Hard-to-detect credential-theft malware has infected 1,200 and is still going

Enlarge (credit: Kit / Flickr) A deceptively simple malware attack has stolen a wide array of credentials from thousands of computers over the past few weeks and continues to steal more, a researcher warned on Tuesday. The ongoing attack is the latest wave of Separ, a credential stealer that has been known to exist since […]

This Is Us' Justin Hartley Reacts to That Tragic Trailer Trip-Up: 'Everything's Probably Going to Fall Apart For Him'

Warning: This post contains spoilers for Tuesday’s This Is Us. If you were caught off-guard by what happened at the end of this week’s This Is Us, well, star Justin Hartley says, so was Kevin. As those who watched “Songbird Road: Part Two” know, Kev’s mission to help his newfound Uncle Nicky deal with post-traumatic stress […]

Facebook is going to start awarding bonuses to employees who help the firm achieve ‘social good’

Facebook Facebook will start handing out employee bonuses if they help the firm achieve “social good.” Previously, employees’ contribution to company performance was scored on more measurable criteria, such as user growth. In Facebook’s fourth-quarter earnings call, Mark Zuckerberg laid more of an emphasis on fixing pressing social issues than in previous years. Facebook is […]

America's Got Talent: The Champions Week 5: Jackie Evancho and More Return — Who's Going to the Finals?

Only two more spots remained in the finals atop Monday’s episode of America’s Got Talent: The Champions, which brought 10 of the franchise’s most popular acts back to the stage for one last shot at glory. So, which two acts will get to compete against previously announced finalists Susan Boyle, Deadly Games, Angelica Hale, Kechi […]

This Video of a Tourist Unknowingly Holding Deadly Octopus Is Going Viral

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‘It’s never going to be easy’: Former kidnapping victims explain what the long healing process will be like for 13-year-old Jayme Closs

Barron County Sheriff’s Department via AP, Barron County Sheriff’s Department/Facebook Jayme Closs, 13, has been found alive in rural Wisconsin nearly three months after a man allegedly murdered her parents and kidnapped her. Former kidnapping victims Elizabeth Smart and Katie Beers said Jayme has a long, challenging healing process ahead of her. They said the […]

Recommended Reading: Going Viral, Problematic Musicians, and Paul Schrader

Modern online media is all about the signal boost, so every Friday here at Flavorwire, we take a moment to spotlight some of the best stuff we’ve read online this week. Today, we have a crackerjack interview with the writer/director of “First Reformed,” a tough portrait of living in fear, thoughts on listening to music […]

The Raptors’ year-long Kawhi Leonard gamble is going swimmingly, but could fall apart for the simplest reasons

David Zalubowski/AP The Toronto Raptors’ one-year gamble on Kawhi Leonard is going about as well as possible. But the Raptors’ looking like potential contenders, Leonard’s return to All-Star form, and the team’s recruiting efforts, might not matter. According to a report, Leonard’s choice in free agency this summer might come down to the Raptors or […]

11 science-backed ways to lose weight without going on a diet

Shutterstock Going on a diet is a losing game. Some research suggests more than nine out of every 10 people who try to diet will fail. Even people who are able to diet successfully often fight a tough battle against the body’s evolutionarily savvy attempts to store extra energy. In fact, scientists have found that […]