The US Blames Russia's GRU for Sweeping Cyberattacks in Georgia

By calling out Russia for digital assaults on its neighboring country, the US hopes to head off similar efforts at...

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Bluetooth-Related Flaws Threaten Dozens of Medical Devices

Hundreds of smart devices—including pacemakers—are exposed thanks to a series of vulnerabilities in the Bluetooth Low Energy protocol. 

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Virgin Galactic Stock Is Skyrocketing, Will Take Bitcoin to Shoot You Into Space
Feb21

Virgin Galactic Stock Is Skyrocketing, Will Take Bitcoin to Shoot You Into Space

Virgin Galactic is one of the leading ventures in the emerging private space race alongside companies such as Spacex. However, it is being compared now mostly to another Elon Musk creation – Tesla. This is because Virgin Galactic stock is skyrocketing as traders rush in to bet on the futuristic promise of space tourism. Its founder, the famous entrepreneur Richard Branson, announced that the company already accepted bitcoin for...

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Italian Police Report 223 Pirate IPTV Subscribers to the Judicial Authorities
Feb21

Italian Police Report 223 Pirate IPTV Subscribers to the Judicial Authorities

Last summer the pirate IPTV market was thrown into turmoil when Italian authorities took down Xtream-Codes. The IPTV management service was believed to be connected to 5,000 pirate services that catered to around 50 million end-users. The enforcement actions caused problems at many IPTV services, with IPTV traffic dropping by half, but in the weeks that followed many providers managed to recover. That doesn’t mean, however, that...

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Court Gives ‘Dynamic’ Pirate Site-Blocking the Green Light in Spain
Feb21

Court Gives ‘Dynamic’ Pirate Site-Blocking the Green Light in Spain

The unlicensed streaming of live sporting events has presented problems for rightsholders for years but more recently, with the rise of ‘pirate’ IPTV services, it has become a worldwide issue. The phenomenon is being tackled from multiple directions, from targeting third-party Kodi add-on and app developers to attacking systems such as Xtream-Codes. The overall aim, however, is to prevent end-users from accessing streams,...

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