Dutzende Ethereum-Investoren sind auf einen Betrug reingefallen

Das Unternehmen Confido sammelte bei einer so genannten Initial Coin Offering Geld für eine neue Ethereum-Plattform. Mit den Investitionen in Form der Kryptowährung Ether sind die angeblichen Gründer jetzt aber verschwunden. Regelmäßig neue Updates aus dem WIRED-Kosmos! Das Unternehmen Confido sammelte bei einer so genannten Initial Coin Offering Geld für eine neue Ethereum-Plattform. Mit den […]

Pentagon reports spike in misbehavior, sex complaints against brass, senior civilians

The Pentagon Inspector General found an increase in misconduct complaints against military brass and senior civilians, including sexual misbehavior. The increase in complaints and steady stream of disgraced generals, admirals and senior officials comes despite the Pentagon’s repeated stance that it has a “zero-tolerance” policy for such ethical and legal misbehavior. On Tuesday, the Pentagon […]

FCC chief plans to ditch U.S. ‘net neutrality’ rules

The head of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission unveiled plans on Tuesday to repeal landmark 2015 rules that prohibited internet service providers from impeding consumer access to web content in a move that promises to recast the digital landscape. 7 Min Read WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The head of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission unveiled plans […]

DOJ names Iranian as hacker who stole unaired episodes from HBO

“Those hiding behind keyboards in countries far away—eventually, winter will come.” Seeing as Iran and the United States lack an extradition treaty, it is unlikely that Mesri will be sent to the United States to face the charges, unless he somehow decides to come to the states of his own volition. According to prosecutors, Mesri […]

Keystone XL oil pipeline will go ahead despite last week’s spill

Last week the Keystone pipeline spilled 5,000 barrels of oil. This week Nebraska decided to allow the Keystone XL extension to be built right through the state Explore the fascinating world of AI at our upcoming masterclass in London Nebraska has given the okay for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline to run through the state […]

Donald Trump: USA verhängen neue Sanktionen gegen Nordkorea

Mehrere Firmen aus China und Nordkorea dürfen künftig keine Geschäfte mehr mit Amerikanern eingehen. Kurz zuvor setzten die USA Nordkorea auf die Terrorliste. Nach der Wiederaufnahme Nordkoreas auf ihre Liste der staatlichen Terrorunterstützer haben die USA weitere Sanktionen gegen das Land verhängt. Die neuen Strafmaßnahmen beträfen Unternehmen, die in Nordkorea Geschäfte in einem Gesamtumfang von mehreren hundert Millionen […]

Uber concealed huge data breach

More than 57 million customers and drivers hit by data breach the ride-sharing firm kept secret. Uber concealed a hack that affected 57 million customers and drivers, the company has confirmed. The 2016 breach was hidden by the ride-sharing firm which paid hackers $100,000 (£75,000) to delete the data. The company’s former chief executive Travis […]

CBS News and PBS cut ties to Rose following sex allegations

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News and PBS both cut ties to Charlie Rose on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after several women who worked with him on his PBS interview show alleged a pattern of sexual misconduct, including groping and walking naked in front of them. Both organizations stressed the importance of providing a […]

Parents! Leave them Kids’ Smartwatches alone!

Es ist doch verrückt. Da bemühen sich Bürgerrechtler_innen, Organisationen und auch manche Politiker_innen um die Eindämmung neuer und den Abbau vorhandener Überwachungsstrukturen, und parallel baut die Zivilgesellschaft die eigene gegenseitige Spionage freiwillig weiter aus. Unseren Kolumnisten ärgern dabei vor allem die Eltern. Regelmäßig neue Updates aus dem WIRED-Kosmos! Es ist doch verrückt. Da bemühen sich […]

More older Millennials are living with relatives, a legacy of 2007-09 recession

The trend is a sign of the recession’s lingering scars on the age groupl The share of older Millennials living with relatives is still rising, underscoring the lingering obstacles faced by Americans who entered the workforce during and after the Great Recession. About 20% of adults age 26 to 34 are living with parents or […]