Donald Trump’s campaign says its website was “defaced” on Tuesday evening, and that it is working with law enforcement to investigate the source of what it called an “attack”.
Trump campaign spokesman, Tim Murtaugh, said “there was no exposure to sensitive data because none of it is actually stored on the site”.
The Trump website seems to have been restored and was fully functional as of Tuesday evening. Screenshots circulating online appeared to show that the site had briefly displayed a bogus message spoofing a law enforcement announcement.
Screenshots showed the site briefly displayed a warning claiming that it had been “seized” because “the world has had enough of the fake-news spreaded daily by president donald j trump. it is time to allow the world to know truth.”
The Italian Data Protection Authority has started an investigation into the widespread use of bots that generate fake nude images on messaging app Telegram. The news follows an investigation by security firm Sensity, which found that as of July 2020 more than 100,000 faked images had been generated and shared in public Telegram channels.
The bots can generate fake nudes that have watermarks or that show only partial nudity, and users pay to “reveal” the whole image. Users could submit a photo of a woman to the bot and receive a version of the photo back with clothing “removed” and no indication that the image had been altered. And according to Sensity, a limited number of the bot-generated images, most of which are pulled from social media accounts and then manipulated, are of victims who “appeared to be underage.”
Sensity found that the fake nudes were generated by the
Shareholder rights law firm Robbins LLP is investigating whether the officers and directors of Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NasdaqGS: SMCI) breached their fiduciary duty to shareholders. Super Micro develops and manufactures high-performance server and storage solutions.
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Super Micro Computer, Inc. (SMCI) Engaged in Improper Revenue Recognition Scheme
Super Micro had a precarious few years in which it missed SEC financial disclosure deadlines due to accounting irregularities and was subject to an investigation by the SEC for its accounting practices. The Company’s deteriorating operating performance led to a corresponding decline in its stock price. To combat this, certain Super Micro officers and directors engaged in a scheme to improperly recognize revenue when shipping unfinished product or when shipping to the Company’s warehouses. At the same time, the officers and directors falsely reassured investors regarding the accuracy of
The U.K. government will look into whether musicians are paid fairly by streaming services
Artists can only get as little as 13% of the revenue generated by their work, a report says
The inquiry will start next month
The U.K. government is launching an inquiry into streaming services like Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon and Google Play to determine whether they pay fair royalties to the artists who upload their music on their respective platforms.
According to Julian Knight, committee chair of the U.K.’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, the growth of the streaming business “cannot come at the expense of talented and lesser-known artists,” BBC reported.
The report said music streaming brought in more than £1 billion ($1.2 billion) in revenue in the U.K. last year. However, artists can only get as little as 13% of the revenue generated.
The EU is investigating Instagram’s handling of children’s personal data, in the latest scrutiny concerning tech companies on the continent.
Facebook (FB), the social media app’s owner could be facing up to a large fine if it is found to have broken the law.
Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), which came into force in 2018, is looking into complaints that Instagram has made contact information on business accounts publicly available to anyone accessing the app.
The DPC is the EU’s regulator for compliance with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). It looks after monitoring the application of that law in the EU and EEA.
Reports by the BBC say that the investigations stem from whether Facebook has a legal basis to