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ATM makers warn of ‘jackpotting’ hacks on US machines

Diebold Nixdorf and NCR, two of the world’s largest ATM makers, have warned that cyber criminals are targeting US cash machines with tools that force them to spit out cash in hacking schemes known as “jackpotting.” The two ATM makers did not identify any victims or say how much money had been lost. Jackpotting has been rising worldwide in recent years, though it is unclear how much cash has been stolen because victims and police often do not disclose details. The attacks were reported earlier on Saturday by the…

9 makeup hacks that will make your life much easier

You don’t have to spend hours in front of a mirror to get your makeup perfect. There are all kinds of little tricks you can use that will make applying cosmetics much easier and ensure that you always have the look you are looking for. 1. If you’ve accidentally bought a foundation that’s either too dark or too light – make it lighter with adding some moisturizer in it and if it’s too dark, add some turmeric to it. 2. Turn your eye pencil into a gel, by putting on a flame, candle, lighter or matchstick for 2-3…

WikiLeaks reveals how CIA hacks iPhones, MacBooks

WASHINGTON: The Central Intelligence Agency is able to permanently infect an Apple Mac computer so that even reinstalling the operating system will not erase the bug, according to documents published Thursday by WikiLeaks. In its second release allegedly from the CIA’s arsenal of hacking tools, WikiLeaks also said that it appears the US spy agency has been able since 2008 to insert it bugs onto new and unused iPhones by intervening in Apple’s supply and distribution network. The release follows the initial publication…

Yahoo under scrutiny after latest hack, Verizon seeks new deal terms

NEW YORK: Yahoo Inc came under renewed scrutiny by federal investigators and lawmakers on Thursday after disclosing the largest known data breach in history, prompting Verizon Communications Inc to demand better terms for its planned purchase of Yahoo's internet business. Shares of the Sunnyvale, California-based internet pioneer fell more than 6 percent after it announced the breach of data belonging to more than 1 billion users late on Wednesday, following another large hack reported in September. Verizon, which agreed…