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German court says ad-blocking is legal

Germany's supreme court has dismissed a landmark case brought by a publisher looking to destroy ad-blocking services in the country. European behemoth Axel Springer was defeated in its years-long battle with Eyeo, the firm that owns AdBlock Plus. Springer argued that blocking adverts was in …

Digital Advertising

31-year-old self-made millionaire reveals the simple formula to his success

According to self-made millionaire Timothy Kim, you don't need to be intelligent in order to be wealthy. Instead, he says you just need to learn what …

Success

What’s the best email service that doesn’t scan emails for ad-targeting?

Jim doesn’t want his emails scanned for targeted ads, but while there are ways to avoid it, surveillance-based advertising is rife<p>What’s the best free email service provider that does not scan or use the data in your emails for advertising? <b>Jim</b><p>Free email services are usually paid for by showing you …

Software

How to Steal Someone's Identity in 45 Minutes

SAN FRANCISCO -- You can totally steal someone's identity after only 45 minutes of online research, a security expert said Wednesday (April 18) at …

Social Media

Government accidentally sends file on "remote mind control" methods to journalist

When journalist Curtis Waltman filed a Freedom of Information Act request with Washington State Fusion Center (which is partnered with Department of …

Surveillance

Six Fitness Myths People Swear By That Aren't True

Even at my fittest, I never had a body that I felt was commensurate with the amount of effort I was putting in.<p>Getting in the best shape of my life at the ripe old age of 41 was an eye-opening experience. Beyond feeling and looking better, I became acquainted with how the human body functions, how …

Fitness

Machine Learning’s ‘Amazing’ Ability to Predict Chaos

In new computer experiments, artificial-intelligence algorithms can tell the future of chaotic systems.<p>Half a century ago, the pioneers of chaos …

Machine Learning

5 Passive Wealth-Building Strategies to Add Three Days to Your Weekend

Buy back your time and invest like the super-rich.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people associate work with punching the clock, the 9-to-5 slog, and saving for retirement. The trouble is, an hourly rate alone will never make you wealthy and drains your most …

Entrepreneurship

A Growing Cult of Millennials Is Obsessed With Early Retirement. This 72-Year-Old Is Their Unlikely Inspiration

Vicki Robin literally wrote the book on retiring happy.<p>Vicki Robin had no idea she’d become a millennial icon.<p>The 72-year-old coauthor of the 1992 …

Retirement

3 Stocks Your Kids Will Brag About Someday

Buy shares of these three company now. Your children will thank you later.<p>As we work to instill good values in our children, we generally try to …

Investing

How To: Run Kali Linux as a Windows Subsystem

Kali Linux is known as being the de facto penetration-testing Linux distribution but can be a pain to use as an everyday OS — even more of a pain if …

Linux

A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

Pollution

27 Horror Movies For People Who Don't Love Horror Movies

If you braved A Quiet Place, here are a slew of other acclaimed and artful scary movies<p>Any horror fan is used to hearing the words “I don’t do horror.” Which is fair enough, except I can guarantee that everyone who says they just don’t like horror movies is missing out on a number of films they …

Horror

Introducing Snallygaster - a Tool to Scan for Secrets on Web Servers

A few days ago I figured out that several blogs operated by T-Mobile Austria had a Git repository exposed which included their wordpress …

Information Security

The Plame Game: Was This a Crime? (washingtonpost.com)

Why have so many people rushed to assume that a crime was committed when someone "in the administration" gave columnist Robert D. Novak the name of CIA "operative" Valerie Plame? Novak published her name while suggesting that nepotism might have lurked behind the CIA assignment of her husband, …

U.S. Intelligence Community

When asked to publicize his hotel of choice, Mark Zuckerberg suddenly learned the value of privacy

Facebook is a service that promotes the sharing of personal information such as email addresses, phone numbers, location data and photos. Just don’t …

Social Media

Cyber Security at Sea: The Real Threats

The maritime cyber security landscape is a confusing place. On the one hand, you have commercial providers suggesting the risks of everything from a …

Cybersecurity

Why Does Russia Have More Than 20 Explanations For The Salisbury Poisoning?

'A rich buffet of nonsense.'<p>As the Salisbury spy poisoning case rumbles on, many questions remain unanswered: who ordered the attack, where was the …

Nerve Agents

China has been kidnapping its expats from countries around the world — and it may be happening in the US

Before he disappeared from his luxury apartment at the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong on Jan. 27, 2017, Xiao Jianhua, a Chinese-Canadian billionaire, favored female bodyguards. Why, exactly, was unclear: Perhaps he simply liked being surrounded by women; perhaps he trusted them more than …

China

How to Hack Wi-Fi: Stealing Wi-Fi Passwords with an Evil Twin Attack

While Wi-Fi networks can be set up by smart IT people, that doesn't mean the users of the network are similarly tech-savvy. We'll demonstrate how an …

White Hat

Millennials know Facebook is impossible to escape – so they’re bending the rules

Because deleting your account is easier said than done.<p>Last week, after the Cambridge Analytica revelations, the co-founder of WhatsApp, Brian Acton, …

Social Media

Protect your privacy online with these data-guarding browser extensions

How to fight web trackers.<p>We all know that Facebook and other companies collect data about us. But that's the tip of the iceberg. Web trackers, on everything from shopping sites to social networks, follow your online activities every time you dip a digital toe into the internet. These advertisers …

Privacy

Astro litter-picker launches to help clean up 7,600 tonnes of space junk

The world’s most advanced litter-picker will be launched into space next week to clean up floating debris which is threatening satellites and the International Space Station (ISS).<p>Surrey University has designed a spacecraft which can grab space junk then pull it into Earth’s atmosphere where it is …

Space Exploration

SANNY Malware Delivery Method Updated in Recently Observed Attacks

IntroductionIn the third week of March 2018, through FireEye’s Dynamic Threat Intelligence, FireEye discovered malicious macro-based Microsoft Word …

Cybersecurity

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg's snub labelled 'absolutely astonishing' by MPs

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is set to appear before Congress but not Parliament, in a move that has outraged British MPs.<p><i>The Daily Telegraph</i> understands that Mr Zuckerberg is likely to appear before at least one of the three US committees which have invited him to testify, if not a combination …

Mark Zuckerberg

"Next Steve Jobs" Bets $100B Jackpot on New Technology

<b>“Next Steve Jobs” Bets $100B Jackpot on New Technology</b><p>By: Adam Surplice<p>The breakthrough of a “terrifying” new technology has investors champing at …

Investing

The Linux Foundation launches a deep learning foundation

Despite its name, the Linux Foundation has long been about more than just Linux. These days, it’s a foundation that provides support to other open source foundations and projects like Cloud Foundry, the Automotive Grade Linux initiative and the Cloud Native Computing Foundation. Today, the Linux …

Machine Learning

What Do You Do With $184 Billion? Here's What Elon Musk Is Likely to Do With It

Forget mega yachts, major league teams, and luxury vacations. That's no way to spend your billions if you're Elon Musk.<p>Look up towards the stars as you read this.<p>A few weeks back, I wrote about the upcoming vote of Tesla's shareholders on Elon Musk's $2.6 billion compensation package. Well, …

Elon Musk

Want a 300 Percent Return on Investment? Try This Problem-Solving Practice

Align and get things done faster.<p>Design thinking is probably a term you hear every day, but have you woven it into the DNA of your business? Do you operate under the misconception that you don't run a creative business and therefore design is merely a superficial exercise, or the chrome you add at …

Design

Glupteba is no longer part of Windigo

Latest ESET research strongly suggests that Glupteba is no longer tied to the infamous Operation Windigo.The post Glupteba is no longer part of …

Cybersecurity