Thomas Jansen

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The Simple 10-Minute Salad I Make 3 Times a Week (It’s Delicious, I Swear)

Despite living in a city with one of the most diverse and vibrant food scenes in the world, I'm embarrassed to admit that repeated Seamless orders to …

Bread

Hackers have planted credit card stealing malware on local government payment sites

Security firm FireEye has confirmed that a widely used web payment portal used to pay for local government services, like utilities and permits, has been targeted by hackers.<p>Hackers have broken into self-hosted Click2Gov servers operated by local governments across the US, likely using a …

City Politics

Hackers Are Targeting Bitcoin With a Leaked NSA Software Tip, Report Says

Hackers are illegally generating Monero, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies by exploiting a software flaw that was leaked from the U.S. government, …

Cybersecurity

Russian model 'who was victim of Salisbury poisoning scare' claims Putin's henchmen tried to kill her

A Russian model who claims she was one of two people who fell ill at a Salisbury restaurant says she was targeted by assassins sent by Vladimir Putin.<p>Anna Shapiro, 30, reportedly became violently ill at a Prezzo restuarant in the city on Sunday night, sparking fears of another nerve agent attack …

Nerve Agents

The U.S. Tells Chinese Media to Register as Foreign Agents Under a Law Designed to Catch Nazis

As the U.S. and China continue to go tit-for-tat on trade tariffs, the Justice Department has ordered two state-run Chinese media groups to register …

Marco Rubio

Understanding Different Components & Roles in Data Science

There are many fields under the umbrella of the data science and sometimes these roles look similar to each other or are used interchangeably. Let us …

Machine Learning

"Lawful intercept" Pegasus spyware found deployed in 45 countries

At least ten operators of Pegasus spyware have deployed the malware outside their country's border, new Citizen Lab report finds.<p>Security researchers …

Human Rights

Security researcher shares web code snippet that causes iPhones and iPads to kernel panic and reboot

Links that cause iPhones and iPads to crash or reboot have become a bit of a trend in recent years. The latest was released by security researcher @pwnsdx over Twitter. What’s interesting about this one in particular is it relies on a simple snippet of HTML and CSS and causes a full device kernel …

iOS

No, Apple didn't delete that guy's movies. Here's what really happened

Perhaps you've heard a story that goes like this:<p>"Apple's 'buy' button is a sham, because Apple has the right to remove movies from your iTunes library after you've bought them. If Disney decides it no longer wants to offer a particular movie in your country, your 'purchase' is no better than an …

Apple

Nasty piece of CSS code crashes and restarts iPhones

Vulnerability most likely affects any iOS and macOS app that uses the WebKit rendering engine to display web pages. Apple is investigating.<p>A security …

Cyber-attacks

Thief Used Smartphone To Hack Into Tesla Model 3 On Display At Mall Of America And Drive Away With It

Smartphones can do amazing things, but who knew that they could also help you hack into expensive, luxury electric cars and drive away with</i> …

Tesla Model 3

A new CSS-based web attack will crash and restart your iPhone

A security researcher has found a new way to crash and restart any iPhone — with just a few lines of code.<p>Sabri Haddouche tweeted a proof-of-concept webpage with just 15 lines of code which, if visited, will crash and restart an iPhone or iPad. Those on macOS may also see Safari freeze when opening …

iOS

GOP lawmaker wants members of Congress to be drug tested

Rep. Clay Higgins, R-Louisiana, introduced a resolution Thursday to make senators and representatives subject to random drug tests once every term. …

News

Four dead, nine injured after 'mariachi' gunmen attack Mexico City tourist spot

World<p>MEXICO CITY — Three men dressed as mariachi musicians were being sought Saturday by authorities after gunmen with rifles and pistols killed four people and injured at least nine in a downtown tourist plaza.<p>After years of keeping a lid on the worst violent crime that has plagued Mexico, its …

Mexico City

The Foolishness Of Fail Fast, Fail Often

The head of human resources said to me, “We need to become more agile. We’re not lean enough. I want to see our culture shift to ‘fail fast, fail often.’”<p>It was a great moment. For me at least.<p>In my head, I was playing buzzword bingo, and with the use of “Agile,” “Lean,” and “fail fast, fail …

Schadenfreude

Mom of alleged MS-13 victim killed by SUV at girl's memorial

NEW YORK (AP) — A grieving New York mother recognized by President Donald Trump at the State of the Union in his campaign against deadly MS-13 gang violence was struck by an SUV and killed at her slain daughter's memorial site Friday after a heated confrontation with the driver.<p>Evelyn Rodriguez was …

MS-13

Rat in a hot pot wipes millions off Chinese restaurant chain's value

A couple dining at a well-known hot pot chain in eastern China have fished out what appeared to be a rat from their pot of stewed meat and vegetables.<p>Video footage of a diner holding the rat with a pair of chopsticks circulated on social media and a report of the incident appeared on 7 September. …

Hotpot

Barack Obama's return just reminds us how he fueled the distrust that led to Donald Trump

Who cares if Obama belatedly cheers for transparency and accountability? He should admit that he made the government more dangerous at home and abroad.<p>Former president Barack Obama is back. He kicked off a series of campaign appearances last week with a blistering attack on the Trump administration …

Barack Obama

This Billionaire Investor Who Predicted the Financial Crisis Says His Seven Bubble Indicators Are 'Flickering'

He sees a recession by 2020.<p>One of America’s wealthiest hedge-fund managers says his favorite indicators of economic trouble are ‘flickering’ and …

Hedge Funds

Sen. Cory Booker releases 28 new documents related to Kavanaugh

Supreme Court<p>WASHINGTON — Sen. Cory Booker on Wednesday night released a new batch of confidential documents about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh even after a conservative judicial group referred his earlier disclosures to the Senate Ethics Committee.<p>The 28 new documents from Kavanaugh's …

New Jersey

Security flaw in ‘nearly all’ modern PCs and Macs exposes encrypted data

Most modern computers, even devices with disk encryption, are vulnerable to a new attack that can steal sensitive data in a matter of minutes, new research says.<p>In new findings published Wednesday, F-Secure said that none of the existing firmware security measures in every laptop it tested “does a …

Encryption

AP FACT CHECK: Obama doesn't always tell the straight story

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama's recent denunciation of President Donald Trump's treatment of the press overlooks the aggressive steps the Justice Department took to keep information from the public during his administration. Obama also made a problematic claim that Republican …

Obama Administration

Mexico Travel Warning Issued After 8 Bodies Found in Cancun

Here's what you need to know.<p>The US State Department issued a new travel warning for Mexico on Wednesday night after authorities found eight dead …

Mexico

It took hackers just 22 lines of code to steal British Airways' customer data

Last week, British Airways acknowledged that its website had been hacked – leading to 380,000 customers‘ data being compromised. It seems like it wasn’t too difficult either: Cybersecurity firm RiskIQ has found out that it took hackers just 22 lines of code to get a hold of the data.<p>RiskIQ …

British Airways

LED lamps are great for the environment, but bad for our health

The European Union recently announced a ban on halogen light bulbs, to persuade the public to switch to LED lamps. It’s unlikely to raise many eyebrows.<p>There are, after all, lots of different lamps on the market. Some generate light by a white hot filament (incandescent lamps, such as halogen), …

Headaches

Crypto’s 80% Plunge Is Now Worse Than the Dot-Com Crash

The Great Crypto Crash of 2018 looks more and more like one for the record books.<p>As virtual currencies plumbed new depths on Wednesday, the MVIS …

Dot-com

Small business optimism surges to highest level ever, topping previous record under Reagan

U.S. small business optimism surged to a record in August as the tax cuts and deregulation efforts of President Donald Trump and the Republican-led …

Small Business

US Regulators Suspend Bitcoin and Ether Investment Vehicles

A highly touted investment instrument that sought to appeal to U.S. public markets investors looking for cryptocurrency exposure has just seen a …

Cryptocurrency

13 things successful people do in the first 3 months at a new job

Your first three months on the job can lay the groundwork for major achievements down the road.<p>Successful people know this when they start a new job. …

Success