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Twitter. Android. Private tweets. Pick two… Account bug unlocked padlocked accounts

Twitter. Android. Private tweets. Pick two… Account bug unlocked padlocked accounts

Cock-up went unnoticed for two Olympics, one World Cup, an EU referendum, and a US presidential election Twitter has fessed up to a flaw in its Android app that, for more than four years, was making twits’ private tweets public. The programming blunder has been fixed. The 280-character social-experiment-gone-awry admitted on Thursday that a bug...

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What’s big, blue, and short on Intel? The supercomputer world’s podium: USA tops Top500 with IBM Power9

Arm gets a look-in with first petascale machine, China slips into third IBM can now officially claim to have built the world’s two most publicly known powerful supercomputers. The Big Blue-powered 144 PFLOPS Summit and 95 PFLOPS Sierra systems took the top two spots, first and second respectively, in the biannual Top500 supercomputing list, beating...

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Scare Force: Pakistan military hit by Operation Shaheen malware

State-sponsored attack looks to infiltrate nuclear Air Force The Pakistan Air Force is the apparent target of a complex new state-sponsored attack campaign. Security house Cylance says a state-sponsored group – dubbed the White Company by researchers – has been looking to get into the networks of the Pakistani military in a long-term targeted attack...