Cybercriminals who once earned millions by breaking into individual online bank accounts are now targeting the banks’ own computers, with often-dramatic results.
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Time For Truth: (Wall Street Journal) – Hackers Program Bank ATMs to Spew Cash
An online advertisement may have led to some of the violence from anti-Trump protests in Indianapolis Saturday night. The protests were supposed to send a peaceful message against last week’s election, but turned to chaos around 8 p.m. when chants turned from “love trumps hate” to “kill the police.”
“We were just trying to keep our people safe and peaceful,” said rally organizer Kim Saylor.
With tens of thousands of people taking to the streets to protest Donald Trump’s presidential election victory, questions are swirling about whether the anger is as organic as advertised.
From coast to coast, demonstrators are burning flags and effigies of the president-elect while declaring that they refuse to accept Trump’s victory. But observers online are claiming that, in some cases, protesters were bused to the scenes – a telltale sign of coordination.
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Time For Truth: (Fox News) – Trump protests intensify, as doubts swirl about spontaneity
Two-thirds of the world’s internet users live under regimes of government censorship, according to a report released today. The report from Freedom House, a pro-democracy think tank, finds that internet freedom across the globe declined for a sixth consecutive year in 2016, as governments cracked down on social media services and messaging apps.
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Time For Truth: (The Verge) – Two-thirds of the world's internet users live under government censorship: report
Tesco Bank’s chief executive has blamed “a systematic, sophisticated attack” for the money taken from 20,000 of its customer accounts.
Benny Higgins said the bank knew “exactly” what the attack was, but could not say more because it was part of a criminal investigation.
He said all affected customers would be refunded by the end of Tuesday.
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Time For Truth: (BBC News) – Tesco Bank blames 'systematic sophisticated attack' for account losses