How U.S. & U.K. Government Websites Were Used by Hackers to Mine Monero

Unknown hackers have gone an extra mile to use website visitors’ computers to mine cryptocurrency worldwide. The latest incident was discovered by U.K. cybersecurity researcher Scott Helme, who found that hackers were using malicious software to compromise websites to mine Monero. Monero is a digital currency that has high anonymity capabilities, enabling users to transact…

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Can Facebook be regulated?

Mark Zuckerberg apologises to US senators for data breach but avoids questions about regulation. After five-hours of testimony before the US Congress, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg managed to walk a fine line as he came under fire from lawmakers. He apologised for a range of problems that have beset Facebook, including the lack of data…

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg grilled harder during second hearing

CEO of Facebook admitted his profile was also among the data exposed in the Cambridge Analytica leak. In his second hearing on Capitol Hill to provide answers following revelations of a massive data privacy breach, Mark Zuckerberg faced tougher questions from US Congress regarding the social media giant’s policies. The Facebook CEO was also grilled about user privacy, data collection,…

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Zuckerberg tells Congress: ‘It was my mistake, and I’m sorry’

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has testified before US Congress in response to the privacy scandal engulfing his social network. Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has admitted making mistakes, as he gave nearly five hours of testimony before US Congress on Tuesday, in the first of a two-day congressional hearing into the data…

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Top aides Trump picked from Fox News, CNBC

Trump has bestowed more interviews on Fox News than any other news outlet. President Donald Trump‘s favourite TV network is increasingly serving as a West Wing casting call, as the president reshapes his administration with camera-ready personalities. “He’s looking for people who are ready to be part of that television White House,” said Kendall Phillips,…

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Democrats demand Jared Kushner be investigated

FBI pressed to open investigation into whether White House adviser leaked classified information to Saudi prince. A group of House Democrats has called on the FBI to investigate President Donald Trump‘s senior adviser, Jared Kushner, for allegedly leaking classified information to a foreign power. In a letter addressed to FBI Director Christopher Wray on Thursday,…

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