RIAA Obtains Subpoena To Expose ‘Infringing’ Cloudflare Users

The RIAA has obtained a subpoena from a Columbia federal court ordering Cloudflare to hand over the IP and email addresses and all other identifying information related to several allegedly infringing users. The RIAA notes it will use the information it receives to protect the rights of its member companies. From a report: The RIAA has a long history of going after, what it sees as, pirate sites. The problem,…

May 6, 2019
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How Can I Find The Owner Of A Web Site That’s Registered Anonymously?

Hi. This is Jon. I’m a reporter doing a story on voter manipulation on Social Media by bad actors. There’s a person running for president with an official site… and then, someone has created a site that looks official, but is not. This other site is collecting names, email and zip code info… and links to a FB Page with 100,000 followers. However, there is no way that I can see to figure out who is behind this FB Page and URL… Anyone have any ideas? Thanks.

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May 6, 2019
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What Israel’s Strike on Hamas Hackers Means For Cyberwar

This weekend, violence between Israel and Gaza escalated to a degree not seen since 2014, with 25 Palestinians and four Israelis killed in the fighting. Decades into the entrenched tensions of the region, the incident overall was tragically unsurprising. But for cybersecurity professionals, one aspect particularly stood out: The Israeli Defense Force claimed that it bombed and partially destroyed one building in Gaza because it was allegedly the base of…

May 6, 2019
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Transplace’s rehiring of Harding beefs up 3PL data fluency

Luring Harding back is a sign that data science is becoming a more integral part of running a successful 3PL, which are now seen by shippers as entities that must collect and synthesize the vast amounts of public and proprietary data available into usable insights. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Dallas-based Transplace has rehired industry veteran Matthew Harding, now as its new senior vice president for data science, highlighting how the third-party…

May 6, 2019
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Microsoft Debuts ElectionGuard to Secure Voting Processes

The new software development kit – free and open source – will be available to election officials and technology suppliers this summer. Microsoft today debuted ElectionGuard, a free, open source software development kit (SDK) aiming to protect political voting processes as the spotlight on election security grows harsher. CEO Satya Nadella announced ElectionGuard during his keynote at the Build developer conference, this week in Seattle. The SDK, built in partnership…

May 6, 2019
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Trump tariff threat leaves US importers few options

Air cargo is the only recourse for shippers wanting to beat the surprise increase in tariffs to 25 percent on Friday for a large array of goods. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. President Donald Trump’s threat to raise tariffs on $200 billion-worth of Chinese goods to 25 percent from 10 percent has sent some shippers of electronics and computer and vehicle parts scrambling for air cargo capacity, while trans-Pacific carriers brace for…

May 6, 2019
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