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Indian Prime Minister Modi’s Twitter hacked with a bitcoin tweet

Indian Prime Minister Modi's Twitter hacked with a bitcoin tweet

Modi has over 70 million followers on Twitter. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Twitter account was hacked with a message saying that India had adopted Bitcoin as legal tender and would distribute it to all citizens. The tweet was quickly removed and his office said the account had been briefly compromised. It is the second time that Modi’s Twitter account …

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Irish Health Cyber ​​Attack Could Have Been Even Worse, Report Says

Irish Health Cyber ​​Attack Could Have Been Even Worse, Report Says

An independent report on a cyberattack on Ireland’s health service in May found that the consequences could have been even worse than they were. The ransomware locked personnel out of their computer systems and “severely” disrupted medical care in the country. But the report said it would have been worse if the data had been destroyed or the Covid-19 vaccination …

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Soccer fans spending millions on club cryptocurrencies

Soccer fans spending millions on club cryptocurrencies

Soccer clubs have potentially made hundreds of millions of pounds selling controversial crypto “fan tokens.” Analysis commissioned by BBC News estimates that more than £ 262 million ($ 350 million) has been spent on virtual currencies. Some of the tokens are traded to offer real world benefits to the buyer. But critics say these benefits are negligible – one offered …

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Alibaba fires woman who reported sexual assault

Alibaba fires woman who reported sexual assault

A termination letter said he had spread falsehoods that had damaged the company’s reputation. Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba fired a woman who said she was sexually assaulted by a colleague and customer. The termination letter said that he had spread falsehoods that had damaged the company’s reputation. The employee made her allegations public in August because she said Alibaba had …

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How Hologram Technology Will Soon Replace Video Calling

How Hologram Technology Will Soon Replace Video Calling

When Swiss watch chief Christoph Grainger-Herr was unable to fly to a world trade fair in China due to Covid-19 restrictions, he decided to broadcast Star Trek style. Grainger-Herr, CEO of luxury brand IWC, was scheduled to travel to the Watches and Wonders event in Shanghai in April. When that became impossible, he instead decided to join the show as …

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Instagram influencer received ‘hundreds’ of obscene photos

Instagram influencer received 'hundreds' of obscene photos

An influential person on social media said that he had been a victim of cyber flashing for the past 10 years. Podcaster Jess Davies, of Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan, said she had received hundreds of unsolicited obscene images. Calls for cyber flashing to become a crime are increasing as part of efforts to toughen laws on online safety. The UK …

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And Just Like That Peloton resurrects the character of the show

And Just Like That Peloton resurrects the character of the show

Spoiler alert: This story contains a major plot development in the Sex and the City reboot and so on. Fitness equipment maker Peloton has delivered a humorous response after the brand featured on HBO Max. At the end of last week, the company’s shares tumbled after a key figure died while using one of the company’s stationary bikes. The company …

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