyberattackers could compromise the White House and other high-profile political targets, the security researchers at FireEye have an answer. They've determined that APT28, a politically-motivated Russian hacking group, used unpatched exploits in Flash Player …

'I, Russian Occupier': The hit propaganda film

<b>An independently made Russian propaganda film has been watched more than 3 million times on YouTube. Now, BBC Trending has tracked down the man who made it.</b><p>The film's title translates as "I, Russian Occupier", and its exquisite production feels more like the opening sequence of a big budget …

7 Ways To Visualise Data Without Excel

If you’re at all familiar with Microsoft Excel, chances are you’ve used it at one point or another to organize and present critical data. And chances …

Inside ISIS: A TIME Special Report | TIME

Dispatches from around the world on the rising global threat<p>More formidable than its al-Qaeda precursors in the view of many experts, the Islamic …

Middle East

Recruiting Better Talent With Brain Games And Big Data

The job interview hasn't changed much over the years. There are the resumes, the face-to-face meetings, the callbacks — and the agonizing wait, as employers decide based on a hunch about who's best suited for the job.<p>Some companies are selling the idea that new behavioral science techniques can …

Ukraine crisis: Should Canada push the West to provide weapons?

"To jaw-jaw is always better than to war-war."<i><br>- Winston Churchill, 1954</i><p>Before brokering the latest sputtering ceasefire, German Chancellor Angela …

Russia

17 visualisation tools to make your data beautiful

Not all will be suitable for your particular data set or your audience, but its certainly worth experimenting with a few to seek out the most …

Ukraine’s Lonely Cyberwarrior vs. Russia

He hacks Russian ministries and CCTV cameras in rebel areas, but Eugene Dokunin and his team are up against a horde of Russian trolls.<p>KIEV — Despite …

Start here: The latest on the ISIS threat

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS launches a new assault but gets pushed back. Libya makes a plea for help. U.S. President Barack Obama speaks out about extremism.<p>And new signs of the group's brutality emerge: claims that ISIS is harvesting organs from slain civilians, and reports that ISIS fighters have burned up to …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Take the Best Nighttime Photo of Your Life

Great nighttime shots—the ones with crystal-clear stars and the Milky Way practically jumping off the screen—are always a big hit on Instagram. But how do you capture one for yourself? You can’t just point your camera at the stars and hope to get lucky. A great starscape captures more than the eye …

World's Best Hikes: Epic Trails

Adventure<p>A truly great trail winds into the essence of a place, so when assembling this list of the world’s great hikes we kept an eye on more than the footpath. We looked for walks that travel deeper into a location’s history and culture. Sure, there’s outdoor adventure on each of these 20 hikes, …

Hiking

5 Gorgeous Adventure Travel Scenic Drives in America

In the United States adventure travel scenic drives are found near just about every beautiful outdoor destinations. Many drive these roads for their …

The 10 must-read German books of 2014 | DW | 17.12.2014

German readers will have no trouble finding Jonathan Franzen's or Paul Auster's newest novel in bookstores in Munich or Berlin. German publishers are …

Books

The ultimate adventure travel bucket list | CNN Travel

9 Crazy Details About The Unprecedented Sony Hack

Hackers shut down Sony's systems and then released an estimated 11 terabytes of data.<p>Stolen information was sent to reporters and is available to download online.<p>It's not clear who is responsible for the attack.<p>Here are some of the most eye-opening things we've learned so far:<p>• Sony thinks it was …

The Foldio2 Foldable Pop-Up Light Box for Product Photos is Bigger, Brighter, and Better than Ever

Remember Foldio? Introduced a little over a year ago today, it’s an ultra-portable, foldable light box that gave smartphone photographers the ability …

The 19-Year-Old Wiz Kid Who Turned Down Apple Has Nabbed Backing From A Hollywood Star

We caught up with Meyer again and learned that since that decision, things have been wild for him.<p>His startup, Fresco News, crowdsources breaking news and photos from Twitter, Instagram and other social media.<p>Fresco finds breaking news, verifies it, and gets the license to publish relevant images …