Bad teams (Jets) in big markets (New York) a perfect combination for Tankathon website

Matt Hoover is a 35-year-old software engineer who lives in Chicago, and who has very much enjoyed the New York area’s recent lack of pro sports success.

But it is not primarily because of intercity rivalry. It is because of his website, “Tankathon,” which he described as “a site for fans of bad teams that are looking for a source of hope for the future.”

Hence: “The Knicks traffic, Jets, Giants, it’s been a good run in New York for me.”

Most recently, the winless Jets have provided a burst of attention, as each week journalists and fans who follow the team turn to “Tankathon” for updates on the “race” for the No. 1 overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft.

The prize is expected to be Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence, and what once was a tight, multi-team battle has come down largely to the 0-11 Jets and 1-10 Jaguars.

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This messaging app uploads every file you send to the internet, which is bad

Messaging app Go SMS Pro, which has over 100 million installs from the Google Play store, has a massive security flaw that potentially allows people to access the sensitive content you’ve sent using the app. And even though the app’s maker was informed about the issue months ago, they haven’t made updates to fix what’s going on.





To give you an idea of just how much information the app leaks, here’s what TechCrunch was able to find: “In viewing just a few dozen links, we found a person’s phone number, a screenshot of a bank transfer, an order confirmation including someone’s home address, an arrest record, and far more explicit photos than we were expecting, to be quite honest,” cybersecurity reporter Zack Whittaker says. Not great.

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Here’s what’s going on: Go SMS Pro uploads every media file you send to the internet and makes those files accessible with

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Messaging app Go SMS Pro uploads every file you send to the internet, which is bad

Messaging app Go SMS Pro, which has over 100 million installs from the Google Play store, has a massive security flaw that potentially allows people to access the sensitive content you’ve sent using the app. And even though the app’s maker was informed about the issue months ago, they haven’t made updates to fix what’s going on.

To give you an idea of just how much information the app leaks, here’s what TechCrunch was able to find: “In viewing just a few dozen links, we found a person’s phone number, a screenshot of a bank transfer, an order confirmation including someone’s home address, an arrest record, and far more explicit photos than we were expecting, to be quite honest,” cybersecurity reporter Zack Whittaker says. Not great.

Here’s what’s going on: Go SMS Pro uploads every media file you send to the internet and makes those files accessible with a URL,

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Banning Porn Is a Bad Idea. There Are Other Ways To Improve the Internet

It’s 2020, and some conservatives are still hellbent on banning online porn.

Matt Walsh, a Daily Wire columnist and a culture warrior if there ever were one, wants the state to “have a role” in regulating adult content. Sohrab Ahmari, op-ed editor of the New York Post, insists that adult content “isn’t free speech—on the web or anywhere.” Newsweek‘s own opinion editor, Josh Hammer, has lamented at First Things that “today’s self-proclaimed liberty-minded ‘conservative’ vanguard defends licentiousness by invoking the mantle of freedom.”

And writing on the other side of today’s “Debate of the Week,” Terry Schilling, executive director of American Principles Project, has spent a good portion of his career discussing his concerns about adult entertainment and, more specifically, access to it.

As everyone is aware by now, I am a constitutional conservative. I am a Christian. I am an occasional columnist at The Federalist, whose

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SpaceX’s Starlink still provides rapid internet speeds in bad weather

  • Users of SpaceX’s Starlink satellite-internet service said how impressed they were with download speeds in snow and high-speed winds on the Reddit Starlink community.
  • One user reported speeds reaching 175 Mbps in the colder air, which is 20 Mbps faster than usual.
  • The Starlink terminal even withstood a user’s 175 mph leafblower.
  • The terminal – or “UFO on a stick” – heats up enough to melt the snow on top of it. But some users said internet speeds drop as the snow initially builds up.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

SpaceX’s Starlink satellite-internet service gives users rapid speeds reaching 175 Mbps even in high-speed winds, deep snow, and freezing temperatures.

Users of SpaceX’s “Better Than Nothing Beta” test have posted pictures and videos on the Reddit Starlink community proving that the Starlink terminal still works in extreme weather conditions – and in some cases, it’s even faster.

The

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‘Starfield’ Developer Bethesda Has Good And Bad News For Fans

KEY POINTS

  • “Starfield” was announced at the E3 2018
  • Since then Bethesda has not yet released a major update about the game
  • Bethesda’s Todd Howard recently offered fresh details about “Starfield”

Bethesda’s Todd Howard offered a new set of official details about the much-awaited space exploration title “Starfield,” which could be good and bad news for fans. 

In an interview with James Batchelor of GamesIndustry.biz at this year’s Develop: Brighton conference, Todd Howard shared some fresh details about “Starfield”, which is the space exploration title currently in development at Bethesda Studios.

The director and executive producer at Bethesda Studios confirmed the upcoming sci-fi game would be a single-player experience. He also said since the game would be a first-party release, it would be available on Game Pass on day one.

Additionally, the executive mentioned “Starfield’s” game map would be the biggest the studio has made. To put it into perspective,

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Malicious net traffic doubles as remote world bad actors boom

Akamai Technologies’ CEO Tom Leighton is impressed by the amazing traffic levels on the internet during the coronavirus pandemic, and the world technology infrastructure’s ability to handle it. But during the stay-at-home boom, the web and cybersecurity expert also has been closely watching a boom in bad actors.

With so many people working from home, hackers are taking advantage, and massively increasing the number of attacks as daily routine changes caused by the pandemic are prolonged, and become potentially permanent. 

“I think the threat actors are trying to take advantage of the pandemic, and of course, the prize is greater now that so much business has moved online,” Leighton told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Wednesday.

Quarter-over-quarter — Akamai reported its Q3 results this week — the cybersecurity and cloud computing company has tracked a doubling of what Leighton called “malicious traffic” as telecommuting makes for easier targets.

“People are working

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‘There was no question of bad faith here’

The warrant used to seize the computer of killer Patrick Quirke was lawfully obtained, a prosecution lawyer has insisted at the Court of Appeal.

One of Quirke’s 52 grounds of appeal against his murder conviction is that the District Court judge who issued the warrant was “kept in the dark” about the intention of gardaí to search for computers.

Incriminating Google searches were found to have made on the computer relating to the decomposition of human remains.

This evidence formed a key part of the largely circumstantial case which led to Quirke’s conviction for the murder of love rival Bobby Ryan.

On the fourth and final day of the appeal, prosecution counsel David Humphries argued against this ground of appeal.

He said that while gardaí should have told the judge they would be looking for computers, this omission should not invalidate the warrant.

Referring to case law, he said a

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Computer Technology – Is it Good Or Bad?

The 21st century has been the age of so many technological breakthroughs and advances, technologies aimed for one purpose and that is to make the lives of people better by helping them become more efficient in their work. One such technological breakthrough is computer technology.

Computer technology has grown in great proportions starting from a computer with a size that of a room to a small well-designed palm top computer. Computers nowadays have become an indispensable part of the lives of people, especially at work, at companies, businesses, schools, offices and even in homes.

It has made the world smaller, but has it made our world better? It would then lead us to ask whether computer technology is good or bad. Now let us try to look at first some of the bad effects. With the advent of computers and with the internet it has become easy to access pornographic … Read More