Trump also relies heavily on social media, where he has shown himself to be malleable, repeatedly posting conspiracy theories, retweeting a fake Fox and Friends account he believed was real. Trump’s Twitter account is, in many ways, a national security risk. Over the past week, two accounts that had the ability to send Trump direct messages–those of former Fox News anchors Greta van Susteren and Eric Bolling, whom he follows–were both hacked by a group claiming to be a Turkish cyber army, leaving the Twitter-loving president vulnerable to false information. (No investigation of the hacking has taken place.) … [Read more...] about Could False Alerts and Fake News Start A Nuclear War?
In advance of their testimony, the tech giants released disturbing data from the last campaign cycle. Facebook found that Russian operatives had reached 126 million users on its social network through inflammatory ads and posts. YouTube reported that more than 1,000 videos had been uploaded to the Google-owned video network. And Twitter disclosed that, between September and mid-November of 2016, Russian-connected bots generated approximately 288 million impressions. … [Read more...] about Senators Grill Facebook, Twitter & Google On Fake News: “Your Power Scares Me”
That’s probably the result of many factors, including more news in general about plant-based food companies like Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods, but it’s also a sign that potential customers for fast-food chains are at least vegan-curious, if not outright vegans. … [Read more...] about Vegan fast-food options: From Taco Bell to McDonald’s, Americans are searching
Taco Bell sees all the fake meat entering the fast-food marketplace and is here to remind you that it’s the granddaddy of vegetarian fast food, and it doesn’t need Dunkin’s fake sausage or plant-based chicken or Impossible Whoppers to prove it. Because you know what’s vegetarian besides plant-based meat? Plants. Like beans and rice and vegetables and cheese and all the other things that Taco Bell has been putting on its vegetarian menu items for years. … [Read more...] about Taco Bell’s new vegetarian menu is here to remind you that plants are plant-based too
The vulnerability places Windows endpoints at risk to a broad range of exploitation vectors. NSA assesses the vulnerability to be severe and that sophisticated cyber actors will understand the underlying flaw very quickly and, if exploited, would render the previously mentioned platforms as fundamentally vulnerable. The consequences of not patching the vulnerability are severe and widespread. Remote exploitation tools will likely be made quickly and widely available. Rapid adoption of the patch is the only known mitigation at this time and should be the primary focus for all network owners. … [Read more...] about NSA warns of consequences of not patching dangerous Windows 10 bug: Here’s how to patch it