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Quartz

How to tell if your computer is secretly mining cryptocurrency, and what to do about it
Quartz
Your computer could be secretly mining cryptocurrency—piggybacking on your computer's processing power to confirm transactions and generate new and potentially lucrative coins—and you wouldn't even be profiting from it. Incidents of malware ...

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TechCrunch

The PocketBeagle is the tiniest and most whimsically-named single-board computer on the market
TechCrunch
Do you need a Linux machine about as big as a few quarters? Man, have I got something for you. It's called the BeagleBoard PocketBeagle and it's the smallest Linux computer you can buy for $25. I'm a huge fan of single-board computers for one simple ...
Raspberry Pi Zero-sized PocketBeagle: $25 open-source computer ...ZDNet

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Arizona Daily Star

Prosecutors: Crime group used computer hackers in $400K Tucson fraud case
Arizona Daily Star
Prosecutors: Crime group used computer hackers in $400K Tucson fraud case. By Jessica Suriano For the Arizona Daily Star; Sep 24, 2017 Updated 3 hrs ago. CBP inspections. Buy Now. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers watch Mexico-bound ...

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New York Times

SEC Says It Was a Victim of Computer Hacking Last Year
New York Times
HONG KONG — The top securities regulator in the United States said Wednesday night that its computer system had been hacked last year, giving the attackers private information that could have been exploited for trading. The disclosure, coming on the ...
Hackers broke into SEC computer systems and may have traded on the stolen informationQuartz
SEC.gov | Statement on CybersecuritySEC.gov
SEC.gov | SEC Chairman Clayton Issues Statement on CybersecuritySEC.gov

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Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta man's code on Army computer cost taxpayers $2.6M
Atlanta Journal Constitution
In November 2014, Army personnel noticed “unusual issues” with a computer program that handled pay and personnel matters for almost 200,000 Army reservists, according to the release. Five of the servers associated with the program are at Fort Bragg, ...

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Computer helps map out maneuvers of Central's marching band
East Oregonian (subscription)
The music plays and the band marches aptly around the field, creating patterns without missing a note, the Aberdeen News reported . The formations on the field start as a map created on a computer program called Pyware, said Jeremy Schutter, director.

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Trippy animation of computer-generated flowers and plants
Boing Boing
Alexa Sirbu and Lukas Vojir created flow/er, a lovely animation programmed to mimic growth patterns of flowers. They describe the personal project's simple inspirations and complex math: In nature, it is often the simplest rules that lead to forming ...

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KVAL

Russian government tried hacking Oregon computer network
KVAL
“Today, Oregon received confirmation from the Department of Homeland Security that Oregon's security measures thwarted Russian government attempts to access the Secretary of State computer network during the 2016 general election,” Richardson said in ...

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CBSSports.com

NFL odds, picks Week 3: Advanced computer model loves Raiders, Steelers
CBSSports.com
The Oakland Raiders are three-point favorites over the Washington Redskins on Sunday Night Football, the Arizona Cardinals are field-goal underdogs to the Dallas Cowboys on Monday Night Football, and the Cleveland Browns are favored for the first time ...

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CBSSports.com

NFL odds and picks Week 3: Proven computer model loves Steelers
CBSSports.com
The Oakland Raiders are three-point favorites over the Washington Redskins on Sunday Night Football, the Arizona Cardinals are field-goal underdogs to the Dallas Cowboys on Monday Night Football, and the Cleveland Browns are favored for the first time ...

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