Facebook blocks 115 potentially bogus accounts on Election Eve after tip from federal authorities

  1. Facebook blocks 115 potentially bogus accounts on Election Eve after tip from federal authorities  CBS News
  2. Facebook suspended more than 100 accounts the day before the US midterm elections  Business Insider
  3. Facebook boots 115 accounts on eve of US election after tip  Reuters
  4. Joint Statement on Election Day Preparations  Federal Bureau of Investigation
  5. Facebook blocks 115 accounts on eve of US midterms amid probe into ‘coordinated inauthentic behaviour’  Telegraph.co.uk
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Hurricane Michael forecast: 'Potentially catastrophic' storm within a few hours of crashing ashore

  1. Hurricane Michael forecast: ‘Potentially catastrophic’ storm within a few hours of crashing ashore  Washington Post
  2. Hurricane Michael Closes in on Florida: Damage, Flooding Reported Along Coast as ‘Time to Evacuate Has Come and …  The Weather Channel
  3. Too late to run: Hurricane Michael set to crash into Florida as historic, Category 4 storm  USA TODAY
  4. ‘Incredibly Dangerous’ Hurricane Michael Nears Florida, With 150-MPH Winds  NPR
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Twitter API bug potentially allowed developers to read DMs and private accounts

  1. Twitter API bug potentially allowed developers to read DMs and private accounts  Android Police
  2. Twitter: A bug may have sent some direct messages to business account developers  Marketing Land
  3. Twitter may have sent your private DMs to the wrong people — but probably not  CNET
  4. Twitter warns users of year-long glitch that may have shared private messages  Telegraph.co.uk
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Daily briefing: Why potentially useful human genes are being ignored by science

Daily briefing: Why potentially useful human genes are being ignored by science

Daily briefing: Why potentially useful human genes are being ignored by science, Published online: 19 September 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-06775-6

Why genetics research still focuses on the same old genes, a whole new level of quantum weirdness and lessons from a huge science scandal.
Source: Nature

Spotify runs test in Australia, allowing users to skip ads at any time, potentially boosting targeting and revenues

  1. Spotify runs test in Australia, allowing users to skip ads at any time, potentially boosting targeting and revenues  TechCrunch
  2. Spotify Might Finally Let Free Users Skip All Ads  Tech Times
  3. Spotify Is Now Letting Some Aussies Skip Annoying Ads Even If They Don’t Pay Up  Gizmodo Australia
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Millions Brace for Potentially Serious Rain and Flooding Coming to Mid-Atlantic, Northeast

  1. Millions Brace for Potentially Serious Rain and Flooding Coming to Mid-Atlantic, Northeast  Newsweek
  2. Millions in Northeast and mid-Atlantic face flash floods, while West scorched by heat  NBCNews.com
  3. Flash flood watch and flood warning in effect for parts of DC area  WTOP
  4. ‘Life-threatening’ flood threat: Here’s how much rain has fallen and what comes next  Washington Post
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Protecting autonomous grids from potentially crippling GPS spoofing attacks

Not long ago, getting a virus was about the worst thing computer users could expect in terms of system vulnerability. But in our current age of hyper-connectedness and the emerging Internet of Things, that’s no longer the case. With connectivity, a new principle has emerged, one of universal concern to those who work in the area of systems control. That law says, essentially, that the more complex and connected a system is, the more susceptible it is to disruptive cyber-attacks.
Source: Science Daily