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Sep 14 09:38

Police officer sacked for not shooting black man holding an unloaded gun

A police officer has been sacked in West Virginia for apparently failing to open fire on a man brandishing an unloaded gun.
The case will anger police brutality activists who have raised dozens of other cases in which officers have shot dead unarmed suspects and escaped punishment.

Sep 14 09:34

VMware Workstation's installer loads danger-junk, so patch it ASAP

It's 2016 and virtual printing can make a desktop hypervisor run almost anything

Sep 14 09:32

Top infosec vendors, cops, liberate thousands from ransomware

Warriors from industry and law enforcement collective No More Ransom have cleansed more than 2500 machines of ransomware by distributing free decryption keys and other tools to eradicate infections.

No More Ransom is an alliance of cops and anti-malware experts including McAfee and soon-to-be-former parent company Intel, Kaspersky Labs, Europol's EC3 cybercrime division, and Dutch police.

The group has uploaded thousands of decryption keys and tools to help users avoid paying ransom to net scum who use malware to encrypt precious files demanding cash to revert the damage.

Webmaster addition: Note that these private companies, with far less resources, are able to do the job that the US Government, with more resources, cannot or will no do!

Sep 14 09:25


North Dakota — It didn’t take long after the National Guard was activated in North Dakota for militarized law enforcement to descend upon the site of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Today, mass arrests began as riot gear-clad police attempted to break up Native American opposition to the construction of the pipeline, which has been halted at one location but continues elsewhere. According to independent news outlet Unicorn Riot, at least 20 protesters, or “water protectors,” have been arrested at gunpoint along with medics and two journalists. Police issued a one-time warning to “water protectors” that any trespassers would be arrested. The warning came after several people locked themselves to construction equipment in acts of civil disobedience on Tuesday.

Sep 14 09:22

Police Arrest 22 After ‘Swarm’ At Dakota Pipeline Construction Site

Police said they arrested 22 people at the construction site of the Dakota Access oil pipeline, claiming people were interfering with equipment. The arrests were made 70 miles northwest of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe’s main protest site.

The Morton County Sheriff’s Office said about 50 law enforcement police responded to events the site near Glen Ullin Tuesday after construction workers said they had been “swarmed” by protesters and that two people had “attached” themselves to equipment.

Sep 14 08:56

What The President Of The United States Can't Do (25 pics)

Not everything depends on the president...

Sep 14 08:56

Dutch MPs vote for 'yes unless' organ donor register; the draft bill says everyone in the Netherlands will be considered a donor unless they specifically request to be taken off the list

Every Dutch citizen may soon find themselves on the organ donation list, if a ‘yes unless’ bill, which has passed the lower house of parliament, gets the green light. Those objecting to being on the register would have to specifically ask to be taken off.

Sep 14 08:22

Oxfam: UK Among Most Unequal Countries In World

The London-based world’s leading charity, Oxfam, has declared the United Kingdom as one of the most unequal countries in the world, saying wealth inequality contributed to the Brexit vote.

According to a report published by Oxfam on Tuesday, the accumulated wealth of Britain’s richest one percent is more than 20 times the total of the poorest fifth in the country, meaning that one in five people live below the poverty line and struggle to pay their bills and provide food.

Sep 14 07:55

US and Israel to sign record military aid deal

The United States has agreed a record multi-billion-dollar deal to provide Israel with military assistance for 10 years from 2019, according to US officials.
Note: Dumb, dumb, and dumber, the American tax payer!