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Hackers reveal how NSA breached global money transfer system

Hackers reveal how NSA breached global money transfer system

A group of hackers known as the Shadow Brokers recently released documents and computer files showing how the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) misused weaknesses or security holes in commercially available software to breach the global money transfer system.

Shadow Brokers alleged that NSA accessed the SWIFT money-transfer system via service providers in several countries the Middle East as well as Latin America.

The most recent release of the documents and computer files was the latest in a string of disclosures by the hackers in the past few months.

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UN report: 47% global population will have Internet access by 2016 end

UN report: 47% global population will have Internet access by 2016 end

According to a new report released by the United Nations’ International Telecommunications Union (ITU), 47 percent of the global population – that is, nearly 3.5 billion people worldwide – will have access to the Internet by the end of 2016.

In comparison, in the year 2015, only 43 percent of the global population had access to Internet.

FairPoint Communications Stops Health Benefits for Workers on Strike

FairPoint Communications Stops Health Benefits for Workers on Strike

On Saturday, Angelynne Beaudry a spokeswoman for FairPoint Communications said that the company has ceased to provide health coverage for the workers who have gone on strike.

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Facebook threatens court action against spammers who use fake ‘likes’ on the site

Facebook threatens court action against spammers who use fake ‘likes’ on the sit

In a recent announcement, social network Facebook has said that it will be cracking down on spammers, and will also not hesitate to take legal action against those responsible for malicious activities in the Facebook community.

Asserting that malicious activity of any kind on the social networking site is detrimental to businesses, Facebook said that it will also initiate legal proceedings against spammers who use fake 'likes' on the website, if technical measures cannot effectively combat such activities.

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