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British teen hacker made ‘I own you’ appear on US security chief’s home TV, court hears 

“A British teenager hacked into a US security chief’s home television and made the words “I own you” appear on screen, a court has heard” writes Telegraph Reporters for telegraph.co.uk. Kane Gamble, 18, rocked the US intelligence community when he blagged his way into top officials’ accounts in a campaign of “cyber terrorism”.Between June 2015 and February 2016, he accessed email and phone accounts to get his hands on “extremely sensitive” documents on military and intelligence operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Old Bailey was told. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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The letter was in response to one Sen. John Barrasso sent to Scott Pruitt last week requesting information on reports of the several email accounts that Pruitt has at the agency.

“As long as EPA administrators have had secondary email accounts, EPA staff have routinely searched requested accounts in response to FOIA and congressional requests,” Fine’s letter to Barrasso read” writes Pablo Martinez Monsivais for washingtonexaminer.com. The Environmental Protection Agency is reviewing all of its Freedom of Information Act responses under Administrator Scott Pruitt to ensure that they included all four of Pruitt’s email accounts.Fine’s letter was in response to one Barrasso sent to Pruitt last week requesting information on reports of the several email accounts that Pruitt has at the…

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Wells Fargo is reportedly expected to face a $1 billion settlement with federal regulators as soon as Friday for its auto insurance and mortgage practices.

“In addition to the 2016 fines, Wells Fargo also faced an unusual regulatory crackdown in February, when the Federal Reserve restricted it from growing as a penalty for “widespread consumer abuses.”” writes Ap Photo Paul for washingtonexaminer.com. Since its fake accounts scandal that resulted in $185 million in fines in 2016, Wells Fargo has faced a number of other reports of bad behavior, including that the creation of unwanted accounts was more widespread than was initially thought. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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Brokers News 

OANDA adds One Tap & Hold Trading option to mobile app for Android devices

“Multi-asset trading expert OANDA has earlier this month released a new version of the OANDA fxTrade mobile application for Android-based gadgets” reports financefeeds.com. In January this year, the OANDA fxTrade app for Android devices got equipped with a new Trading Performance tool available on traders’ live V20 trading accounts.OANDA’s fxTrade mobile app provides traders with access to live, real-time prices to trade major, minor and exotic instruments on CFD, forex, and precious metals markets.In the meantime, the broker is expanding the capabilities of its mobile app for iOS devices too. Source: financefeeds.com…

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British pub chain deletes social media accounts, says people are addicted

“A prominent pub chain in the U.K. shut down its Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts, saying that people are spending too much time on social media” writes Lucy Handley for cnbc.com. It says that bad publicity surrounding social media, such as the trolling of politicians and people from ethnic minorities, influenced its decision to delete its accounts.”It’s becoming increasingly obvious that people spend too much time on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, and struggle to control the compulsion,” Martin said in a statement emailed to CNBC. The company has shut down…

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People are using the messaging app Telegram to share pirated movies and stolen Netflix and Spotify accounts

“Popular messaging app Telegram has become a haven for people sharing pirated movies and shows, in addition to stolen login credentials for services like Netflix and Spotify, according to a recent investigation by The Outline” writes Zo Bernard for businessinsider.com. To be clear, using Telegram to share pirated or stolen material violates the app’s terms and service, which clearly states the company has a “zero tolerance” policy.As The New York Times points out, this puts the Russian governement in an unusual position, as the messaging app has been known to…

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News Oil 

The Aramco Accounts: Inside the World’s Most Profitable Company

“And even after an IPO, Aramco will remain far more than a big oil company, both within the kingdom and beyond” writes Bloomberg News for bloomberg.com. Now, it levies the royalty for the whole of the company’s oil liquids production, more than 10 million barrels.Investors still don’t know exactly when, or even whether, the share sale will take place, and until today they had no information on the company’s financial position.And with Aramco generating the bulk of Saudi Arabia’s revenue, the accounts also provide sovereign bond investors with a unique…

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