Sunday , November 29 2020
Breaking News
Home / 2020 / July / 16

Daily Archives: July 16, 2020

Twitter struggles to unpack a hack within its walls

The FBI said it was looking into the hack. “At this time, the accounts appear to have been compromised in order to perpetuate cryptocurrency fraud,” the agency said. “We advise the public not to fall victim to this scam by sending cryptocurrency or money in relation to this incident.” Twitter …

Read More »

Twitter hackers shifting money in bitcoin wallets leave digital trail

The attackers received just over 400 payments, valued at $US121,000, according to Elliptic. The largest payment came from a Japan-based exchange, and totalled about $US42,000. Soon after they were initially collected in the three accounts, the funds started moving around. About $US65,000 of the $US120,000 quickly moved to other bitcoin …

Read More »

Vatican says bishops should report sex abuse to police

And it says church leaders must comply with “legitimate” subpoena requests. The manual, issued in half a dozen languages, appears aimed in part at depriving bishops and religious superiors of their frequent excuses not to carry out preliminary investigations into accused priests. The manual states, for example, that anonymous allegations …

Read More »

$50,000 fine looms after Optus Stadium streak goes horribly wrong

The Cats lost their captain Joel Selwood, young WA star Jordan Clark and their first AFL fixture while based in Perth but they still weren’t the biggest losers on the night football returned west. The accolade belonged to a bare-chested, dishevelled pitch invader, who jumped the Optus Stadium fence in …

Read More »

‘Impermissible editing’: federal judge changed reasons for decision

In the period between the decisions, Judge Vasta was found in a separate appeal decision to have behaved inappropriately by making a similar threat. The court in that case said his comments reflected either a “misunderstanding” of the law or an attempt to “bully” a party in court. There appeared …

Read More »

From the Archives, 1964: Bluebird breaks land world speed record

“We can be thankful that we completed this record with the car still intact.” “My first reaction is a prayer of thanksgiving,” Campbell said after the record breaking run. “This is the end of a long hard road. We have achieved what we set out to try to achieve. Donald …

Read More »

Don’t wrap me in cotton wool: NSW youth talk about disasters

About 31 per cent were affected by drought and 30 per cent by floods. When asked what they needed to prepare if another disaster struck, 46 per cent wanted more prevention and preparedness, 16 per cent said education, and 15 per cent said more information. The children particularly wanted more …

Read More »

Our phones are about to get coronavirus … among 100 other new emojis

“I don’t know if people still want to be reminded in their text messages about the coronavirus, but that’s one of the emojis that are coming out, along with a group of related ones, some sciencey ones,” Dr Carniel said. “And then in a big development this year you can …

Read More »

Australia’s dirty secret and the trial too sensitive for an open court

And the government is still pursuing barrister Bernard Collaery in the courts over claimed breaches of intelligence secrecy laws in relation to an operation in Dili in 2004, when the Howard government spied on and bugged Timor-Leste officials’ private discussions about maritime boundary negotiations – to give Australia the upper …

Read More »

Sydney parkland trusts to be folded into super agency

Planning and Public Spaces Minister Rob Stokes said the aim of an overarching agency overseeing 6000 hectares was to look for ways to better manage, restore and expand Sydney’s parks. “We have seen in the past how parklands were often victim to more powerful voices for development. This is all …

Read More »