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US Regulator Warns Companies Over Cyber Attack Delays

Pic: Getty Images (SEC chair Jay Clayton)

The main US financial regulator has beefed up its rulebook for companies faced with cyber attacks.

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$20 Trillion In Free Bitcoin: Exchange Glitch Allows Traders To Claim Cryptocurrency For $0

A computing error at a Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif has allowed some customers to claim digital tokens for $0. This raises further questions about security at crypto exchanges.

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Bezos-Backed 10,000 Year Clock Now Under Construction

Pic: Eyewire InceA clock designed to run for ten millennia without human intervention is now under construction.

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Twitter Bot Purge Prompts Backlash

The hashtag #TwitterLockout has trended after an apparent purge of suspected malicious bots on the social network.

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Struggling Venezuela To Start Selling 'Petro' Cryptocurrency

Venezuela is introducing a new cryptocurrency as the economy struggles to cope with US sanctions and hyperinflation.

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New Leak Reaffirms The Worst News We’ve Heard About Samsung’s Galaxy S9

The Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ haven’t even been unveiled yet, and we’ve already been on a roller coaster ride. Samsung was said to be working behind closed doors on an exciting new design that featured even smaller bezels above and below the phones’ displays.

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Zero Yen: Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Briefly Trips Up Trade

TOKYO  - A Japanese cryptocurrency exchange undergoing checks by regulators has said a system failure let investors briefly trade a digital currency for zero yen, highlighting security concerns about such assets after last month’s cyber heist at Coincheck Inc.

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FaceTime Chat 'Saves Woman's Life'

210218 Tech 3A woman who had a stroke while on a FaceTime video call with her sister, says the technology saved her life.

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Young Brits 'Lack Cyber-Security Awareness'

Pic: Getty Images (People often had copies of official documents in the sent box of their email accounts, the police said.)More than 52% of Britons aged 18-25 are using the same password for lots of online services, suggests a survey.

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Artificial Intelligence Poses Risks Of Misuse By Hackers, Researchers Say

Pic: ReutersFRANKFURT: Rapid advances in artificial intelligence are raising risks that malicious users will soon exploit the technology to mount automated hacking attacks, cause driverless car crashes or turn commercial drones into targeted weapons, a new report warns.

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