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‘Homebrew’ email servers: Genius as well as sneaky?

WASHINGTON — No, it’s not always a room filled with wires and glowing blue lights. It’s probably not even the size of your furnace. The personal email server used by Hillary Rodham Clinton during her time as secretary of state was probably about the size of your office desktop computer and could have been tucked quietly in a corner somewhere. She’s come a long way since 1997, when Clinton’s staff bought the then-first lady a

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Harrison Ford injured after crash landing plane on golf course

Harrison Ford was hospitalized on Thursday after crash landing a plane in Venice, California.The 72-year-old actor crash landed on Penmar Golf Course after something went wrong mechanically with the single-engine plane at around 2:25 p.m. He was transferred to UCLA Hospital in Westwood where he was listed in “fair to moderate” condition, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.Initially reports from law enforcement officials described the actor’s injures as “critical.”Ford, who suffered multiple lacerations, was

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Ukrainian girlfriend of murdered Putin critic says she’s gotten death threats

APIn this photo taken on Aug. 28, 2012, Anna Duritskaya poses for a photo for a modeling portfolio in Kiev, Ukraine. 23 year old, Duritskaya was the one witness of the killing of Boris Nemtsov, a fierce critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin. See Also Kiev (AFP) - The Ukrainian girlfriend of murdered Russian opposition activist Boris Nemtsov, who was with him when he was shot dead outside the Kremlin, has told police she has

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The dangerous, decade-old FREAK vulnerability also affects Windows users

APWindows users are also susceptible to a serious vulnerability affecting millions of Android and iPhone users, Ars Technica reports. It's called "FREAK," and puts users at risk of their confidential details stolen by hackers. FREAK stands for "factoring attacks on RSA-EXPORT keys," and is a remnant of the debates over cryptography in the nineties. The US government at one point placed limits on the strength of encryption in software that could be exported from from

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Putin is slashing government salaries as Russia attempts to avoid a budget crisis

REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Russian President Vladimir Putin signed three new decrees into law that will slash salaries in the presidential administration, the government office, and the accounts chamber by 10% from 1 May. The measures are part of the government's emergency plan to address collapsing revenues due to the fall in global oil prices and economic sanctions imposed on the country. Crude oil is currently trading around $60 a barrel but the federal budget was based

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Suspected Palestinian Attacker Injures 5 in Jerusalem

A suspected Palestinian motorist rammed his car into a group of people near an Israeli police station in east Jerusalem on Friday, injuring five before being shot and wounded by guards, the police said. Police spokeswoman Luba Samri described the assault as a "terror attack." The attacker plowed onto the curb next to the police station in east Jerusalem, running over five people, including four officers, Samri said. The guards fired at the vehicle from

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The dollar is hitting fresh 11-year highs and a strong jobs report could send it even higher

The dollar is at a new 11-year high just ahead of US jobs data, and a strong jobs number Friday could drive it even higher. The euro is currently trading at $1.10, the lowest for the single currency since 2004. The latest US employment report is out at 1.30 p.m. GMT (8.30 a.m. ET). Here's how the trade-weighted dollar looks, in context: FRED, Business Insider Economists are expecting a strong jobs report, with a 240,000

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Despite Attack on Ambassador, Anti-American Sentiment Not Rising in South …

SEOUL— Following the knife attack on the U.S. Ambassador to South Korea, Seoul police are looking into the suspect’s past visits to North Korea and evaluating the security at the event. The attack raises the question of just how prevalent anti-American sentiment is in South Korea today. South Korean police said on Friday they will likely charge Kim Ki-jong, the suspect who carried out the knife attack on the U.S. ambassador in Seoul, Mark Lippert,

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