Social networks struggle to crack down on ‘incel’ movement | Social media- Tempemail

Despite years of strict moderation from major social networks, the “incel” community remains as influential as it was in 2014, when an English 22-year-old killed seven people on the streets of Isla Vista, California, motivated by his hatred of women. The murders were an eerie parallel of the shootings in Continue Reading

UK gun licences: could vetting social media prevent another Plymouth shooting? | Social media- Tempemail

A review of the UK’s firearm licensing policies could require police officers to review social media accounts to keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people, the Home Office has said, after the Plymouth shootings. Such a policy could help identify dangerous individuals in many situations, but will likely Continue Reading

Dozens of STARTTLS Related Flaws Found Affecting Popular Tempemail Clients – Tempemail

Security researchers have disclosed as many as 40 different vulnerabilities associated with an opportunistic encryption mechanism in Tempemail clients and servers that could open the door to targeted man-in-the-middle (MitM) attacks, permitting an intruder to forge mailbox content and steal credentials. The now-patched flaws, identified in various STARTTLS implementations, were Continue Reading

Social media trains people to be morally outraged, Yale researchers find- Tempemail

A high number of ‘likes’ or ‘shares’ on social media posts incentivizes people to become morally outraged, Yale researchers have found. “Social media’s incentives are changing the tone of our political conversations online,” said Yale’s William Brady, a postdoctoral researcher in the Yale Department of Psychology who worked with associate Continue Reading

Attackers Can Weaponize Firewalls and Middleboxes for Amplified DDoS Attacks – Tempemail

Weaknesses in the implementation of TCP protocol in middleboxes and censorship infrastructure could be weaponized as a vector to stage reflected denial of service (DoS) amplification attacks, surpassing many of the existing UDP-based amplification factors to date. Detailed by a group of academics from the University of Maryland and the Continue Reading

Afghanistan filmmaker Sahraa Karimi’s video of running around Kabul goes viral- Tempemail

Afghan filmmaker Sahraa Karimi’s video of running around Kabul as Taliban forces took control of the city over the weekend has gone viral. The Taliban is in control of Afghanistan 20 years after being overthrown by American and British forces, with its fighters patrolling the streets of Kabul and the Continue Reading

New AdLoad Variant Bypasses Apple’s Security Defenses to Target macOS Systems – Tempemail

A new wave of attacks involving a notorious macOS adware family has evolved to leverage around 150 unique samples in the wild in 2021 alone, some of which have slipped past Apple’s on-device malware scanner and even signed by its own notarization service, highlighting the malicious software ongoing attempts to Continue Reading

‘I’m not a news robot reading an Autocue’: Clive Myrie on politics, personality and Mastermind | Television & radio- Tempemail

There is one correct way to start an interview with the new host of Mastermind: turn the tables on him – put him in the chair, under the spotlight. He hasn’t prepared a specialist subject, though, so I pick one for him, an easy one: the life and work of Continue Reading