Daily Archives: May 2, 2018

Australia’s biggest bank ‘lost’ data of up to 20mn customers & did not inform them

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has confirmed that it lost the personal financial histories of millions of its clients years ago but never informed them about it. It admitted to the incident only after media broke the story. Australia’s largest bank lost the banking statements of as many as 12 million of its customers during a period between 2004 and ...

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GOP colleagues nominate Trump for Nobel Peace Prize for ‘single-handedly resolving’ Korean crisis

Donald Trump has been nominated for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize by House Republicans, who believe his threats of sanctions and war is the “only reason” why Pyongyang is reconciling with Seoul and moving towards denuclearization. Trump should “receive the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of his work to end the Korean War, denuclearize the Korean peninsula and bring ...

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Pentagon bans sale of Chinese ‘spy phones’ on US military bases

The Pentagon has banned the sale of Chinese-made Huawei and ZTE phones on US military bases, over fears that they may be hacked and used for espionage purposes by the Chinese government. “Huawei and ZTE devices may pose an unacceptable risk to Department’s personnel, information and mission,” Pentagon spokesman Major Dave Eastburn told CNET on Wednesday. “In light of this information, ...

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Explosion during ‘domestic’ hostage situation in Connecticut injures 4 officers

Published time: 3 May, 2018 02:51 Edited time: 3 May, 2018 02:57 At least four officers have been injured after a sudden explosion rocked a house in Connecticut, where police and SWAT officers were negotiating with a man who had taken his wife and family hostage. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Multiple officers injured. I saw about four police officers being put ...

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Migrants 'issue ultimatum & forcefully prevent' German police from deporting failed asylum seeker

German police have been forced to release a failed asylum seeker they were due to deport after being confronted by an angry mob of migrants. The officers caved in to the crowd’s demands and fled to avoid a “dangerous escalation.” The incident took place in the town of Ellwangen in southern Germany overnight into Monday when a group of police ...

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US Air Force boasts testing of new nuclear gravity bomb going ‘extremely well’

The US Air Force is boasting of progress in upgrading and testing of its atomic arsenal, under the new aggressive posture that lowers the threshold for use of nuclear weapons and sets Washington on a collision course with Russia. Plans to spend over $ 1 trillion to modernize the US “nuclear triad” – nuclear bombers and missiles launched from land-based ...

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Ukraine shielded Manafort from corruption probes to ensure delivery of US missiles – report

Ukraine froze four corruption investigations into former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort in order to avoid angering the American president, as the White House finalized a $ 47 million deal to sell anti-tank missiles to Kiev. According to Ukrainian officials who spoke to the New York Times, Kiev is too reliant on US financial and military aid to risk irritating ...

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Damascus, militants reach deal to evacuate armed groups from Homs area

The Syrian government has struck an agreement with the rebel armed groups in the Homs and Hama provinces. The deal involves providing a safe passage to the militants in exchange for handing over the territory to the Syrian forces. Under the terms of the deal, those militants who refused to cease fighting would be transferred to the north-western Syrian province ...

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Shocking moment US military plane spins & crashes into ground is caught on VIDEO

Security camera footage has captured the fatal crash of an Air National Guard C-130 military plane near Savannah, Georgia on Wednesday. At least five people were killed when the cargo plane crashed along a road near the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport at around 11:30 am. The Puerto Rico Air National Guard plane was involved in a training mission when the ...

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Facebook tool warns developers of phishing attacks dangling lookalike domains

Phishing seems like a problem that will be here for the long haul, so I welcome any tools to combat it with open arms. Today Facebook announced one: a service for domain owners or concerned users that watches for sketchy versions of web addresses that might indicate a phishing attempt in the offing. The developer only needs to specify the ...

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