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Millions of Wi-Fi devices released in the past 24 years are vulnerable to FragAttacks

Why it matters: Several vulnerabilities in the way the Wi-Fi standard breaks and reassembles network packets, along with software bugs on Wi-Fi capable devices, makes it easy for a hacker to steal your data or attack other devices connected to your network. Patches to mitigate these are coming, but it may take a while to…

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New Gene Editing Tool for Millions of Edits

There is a new gene-editing tool called Retron Library Recombineering (RLR) that makes this task easier that has been developed by George Church and his team. RLR generates up to millions of mutations simultaneously, and “barcodes” mutant cells so that the entire pool can be screened at once, enabling massive amounts of data to be…

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Millions of devices at risk from NAME:WRECK DNS bugs

Newly disclosed set of nine DNS vulnerabilities puts over 100 million consumer, enterprise and industrial IoT devices at risk By Alex Scroxton, Security Editor Published: 13 Apr 2021 10:37 More than 100 million connected internet of things (IoT) devices, as many as 36,000 of them physically located in the UK, are thought to be at…

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US to send millions of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine doses to Mexico, Canada in advance deal

The United States plans to send a combined 4 million doses of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine to Canada and Mexico, respectively, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said on Thursday. Psaki during a White House press briefing said the Biden administration is finalizing the “loan,” with some 2.5 million doses to be sent to Mexico while 1.5…

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Countless Americans might not get coronavirus vaccines for a tragic reason

All of the still-living former US presidents, minus President Trump, have filmed a public service message in which they praise the coronavirus vaccine, urge all Americans to get vaccinated as soon as possible — and are shown with rolled-up sleeves getting vaccinated themselves in the ad. One of the reasons that President Trump, the only…

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Produced in Dim: Millions hit by Net shutdowns at 2020…

Left in dark: Millions hit by internet shutdowns in 2020… (Third column, 14th story, link)

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As millions face eviction, both renters and landlords sense pressure

An estimated 10 million renters were behind on payment at the beginning of 2021, owing a combined $57 billion in rent and utilities.

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Millions are flocking to Robinhood to trade cryptocurrencies

In comparison, the number of new crypto customers on Robinhood peaked at 401,000 in a single month last year with a monthly average of around 200,000 users trading on the platform for the first time in 2020.

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Millions in Texas still desperate for water after power crisis

Texas residents are lining up for water after extreme winter weather compromised supply to 13 million people.

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Michigan Mega Millions ticket wins $1 billion jackpot

The winning ticket was purchased at a Kroger store in the Detroit suburb of Novi, the Michigan Lottery said.