Digital security researchers publicly reveal vulnerability in WPA2 WiFi protocol

27 October, 2020

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Thursday, October 19, 2017 On Monday, digital security researchers Mathy Vanhoef and Frank Piessens of Belgium’s KU Leuven university publicly disclosed a security vulnerability in the WPA2 Wi-Fi (wireless local-area networking) protocol, which they called KRACK (for Key Reinstallation Attack). Their study claimed KRACK affects every modern device using Wi-Fi; it can be fixed by […]

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Canada to legalise marijuana to ‘make it more difficult for kids to access’

26 October, 2020

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Sunday, April 16, 2017 In order to put the cannabis drug (marijuana) out of reach of minors, the Canadian federal government announced a bill to legalise cannabis for the age group of eighteen and above, on Thursday. The bill would allow adults to possess cannabis publicly, previously a criminal offence. Canada’s health minister Jane Philpott […]

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News briefs:May 07, 2010

24 October, 2020

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Wikinews Audio Briefs Credits Produced By Turtlestack Recorded By Turtlestack Written By Turtlestack Listen To This Brief Problems? See our media guide. [edit] Retrieved from “https://en.wikinews.org/w/index.php?title=News_briefs:May_07,_2010&oldid=1039286”

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Category:May 15, 2010

23 October, 2020

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? May 14, 2010 May 16, 2010 ? May 15 Pages in category “May 15, 2010” Retrieved from “https://en.wikinews.org/w/index.php?title=Category:May_15,_2010&oldid=1924506”

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Africans keep the leading position at 2008 Mumbai Marathon

22 October, 2020

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Sunday, January 20, 2008 The Standard Chartered Marathon, nicknamed “The Greatest Race on Earth“, held its third stage in Mumbai, India today. Because of the scorching hot weather in India, marathon runners had to adapt to the weather to overcome the challenge. More than 30,000 runners participated in this race, joined by local NGOs and […]

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Clashes between herders and farmers in Nigeria kill thirty

21 October, 2020

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Tuesday, December 22, 2009 According to reports, at least 30 people have been killed in fighting between farmers and cattle herders in the central Nasarawa State of Nigeria. Member of parliament Mohammed Baba Ibaku said that the incident began on Friday, when armed herders raided the farm village of Udeni Gida. He commented that scores […]

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Demonstrators protest Condoleezza Rice’s trip to Australia

15 October, 2020

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Thursday, March 16, 2006 Anti-war demonstrators in Sydney, Australia on Thursday dubbed U.S. Secretary of State Dr Condoleezza Rice a “war criminal” and “murderer.” Two protesters were evicted and five people were arrested during protests against the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq. Dr Rice, on a three-day trip to Australia, said she understood why people found […]

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Ingrid Newkirk, co-founder of PETA, on animal rights and the film about her life

15 October, 2020

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Tuesday, November 20, 2007 Last night HBO premiered I Am An Animal: The Story of Ingrid Newkirk and PETA. Since its inception, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has made headlines and raised eyebrows. They are almost single-handedly responsible for the movement against animal testing and their efforts have raised the suffering animals […]

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