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Our phone numbers are:
Switzerland (main number):
Phone (CH): +41-22-575-4445
If you're calling us from US, UK, NZ or AU for your convenience use:
Phone (US): +1-206-905-9493
Phone (UK): +44-115-888-2078
Phone (NZ): +64-3-669-0117
Phone (AU): +61-2-8003-4488

A good reason to brush up on your math is cryptography. I am currently looking at lattice-based cryptography (which is believed to be quantum computer resistant) and fully homomorphic encryption (FHE).
You need a solid command of some advanced math concepts to find your way through this...

ADAV-2019-09-17: Chances are, you are affected by this one, as it is about vulnerabilities of consumer devices such as routers and network attached storage.

Please check if you use products of one of the affected vendors. The list is in the article.

thehackernews.com/2019/09/hack

CERN OpenDays 2019 – LHCb Site
CERN had its OpenDays on September 14 and 15. As the LHC is in Long Shutdown 2 (LS2) for upgrades until early 2021, this was a good possibility for CERN to present itself and its work to the public.

Both days drew huge crowds and lines for underground visits were long - at one point waiting times for ATLAS visits were 3 hours.

I arrived on Su
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ADAV-2019.09.04:
"It should be noted that the attack is not just limited to WhatsApp and Telegram, and affects the functionality and privacy of many other Android apps as well."
Note that this requires a "malicious app" to be present on your phone, that manipulates the content, it can't be done just by sending you a media file.

thehackernews.com/2019/07/medi

Solar Cycle 25 Preliminary Prediction
Not exactly News, as it dates back to April 2019, but still interesting since we are very close to the end of solar cycle 24 and the solar minimum.

NOAA and NASA experts sat together and came up with a preliminary prediction as to what to expect from the next solar cycle numbered 25.

It's expected to be a weak
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New Active Region on Sun an End of Cycle 24 is Near
Today, we have a new active region on the Sun with two sunspots. The Hale magnetic configuration is given as β which means that there might be some solar flare activity, but not very likely above C class.

Location of new active region AR2748 on the Sun

Close-Up of AR2748

This is a r
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Sometimes you just can't figure out whether a worker just put this there or it is an

Safety first is a mind-set! Make sure people are not slipping on wet floor by using a power cable to cordon-off the wet area...

«Dorian» moving towards Florida as a Category 4 Hurricane
While this is not a weather blog, I still think this is impressive. The Atlantic hurricane season started quietly in June with not much activity until end of August. Now we are reminded that the hurricane seasons lasts till November with this impressive system called «Dorian».

That's how the NOAA weather sat
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Error in Tor Documentation for Bridge Configuration
I seem to have run into a problem using Tor's documentation for Tor bridge configuration on FreeBSD.According to mentioned documentation, you install the following software:

pkg install obfs4proxy-tor tor ca_root_nss

This works perfectly.

However, later in the documentation it says, that you will need to add
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Another Day Another Vulnerability (ADAV) v2019.08.30:
iPhone can be hacked just by visiting website, Google researchers find.
7 flaws resided in Safari web browser, 5 in the iOS kernel and 2 separate sandbox escape issues—targeting devices with almost every version in that time-frame from iOS 10 through to the latest version of iOS 12.
thehackernews.com/2019/08/hack

Our phone numbers are:
Switzerland (main number):
Phone (CH): +41-22-575-4445
If you're calling us from US, UK, NZ or AU for your convenience use:
Phone (US): +1-206-905-9493
Phone (UK): +44-115-888-2078
Phone (NZ): +64-3-669-0117
Phone (AU): +61-2-8003-4488

Anyone using @zoom_us on a @apple Mac? You might want to cover your webcam, when you are not using it (that's a good idea in any case)...

thehackernews.com/2019/07/webc

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