Real fake scam offers crypto-coin to replace frequent flier points

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True lies from SEC designed to educate - hang on, what's the interest rate on this thing?

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC’s) ongoing efforts to crimp dodgy cryptocurrency dealings has seen it create a fake initial coin offering that, ironically, lures the incredulous with an offer to replace one weird pseudo-currency – loyalty scheme points – with cryptocurrency.…

Zuck to meet Euro MPs for ‘please explain’ session

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Brussels wants a ‘full and detailed explanation’ – good luck with that, folks!

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will visit Brussels in the next week or two to meet with representatives of the European Parliament including “the leaders of the political groups and the Chair and the Rapporteur of the Committee for Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs.”…

Red Hat's CloudForms to slum it by wrangling boring old VMs

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Life's suite for hybrid infrastructure running under new RHV update

Red Hat’s decided virtual servers ought not to be a standalone silo for much longer, so has created a “Virtualization Suite” that combines Red Hat Virtualization with the CloudForms tool it offers to manage OpenStack and cloud-native applications.…

Oh, great, now there's a SECOND remote Rowhammer exploit

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Send enough crafted packets to a NIC to put nasties into RAM, then the fun really starts

Hard on the heels of the first network-based Rowhammer attack, some of the boffins involved in discovering Meltdown/Spectre have shown off their own technique for flipping bits using network requests.…


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