Brexiteer SNAPS at Corbyn for 'selling out MILLIONS of voters' – 'a BETRAYAL'

On Monday the Labour Party announced its backing for another EU referendum to prevent a “damaging Tory Brexit”. Speaking on Good Morning Britain, Kevin Maguire, associate editor of the Daily Mirror, claimed another referendum would be between remaining in the EU or supporting Theresa May’s Brexit deal. The remark sparked a furious response from Andrew […]

Millions of websites threatened by highly critical code-execution bug in Drupal

Enlarge (credit: Victorgrigas) Millions of sites that run the Drupal content management system run the risk of being hijacked until they’re patched against a vulnerability that allows hackers to remotely execute malicious code, managers of the open source project warned Wednesday. CVE-2019-6340, as the flaw is tracked, stems from a failure to sufficiently validate user […]

​Millions of Canadians are at risk of sleep apnea — here’s why so few realize it

One in three Canadians sleep less than the recommended seven to nine hours per night. The culprit could be too much screen time, stress or caffeine, but few Canadians realize their daytime doziness may be directly caused by a condition called sleep apnea that can have serious health ramifications.

UK airports spending millions on military-grade anti-drone tech after Christmas chaos at Gatwick

Gatwick and Heathrow airports have ordered “military-grade anti-drone equipment” worth millions of pounds in a bid to prevent a re-run of the massive disruption caused after suspected drone sightings during Christmas week. The airports saw fit to acquire the cutting-edge anti-drone systems after the British armed forces finally withdrew their detection capabilities from Gatwick this […]

Hit the road Jaсques! Yellow Vests caused millions in damage to French roads, operator claims

French road operator VINCI Autoroutes says it has become the latest victim of the nationwide Yellow Vest protests. It claims weeks of rallies and attacks on highways and facilities resulted in tens of millions of euros in damages. The company reported on Sunday that the wave of demonstrations had affected some 250 of its sites […]

Couple charged in child’s death want millions from Alberta government for their defence

The Alberta couple accused of causing their son’s death by refusing to take the sick boy to a doctor want their trial delayed until the provincial government pays them $ 1 million and puts $ 3 million in trust for defence fees at their upcoming trial.

Database leak exposes millions of two-factor codes and reset links sent by SMS

Enlarge / 2FA via SMS happens worldwide, all. (credit: Raimond Spekking) Millions of SMS text messages—many containing one-time passcodes, password reset links, and plaintext passwords—were exposed in an Internet-accessible database that could be read or monitored by anyone who knew where to look, TechCrunch has reported. The discovery comes after years of rebukes from security […]

The Obamas are worth 30 times more than when they entered the White House in 2008 — here’s how they spend their millions

Pool/Getty Images Barack Obama’s net worth is estimated to be $ 40 million. Aside from the six-figure pension he receives as a former president, Obama has made millions from speaking engagements and his best-selling books. While Obama spends his money in various ways, he loves to donate to charity and take vacations with his wife, […]

Why millions of lasers on a chip could be the future of lidar

Enlarge (credit: Ouster) Dozens of startups are working on lidar, a type of laser sensor that many experts see as essential for fully self-driving cars. In my view, one of the most interesting companies is called Ouster. I first wrote about Ouster back in May, when I explained how it was bucking an industry trend […]