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US charges Iranians over intl cyber theft

US charges Iranians over intl cyber theft

Geoffrey Berman, the USA attorney for the Southern District of NY, in a statement called it a "massive and brazen cyberassault" and "one of the largest state-sponsored hacking campaigns ever prosecuted" by US officials. The email accounts of more than 100,000 university professors worldwide were targeted, Berman said, and about 8,000 accounts were compromised . The hackers acted for the IRGC, Iran's strongest military force that was founded after the Iranian revolution in 1979.


This Is The Trump Administration's New Proposal To Ban Bump Stocks

This Is The Trump Administration's New Proposal To Ban Bump Stocks

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced on Friday that he is proposing rule changes that will ban bump stock-type devices, which are gun attachments that enable semi-automatic weapons to fire more rapidly. Following the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida last month, National Rifle Association spokesman Dana Loesch told ABC's This Week that the organization doesn't support a bump stock ban.


House panel calls on Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg to testify

House panel calls on Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg to testify

Officers from the Information Commissioner's Office enter the offices of Cambridge Analytica in central London . The officials, who were let into the building by security guards, brought crates with them. "I'm open to doing [testifying]", the CEO said. House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders from both parties sent a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg , calling for him to testify at an upcoming hearing in the wake of the scandal over how Cambridge Analytica accessed its user ...


Government issues notice to Cambridge Analytica

Government issues notice to Cambridge Analytica

On top of these, when you login into other third party apps using your Facebook profile, these apps would then have access to your information. That information was then sold to Cambridge Analytica, which used the data to run targeted advertising campaigns for political groups, including Donald Trump's presidential campaign .


US, South Korea May Cut Exercises Short for Trump-Kim Summit

US, South Korea May Cut Exercises Short for Trump-Kim Summit

The Japanese government reportedly wants to host a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. North Korea said it will be represented by a three-member delegation led by Ri Son Kwon, chairman of the Peaceful Reunification of the Fatherland Committee.


Sunraysia to turn off our lights this weekend!

Sunraysia to turn off our lights this weekend!

Our country has been identified as among the most vulnerable to the impact of climate change . "While Earth Hour may have lost some of its momentum in B.C.in recent years, we still see this as a symbolic event - a way to raise awareness about energy conservation ", said Chris O'Riley, BC Hydro's President and Chief Operating Officer.