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August 26, 2022

Twilio Hackers Breached Over 130 Organizations During Months-Long Hacking Spree

The hackers that breached Twilio earlier this month also compromised more than 130 other organizations during their hacking spree that netted the credentials of close to […]
August 26, 2022

Tech Time Warp: Linus Torvalds introduces Linux

They say hindsight is 20/20, which is why Linus Torvalds’ Aug. 25, 1991, message to a MINIX newsgroup is so humorous now: “I’m doing a (free) […]
August 26, 2022

LastPass Hackers Stole Source Code

New submitter alfabravoteam writes: Password management company LastPass has published information about a security incident. “We have determined that an unauthorized party gained access to portions […]
August 26, 2022

Heroku Announces Plans To Eliminate Free Plans, Blaming ‘Fraud and Abuse’

After offering them for over a decade, Heroku announced this week that it will eliminate all of its free services — pushing users to paid plans. […]
August 26, 2022

Mark Zuckerberg Says Waking Up Every Day as CEO of Meta is Like Getting Punched in the Stomach

Mark Zuckerberg says waking up every day as chief executive of Meta is like getting punched in the stomach. From a report: “You wake up in […]
August 26, 2022

DOJ in Early Stages of Drafting Possible Antitrust Suit Against Apple

Justice Department lawyers are in the early stages of drafting a potential antitrust complaint against Apple, Politico reported Friday, citing a person with direct knowledge of […]
August 26, 2022

White House Pushes Journals To Drop Paywalls on Publicly Funded Research

Academic journals will have to provide immediate access to papers that are publicly funded, providing a big win for advocates of open research and ending a […]
August 26, 2022

New York City is Owed $500 Million in Parking Fines. No One is Paying Up

The company behind the bright green marijuana-themed trucks that crowd Manhattan’s tourist districts is now paying the price for repeatedly breaking the law. They haven’t been […]
August 26, 2022

Moderna Sues Pfizer Over Covid-19 Vaccine Patents

The vaccine manufacturer Moderna sued Pfizer and BioNTech on Friday, claiming that its rivals’ Covid-19 shot violates its patents protecting its groundbreaking technology. NPR reports: The […]