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For example, the Eternalblue exploit leverages the Server Message Block and NetBT protocols to hijack the system. Some of the tools appeared to target the SWIFT banking system, according to classified documents found in the cache . According to Hickey, the Windows exploits could be used to conduct espionage and target critical data in Windows-based environments. Any hackers can now download the tools and learn from them.
  • Nier: Automata Colosseum DLC announced

    Nier: Automata Colosseum DLC announced

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    These include hairspray for altering the hair colour of 2B and A2; masks that provide different effects when equipped; costumes from Nier: Replicant for 2B, 9S and A2; and records that can provide new music for the jukebox. During a special live stream for NieR: Automata today, Square Enix and Sony Interactive Entertainment revealed a first look at the 2B costume for Gravity Rush 2 protagonist Kat.
  • Apple's vehicle plans just got a lot more interesting

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    Uber states it did not steal Google self-driving tech The details are limited, however Apple has been given permission to test three cars manufactured by Lexus, according to the BBC . Apple joins previously permitted companies Tesla , Google , and a bunch of automakers you have probably already guessed are on the list . Self-driving cars also are likely to yield a gold mine, another reason that Apple is exploring an expansion beyond its main business of making phones, tablets ...
  • Microsoft Surface CloudBook Could Be It's Answer to Google Chromebook

    Microsoft Surface CloudBook Could Be It's Answer to Google Chromebook

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    Nevertheless, Belfiore started chirping again on Twitter recently and he's also been talking to Mashable about his return and responsibilities after the long break. It's essentially the old Windows RT OS that failed spectacularly a few years back, except now it's built on Windows 10 and runs apps only from the Windows Store, both Win32 apps and Universal Windows Platform Apps.
  • Leaked NSA exploits plant a bull's-eye on Windows Server

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    Earlier today, Microsoft concluded an investigation which it started yesterday after a mysterious group of hackers known as The Shadow Brokers dumped a trove of Windows exploits online, as part of a plan started past year and aimed at ousting the Equation Group cyber-espionage group as the NSA, and so, exposing the US' foreign hacking operations.
  • Is Apple self-driving vehicle software coming? DMV permit suggests so

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    Apple has received California DMV permit for testing self-driving vehicles in California. Multiple publications' attempts at getting a statement from Apple on this latest update resulted in a spokesperson redirecting them to a letter the company sent to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in 2016.
  • Nintendo Switch is Fastest Selling Console Ever For The Company

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    Yesterday it was announced that the Nintendo Switch outsold both the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One for the month of March , and was the fastest selling console for Nintendo! Internally, Nintendo had previously sold 400,000 consoles during its first week of sale in 2012 while the Wii sold 600,000.
  • Microsoft confirms Windows' NSA hacking loopholes have been patched

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    EastNets is one of 74 local service bureaus worldwide certified by Swift, acting as an interface between the global network and smaller banks and financial institutions in the Middle East. ASA stands for Adaptive Security Appliance and is a combined firewall, antivirus, intrusion prevention and virtual private network, or VPN. The dump of Windows exploits - arguably affecting the most people and organizations and likely to cause the most damage and embarrassment to the intelligence agency - ...
  • NSA spying tools can hack the global financial system

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    The NSA could not immediately be reached for comment. The files appear to indicate that the NSA had infiltrated two of SWIFT's service bureaus, including EastNets, which provides technology services in the Middle East for the Belgium-based SWIFT and for individual financial institutions.
  • Cleveland Police Search For Suspect Who Reportedly Killed Man On Facebook Live

    Cleveland Police Search For Suspect Who Reportedly Killed Man On Facebook Live

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    Stephens says the name of a woman, whom Godwin does not seem to recognize. The social networking site's Facebook Live feature has been misused by several users as they have broadcast heinous crimes. Joy Lane, Stephens' longtime partner, broke her silence on the shooting in a text message to CBS News. "We need to bring this to a conclusion - today", Williams said, adding: "There is no need for any further bloodshed in this incident tonight".
  • Microsoft says it's patched flaws exposed in leak of NSA hacks

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    Experts say they are damaging. When hacking group "Shadow Brokers" started leaking NSA-discovered exploits, many people were understandably anxious. The releases are published with unusual and misspelled blog posts. Microsoft maintains that the vast majority of these exploits have already been patched.
  • Apple granted self-driving test permit

    Apple granted self-driving test permit

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    This week, Apple was granted a permit for the testing of its autonomous vehicle, or self-drive auto, in California. The Cupertino, California-based company started developing a self-driving vehicle to take on Google and Tesla a few years ago before it pulled back and focused on first developing underlying autonomous technology last year, Bloomberg News has reported.