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Passwords For Tens of Thousands of Dahua Devices Cached In IoT Search Engine

Login passwords for tens of thousands of Dahua devices have been cached inside search results returned by ZoomEye, a search engine for discovering Internet-connected devices (also called an IoT search engine)," reports Bleeping Computer. A security researcher has recently discovered that instead of just indexing IoT… Read More »

Posted on 15 July 2018 | 9:02 pm

Digital Ads Are Starting To Feel Psychic

It seems like everyone these days has had a paranoiac moment where a website advertises something to you that you recently purchased or was gifted without a digital trail. According to a new website called New Organs, which collects first-hand accounts of these moments, "the feeling of being listened to is among the most common experiences, along… Read More »

Posted on 15 July 2018 | 6:23 pm

Unlike Most Millennials, Norway's Are Rich

An anonymous reader quotes a report from the BBC: Best known for its Viking history, snow sports and jaw-dropping fjords, Norway is making a new name for itself as the only major economy in Europe where young people are getting markedly richer. People in their early thirties in Norway have an average annual disposable household income of around… Read More »

Posted on 15 July 2018 | 3:20 pm

Facebook Makes Moves On Instagram's Users

Facebook is trying to get Instagram users to visit its site more often by further entwining the two services. According to Instagram user Spencer Chen, the Instagram app prompted him to check out a friend's new photo on Facebook. "Chen grabbed a screenshot and posted the notification on the internet, calling it a cry for attention by the older… Read More »

Posted on 15 July 2018 | 2:19 pm

Tesla Will Be First Automaker To Lose the Federal Tax Credit For Electric Cars

Tesla has confirmed to Jalopnik that its 200,000th vehicle has been delivered this month, meaning the full $7,500 federal tax credit for electric cars will slowly be phased out. Tesla is the first automaker to reach this mark. "GM is close, too, while Nissan, Ford, and others still have a ways to go," notes The Verge. From the report: Tesla… Read More »

Posted on 15 July 2018 | 1:18 pm

How Minecraft Is Helping Kids Fall In Love With Books

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: Robert Louis Stevenson's 1881 classic Treasure Island tells of Jim Hawkins's adventures on board the Hispaniola, as he and his crew -- along with double-crossing pirate Long John Silver -- set out to find Captain Flint's missing treasure on Skeleton Island. Now, more than a century later,… Read More »

Posted on 15 July 2018 | 12:17 pm