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Brand Heist: How GRU Operatives Sent Spear-Phishing Emails

Say what you want about the charges leveled against Russian operatives by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Friday. If true, it’s clear that …

Advertising Industry

20 of the world’s hardest mountains to climb

THIS YEAR SAW THE DEADLIEST DAY ever on Mount Everest, with 16 people — all of them Sherpas — killed in a massive avalanche. And while the world’s …

Mountaineering

Karakoram Summer 2018: Summits on Broad Peak, Missing Climber Found by Drone

While the teams on K2 sit, wait, and watch the weather, things have been progressing in other parts of the Karakoram. In our last update from the end …

Mountaineering

France’s cyber command marched in Paris’s Bastille Day Parade for the first time

A small demonstration that cybersecurity is a national priority<p>For the first time, France’s military cyber command marched in this year’s Bastille Day parade on the Champs Elysees in Paris, alongside other units in the nation’s armed forces. The military noted that it’s a recognition of the …

France

Your Quick Reference Guide to HTTPS Everywhere

Download Now<p>Provided by: <b>Symantec</b><p>Topic: <b>Security</b><p>Format: <b>PDF</b><p>As a leading provider of SSL certificates, DigiCert is here to help you discover the benefits …

Linux

Woman in #PlaneBae Saga Begs: 'Respect My Privacy'

"I did not ask for and do not seek attention," she told Business Insider.<p>More than a week after blogger and actress Rosey Blair documented what she interpreted as a budding romance between the two people sitting in front of her on an airplane—in what quickly became viral shitshow known as …

Personal Information

This Is How Much a 'Mega Breach' Really Costs

The average cost of a data breach is $3.86 million, but breaches affecting more than 1 million records are far more expensive.

Information Security

Italian climber dies on Gasherbrum IV - Expeditions

Maurizio Giordano (1986-2018), R.I.P.<p>Third death of the summer season in the Karakoram: The Italian news agency ANSA reports that Maurizio Giordano …

Mountaineering

Canadian climber dies leading expedition of Pakistan's treacherous K2 mountain

The Canadian leader of an international mountaineering expedition has fallen to his death from Pakistan's K2 mountain, often considered the world's …

Mountaineering

Fraud: here's how scammers get away with it

Digital bank Monzo is one of the fastest-growing new banks in Britain, opening 750,000 accounts over the past two years. Now, in an extraordinarily candid move for a bank, it has thrown open its doors to Guardian Money to expose the scams and brazen criminality that threaten customers – and how it …

Identity Theft

EU parliament calls for Privacy Shield to be pulled until US complies

The European Parliament has been making its presence felt today. As well as reopening democratic debate around a controversial digital copyright reform proposal by voting against it being fast-tracked, MEPs have adopted a resolution calling for the suspension of the EU-US Privacy Shield.<p>The …

Privacy

Best Practices for Finding Cyber Threats and Vulnerabilities

Last year’s (Not)Petya ransomware attack had a significant impact on Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk. In this incident, several port …

Cybersecurity

Scariest Walks in the World

Caminito del Rey | Malaga, Spain<p>Skirting the Garganta del Chorro gorge is the notorious Caminito del Rey footpath, known to be one of the world’s …

Hiking

Step up: eight epic hikes of the world

Hiking is about more than exercise, pleasant scenery or getting from A to B; putting one foot in front of the other for hours, days or even weeks on end creates a special sense of connection to a place.<p>Lonely Planet’s new book, <i>Epic Hikes of the World</i>, contains 50 of the best routes suggested by our …

Hiking

'Unnecessary rescues' soar in Nepal on profits from insurance payouts

Tourists hiking in Nepal’s Himalayan mountains are being pressured into costly helicopter evacuations at the first sight of trouble by guides linked …

Mountaineering

WTF is dark pattern design?

If you’re a UX designer you won’t need this article to tell you about dark pattern design. But perhaps you chose to tap here out of a desire to reaffirm what you already know — to feel good about your professional expertise.<p>Or was it that your conscience pricked you? Go on, you can be honest… or, …

Privacy

Austrian climber killed, two British men rescued on Pakistani peak - army

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani military helicopters rescued two British mountaineers in the north of the country on Sunday after an avalanche that killed their Austrian climbing partner, the military said.<p>The three climbers were hit by the avalanche at an altitude of 19,300 feet (5,883 meters) on …

Pakistan

Spanish soccer app caught using microphone and GPS to snoop

If you’ve ever found yourself wondering why an app is requesting microphone access when there doesn’t seem to be any logical reason why it should need to snoop on the sounds from your surroundings, hold that thought — and take a closer look at the T&Cs.<p>Because it might turn out that spying is …

State of Cybersecurity 2018

Part 1, April<p>Download White Paper<p>For the fourth year in a row, ISACA has surveyed security leaders worldwide to determine their insights and …

Google publishes Material Design writing guidelines

Material Design isn't just about shapes and color palettes. Google has published a page with writing guidelines for developers, meant to keep things …

This Company Was the Latest to Suffer a Data Breach. Its Reaction Was Perfect

A data breach is never good news, but MyHeritage's response to customers deserves recognition.<p>Get something wrong in the realm of corporate communications, and you can count on hearing about it. Even subtle public relations missteps can do irreparable harm to your brand. Get something right, and …

Identity Theft

Deterring cyber attacks: old problems, new solutions

As the investigation into Russia’s interference in the US election deepens, it is becoming obvious that the events in 2016 are just the tip of an …

Why the GDPR Will Make Your Online Experience Worse

Early computer programmers created the Y2K bug by failing to consider if computers would know the date 00 meant the year 2000. Fixing this simple …

Google announces HTTPS-default .app top-level domain, early registration today

Originally teased for I/O 2018, Google today is announcing a new .app top-level domain. Google bid and purchased the TLD in 2015 for a notable $25 million and is launching it today with apps, developers, and security in mind.<p>According to Google, .app is the first “TLD with enforced security made …

France seized a guy’s ‘France.com’ domain name, and now he’s suing

After more than 20 years in private hands, the domain name France.com is now under the control of the French government, and its former owner is none …

Viral Video Shows a Pregnant Woman Deliberately Tripping a 4-Year-Old in a Restaurant. The Owner's Reaction Was Astonishing

More than 70 million people have watched the video. Yet it's the restaurant owner who offered a brilliant lesson in how to react.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>I bet you watch this video at least twice.<p>It's one of those where …

United Airlines

Hijack of Amazon’s internet domain service used to reroute web traffic for two hours unnoticed

Between 11am until 1pm UTC today, DNS traffic — the phone book of the internet, routing you to your favourite websites — was hijacked by an unknown …

How To: Easily Generate Hundreds of Phishing Domains

A convincing domain name is critical to the success of any phishing attack. With a single Python script, it's possible to find hundreds of available …

DNS is about to get into a world of trouble with GDPR

ICANN, the group in charge of the Domain Name System, is in a deadlock with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation over the WHOIS …

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 …