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| |Apple Dropped Plan For Encrypting Backups After FBI Complained - Sources 21st Jan 2020 [3 days ago] from iTnews Reversal on iCloud came two years ago, six sources told Reuters.
| |McConnell Releases Impeachment Trial Rules, Sparking New Outcry From Democrats Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell released the rules for a Senate impeachment trial on Monday evening.
| |4 Wild Stories Weve Learned So Far From A Very Stable Genius, A New Book On The Trump White House The book tells never-before-heard stories about the Trump White House, and confirms anecdotes that were detailed in other books and reporting.
| |Microsoft Discovers New SLoad 2.0 (Starslord) Malware 21st Jan 2020 [3 days ago] from ZDNet sLoad malware gangs makes a comeback after having operations exposed last month.
| |Forget North Korea Or Pakistan: This U.S. Ally Has A Nuclear Arsenal That Could Kill Billions
| |Police: Mom Accused Of Killing Her 3 Kids Said She Smothered Them While Singing A probable cause document doesn’t provide a possible motive for the brutal killings that Rachel Henry is charged with.
| |Snyk Is Latest Cybersecurity Unicorn After Adding $150 Million In Funding Developer-focused cybersecurity solutions provider Snyk today announced a $150 million funding round, at a valuation of more than $1 billion, earning the company “unicorn” status.
| |Noon Lighting System Review: It’s The Very Best Smart Switch For Your Home, And It’s Priced Accordingly 21st Jan 2020 [3 days ago] from PCWorld The ability to create scenes using your room’s lighting is positively magical.
| |Schiff Joins Schumer In Blasting McConnells Impeachment Trial Rules Rep. Adam Schiff joined Sen. Chuck Schumer in slamming the rules unveiled by Republicans for the Senate impeachment trial, calling them “the process for a rigged trial.”
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| |German Government To Pay €800,000 In Windows 7 ESU Fees This Year 22nd Jan 2020 [3 days ago] from ZDNet The sum represents ESU fees for over 33,000 government workstations that are still running Windows 7, allowing German government systems to receive security updates for one more year.
| |Biometric ID A Worry But Still Acceptable To Australians: AIC 21st Jan 2020 [3 days ago] from ZDNet Australians are concerned about the risks of biometric identification, but still find its use acceptable in a wide range of scenarios.
| |Can Senators Who Have Already Voiced Opinions Do Impartial Justice At Trump Impeachment Trial? The oath is administered any time the Senate considers impeachment. Previous trials show lawmakers have used their own judgment to follow its intent.
| |US Cyber Command Was Not Prepared To Handle The Amount Of Data It Hacked From ISIS 21st Jan 2020 [3 days ago] from ZDNet Operation Glowing Symphony was a success, but Cyber Command operators were not prepared for the amount of data they found in hacked ISIS accounts and servers.
| |Body Of Woman Who Was Missing For Almost 6 Years Found In Car Submerged In NJ River Vanessa Smallwood of Maple Shade, N.J., was 46 at the time of her disappearance. She was identified in a statement from New Jersey State Police.
| |Los Angeles Teachers Are Suing Delta After A Plane Dumped Jet Fuel On Them, Allegedly Leaving Them Dizzy And Nauseous Teachers at an elementary school outside of Los Angeles, California are suing Delta after a plane dropped fuel on area schools, causing 60 injuries.
| |House Files Brief Arguing For Trump’s Removal From Office (Bloomberg) -- Donald Trump’s attorneys and the House Democrats managing his impeachment trial filed their first formal briefs in the case on Saturday, pursuing familiar arguments aimed more at influencing the voters than the senators...
| |Its Friday, The Weekend Has Landed... And Microsoft Warns Of An Internet Explorer Zero Day Exploited In The Wild Plus, WeLeakInfo? Not anymore! Roundup Welcome to another Reg roundup of security news.…
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| |Graham: Senate GOP Doesn’t ‘have The Votes’ To Dismiss Impeachment Trial ‘That’s dead for practical purposes.’
| |U.S. Sanctions Iranian Commander Over Mahshahr Killings The U.S. State Department said on Saturday it had imposed sanctions on a general of Irans Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps who commanded units blamed for a massacre of protesters in November. The U.S. State Department has said previously...
| |I Dare You To Mock Me. Capt. Sully Sullenberger Defends Joe Biden Against Attacks On His Speech In New York Times Op-Ed Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger opened up about his past struggles with stuttering in defending Biden and his speech.
| |Sanders Distances Himself From Group Backing His WH Run Bernie Sanders said Sunday that outside political groups that can raise and spend unlimited sums backing candidates for public office should be abolished — including those supporting his own bid for the White House. The remarks, made...
| |End-to-end Encryption Means Huawei Bans Are About Availability, Not Interception 19th Jan 2020 [5 days ago] from ZDNet Former Prime Minister who brought in Australias anti-encyption laws says the technology can prevent potential tapping by telco equipment manufacturers.
| |Impeachment Trial Fallout: Trump Could Get His Wish — To Hurt Biden Details about Hunter Biden could complicate life for Joe Biden — exactly what Trump was trying to do with his Ukraine scheme last summer.