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Google Calendar scam adds malicious links to your schedule

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Scammers are phishing in a new pond. 

As identified by Kapersky Labs in a report from Wired, bad actors are taking advantage of a Google Calendar setting that lets anyone place event invites in another user’s calendar. 

In the scam, an event will pop up in a user’s Google Calendar; the description will invite them to take a survey or claim a cash reward. That includes a link, prompting users to enter personal and financial information. 

Google Calendar’s architecture unfortunately gives…

Google Calendar scam adds malicious links to your schedule

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Scammers are phishing in a new pond. 

As identified by Kapersky Labs in a report from Wired, bad actors are taking advantage of a Google Calendar setting that lets anyone place event invites in another user’s calendar. 

In the scam, an event will pop up in a user’s Google Calendar; the description will invite them to take a survey or claim a cash reward. That includes a link, prompting users to enter personal and financial information. 

Google Calendar’s architecture unfortunately gives…

Swamp creatures descended upon a Senate hearing

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Swamp creatures protested the fact that President Trump is in fact, not draining the swamp. 

Protesting the appointment of Secretary of the Interior nominee David Bernhardt, activists donned Creature from the Black Lagoon masks during his confirmation hearing. 

Bernhardt, who used to lobby for oil and gas organizations, is Trump’s pick to lead the department responsible for managing federal land and natural resources. A large part of the job is conservation, prompting environmental groups…

Swamp creatures descended upon a Senate hearing

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Swamp creatures protested the fact that President Trump is in fact, not draining the swamp. 

Protesting the appointment of Secretary of the Interior nominee David Bernhardt, activists donned Creature from the Black Lagoon masks during his confirmation hearing. 

Bernhardt, who used to lobby for oil and gas organizations, is Trump’s pick to lead the department responsible for managing federal land and natural resources. A large part of the job is conservation, prompting environmental groups…

Swamp creatures descended upon a Senate hearing

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Swamp creatures protested the fact that President Trump is in fact, not draining the swamp. 

Protesting the appointment of Secretary of the Interior nominee David Bernhardt, activists donned Creature from the Black Lagoon masks during his confirmation hearing. 

Bernhardt, who used to lobby for oil and gas organizations, is Trump’s pick to lead the department responsible for managing federal land and natural resources. A large part of the job is conservation, prompting environmental groups…

Microsoft’s next browser might be based on Chromium

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Remember the browser wars? In 1995, Microsoft launched Internet Explorer and started bundling it with Windows in order to snatch away market share from the then-dominant browser, Netscape. It worked — in the early naughts, all everyone ever used for browsing was Internet Explorer. 

But then came the alternatives: Firefox in 2004 and Google’s Chrome 2008. These browsers were faster and more advanced than Internet Explorer and they slowly chipped away at Microsoft’s browser market share,…

Microsoft’s next browser might be based on Chromium

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Remember the browser wars? In 1995, Microsoft launched Internet Explorer and started bundling it with Windows in order to snatch away market share from the then-dominant browser, Netscape. It worked — in the early naughts, all everyone ever used for browsing was Internet Explorer. 

But then came the alternatives: Firefox in 2004 and Google’s Chrome 2008. These browsers were faster and more advanced than Internet Explorer and they slowly chipped away at Microsoft’s browser market share,…

Ariana Grande’s ‘thank you, next’ just broke YouTube

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Ariana Grande has another accomplishment to add to her ever-growing list: breaking YouTube

The pop singer dropped the much anticipated music video for her hit song “thank you, next” on Nov. 30, and in the process managed to overload the online video platform. Well, her devoted and passionate fanbase did, anyway. 

That’s right, according to YouTube, the service was unable to handle the barrage of comments on the video after it went live — prompting someone at YouTube to compare “thank…

Ariana Grande’s ‘thank you, next’ just broke YouTube

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Ariana Grande has another accomplishment to add to her ever-growing list: breaking YouTube

The pop singer dropped the much anticipated music video for her hit song “thank you, next” on Nov. 30, and in the process managed to overload the online video platform. Well, her devoted and passionate fanbase did, anyway. 

That’s right, according to YouTube, the service was unable to handle the barrage of comments on the video after it went live — prompting someone at YouTube to compare “thank…

Ariana Grande’s ‘thank you, next’ just broke YouTube

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Ariana Grande has another accomplishment to add to her ever-growing list: breaking YouTube

The pop singer dropped the much anticipated music video for her hit song “thank you, next” on Nov. 30, and in the process managed to overload the online video platform. Well, her devoted and passionate fanbase did, anyway. 

That’s right, according to YouTube, the service was unable to handle the barrage of comments on the video after it went live — prompting someone at YouTube to compare “thank…