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VPN Use Soars in Iran as Citizens Navigate Internet Censorship Under Tehran's Crackdown

VPN Use Soars in Iran as Citizens Navigate Internet Censorship Under Tehran’s Crackdown

Iranians are protesting to demand justice and highlight the death of Mahsa Amini, who was arrested by morality police and later died in hospital in Tehran under suspicious circumstances. Mike Kemp | In pictures via Getty Images Iranians are turning to virtual private networks to circumvent widespread internet disruptions as the government tries to cover …

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Cyberpunk 2077 publisher shares rise after slew of new games announced

Cyberpunk 2077 publisher shares rise after slew of new games announced

A sign advertising the Cyberpunk 2077 game. Mike Kemp | In pictures via Getty Images Shares of Polish games publisher CD Projekt rose sharply on Wednesday after the company announced several major games it is working on in the coming years, including new installments in its popular Cyberpunk and Witcher franchises. In a strategic update …

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Hacktivists seek to aid protests in Iran with cyberattacks and advice on how to circumvent internet censorship

Hacktivists seek to aid protests in Iran with cyberattacks and advice on how to circumvent internet censorship

A netizen claiming to be affiliated with Anonymous said the Iranian assembly was hacked. Jakub Porzycki | Nurphoto via Getty Images Anonymous Groups and other global hacking groups are engaged in a multi-pronged cyberattack on Iran, joining the fight with protesters on the ground to resist the country’s strict hijab laws. Thousands of amateur hackers …

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Mastercard pushes crypto further with new anti-fraud tool

Mastercard pushes crypto further with new anti-fraud tool

Mastercard credit cards Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images Mastercard will launch new software on Tuesday that helps banks identify and cut transactions from fraud-prone crypto exchanges, the company told CNBC exclusively. Called Crypto Secure, the system uses “sophisticated” artificial intelligence algorithms to determine the risk of crime associated with crypto exchanges on the Mastercard …

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How to combine 5G networks and artificial intelligence to help fighters

The US Department of Defense has long aimed to develop a highly secure, flexible, and intelligent network architecture. The goal is to enable safe and timely communications to support combatants and dominate the battlespace. Military leaders have made significant strides toward this goal, though a network that seamlessly and dynamically connects military domains and assets …

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How the US nuclear test moratorium started a supercomputing revolution

How the US nuclear test moratorium started a supercomputing revolution

Thirty years ago, on September 23, 1992, the United States conducted its 1,054th nuclear weapons test. When this test, named Divider, exploded in the morning underground in the Nevada desert, no one knew it would be the last American test for at least the next three decades. But by 1992, the Soviet Union had formally …

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