Wednesday , October 5 2022

US & World

Wall Street Journal owner News Corp suffers cyberattack by hackers linked to China

Security firm Mandiant says the hackers collected ‘intelligence to benefit China’s interests’

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A lone undersea internet cable connected Tonga to the world — a volcanic eruption broke it

A stark demonstration of the fragility of the modern web

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‘Massive cyber attack’ hits Ukraine government websites as tensions with Russia escalate

“We can imagine who is behind it,” says EU head of foreign affairs

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US government offers $10 million bounty for information on Colonial Pipeline hackers

And up to $5 million for affiliates of the group

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US lays out new guidelines for vaccinated international travelers

The new rules will be in effect starting November 8th

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Sky’s new Glass TVs ditch satellite dishes for Wi-Fi

A preview of Comcast’s rumored XClass TVs, perhaps?

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Gig work is precarious no matter the country

A new Rest of World series covers the fragile livelihoods of international gig workers

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Salesforce will help employees concerned about access to reproductive healthcare to exit Texas

CEO Mark Benioff tweeted “if you want to move we’ll help you”

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El Salvador becomes first country to adopt Bitcoin as an official currency

The cryptocurrency will be legal tender alongside the US dollar

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Airbnb says it will temporarily house 20,000 Afghan refugees

A continuation of the company’s work housing frontline workers in 2020

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The Taliban may have seized biometric data that can ID US allies in Afghanistan

The data was used to track terrorists in Afghanistan, but civilians were in the system, too

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Platforms struggle with Taliban policy amid chaotic US withdrawal

Who will control Afghanistan’s official Facebook page?

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