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The City Of Baltimore Has Been Held Hostage By Cybercriminals For Two Weeks

Over two weeks ago, cybercriminals breached the servers of Baltimore, Maryland, leading to various systems being taken offline and several municipal functions grinding to a halt. The attackers used ransomware called RobbinHood, the latest player in the world of cyberattacks. The attack was discovered on May 7th, when city officials found that certain critical files were encrypted remotely and could no longer be accessed. The FBI was notified and city systems were taken offline for protection. However, the attackers had already taken down email, voicemail, a parking fines database, and a payment system for…

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Elsa and Anna venture into the unknown in ‘Frozen 2’ trailer

After forging ahead in the first film, is looking back toward the past. first teaser Frozen 2Why was Elsa born with magical powers? The answer is calling her and threatening her kingdom. Together with Anna, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven, she’ll set out on a dangerous but remarkable journey. In , Elsa feared her powers were too much for the world. In , she must hope they are enough. arrives in theaters on Nov. 22. What happens to Hawkeyes Disney+ spinoff after Avengers: Endgame? Disneys Aladdin remake isnt terrible filling out…

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Researchers Develop New Method To Store Vaccines Without Refrigeration

Life-saving vaccines have to be refrigerated before use to guarantee their effectiveness – a necessity that has made it difficult to deliver vaccines to remote areas. Professionals have even used drones as a quick delivery method. However, a new approach may change all this. Researchers at McMaster University say they have developed a method to store vaccines in a cheap and safe way at more than room temperature for up to three months without losing effectiveness. Presented in Scientific Reports, the researchers were able to combine the vaccines’ active ingredients with sugars, creating doses that are light, durable, compact, and able…

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Why SNL Writer Sam Jay Hates Performing Comedy for Woke Kids

wrote when I returned from this years South by Southwest festival, I got to see a ton of stand-up comedy sets during my week in Austin, Texas. But nothing I saw came close to topping the experience of watching Sam Jay. Just six years into her career as a comedian, Jay has become one of the fastest rising stars in the comedy world. After joining Saturday Night Live as a writer in the fall of 2017, the Atlanta-born, Boston-raised comic put out her first album The Last Laugh podcast from…

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Radiohead’s ‘OK Computer’ demos got hacked. So the band is releasing them for charity

Radiohead is officially releasing a treasure trove: 18 hours of studio sessions recorded while the band was in the midst of completing the seminal 1997 album The recordings were originally made available last week when they were uploaded online through non-official means. OK ComputerIn keeping with the bands record of subversive advertising, the information that the recordings would be available for purchase was released to the public via Greenwoods Twitter where he simply shared a screenshot of that same email. https://t.co/iTcF2VjYRdhttps://t.co/6Pao0hThbU pic.twitter.com/OepiMlEL73 — Jonny Greenwood (@JnnyG) June 11, 2019 a…

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Trump Didn’t Seem To Get This Big Point From Mueller’s Public Statement

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images News/Getty Images Donald Trump’s Response To Robert Mueller’s Statement Misses A Big Point By Shelby Black 19 hours ago On Wednesday, May 29, Special Counsel Robert Mueller finally addressed his dramatic investigation into whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russian operatives during the 2016 presidential election. It was a moment a lot of people have been waiting for, but Donald Trump’s response to Robert Mueller’s statement misses one big takeaway from the press conference. Either way, the president sounds pleased. During Mueller’s press conference, the special counsel…

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India Considers Ban On Cryptocurrency That Would See Users Face A 10-Year Jail Sentence

India’s government is considering introducing an outright ban on cryptocurrency that would see 10-year jail sentences doled out to anyone caught trading, mining or holding the stuff.  The “Banning of Cryptocurrency and Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill 2019” has been some time in the making – India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi set up a panel to investigate how best to regulate cryptocurrency back in November 2017. Driving the investigation are government concerns that cryptocurrency is being adopted for criminal activities like money laundering. The outright ban has received the support of several…

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Everyone Is Celebrating This Major Landmark In LGBTQ+ Rights Legislation

Burak Kara/Getty Images News/Getty Images These Tweets About The Equality Act Passing The House Are So Happy, I Can’t By Chelsea Stewart 3 days ago Have you heard? The U.S. House of Representatives passed an important bill on Friday, May 17. The bill provides clear, nationwide protections for LGBTQ+ people in daily life, putting them one step closer in securing equal rights in all states. For obvious reasons, people cannot stop talking about it. These tweets about the Equality Act passing the House are so happy about this moment. The…

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Why You Always Wear a Hard Hat on a Construction Site

If you value your brain/head/life, wear a hard hat on any active work site. It protects your noggin from: fixed objects and equipment, falls, and it also stands out. Hard hats also protect you from falling objects, which as this video eloquently demonstrates, can be disastrous if you’re not protected. Just look at the difference a mere 10 ft makes on the force of impact from just a 1 pound object. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/always-wear-a-hard-hat-on-a-construction-site/

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