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Photo: Getty A hacker has reportedly provided journalists with login credentials and other data stolen from the servers of Securus, a company that was recently revealed to have been selling cellphone location information to U.S. law enforcement agencies without a warrant. The hacker reportedly provided Motherboard with several internal files, including a database of over
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Screenshot: Tidal Waves of bad news keep crashing down upon Tidal. On Wednesday Dagens Næringsliv, a Norwegian newspaper, reported claims from Norweign record labels that the struggling music service has stopped sending out royalty payments. Music Business Worldwide translated the article, which quoted record executives who said they haven’t received payments since October 2017. Sveinung
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Photo: Getty On Tuesday, a local medical examiner released their report that concluded a 38-year-old man in St. Petersburg, Florida, died due to an explosion in his vape pen that sent two piece of shrapnel into his cranium. According to the Washington Post, it’s believed to be one of the first deaths of its kind.
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Photo: Getty The top lawyer at pharmaceutical company Novartis has announced that he’s leaving the company today. The departure of General Counsel Felix Ehrat comes in the wake of news that Novartis had given $1.2 million to a secret shell company controlled by President Trump’s personal lawyer and “fixer,” Michael Cohen. Novartis claims it got nothing
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The 46th and a half President of the United States, Phil Ken Sebben, with staff.Image: Adult Swim It’s been years since we last saw former superhero-turned-attorney Harvey Birdman trying to keep classic Hanna-Barbera characters out of jail—and in that time, he’s apparently been making some serious career moves. Today, Adult Swim announced that Harvey Birdman’s
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The elder William (Ed Harris) contemplates a hat change.Photo: All images: Jake P. Johnson (HBO) To say that Westworld finally gave (well, confirmed) answers to a few of its biggest mysteries seems almost like a lie. It isn’t, though—we finally learned (at least part of) why Delos funded the park—but the show immediately piled on
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Photo: AP If you use PGP or S/MIME for email encryption you should immediately disable it in your email client. Researchers have discovered a critical vulnerability they’re calling EFAIL that exposes the encrypted emails in plaintext, even for messages sent in the past. “Email is no longer a secure communication medium,” Sebastian Schinzel, a professor
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Photo: Getty Police in Concord, California arrested a teenager earlier this week and charged him 14 felony counts after discovering the high schooler launched a phishing campaign directed at teachers in order to steal their passwords and change grades. The 16-year-old student, whose name was not released because he’s a minor, was arrested Wednesday following
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Photo: Getty Images The government of North Korea has set official dates to decommission its sole known nuclear test site, specifically between the dates of May 23rd and 25th, Reuters reported the country’s state media as saying on Saturday. According to the report, North Korea says it will effectively destroy the entire Punggye-ri facility, preventing
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