REUTERS/Rick Wilking Medium isn’t commenting on whether or not Jeff Bezos violated its terms of service with his astonishing post on Thursday. The online publishing site also won’t say whether Bezos gave it a heads up before he published it. But Medium did confirm that, no matter how many people like his post, he won’t get […]
‘I don’t want to die alone in an alley’: Finding sanctuary at the Moss Park Overdose Prevention Site
A rare look inside the government-sanctioned overdose prevention site in Toronto’s Moss Park neighbourhood to meet people who work there and those who use it.
Scam centers, exposed massage company data, and more of the week’s top security news. https://media.wired.com/photos/5c01c5c6181b3205129cbb27/master/pass/America-hacks-on-Dunkin-758305329.jpg
Enlarge (credit: Mighty Travels) Payment card skimming that steals consumers’ personal information from e-commerce sites has become a booming industry over the past six months, with high-profile attacks against Ticketmaster, British Airways, Newegg, and Alex Jones’ InfoWars, to name just a few. In a sign of the times, security researcher Jérôme Segura found two competing groups […]
The Woolsey fire that engulfed over 90,000 acres in California last weekend may have spread toxic and radioactive substances from a Superfund site, according to activists who believe authorities might be downplaying the risks. The fire passed through the Santa Susana Field Lab (SSFL), a federal Superfund site in the Simi Hills that was the […]
A company called Epik, whose CEO defended Gab, offered domain-hosting services, while Cloudflare continues to protect Gab from denial-of-service attacks. https://media.wired.com/photos/5be0b0f35d757b4df8ef7f54/master/pass/MatthewPrince-Cloudflare-457584000.jpg
SpaceX has for the first time successfully conducted a ground landing of the reusable first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket, at the West Coast’s Vandenberg Air Force Base. This milestone came with Sunday’s launch of Argentina’s SAOCOM 1A satellite. Let’s block ads! (Why?)
Google announces changes to visual searches, aimed partly at Instagram. https://media.wired.com/photos/5ba976ccf8a2e62d0bd5c471/master/pass/google-image-search-now-looks-more-like-Instagram-v2.jpg
Amazon has launched its ecommerce business in Turkey, the company’s seventh market in Europe and sixteenth globally. Reports first emerged a few months back that Amazon was preparing a new localized business for the Turkish market, and today the company officially opened a new domain at Amazon.com.tr. While Amazon has been available globally…Read More
‘People are going to die’: A city ravaged by the opioid crisis waits anxiously for overdose prevention site
The rate of overdose deaths in Thunder Bay, Ont., is double the provincial average. Health workers are trying to stem the devastation by giving drug users a supervised place to inject, with addiction help available a flight of stairs away.