White Hat Hackers Cracked 50 UK Universities’ Computer Systems In 2 Hours

“A test of UK university defences against cyber-attacks found that in every case hackers were able to obtain ‘high-value’ data within two hours,” writes the BBC. Bruce66423 shares their report: The tests were carried out by “ethical hackers” working for Jisc, the agency providing internet services to the UK’s universities and research centres. They were able to access personal data, finance systems and research networks…. The simulated attacks, so-called “penetration…

April 6, 2019
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NBlog April 7 – time resilience

It’s official – summer’s over in the Southern hemisphere.  Not only did we need to light a fire to keep warm yesterday but at 3 am last night our clocks went back an hour at the end of NZ Daylight Savings Time. We’re now 12 hours ahead of UTC…

April 6, 2019
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Finland’s Basic Income Experiment Shows Recipients Are Happier and More Secure

An anonymous reader quotes Bloomberg: Unemployed people derive significant psychological benefits from receiving a fixed amount of financial support from the state, according to a landmark experiment into basic income in Finland that highlights the disadvantages of the country’s existing means-tested system. Initial results of the two-year study had already shown that its 2,000 participants were no more and no less likely to work than their counterparts receiving traditional unemployment…

April 6, 2019
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Forensics on BT speaker

I recently had my Bluetooth speaker stolen but it was mysterious returned after a week. I have been trying to research if there is anyway to extract the paired devices on the speaker or other information. Any pointers on articles to read or information…

April 6, 2019
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Netflix says it pulled AirPlay support because it is technically unable to ensure a good enough user experience on 3rd party devices now getting AirPlay 2 (Sean Hollister/The Verge)

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April 6, 2019
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This Is Probably How Pakistan Is Explaining That Its F-16 Fighter Jet Inventory Is Intact

Pakistan received F-16 aircraft from Jordan on 27 April 2014 and two F-16 B aircraft can be spotted in the photograph released on the day | F-16.net

A recent article in Foreign Policy magazine has claimed that a US count under the end-user licence agreement has found that none of the Pakistan Air Force’s (PAF) F-16 fighter aircraft are missing.

However, this is not unexpected, given

April 6, 2019
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Pakistan Radio Transmissions Showed F-16 Didn’t Return To Its Base: IAF

India says a Pakistani jet of a particular ‘call sign’ went missing in February 27 strike. The IAF also has radio intercepts of the Pakistan military picked up by the Indian Army, which point to two pilots bailing out and then being caught by the Pakistan military

NEW DELHI: A Pakistani fighter aircraft of a particular ‘call sign’ went missing after IAF’s Wing Commander Abhinandan

April 6, 2019
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‘Pakistan Won’t Accept Repeal of Indian Article 370’

Pakistan Foreign Office spokesman Mohammad Faisal made the remark during his weekly press briefing on Friday. Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Mohammad Faisal speaks to the media at the Foreign office in Islamabad on March 28, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Foreign Office spokesman Mohammad Faisal has said that Islamabad will never accept India repealing Article 370 of its Constitution

April 6, 2019
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