Three men charged in connection with celebrity Twitter hack

Prosecutors in the US and Britain have charged three young men with hacking Twitter. They’re accused of taking over the accounts of several high profile people including former US President Barack Obama and Tesla boss Elon Musk. Al Jazeera’s Sara Khairat reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – … Read more Three men charged in connection with celebrity Twitter hack

Big Pharma and the cost of developing COVID-19 drugs and vaccines | Counting the Cost

The race to develop vaccines and treatments for the coronavirus pandemic is entering a crucial stage with large-scale trials under way. But with seemingly little oversight on pricing, some experts are concerned that pharmaceutical companies could end up charging way too much for COVID-19 treatments. And if rich nations corner the market on vaccines, they … Read more Big Pharma and the cost of developing COVID-19 drugs and vaccines | Counting the Cost

Are young Australians really the hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic? | ABC News

How is the coronavirus pandemic effecting younger Australians? News Breakfast interviews Avani Dias, host of the ABC’s current affairs program, ‘Hack’ on Triple J radio. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/story-streams/coronavirus/ For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Go deeper … Read more Are young Australians really the hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic? | ABC News

U.S. Accuses Chinese Hackers of Stealing Trade Secrets, Covid-19 Data

BIll Hyslop, U.S. Attorney for Eastern District of Washington, describes “Lee” and “Dong,” the two Chinese hackers accused by the Justice Department of “hacking for their own personal gain” and “hacking for the benefit of China’s Ministry of State Security” The U.S. accused two Chinese hackers of working for Beijing to steal terabytes of data, … Read more U.S. Accuses Chinese Hackers of Stealing Trade Secrets, Covid-19 Data

China Used ‘Economic Coercion’ to Steal Intellectual Property: FBI Deputy Director

FBI Deputy Director David Bowdich describes how “China uses its economic influence to pressure” other countries to “silence any country that would dare challenge their illegal actions” The U.S. accused two Chinese hackers of working for Beijing to steal terabytes of data, including coronavirus research, from Western companies in 11 nations — the second time … Read more China Used ‘Economic Coercion’ to Steal Intellectual Property: FBI Deputy Director

Dame Vivienne Westwood Suspends in Giant Bird Cage to Protest Extradition of Julian Assange | GMB

Today, fashion designer Dame Vivienne Westwood will be suspended 10ft above the ground in a birdcage to protest the extradition of whistleblower Julian Assange. The US govt has requested the extradition of Assange to put him on trial in America for conspiring to hack government computers and espionage. Assange, who is currently in custody in … Read more Dame Vivienne Westwood Suspends in Giant Bird Cage to Protest Extradition of Julian Assange | GMB

Bitcoin Hack Latest in a History of Twitter Security Breaches

Some of the highest-profile Twitter accounts, including former President Barack Obama and Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk, were subject to a breathtaking hack on Wednesday involving a Bitcoin-related scam. Twitter Inc. temporarily blocked all verified accounts from posting or even changing their passwords while it investigated and sought to resolve the issue. The … Read more Bitcoin Hack Latest in a History of Twitter Security Breaches

COVID-19 | Beware! Russia needs your vaccine… or does it?!

An online hacker group known as ‘The Dukes’ or ‘Cozy Bear’, which is “almost certainly” linked to the Kremlin, have targeted researchers working on a #COVID19 vaccine, the #UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and allies say. The UK’s NCSC, in conjunction with Canada’s Communications Security Establishment (CSE), have assessed that a cyber espionage group … Read more COVID-19 | Beware! Russia needs your vaccine… or does it?!

Twitter says 130 accounts were targeted in hack

It turns out it wasn’t just high-profile personalities like Barack Obama, Kim Kardashian and Jeff Bezos whose Twitter accounts were accessed in an apparent bitcoin scam. Twitter said late Thursday that they were among roughly 130 accounts that hackers had targeted this week.The company says hackers had accessed its internal systems to gain control and … Read more Twitter says 130 accounts were targeted in hack

The ‘Other Side’ of Twitter | Platform hack reveals a tool that can manually blacklist users

Elon Musk, Bill Gates and Barack Obama accounts posted ‘scam tweets’, asking followers to ‘donate crypto-currency’ as a result of recent hackers’ attack on Twitter. But perhaps the most embarrassing bit of this for Twitter is how the hackers got in – and what it’s revealed. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out … Read more The ‘Other Side’ of Twitter | Platform hack reveals a tool that can manually blacklist users

Britney Spears fans revive #FreeBritney movement over fears for her welfare

IN THE PAPERS – Friday, July 17: We look at the British dailies which are widely reporting on an alleged Russian hack into coronavirus vaccine research. Also, a new study blames climate change for massive forest fires in Siberia. The European Space Agency has captured the closest ever photos of the sun. Finally, find out why … Read more Britney Spears fans revive #FreeBritney movement over fears for her welfare

Trump Shakes Up His 2020 Campaign Staff | The Tonight Show

Jimmy addresses the Bitcoin hack that hit some of Twitter’s most famous users and a squirrel testing positive for the bubonic plague.  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Stream now on Peacock: https://bit.ly/3gZJaNy Subscribe NOW to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: http://bit.ly/1nwT1aN Watch The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Weeknights 11:35/10:35c Get more The Tonight Show … Read more Trump Shakes Up His 2020 Campaign Staff | The Tonight Show

Twitter Bitcoin Hack Raises Questions on Its Ability to Combat Misinformation

As Twitter grapples with the worst security breach in its 14-year history, it must now uncover whether its employees were victims of sophisticated phishing schemes or if they deliberately allowed hackers to access high-profile accounts. On Wednesday, some of the world’s most prominent names, including former president Barack Obama and Democratic candidate and his former vice president Joe Biden, along … Read more Twitter Bitcoin Hack Raises Questions on Its Ability to Combat Misinformation