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Fox News host Jeanine Pirro delivers unhinged rant about ‘haters’ who won’t ignore Trump’s ‘wh*res and porn stars’

Fox News host Jeanine Pirro opened her Saturday night show with an unhinged rant about the “haters” who will not stop discussing Donald Trump’s …

Donald Trump

A lake on Mars? New data suggests liquid water lies beneath planet's southern pole

A team of Italian scientists has found the strongest evidence yet of liquid water on Mars.<p>The apparent reservoir of water was detected beneath the …

European Space Agency

WordPress Sites Targeted in World Cup-Themed Spam Scam

Spammers using a 'spray & pray' approach to post comments on WordPress powered blogs, forums, says Imperva.

Trade war holds back Canadian stocks in first half, but tide could be turning

Canada's stock market, like so many Canadian industries, was left shaken as traders grappled with the prospect of a full-blown trade war with the …

Trump eyes even higher tariffs as trade war escalates

President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on every single Chinese import into America as the world’s two largest economies exchanged the …

Bigger, Faster, Stronger: 2 Reports Detail the Evolving State of DDoS

DDoS attacks continue to plague the Internet, getting bigger and more dangerous. And now, the kids are involved.

Canada Revenue Agency falling behind as uncollected taxes owed rise to $44 billion

The amount of tax that Canadians admit to owing Ottawa but haven't paid rose to a record $43.8 billion this year, despite a Liberal government …

Has This Startup Cracked the Secret to Fusion Energy?

<i>Editor's Note: This story was updated at 5:50 p.m. E.D.T.</i><p>The ongoing joke in the world of physics is that commercially viable fusion energy has been …

Valve disables item trading for Dutch players following lootbox controversy

Valve has disabled trading for Dutch <i>CS:GO</i> and <i>Dota 2</i> players, thanks to a lawsuit from gambling authorities and a controversy a year in the making.<p><b>The context</b>: The Netherlands was one of multiple countries to investigate lootboxes in the last year. In case you don’t remember, the whole thing began …

Where are Canada’s white hat hackers? While U.S. ramps up ‘bug bounty’ cyber-defence programs, Trudeau government demurs

Late last year, two hackers breached United States Air Force software and found their way into an unclassified Department of Defense computer …

Teen-monitoring app TeenSafe leaks thousands of user IDs and passwords

The data was stored in plaintext<p>Thousands of parental and child accounts on TeenSafe, a teen device-monitoring app, have had their information compromised, according to a report by <i>ZDNet</i>. At least one of the app’s servers, which are hosted by Amazon’s cloud service, was accessible by anyone without …

Spicy One-Skillet Lasagna Recipes

Directions for: Spicy One-Skillet Lasagna<p>Ingredients<p>2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil<p>1 ½ lb(s) spicy Italian sausage, casings removed<p>3 shallots, finely …

Recipes

Donald Trump does 1 thing at least 20 times a day

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's been 362 days since Robert Mueller was appointed as special counsel by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible collusion with then-candidate Donald Trump's campaign.<p>Since that day, President Trump has …

Donald Trump

Mike Pence Is Reportedly Pissing the White House Off

It must be hell to play second fiddle to a flamboyant and vulgar ignoramus like the president of the United States of America, but that is exactly …

Stormy Daniels’ Lawyer Tweeted About Michael Cohen & Dropped A New Bombshell

In his ongoing defense of adult film star Stormy Daniels, Michael Avenatti is doing his best to discredit President Trump's lawyer, Michael Cohen. He …

41 deaths and 128 angry countries: The true cost of Trump’s bargain embassy in Jerusalem

<i>Updated on May 14, 2:50 pm EST.</i><p>Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are in Jerusalem today to inaugurate the US’s new embassy. The embassy was moved from Tel Aviv, a controversial change as Jerusalem is claimed as a capital by both Israelis and Palestinians.<p>Donald Trump announced the move in December …

Donald Trump

'Too Many Jobs in China Lost:' Why On Earth Is 'America First' Trump Vowing to Save China's ZTE?

First the Commerce Department bans the sale of U.S. parts to Chinese telecom equipment firm ZTE, after the firm broke U.S. sanctions and lied to the …

LoJack Attack Finds False C2 Servers

A new attack uses compromised LoJack endpoint software to take root on enterprise networks.

Cybersecurity

China is building a vast civilian surveillance network — here are 10 ways it could be feeding its creepy 'social credit system'

China is setting up a vast surveillance system that tracks every single one of its 1.4 billion citizens — from using facial recognition to name and shame jaywalkers, to forcing people to download apps that can access all the photos on their smartphones.<p>The growth of China's surveillance technology …

Social Media

Elon Musk Just Sent an Extraordinary Email to Tesla Employees

A detailed look at a new email from Elon Musk teaches some important lessons.<p>Tesla, the electric auto manufacturer led by Elon Musk,is getting ready to enter a new phase of activity as it ramps up production of its mass-market intended Model 3. In an email recently obtained by automotive website …

Tesla

Electric Buses Are Hurting the Oil Industry

Electric buses were seen as a joke at an industry conference in Belgium seven years ago when the Chinese manufacturer BYD Co. showed an early …

Russia's Telegram ban 'failing'

Russia’s attempt to block popular messaging app Telegram has so far been unsuccessful.<p>The authorities want access to the encrypted messages, but Telegram has refused, and worked around measures taken to stop users accessing it. But Moscow's ambition to control social media is far from over.<p><i>Video</i> …

Social media aggregator LocalBlox leaves 48M records exposed

Social media data aggregation firm LocalBlox left an AWS bucket misconfigured revealing 48 million records gleaned from Facebook and other sites.

Social Media

Millions of Chrome Users Have Installed Malware Posing as Ad Blockers

Andrey Meshkov, the cofounder of ad-blocker AdGuard, took a look at the script in some popular ad-blocking knockoffs and found some shady business.<p>As if trying to navigate your online privacy wasn’t complicated enough, it turns out the adblocker you installed on your browser may actually be malware.<p>…

An Actual Science Study Showed Why Male Flies Love to Ejaculate

There's an evolutionary reason sex feels so good.<p>The <i>Drosophila</i>, better known as fruit flies, have between 40 and 50 days on this planet before they …

Oilpatch frets over ‘unintended consequences’ of Alberta’s new power to cut B.C. oil shipments

CALGARY – In the wrong hands, Alberta’s new law to cut off oil shipments to British Columbia could be “very dangerous” even if the powers help in the …

Canada

What Mark Zuckerberg Didn’t Say About What Facebook Knows About You

Facebook has a lot more data about us than it lets on—and its tools for providing ‘complete control’ don’t do enough<p>If there’s one thing we learned from the past week’s marathon congressional inquisition of Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg, it’s this: The inner workings of Facebook’s …

Social Media

How to Build a Cybersecurity Incident Response Plan

Being hit by a cyberattack is going to be painful. But it can be less painful if you're prepared, and these best practices can help.<p>When it comes to …

Cybersecurity

Fascism 'goes unnoticed until it's too late': Albright sounds dire warning on Trump

“We have never had a president, at least in the modern era, whose statements and actions are so at odds with democratic ideals,” she writes in her …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump claims 'women are raped at levels nobody's ever seen' in Mexico 'caravan' headed for US

Donald Trump claimed "women are raped at levels nobody's ever seen" after dramatically throwing away a "boring" planned speech and veering off-script.<p>…