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Shadow Brokers, Cards Against Trump, Louisiana flood fundraisers: ICYMI
Important news you may have missed on Monday, Aug 15.
Here’s some news you may have missed:
Cards Against Humanity reportedly raised more than $300,000 after launching a fundraiser last week which it says will ultimately benefit Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. Co-founder Max Temkin tells the Daily Dot the company plans to start a super PAC to support the Democratic nominee.
A group called Shadow Brokers, which claims to have hacked the NSA’s infamous Equation Group, is allegedly auctioning off powerful stolen exploits. It’s much too early to declare this breach legitimate, but after reviewing “free files” offered up as proof by Shadow Brokers, cybersecurity experts declined to immediately dismiss the claim.
Be careful what you click: A newly disclosed banking virus is being distributed directly through Google’s AdSense advertising network, according to Kaspersky Lab. The malware reportedly infects devices as soon as a user visits a page displaying the infected web ad.
We filed a Freedom of Information Act request on Monday seeking complaints received by the FTC about Facebook after a viral pro-meme campaign accused the company of “fraudulent content review policies and misleading community guidelines.” While we await that treasure, read more about the mass revolt stemming from Facebook’s alleged treatment of dank meme pages.
The Trump campaign is clarifying remarks by former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani about terrorism in the U.S. which appeared to ignore history.
A new online channel launched enabling viewers to binge on news clips of Donald Trump every second of every day.
If you are a Windows 10 user experiencing freezing issues after updating to the Anniversary Edition, Microsoft has released step-by-step instructions for how to fix the problem.
More than 20,000 people have been rescued from their homes in Louisiana due to historic levels of flooding. Here’s a list of fundraisers aiding residents and communities affected by the disaster.
Google is working on a new operating system, but no one is quite sure what for. A spokesperson for the company would only confirm the project is not related to Android or Chrome OS.
The mother of a murdered toddler believes her son’s killers are now taunting her online. This barrage of harassment has left Denise Fergus and her husband fearing for their lives.
Donald Trump has officially lost all chill on Twitter, writes Amrita Khalid. Although normally confrontational, the GOP nominee’s most recent tweetstorms railing against the media seem particularly unhinged.
Secret ledgers recovered from the office of Ukraine’s former (pro-Russian) ruling party lists $12.7 million in cash payments to Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort. —via the New York Times
Read about the rise of the “Reasonable Conservative,” responsible for the “Republican-on-Republican violence” in the media —via Bryan Curtis, The Ringer
The NSA targeted a peaceful pro-Democracy activist who was falsely accused of planning “an act of terrorism” by New Zealand authorities during a botched operation. —via Ryan Gallagher & Nicky Hager, the Intercept
Amazing infographics show Usain Bolt, the Olympian who just won his third consecutive gold medal in the men’s 100 meter dash, compared to every Olympic medalist since 1896. —via New York Times
The average ISIS recruit has only the most basic knowledge of Islam, according to thousands of leaked documents reviewed by reporters. —via the Associated Press
Recently claiming responsibility for last year’s DCCC breach, Guccifer 2.0 has evolved from “sloppy hacktivist” to “professional leaker.” —via Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai, Motherboard
Dell Cameron was a reporter at the Daily Dot who covered security and politics. In 2015, he revealed the existence of an American hacker on the U.S. government's terrorist watchlist. He is a co-author of the Sabu Files, an award-nominated investigation into the FBI's use of cyber-informants. He became a staff writer at Gizmodo in 2017.