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Hospital Pays $55K Ransomware Demand Despite Having Backups

An Indiana hospital paid a ransom of $55,000 to get rid of ransomware that had infected its systems and was hindering operations last week.

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Iranian oil tanker wreck produces 2 slicks in East China Sea

An Iranian oil tanker that sank in the East China Sea has left two oil slicks covering a combined 109 square kms (42 square miles), the Chinese government said late on Tuesday, as maritime police scour the area for damage, Reuters reports. The large tanker Sanchi sank in the worst oil ship disaster in decades on Sunday, raising worries about damage to the marine ecosystem. Strong winds pushed it away from the Chinese coast, where the incident happened, and into Japan’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

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North and South Korea to unite under one flag for Olympics

South Korea announced Wednesday the two rivals will appear side-by-side at the February 9th opening ceremony.

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Russia eyeing private military companies market with new legalization bid

Russian MPs are expected within weeks to submit a new draft law regulating private military companies. The downsizing of the standing armies generated a large pool of people with fighting skills to recruit from while the absence of a bipolar world with its checks and balances opened a larger market for their services. Today, PMCs are paid for services ranging from guarding freighter ships from pirates and catching traffickers at borders to clearing minefield and training troops of more-or-less legitimate authorities with the deep pocket.

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Energy Neutral Drone Swarms Can Spy on You Without Taking a Break

In following computer science-slash-machine learning research you come across a lot of unintentional dystopias hiding under cover of solutions to largely theoretical problems. Take, for example, a paper published this month in IEEE Communications Magazine by a team of researchers from the University of Cambridge and Koc University describing the Energy Neutral Internet of Drones (enIoD).

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Online gold coin sales soar 400% as cryptocurrencies plunge

Amidst a huge sell-off on the cryptocurrency market demand for gold coins is picking up. Sales jumped fivefold on Tuesday at one of Europe’s largest online dealers.

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‘I Will Break Your F**king Arm!’: Video Shows Cops Savagely Beat Subdued Man

Police officers in Lemon Grove, CA were recently captured on video attacking a suspect who appeared to be subdued already before the attack.

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Ex-CIA Officer Suspected Of Helping China Assassinate US Informants Arrested At JFK

A former CIA officer suspected of helping China identify the US spy agency's informants was arrested at JFK International Airport on Monday on charges of unlawful retention of national defense information, according to the Department of Justice.

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Ex-CIA case officer arrested in New York for violating Espionage Act

A former operations officer in the United States Central Intelligence Agency has been arrested on charges of illegally possessing top secret information, including lists of real names of foreign assets and addresses of CIA safe houses. The news emerged on Tuesday, as the US Department of Justice announced that the Federal Bureau of Investigation had filed a criminal complaint over the weekend.

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NATO’s “Operation Atlantic Resolve” marches closer towards Russia’s borders

US military magazine Stars and Stripes says “the big guns and better chow” for US soldiers sent to Russia’s border are part of Operation Atlantic Resolve. NATO states that it remains committed to deter aggression in Europe, in response to Russia’s 2014 “annexation” of Crimea.

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How your car is SPYING on you: Experts reveal how automakers can track everything from your weight to the food you eat using in-built sensors

Experts have revealed the myriad ways that your car can spy on your personal habits. Automakers track your vehicle’s location, how fast you drive, what entertainment you listen to, through internet-connected systems in modern cars. Newer cars can even record a driver’s eye movements, the weight of people in the front seats, the weather on your street, and where you prefer to eat.  

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Islamic State declares Idlib its emirate

While the representatives of Free Syria Army (FSA) are in Washington soliciting the Trump administration to restore the CIA’s ‘train and equip’ program for the Syrian militants that was shuttered in July last year, hundreds of Islamic State’s jihadists have joined the so-called ‘moderate rebels’ in Idlib in their battle against the advancing Syrian government troops backed by the Russian airstrikes to liberate the strategically important Abu Duhur airbase, according to a recent AFP report

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Yemen war: 5,000 children dead or hurt and 400,000 malnourished, UN says

Unicef says five children a day have been killed or injured since March 2015, with ‘nearly every child in Yemen’ in need of humanitarian aid The war in Yemen has killed or injured more than 5,000 children and left another 400,000 severely malnourished and fighting for their lives, according to the UN children’s agency.

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Regulators shut down leading crypto exchange after Ponzi scheme accusations

An anonymously-run cryptocurrency exchange has shut down all lending and trading operations following cease-and-desist orders from authorities in Texas and North Carolina and alleged attacks on the platform.

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'New California' Conservative Movement Declares Independence As First Step Towards 51st State

A group called "New California" has taken its first step towards carving the Golden State in two - issuing a "declaration of independence" which would incorporate most of the state's rural counties - while coastal counties from the northern San Francisco Bay Area to the southern tip of Los Angeles would remain part of the existing state. 

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Android security: This newly discovered snooping tool has remarkable spying abilities

A newly-uncovered form of Android spyware is one of the most advanced targeted surveillance tools ever seen on mobile devices, coming equipped with spying features never previously seen active in the wild.

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Wal-Mart to Offer Pill-Dissolving Product to Battle Opioid Abuse

Wal-Mart Stores Inc., seeking to curb opioid abuse, will offer its pharmacy customers a product that dissolves unwanted or expired prescription drugs. Wal-Mart touted the DisposeRx offering as the “first of its kind” because it allows patients to dispose of unwanted or expired pills at home.

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Flu Complications, Leading To Pneumonia And Sepsis, Killed 10-Year-Old Nico Mallozzi

A 10-year-old Connecticut boy died during a school sports trip over the weekend of complications from flu that led to pneumonia and sepsis, according to officials. 

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CIA-Connected Amazon Turns Over A Record Amount Of Data To U.S. Law Enforcement

Amazon’s fifth transparency report has revealed that the company provided more customer data to U.S. law enforcement in the first half of last year than in its history with a shocking 1,936 different requests between January and June 2017, ZDNet reported.

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Lawsuit filed by 21 state attorneys general says FCC's repeal of #NetNeutrality broke U.S. law

A legal battle against the recent repeal of Net Neutrality regulations by Trump's Federal Communications Commission has begun. On Tuesday, “a flurry of lawsuits filed to block the agency’s action” hit the courts, writes Cecilia Kang at the New York Times.

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