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SUSE announces new distro for those who miss the old CentOS: Liberty Linux

20 January 2022 @ 8:21 am - The Register

Run like RHEL Official details remain scant, but SUSE Liberty Linux is a new member of the growing tribe of CentOS Linux replacements. The new distro is a SUSE rebuild of CentOS 8, aimed at near-perfect RHEL 8 compatibility.…

Red Cross forced to shutter family reunion service following cyberattack and data leak

20 January 2022 @ 7:58 am - The Register

Director-general pleads with cyber-scum: leave this data alone, because the people involved have suffered enough Humanitarian organization the International Red Cross disclosed this week that it has fallen foul of a cyberattack that saw the data of over 515,000 "highly vulnerable people" exposed to an unknown entity.…

McAfee and FireEye rename themselves ‘Trellix’

20 January 2022 @ 7:01 am - The Register

To evoke support for growing things, not the 1990s vendor of web-pages-made-easy-ware LogoWatch  Newly combined security outfits McAfee and FireEye have revealed a new name: "Trellix".…

Singapore gives banks two-week deadline to fix SMS security

20 January 2022 @ 6:01 am - The Register

Edict follows widespread bank phishing scam claiming well over $6.3 million A widespread phishing operation targeting Southeast Asia's second-largest bank – Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) – has prompted the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to introduce regulations for internet banking that include use of an SMS Sender ID registry.…

Time Magazine: We Only Have to TRIPLE the Global Renewable Energy Budget to Achieve Green Nirvana

20 January 2022 @ 6:00 am - Watts Up With That?

According to Time the world currently spends 1% ($0.8 trillion / year) of global income on renewables. But for the "surprisingly low cost" of $2.4 Trillion / year, we could make all the green energy fantasies come true, though we might also have to become vegans and surrender our pension funds.

APNIC: Big Tech's use of carrier-grade NAT is holding back internet innovation

20 January 2022 @ 3:58 am - The Register

IPv4 limits apps to simple interactions, and in 2021 IPv6 adoption growth was just three per cent Carriers and Big Tech are happily continuing to use network address translation (NAT) and IPv4 to protect their investments, with the result that transition to IPv6 is glacial while the entire internet is shaped in the image of incumbent players.…

Peeking Past the Pall Put Over Arms Talks with Russia

20 January 2022 @ 3:12 am - Global Research

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Google sours on legacy G Suite freeloaders, demands fee or flee

20 January 2022 @ 2:11 am - The Register

Free incarnation of online app package, which became Workplace, is going away Google has served eviction notices to its legacy G Suite squatters: the free service will no longer be available in four months and existing users can either pay for a Google Workspace subscription or export their data and take their not particularly valuable businesses elsewhere.…

Old King Coal Not Going “Gentle Into That Good Night”

20 January 2022 @ 2:00 am - Watts Up With That?

Guest “Rage, rage against the dying of the light” by David Middleton Note: Except for Rudyard Kipling, I don’t like poetry, especially Dylan Thomas. It’s jut that I’ve just seen…

SpaceX Starlink sat streaks now present in nearly a fifth of all astronomical images snapped by Caltech telescope

20 January 2022 @ 12:49 am - The Register

Annoying, maybe – but totally ruining this science, maybe not SpaceX’s Starlink satellites appear in about a fifth of all images snapped by the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF), a camera attached to the Samuel Oschin Telescope in California, which is used by astronomers to study supernovae, gamma ray bursts, asteroids, and suchlike.…

AI tool finds hundreds of genes related to human motor neuron disease

19 January 2022 @ 10:40 pm - The Register

Breakthrough could lead to development of drugs to target illness A machine-learning algorithm has helped scientists find 690 human genes associated with a higher risk of developing motor neuron disease, according to research published in Cell this week.…

US Politicians Pin Green Hopes on a Geothermal Energy Breakthrough

19 January 2022 @ 10:00 pm - Watts Up With That?

Geothermal energy in most places is an expensive dead end. But like the masked baddie in a low budget horror flick, it won't stay in its grave, it keeps returning to the political agenda.

Need to prioritize security bug patches? Don't forget to scan Twitter as well as use CVSS scores

19 January 2022 @ 9:22 pm - The Register

Exploit, vulnerability discussion online can offer useful signals Organizations looking to minimize exposure to exploitable software should scan Twitter for mentions of security bugs as well as use the Common Vulnerability Scoring System or CVSS, Kenna Security argues.…

Sniff those Ukrainian emails a little more carefully, advises Uncle Sam in wake of Belarusian digital vandalism

19 January 2022 @ 8:01 pm - The Register

NotPetya started over there, don't forget US companies should be on the lookout for security nasties from Ukrainian partners following the digital graffiti and malware attack launched against Ukraine by Belarus, the CISA has warned.…

Book Review: FALLEN ICON by Susan J. Crockford

19 January 2022 @ 7:46 pm - Watts Up With That?

"A fantastic read! Take a deep dive into the intrigue and devious deception perpetrated on the world by a detailed list of international operators ....

Masses of People Are Wrong About Basic COVID Facts

19 January 2022 @ 7:37 pm - The Pulse

We examine a couple of polls from the US that provide insight into the affect media has had… The post Masses of People Are Wrong About Basic COVID Facts appeared first on The Pulse.

Version 7 of WINE is better than ever at running Windows apps where they shouldn't

19 January 2022 @ 7:10 pm - The Register

Improved graphics card, multi-monitor, Direct3D, and 64-bit support Version 7 of the WINE compatibility tool for running Windows programs on various *nix operating systems is here, bringing notably improved 64-bit support.…

Vulnerabilities and censorship tools among hot new features in Beijing's Olympics app

19 January 2022 @ 6:11 pm - The Register

Visitors have to install it 14 days prior to arrival in China until their departure Toronto-based Citizen Lab has warned that an app required by Beijing law to attend the 2022 Olympics contains vulnerabilities that can leak calls and data to malicious users, as well as the potential to subject the user to scanning for censored keywords.…

Two More Contributions On The Impossibility Of Electrifying Everything Using Only Wind, Solar And Batteries

19 January 2022 @ 6:00 pm - Watts Up With That?

Go ahead and look through the plans being put forth today by the likes of California, New York, Germany or the UK, and see how they address any of these issues.

Pfizer’s New COVID Pill Set To Make Billions While Cheaper Drugs Are Demonized

19 January 2022 @ 5:42 pm - The Pulse

Paxlovid is the first FDA approved oral treatment for COVID under Emergency Use Authorization (EUA.) Pfizer began phase… The post Pfizer’s New COVID Pill Set To Make Billions While Cheaper Drugs Are Demonized appeared first on The Pulse.

Party on Semiconductor Street as worldwide 2021 revenues top record half a trillion dollars

19 January 2022 @ 5:05 pm - The Register

Gartner reports 25.1% growth off the back of supply chain pain Semiconductor giants enjoyed soaring revenues in 2021 as global sales topped the half-trillion-dollar mark for the first time against a backdrop of squeezed supply chains.…

Japan solves 5G airliner conundrum: Keep mobe masts 200m from airport approach paths. That's it

19 January 2022 @ 4:16 pm - The Register

(And maintain a guard band.) US airliners melt down as rest of world moves on American aviation regulators have banned the use of autoland at some of their country's airports as the local debate about 5G phone mast emissions and airliners continues – while Japan claims to have solved the problem a year ago.…

Why Do NATO States Commit “Energy Hara Kiri”? Green Zero Carbon Madness. Industrial Collapse?

19 January 2022 @ 3:51 pm - Global Research

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FOIA Docs Reveal Pfizer Shot Caused Avalanche of Miscarriages, Stillborn Babies

19 January 2022 @ 3:46 pm - Global Research

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Why the Corporate State Doesn’t Target the American Left

19 January 2022 @ 3:35 pm - Global Research

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UK data watchdog slaps Ministry of Justice with Enforcement Notice for breaking GDPR law

19 January 2022 @ 3:32 pm - The Register

ICO threatens £17.5m fine over late processing of subject access requests The UK's data watchdog has issued the Ministry of Justice with an Enforcement Order [PDF] after the government department broke data protection laws by failing to process thousands of subject access requests (SARs) without undue delay.…

DISCUSS: Johnson ends “plan B” Covid restrictions in England

19 January 2022 @ 3:30 pm - OffGuardian

All mask mandates lifted Vaccines certificates no longer required work from home orders rescinded UK Prime Minister has announced the end of all restrictions allegedly brought in to combat the spread of the “Omicron variant”. This is just the latest in the series of back-pedalling moves on the pandemic narrative, which will be subject to …

Pfizer Trials: All Injected Mothers Lost Their Unborn Babies

19 January 2022 @ 3:27 pm - Global Research

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It Appears COVID Pandemic May End By Spring, Will Governments Drop Measures?

19 January 2022 @ 3:00 pm - The Pulse

The UK is shortly bringing to a stop most of its COVID measures, and Scotland looks to be… The post It Appears COVID Pandemic May End By Spring, Will Governments Drop Measures? appeared first on The Pulse.

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19 January 2022 @ 2:58 pm - Global Research

George Orwell in his dystopian novel 1984 introduced the concepts of “Newspeak” and “Thoughtcrime” or the curtailing of freedom of expression, narrowly defined. Orwell’s depiction of an authoritarian society continues to reverberate four decades on. We live in an age … The post In this Age of Disinformatio

The Dangers of the Covid “Vaccine” to Pregnant Women: Do Not be a Lab Rat. The Untested Experimentation on Babies and the Unborn

19 January 2022 @ 2:57 pm - Global Research

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Video: Ukraine: Calm Before the Storm?

19 January 2022 @ 2:51 pm - Global Research

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ASEAN’s Discord Over Myanmar, Could Expose Association to External Dominance

19 January 2022 @ 2:49 pm - Global Research

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Fire in Berlin factory won't 'significantly' impact output, says ASML

19 January 2022 @ 2:45 pm - The Register

Dutch semiconductor lithography bigwig reports net sales up by a third ASML – the outfit that oufits the chipmakers with chipmakers – believes the recent fire at its Berlin factory on 2 January will not have a "significant impact" on its output in 2022.…

History of World War II: The Soviet Red Army’s Winter Campaign 80 Years Ago

19 January 2022 @ 2:37 pm - Global Research

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The Globalization of Human Rights Violations: “The Right to Live a Dignified and Decent Living”

19 January 2022 @ 2:23 pm - Global Research

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NATO Expansion: What Gorbachev Heard. “Not One Inch Eastward”. What Was Agreed Between the Soviets and the West in 1990?

19 January 2022 @ 2:18 pm - Global Research

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“False Propaganda” against China: Excellent Xinjiang Health Statistics vs US Alliance Lies

19 January 2022 @ 2:02 pm - Global Research

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Microsoft sends HoloLens 2 into a care home... Nope, not a headline gag about retiring the tech. They actually did this

19 January 2022 @ 2:02 pm - The Register

Hands-free kit a 'game changer' for doctors assessing residents during pandemic Microsoft has bragged about how its HoloLens 2 is being used by doctors to assess care home residents in a COVID-safe way.…

UK’s Third Climate Change Risk Assessment

19 January 2022 @ 2:00 pm - Watts Up With That?

The whole report is just another attempt to scare the children and persuade people to accept the high costs of Net Zero.

Biden Lies (Again) as He Covertly Continues the U.S. Forever War Against the Afghan People

19 January 2022 @ 1:58 pm - Global Research

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Video: Graphene Oxide: A Toxic Substance in the Vial of the COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine?

19 January 2022 @ 1:58 pm - Global Research

The results of their analysis by electron microscopy and spectroscopy are far-reaching. Graphene oxide is a toxin which triggers thrombi and blood coagulation. It also has an impact on the immune system. Graphene oxide accumulated in the lungs can have devastating impacts. The post Video: Graphene Oxide: A Toxic Substance in the Vial of the CO

US Could be Planning False Flag Operation in Ukraine to Blame Russia

19 January 2022 @ 1:56 pm - Global Research

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Who Will be the Next King of Saudi Arabia?

19 January 2022 @ 1:54 pm - Global Research

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Arise, Pandemic Profiteers

19 January 2022 @ 1:52 pm - Global Research

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NASA's Curiosity finds signs of ancient life on Mars. Or maybe not. More data needed

19 January 2022 @ 1:13 pm - The Register

Rover heats up samples, sniffs carbon signature associated with biological processes on Earth NASA's Curiosity rover has collected samples of rock from the surface of Mars that are rich in a type of carbon associated with biological processes on Earth.…

US mergers doubled in 2021 so FTC and DoJ seek new guidelines to stop illegal ones

19 January 2022 @ 12:31 pm - The Register

Last set of rules written in 2010 – a whole different era in tech terms The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Department of Justice (DoJ) Antitrust Division are launching a joint public inquiry as a first step to modernising merger guidelines and preventing anticompetitive deals.…

UK government backs away from proposals to remove individuals' rights to challenge AI decision making

19 January 2022 @ 11:48 am - The Register

Meanwhile, ICO says government should not be choosing its CEO in debate over its future independence The UK government is backing away from proposals to remove individuals' rights to challenge decisions made about them by artificial intelligence following an early analysis of its consultation process.…

I own that $4.5bn of digi-dosh so rewrite your blockchain and give it to me, Craig Wright tells Bitcoin SV devs

19 January 2022 @ 11:01 am - The Register

Oh look, another High Court sueball over cryptocurrencies A man who claims he's the creator of Bitcoin says his private keys to £14m of Bitcoin SV were deleted by hackers in 2020 – and now he's suing developers to forcibly give him access to internet coins he "owns but cannot access."…

COVID-19 was a generational opportunity for change at work – and corporate blew it

19 January 2022 @ 10:15 am - The Register

Faux flexibility – and then back in the office where we can keep an eye on you ... Column  Sent home to wait out the Omicron wave of the seemingly never-ending COVID-19 pandemic, office workers throughout much of the world naturally will be wondering what comes next.…

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Measures Intriguing Carbon Signature on Mars

19 January 2022 @ 10:00 am - Watts Up With That?

From NASA After analyzing powdered rock samples collected from the surface of Mars by NASA’s Curiosity rover, scientists today announced that several of the samples are rich in a type…

UK police lack framework for adopting new tech like AI and face recognition, Lords told

19 January 2022 @ 9:30 am - The Register

Governance structure is 'a bush, not a tree' – whatever that means UK police forces have no overarching rules for introducing controversial technologies like AI and facial recognition, the House of Lords has heard.…

Ad blockers altering website code is not a copyright violation, German court rules

19 January 2022 @ 8:22 am - The Register

Browser filter biz Eyeo defeats Axel Springer – but case against Google poses similar risks Ad-filtering biz Eyeo on Tuesday celebrated the defeat of a copyright claim that threatened to break the web, though that risk hasn't entirely been put to rest in the US.…

Autonomy's Mike Lynch gets yet another judgment date as US extradition wrangling continues

19 January 2022 @ 7:30 am - The Register

Brit exec plays extremely expensive game of hurry up and wait Autonomy Trial  Mike Lynch will have to wait a week to find out if he can have his extradition from the UK to America kicked into the long grass – while the High Court in England has set itself yet another deadline for its epically long judgment on the HP/Autonomy merger.…

ESA boss gives update on stricken Sentinel-1B imaging satellite: All is not lost yet

19 January 2022 @ 6:32 am - The Register

Still borked, 1C and 1D are waiting in the wings ESA Director General Josef Aschbacher has addressed the issue of the space agency's borked Copernicus Sentinel-1B spacecraft in his first annual press conference.…

Guardian: BoJo’s Political Weakness Endangers Climate Action

19 January 2022 @ 6:00 am - Watts Up With That?

UK PM Boris "Lockdown Party" Johnson's deteriorating political fortunes are worrying climate activists, who are concerned his successor might be more focussed on lowering the cost of living than hitting net zero.

The US Plan of an Afghanistan Inside Europe

19 January 2022 @ 2:48 am - Global Research

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Study: Global Warming End of Snow Threatens Winter Olympics

19 January 2022 @ 2:00 am - Watts Up With That?

According to an "athlete and coach perspective" study conducted by the University of Waterloo in Canada, reductions in snowfall due to climate change will make it difficult to host future Winter Olympic events.

Tesla driver charged with vehicular manslaughter after deadly Autopilot crash

19 January 2022 @ 12:58 am - The Register

Prosecution seems to be first of its kind in America A Tesla driver has seemingly become the first person in the US to be charged with vehicular manslaughter for a deadly crash in which the vehicle's Autopilot mode was engaged.…

AMD returns to smartphone graphics with new Samsung chip for your pocket computer

18 January 2022 @ 11:36 pm - The Register

We're back in black AMD's GPU technology is returning to mobile handsets with Samsung's Exynos 2200 system-on-chip, which was announced on Tuesday.…

Big shock: Guy who fled political violence and became rich in tech now struggles to care about political violence

18 January 2022 @ 10:37 pm - The Register

'I recognize that I come across as lacking empathy,' billionaire VC admits Billionaire tech investor and ex-Facebook senior executive Chamath Palihapitiya was publicly blasted after he said nobody really cares about the reported human rights abuse of Uyghur Muslims in China.…

Global Agency Sows Fear With Misinformation

18 January 2022 @ 10:00 pm - Watts Up With That?

The actual numbers of disasters since proper reporting has been in place show a decline in disasters over the last twenty years, exactly opposite the hyperbolic claims of the WMO.

Crypto.com acknowledges 'unauthorized activity' on servers, maintains no funds have been lost

18 January 2022 @ 9:12 pm - The Register

Security biz PeckShield claims $15m in Ethereum taken Crypto.com, a Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange, has denied reports that the firm lost nearly $15m in Ethereum in a possible network intrusion over the weekend.…

Tonga takes to radio, satellite, motorboat comms to restore communications after massive volcano blast and tsunami

18 January 2022 @ 7:57 pm - The Register

Next steps for island nation Limited communication is being restored in Tonga through satellite, high-frequency radio and motorboat after a violent underwater volcano severed a fiber-optic cable connecting the remote island to the world.…

Apple grabs smartphone crown as iPhone 13 wakes up the fanbois, leaves Chinese rivals eating dust

18 January 2022 @ 6:48 pm - The Register

But smartphone shipments globally edge up just 1% for total market as demand outweighs supply More than one in five phones shipped in Q4 carried a certain fruit brand as Apple leapt to the top of a barely growing global smartphone market.…

Foxstuck: Firefox browser bug boots legions of users offline

18 January 2022 @ 6:02 pm - The Register

Outfoxed? Not if you read The Reg In a hard-to-beat demo of the perils of software telemetry, Mozilla accidentally kicked legions of users offline last week by an update to its telemetry servers that triggered an existing bug in Firefox. Internally, Mozilla is calling the bug "foxstuck".…

The Last Days of the Covidian Cult

18 January 2022 @ 6:00 pm - OffGuardian

CJ Hopkins This isn’t going to be pretty, folks. The downfall of a death cult rarely is. There is going to be wailing and gnashing of teeth, incoherent fanatical jabbering, mass deleting of embarrassing tweets. There’s going to be a veritable tsunami of desperate rationalizing, strenuous denying, shameless blame-shifting, and other forms of ass-covering, as …

ESG = Extreme Shortages Guaranteed!

18 January 2022 @ 6:00 pm - Watts Up With That?

The Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors climbing up the agenda in the banking industry to divest in fossil fuels is a desire to reach a world like that in the 1800’s, when the world was previously “decarbonized”. 

International police shut down 15 server infrastructures as part of VPNLab.net's takedown

18 January 2022 @ 5:01 pm - The Register

VPN service used by crims to support ransomware attacks and other illicit activity Some 15 server infrastructures used by crims to prepare ransomware attacks were seized by cops yesterday as part of an international sting to take down VPNLab.net.…

Dr. Meryl Nass: My Side of the Story, and the Constitutional protections that I believe are being abridged by the Misinformation Witch Hunt

18 January 2022 @ 4:52 pm - Global Research

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Microsoft seems intent on buying the gaming industry with $68.7bn purchase of troubled Activision Blizzard

18 January 2022 @ 4:15 pm - The Register

'Creative success and autonomy go hand-in-hand with treating every person with dignity and respect' Microsoft has cracked open its wallet once again with an acquisition of Activision Blizzard in an all-cash transaction valued at an eye-popping $68.7bn.…

Up to 65% Increase in Deaths Among 18-49 Year Olds in the U.S. During 2021, the Year of the Experimental COVID “Vaccines”

18 January 2022 @ 3:57 pm - Global Research

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Farmer’s Movement in India: Looking at the Larger Picture

18 January 2022 @ 3:40 pm - Global Research

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In Kathmandu, a Struggle for Water Amid Worsening Floods

18 January 2022 @ 3:36 pm - Global Research

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European Space Agency whittles wannabe astronauts down from 23,000 to 1,391

18 January 2022 @ 3:29 pm - The Register

Could there be a South Korean TV show somewhere in this? The European Space Agency (ESA) has completed stage one of its latest astronaut selection process, with 1,362 astronaut and 29 parastronaut applicants making the cut.…

Il piano Usa di un Afghanistan dentro l’Europa

18 January 2022 @ 3:16 pm - Global Research

Soldati in assetto di guerra e veicoli corazzati da combattimento sono stati schierati dalla Svezia su Gotland, l’isola nel Mar Baltico a 90 km dalle sue coste orientali. Il ministero della Difesa dichiara che lo ha fatto per difendere l’isola … The post Il piano Usa di un Afghanistan dentro l’Europa appeared first on

More contractor pain: Parasol's sister firms, SJD Accountancy and Nixon Williams, confirm cyberattack

18 January 2022 @ 2:45 pm - The Register

Ransomware suspected but not confirmed SJD Accountancy and Nixon Williams – both contractor-focused beancounting firms owned by the same corporate parent as cyber-attack-struck UK umbrella company Parasol – have been hit by online attackers.…

Billionaires see wealth double during pandemic as tech bros lead the charge

18 January 2022 @ 2:00 pm - The Register

Now what – in the middle of a pandemic – is a useful thing we could do with that $800bn extra dosh, Oxfam wonders Self-proclaimed visionaries of our times like to explode myths about what can and cannot be done. Inhabiting mars? Let's get on it, electric car maker Elon Musk says.…

Norway: Record Oil & Gas Export Revenue in 2021! How Else Could They Have Funded Massive EV Subsidies?

18 January 2022 @ 2:00 pm - Watts Up With That?

Guest “Irony can be so ironic” by David Middleton Norway Announces Record Oil & Gas Revenues in 2021 January 14, 2022 by David NikelHome » News from Norway » Norway Announces Record Oil & Gas Revenues…

Singapore monetary authority threatens action on bank over widespread phishing scam

18 January 2022 @ 1:04 pm - The Register

Scam has claimed 469 victims in December alone, of which OCBC has issued goodwill payments to 30 Updated  The Monetary Authority of Singapore says it is considering supervisory action against Southeast Asia's second largest bank, Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC), which was criticised for its incident response to a widespread phishing scheme across the island nation.…

Indian IT services biz HCL sees boom in business – and staff attrition

18 January 2022 @ 12:21 pm - The Register

Company pauses bonus clawbacks amid controversies and drop in share price HCL's latest quarter was packed with revenue growth and new deals – but also saw a near-doubling of attrition when compared to last year, affecting net profit and forcing the firm to get creative in preventing staff from jumping ship.…

Microsoft patches the patch that broke VPNs, Hyper-V, and left servers in boot loops

18 January 2022 @ 11:34 am - The Register

Testing? Isn't that what users are for? Microsoft has patched the patch that broke chunks of Windows and emitted fixes for a Patch Tuesday cock-up that left servers rebooting and VPNs disconnected.…

Plumspace's Smart SFP TAP can monitor, capture or relay gigabit-speed comms – for legitimate business reasons

18 January 2022 @ 10:27 am - The Register

Hardware hacker spots 'ghost in the ethernet optic' Hardware hacker Ben Cox has spotted an interesting bit of kit that we're sure has entirely reasonable uses other than network intrusion: Plumspace's Smart SFP TAP.…

President Joe Biden Resumes Oil and Gas Leasing in Response to Court Ruling

18 January 2022 @ 10:00 am - Watts Up With That?

The court initially found the administration’s moratorium on issuing new leases was illegal in June, but the Biden administration ignored the court’s decision until now.

Autonomy founder's anti-extradition case is like saying Moon made of cheese, US govt tells UK court

18 January 2022 @ 9:30 am - The Register

Lynch fears US.gov will add yet more charges against him Autonomy Trial  Mike Lynch has branded a judge's decision to not delay the process deadline for his extradition to the US on allegations of fraud as "perverse" and "irrational" – while the US government said his legal arguments were like saying "the Moon is made of cheese."…

Winter Will not Loosen Its grip Anytime Soon in the Eastern US

18 January 2022 @ 6:00 am - Watts Up With That?

…very cold and active pattern next couple of weeks to include a weekend storm threat

UK MET Climate Forecast: Armed Criminals Roaming Feudal Britain

18 January 2022 @ 2:00 am - Watts Up With That?

The UK Met struggles to get tomorrow's weather right, and their "warmer than normal" winter seasonal forecasts are an open joke, but they can definitely tell us the form of government our children will experience by the end of the 21st century.

More Than 60,000 Doctors & Scientists Have Signed The Great Barrington Declaration

18 January 2022 @ 12:11 am - The Pulse

The Great Barrington Declaration is a statement written in early 2020 that proposed a focused protection approach to handling… The post More Than 60,000 Doctors & Scientists Have Signed The Great Barrington Declaration appeared first on The Pulse.

SCMP: China to go 70% Renewable in Three Years

17 January 2022 @ 10:01 pm - Watts Up With That?

The South China Morning Post article actually says coal is expanding, but you have to read halfway down to get to that bit.

Bug in WebKit's IndexedDB implementation makes Safari 15 leak Google account info... and more

17 January 2022 @ 6:31 pm - The Register

Glitch is spilling private data and there's not much Apple users can do about it An improperly implemented API that stores data on browsers has caused a vulnerability in Safari 15 that leaks user internet activity and personal identifiers.…

They are making an example of Novak Djokovic. Here’s why.

17 January 2022 @ 6:00 pm - OffGuardian

Kit Knightly Tennis star Novak Djokovic is being deported from Australia, after losing his final appeal the WTA’s top-ranked player will not be allowed to defend his Australian Open title. It was reported this morning that an Australian court had refused Djokovic’s appeal against the cancellation of his visa, and as such he’s being put …

European Union Fiddling Their Own Rules to Fund the Climate Revolution

17 January 2022 @ 6:00 pm - Watts Up With That?

EU rules designed to prevent out of control spending are in tatters, as top EU officials conspire to circumvent their own fiscal rules and breach debt limits, to fund the green energy transition.

Buy 'em by the punnet: Raspberry Pi offers RP2040 chips in bulk

17 January 2022 @ 5:28 pm - The Register

'Reel'-y cheap – like $0.70 a pop If you only need the smallest of Raspberry Pi chips, but you need a lot of them, you can now buy the gang's RP2040 microcontrollers directly from the farm supplier in lots of 500 or 3,400.…

Tens of Thousands In France Protest Against Vaccine Passes & COVID Tyranny

17 January 2022 @ 4:28 pm - The Pulse

Throughout this entire “pandemic,” millions of people around the globe have been protesting or opposing mandatory vaccine measures,… The post Tens of Thousands In France Protest Against Vaccine Passes & COVID Tyranny appeared first on The Pulse.

Ukraine blames Belarus for PC-wiping 'ransomware' that has no recovery method and nukes target boxen

17 January 2022 @ 4:24 pm - The Register

And for last week's digital graffiti operations, too After last week's website defacements, Ukraine is now being targeted by boot record-wiping malware that looks like ransomware but with one crucial difference: there's no recovery method. Officials have pointed the finger at Belarus.…

Move over exoplanets, exomoons are the next big thing

17 January 2022 @ 3:25 pm - The Register

Is that an extremely large moon we see outside the solar system, astro-boffins ask themselves Scientists have spotted a new candidate for a moon existing outside of our solar system, with only a 1 per cent chance the observation could be an anomaly.…

Cloud spending back to business as usual at end of 2021: Slight slowdown was a blip due to overprovisioning

17 January 2022 @ 2:29 pm - The Register

IDC figures suggest providers had extra inventory to shift after pandemic panic Spending on compute and storage infrastructure for the cloud rose by 6.6 per cent during the last quarter following a cooldown in the middle of 2021 due to overprovisioning by cloud providers in response to the pandemic.…

Climate Alarmists Conceal Global Temperature Anomaly Measurement Declines Despite Increasing Atmospheric CO2

17 January 2022 @ 2:00 pm - Watts Up With That?

The failed debacle of the last COP26 climate alarmist confab seems clearly appropriate based upon these latest global temperature anomaly measurement results.

Umbrella company Parasol Group confirms cyber attack as 'root cause' of prolonged network outage

17 January 2022 @ 1:28 pm - The Register

'Malicious activity on our network' spotted, says CEO, as some contractors say they've still not been paid Umbrella company Parasol Group has confirmed why it shut down part of its IT last week: it found unauthorised activity from an intruder.…

Email blocklisting: A Christmas gift from Microsoft that Linode can't seem to return

17 January 2022 @ 12:24 pm - The Register

Sorry, that IP address is on the naughty step Microsoft appears to have delivered the unwanted Christmas gift of email blocklisting to Linode IP addresses, and two weeks into 2022 the company does not seem ready to relent.…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #487

17 January 2022 @ 10:00 am - Watts Up With That?

“You can fool all the people some of the time and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.” – Attributed to Abraham Lincoln

27 Covid-Skeptic Memes to Get You Through the Day – Part 17

17 January 2022 @ 8:00 am - OffGuardian

Kim Usbourne Wow, is it meme-time already? Seems like only yesterday I was compiling the New Year’s memes. But since then we’ve had Novak Djokovic denied entry then allowed entry then denied entry again to the Australian Open (or should that be the Australian CLOSED?)… We’ve also had the most backtrackiest backtracking that I ever …

Sunnica Solar Farm

17 January 2022 @ 6:00 am - Watts Up With That?

There is something drastically wrong with our planning system, if industrial developments like Sunnica can take place in the middle of pristine countryside without locals having any say in the matter.

This Week in the New Normal #19

16 January 2022 @ 6:00 pm - OffGuardian

Our successor to This Week in the Guardian, This Week in the New Normal is our weekly chart of the progress of autocracy, authoritarianism and economic restructuring around the world. 1: “Covid made my penis smaller” An anonymous US man has come forward to claim his bout with Covid made his penis smaller…and the mainstream …

Leading Israeli Immunologist Slams Israeli Ministry of Health For All COVID Policies

16 January 2022 @ 1:45 pm - The Pulse

Thousands of renowned doctors and scientists from around the world have been opposing measures taken by government health… The post Leading Israeli Immunologist Slams Israeli Ministry of Health For All COVID Policies appeared first on The Pulse.

Communing with Camus in 2022

16 January 2022 @ 10:00 am - OffGuardian

Edward Curtin The person with whom we are all most intimate is oneself. It’s just the way it is. I don’t mean that in some oracular Delphic “know thyself” way, or in any deep psychoanalytical sense, but very simply. We have our own thoughts and feelings that come and go like breaths, most of which …

Boris’s garden party – a more pressing issue than Yemeni genocide

15 January 2022 @ 11:00 pm - OffGuardian

Gavin O’Reilly Over the past several days, the news story that has dominated British news headlines, and consequently, the news headlines of the rest of the Western world, is controversy over a leaked email confirming Boris Johnson’s attendance at a Downing Street garden party in May 2020 – a time when the Summer weather is …

Is The Public Being Gaslit About Mass Formation Psychosis?

15 January 2022 @ 6:25 pm - The Pulse

After Dr. Malone was on Joe Rogan’s show, Google began manipulating search results in what appears to be… The post Is The Public Being Gaslit About Mass Formation Psychosis? appeared first on The Pulse.

The Age of Intolerance: Cancel Culture’s War on Free Speech

15 January 2022 @ 3:00 pm - OffGuardian

John W. Whitehead & Nisha Whitehead “Political correctness is fascism pretending to be manners.” George Carlin Cancel culture—political correctness amped up on steroids, the self-righteousness of a narcissistic age, and a mass-marketed pseudo-morality that is little more than fascism disguised as tolerance—has shifted us into an Age of Intolerance, policed by techno-censors, social media bullies, …

WATCH: Translate the Truth

14 January 2022 @ 11:00 pm - OffGuardian

Are you a non-English speaker who is interested in helping translate Corbett Report and other independent media material into other languages? Are you looking for translations of truth content into other languages for your friends, relatives or neighbours? Are you willing to help translate important info from other languages into English for the benefit of …

After Months, YouTube Reversed It’s Wrong Doing

14 January 2022 @ 10:45 pm - The Pulse

Our YouTube account received it’s third strike back in November, 2021, causing our account to be deleted. Each… The post After Months, YouTube Reversed It’s Wrong Doing appeared first on The Pulse.

Intuition Is A “Superpower” Representing One of The Highest Forms of Intelligence

14 January 2022 @ 6:34 pm - The Pulse

Mainstream science has been catching on to the fact that non-physical aspects of the human being are not… The post Intuition Is A “Superpower” Representing One of The Highest Forms of Intelligence appeared first on The Pulse.

1 Million + People Download Study Showing Heavy Aluminum Deposits In Autistic Brains

14 January 2022 @ 2:54 pm - The Pulse

In 2018, Professor of Bioinorganic Chemistry at Keele University Christopher Exley, who is considered one of the world’s… The post 1 Million + People Download Study Showing Heavy Aluminum Deposits In Autistic Brains appeared first on The Pulse.

COVID Jabs: Ineffective, Oppressive and Dangerous

22 December 2021 @ 9:52 pm - In This Together

There is no moral, legal or logical argument for mandatory vaccination. The only logical argument, from a public health perspective, would be either to reduce the spread of infection or reduce the impact on health services via some other mechanism. We will explore the evidence

Seizing Everything: The Theft of the Global Commons – Part 2

7 November 2021 @ 10:45 am - In This Together

In Part 1, we explored the ever-expanding definition of the global commons and the claim made by stakeholder capit

Seizing Everything: The Theft of the Global Commons – Part 1

12 October 2021 @ 4:34 pm - In This Together

People whom none of us elect, who ultimately control international finance, all corporate and business activity, government policy and international relations have constructed a system that will enable them to seize the "global commons." These people constitute a network ca

What Is the Global Public-Private Partnership

6 October 2021 @ 5:04 pm - In This Together

The Global Public-Private Partnership (GPPP) is a worldwide network of stakeholder capitalists and their partners. This collective of stakeholders (the capitalists and their partners) comprises global corporations (

9/11 Truth Is Not A Matter of Perspective

10 September 2021 @ 8:18 am - In This Together

The 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks is upon us. According to official sources, 19 mainly Saudi terrorists hijacked four planes, flying two into the World Trade Centre (WTC) complex and one into the Pentagon, with another crashing inside a hole in field in Shanksvi

Inalienable Rights – A Suggested Solution To The Covid Coup d’état & How To Resist It

3 September 2021 @ 7:07 pm - In This Together

Inalienable rights, founded upon the principles of Natural Law and natural justice, offer us a potential solution to the COVID coup d'état, or pseudopandemic as I c

The BBC Are A Disgrace

18 August 2021 @ 8:17 am - In This Together

Recently the Jeremy Vine show on BBC Radio 2 received a call from John in Manchester who Vine and the BBC labelled as an "antivaxx

Planned Euthanasia Does Not Constitute Healthcare – No Matter How Hard You Clap For It

7 August 2021 @ 11:04 am - In This Together

In April and June of 2020 I wrote about something I referred to as LOKIN 20. In a series of a

Covidiot or Covid-idiot? Which One Are You?

12 July 2021 @ 2:47 pm - In This Together

Apparently a "covidiot," according to the online Health website Health.com, can be defined using a number of dictionary and urban dictionary definitions. Written in July 2020, they offered:

Pseudopandemic

23 June 2021 @ 8:04 pm - In This Together

Covid 19 was and is a pseudopandemic. It was the gross exaggeration of the threat posed by a low mortality respiratory illness, comparable to influenza. The pseudopandemic was a psychological operation (psy-op) designed to terrorise the public. The objective was t