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Samsung records highest profit jump in 3 years


Samsung today recorded its biggest leap in profits for three years,up 50 percent year-on-year, showing that there is far more to the company than the Galaxy Note 7 saga. The Korean giant reported an operating profit of KRW 9.22 trillion ($7.92 billion) on total revenue of KRW 53.33 trillion ($44.6 billion) for ...

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Fake news’ power to influence shrinks with a contextual warning, study finds


Research conducted by social psychologists at Cambridge University in the UK, and Yale and George Mason in the US, offers a potential strategy for mitigating the spread of misinformation online — involving the use of pro-active warnings designed to contextualize and pre-expose web users to related but fake information in order to debunk factual distortion in advance. ...

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It's time to patch BIND before your DNS servers lock up


Domain Name System (DNS) security troubles have recently been causing major Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. Last fall, Azure was kicked in the teeth by a DNS outage. Later in 2016, the largest DDoS attack ever on Dyn knocked tens-of-thousands of websites off the net. So, when the Internet ...

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