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Triton is the world’s most murderous malware, and it’s spreading

As an experienced cyber first responder, Julian Gutmanis had been called plenty of times before to help companies deal with the fallout from cyberattacks. But when the Australian security consultant was summoned to a petrochemical plant in Saudi Arabia in the summer of 2017, what he found made his blood run cold. The hackers had deployed malicious software, or malware, that let them take over the plant’s safety instrumented systems. These ... Full story

Review Units of Samsung Galaxy Fold Have Broken Almost Immediately

Image: Todd Hasselton/CNBC. Samsung’s new foldable smartphone is set to launch on April 26, but it appears the company may have a mess on its hands. Multiple reviewers with early access to the phones say they have been breaking after just a day or two of use. It’s not a good sign for a phone that costs $1,980. All smartphones, from Google’s flagship Pixel to Apple’s iPhones, are pretty much the same . People are buying fewer smartphones and ... Full story

EXO's Chanyeol feels the sun in 'SSFW' teaser image for 'SM Station 3'

EXO's Chanyeol feels the sun in 'SSFW' teaser image for 'SM Station 3' Full story

What We Know and Don’t Know About the Notre-Dame Fire

The fire began at about 6:30 p.m., and destroyed the cathedral’s spire and about two-thirds of the roof, officials said. The Paris fire chief said it began in the attic. Full story

EXO's Chanyeol finds a yellow rose in 'SSFW' teaser image for 'SM Station 3'

EXO's Chanyeol finds a yellow rose in 'SSFW' teaser image for 'SM Station 3' Full story

China unveils the first autonomous amphibious military landing vehicle

Earlier this month, a Chinese shipbuilder unveiled an amphibious autonomous landing vehicle that could someday be part of the country’s military. Nicknamed the “Marine Lizard,” it can be used for assaulting beaches from the ocean in concert with other autonomous vehicles. The state-owned China Shipbuilding Industry Company says that the prototype of the landing craft has been successfully tested and delivered, and it’s the first such vehicle in ... Full story

Samsung Galaxy Fold screen breaking and flickering

TodD Haselton | CNBC. Samsung's Galaxy Fold screen is broken after just two days of use. This phone costs $2,000. Samsung's $1,980 Galaxy Fold phone is breaking for some users after a day or two of use. A review unit given to CNBC by Samsung is also completely unusable after just two days of use. The phone has only been given to gadget reviewers, but some of the screens appear to be disconnecting and permanently flashing on or off. The Verge 's ... Full story

West Coast Main Line works set to cause Easter disruption

Image caption New track is being installed at Shawfield junction over the bank holiday weekend. Engineering works on the West Coast Main Line are set to cause severe disruption for rail passengers over the Easter bank holiday weekend. Shawfield junction, south of Glasgow, is undergoing a £4m signal and track upgrade which will not be completed until Tuesday morning. Passengers travelling between Scotland and northern England will be affected. ... Full story

Facebook scraped email contacts of 1.5 million users News

Facebook "unintentionally" uploaded the email contacts of more than 1.5 million users without asking permission to do so, the social network has admitted. The data harvesting happened via a system used to verify the identity of new members, Facebook asked new users to supply the password for their email account, and took a copy of their contacts. Facebook said it had now changed the way it handled new users to stop contacts being uploaded. All ... Full story

The most overlooked path to commercialize AI is for companies to do it themselves

Editor’s note: John Mannes is an investor at Basis Set Ventures, a $136 million early-stage venture capital fund focused on supporting startups using machine learning to address big problems across industries. Prior to Basis Set Ventures, John was a TechCrunch writer covering machine intelligence startups, machine learning research and major AI initiatives from big tech. The Bessemer Process patented in 1856 by Sir Henry Bessemer is one of the ... Full story

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