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Two Russia-backed hacker groups target Europe ahead of elections, FireEye reports

Security services firm FireEye says two hacker groups known to be sponsored by the Russian government of Vladimir Putin are waging cyber-attacks currently against European government systems.

FireEye says these internet-based digital attacks are focused on the member states of NATO, the European security alliance that both Putin and Trump disparage.

The two hacking groups are ...

Donald Trump is reportedly terrified of self-driving cars

If there's one thing Donald Trump is good at it's stoking the fear of the unknown. And he's now extended that to being scared of driverless cars, according to a story from Axios. Jonathan Swan and Joann Muller walk us through several things Trump has... ...

Mural pays homage to Australian teen who egged Islamophobic politician

03.18.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Not all heroes wear capes. But, some of them wield eggs as their weapon of choice. ICYMI, an Australian teenager was filmed egging senator Fraser Anning over his Islamophobic response to the mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand. The teen has si... ...

New Zealand’s biggest online classifieds site bans sale of semi-automatic guns

03.18.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

In the aftermath of the Christchurch terrorist attack, New Zealand is looking to step up on gun control. It's led to the country's biggest online marketplace, Trade Me, stopping the sale of semi-automatic firearms until it receives further instructio... ...

7 things to know about potential presidential candidate and confirmed Hufflepuff Pete Buttigieg

03.17.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

With 14 potential candidates and no clear frontrunner, there's already a lot to keep track of in the 2020 democratic primaries — but there's also a lot of opportunity. One potential new entrant to the race could make things even more interestin... ...