Twitter shuts down 5,000 pro-Trump bots retweeting anti-Mueller report invective

Bots were tied to account formerly used for pro-Saudi messaging.

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Millimeter-wave 5G isn’t for widespread coverage, Verizon admits

Verizon and T-Mobile confirm 5G's highest speeds will only be for select areas.

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Charter avoids getting kicked out of New York, agrees to new merger conditions

Charter must expand its own network and pay $12 million to fund more broadband.

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Millimeter-wave 5G will never scale beyond dense urban areas, T-Mobile says

T-Mobile CTO says 5G's high-frequency spectrum won't cover rural America.

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Loose online lips sink hack targeting governments and embassies

"EvaPiks" spills code and techniques used in ongoing hack campaign.

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Bug in French government’s WhatsApp replacement let anyone join Élysée chats

Researcher found bug in email validation that let him log in and join "rooms" in Tchap app.

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Ars asks: What’s stopping your workplace from adopting newer technology?

We've got a survey and we want your gripes & success stories on the future of work.

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A mystery agent is doxing Iran’s hackers and dumping their code

Iran seems to be getting its own taste of a Shadow Brokers-style leak of secrets.

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Marcus Hutchins, slayer of WannaCry worm, pleads guilty to malware charges

Hutchins once proclaimed his innocence. Now he admits he created the Kronos bank trojan.

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Unexpected protection added to Microsoft Edge subverts IE security

Permissions that Edge added to downloaded files break important security feature.

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In new gaffe, Facebook improperly collects email contacts for 1.5 million

Remember when Facebook asked for email passwords? The blunder just got worse.

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Nikola Motor Company shows off two real trucks and… a new jet ski?

The Tesla competitor had a very Tesla kind of product reveal.

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The wave of domain hijackings besetting the Internet is worse than we thought

Despite widespread attention since January, DNS campaign shows no signs of abating.

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T-Mobile/Sprint merger is in danger of being rejected by DOJ

Mobile carriers face skeptical regulators in attempt to obtain merger approval.

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Google Fiber exits Louisville, pays city $3.8M to clean up the mess it left

Louisville will clean up exposed wires itself over next 20 months.

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A security researcher with a grudge is dropping Web 0days on innocent users

Exploits published over the past three weeks exposed 160,000 websites to potent attacks.

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Serious flaws leave WPA3 vulnerable to hacks that steal Wi-Fi passwords

Next-gen standard was supposed to make password cracking a thing of the past. It won't.

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Illinois bill banning eavesdropping by IoT devices defanged by tech lobby

Lobbyists: Bill would punish even if failure to disclose was "accidental."

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YouTube TV adds channels and raises price—you can’t opt out of either change

YouTube TV raises price from $40 to $50 for new and existing customers.

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DHS, FBI say election systems in all 50 states were targeted in 2016

Joint Intelligence Bulletin issued in March says Russian hacking efforts were wide-ranging.

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Japanese F-35 crashed into Pacific, rest of fleet grounded

Wreckage recovered, search for pilot continues.

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After pushback from states and cities, Amazon Go might accept cash

Company could also accept SNAP benefits, but how it will change remains unclear.

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Mysterious safety-tampering malware infects a second critical infrastructure site

Use of game-changing Triton malware to target safety systems isn't an isolated incident.

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New variants of Mirai botnet detected, targeting more IoT devices

Palo Alto Networks researchers spot versions for 5 more processors in the wild.

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Dutch F-16 flies into its own bullets, scores self-inflicted hits

Fighter safely lands after accelerating through cloud of its own shells.

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Somebody forgot to upgrade: Flights delayed, cancelled by GPS rollover

Date bug on unpatched Honeywell gear likely cause of 777, 787 flight cancellations.

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Well-funded surveillance operation infected both iOS and Android devices

Malware that stole contacts, audio, location and more was under development for years.

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