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  • "100 unique exploits and counting": Hackers begin exploiting WinRAR critical vulnerability

    Possibly the first malware delivered through mail to exploit WinRAR vulnerability. The backdoor is generated by MSF and written to the global startup folder by WinRAR if UAC is turned off.

    TechSpot
  • Child Exploitation

    WASHINGTON — Have you heard the good news? Large numbers of students worldwide are going to be skipping school on Fridays until they educate us on the perils of global warming. Moreover, they “are declaring the era of American climate change denialism over.” Those are the words of Alexandria Villasenor, who is 13 years old. She was addressing a crowd in front of the United Nations building in New York City.

    NewsBusters
  • Why Women Strike

    On International Women’s Day, women around the world are engaging in mass protests, strikes, and other collective actions meant to draw attention to their labor—both waged and unwaged, in care work, inside and outside the home. In the United States this year, the rallies and walk-outs have a particular resonance: the country has seen a recent series of strikes in which women workers in education, healthcare, and service industries have reasserted their power by withholding their labor, forcing...

    Jezebel
  • The strongmen strike back

    Authoritarianism has reemerged as the greatest threat to the liberal democratic world — a profound ideological, as well as strategic, challenge. And we have no idea how to confront it.

    www.washingtonpost.com
  • Exploiting the crisis at the MTA

    It’s getting impossible to keep track of all the threats and bluster in the debate over “congestion pricing” and the future of the MTA — which is a pretty good sign that most of the players are looking to put one over on the public. One day, City Council Speaker Corey Johnson drops an ambitious

    New York Post
  • Betsy DeVos strikes out — in court

    Judges have rebuffed the education secretary’s attempts to pause or change a range of Obama-era policies.

    POLITICO
  • When snakes strike, lives shatter

    On June 15, 2015, four-year-old Chepchirchir Kiplagat's life changed forever. Bitten by a snake as she slept, she permanently lost the use of the left side of her body.

    phys.org