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The University of Basel has dozens of ancient papyrus texts in its collection, but one has been known for centuries as the Basel Papyrus. The 2,000-year-old work has been in the university’s collection since the 1500s, when it was acquired from a lawyer and art collector named Basilius Amerbach.
In a move that was almost assuredly designed to garner less than normal attention, this week in the middle of summer the FCC quietly announced that it would now be taking comments from the public about the upcoming T-Mobile/Sprint merger.
With primaries underway and less than four months to go until this year’s midterm elections, early signs of attack have already arrived—just as the US intelligence community warned. And yet Congress has still not done everything in its power to defend against them.
The hacking group responsible for targeting political entities during the 2016 U.S. presidential election have already attempted to target staffers linked to three candidates standing for election in the midterms later this year, a Microsoft executive warned on Thursday.
Gmail’s latest redesign could put its 1.4 billion global users at risk of extortion by cyber criminals, US intelligence officials have warned. Gmail is a free advertising-supported email service developed by Google, the US technology giant.
Governments around the world have used targeted online hate and harassment campaigns to intimidate or silence people. The news: A report out today by the Institute for the Future, a California-based public policy group, detailed how widespread this has been.
Over the past few months, not one, not two, but five different backdoors joined the list of security flaws in Cisco routers. Way back in 2004, Cisco wrote an IETF proposal for a “lawful intercept” backdoor for routers, which law enforcement could use to remotely log in to routers.