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CNET’s 12 favorite Twilight Zone episodes - CNET - News - July 19, 2018 - 10:26pm
The original Twilight Zone aired 156 episodes between 1959-1964. Here's a good place to start.

How Facebook operations got 10 times faster while getting 10 times bigger - CNET - News - July 19, 2018 - 10:24pm
Turns out it's hard to run a social network with 2.2 billion people.

Attackers used phony Microsoft site to target 2018 political candidates - CNET - News - July 19, 2018 - 10:22pm
But Microsoft says it saved the day.

Airbus' plane-eating plane completes maiden flight - CNET - News - July 19, 2018 - 10:21pm
There she rose! Once it finishes flight-testing, the enormous BelugaXL will fly parts of other Airbus airliners between the company's European factories.

Surprise! Star Wars: The Clone Wars back after cancellation - CNET - News - July 19, 2018 - 10:18pm
12 new episodes with Anakin, Ahsoka and more are coming to Disney's upcoming streaming service.

CNET Member Asks: Would you consider a BlackBerry phone today? - CNET - News - July 19, 2018 - 10:13pm
Longtime BlackBerry user and CNET member Nate650 wants to know whether or not you would consider using a BlackBerry phone today.

CNET Member Asks: Submit your questions to be featured on our site - CNET - News - July 19, 2018 - 10:12pm
Have some questions that just need answering? Submit them here and have the CNET community respond.

Doctor Who: Season 11 release date, trailer, plot details and more - CNET - News - July 19, 2018 - 10:08pm
There's a new season on the way with a new Doctor. Here's what you need to know and what to expect.

Doctor Who trailer at Comic-Con: Watch the first female Doctor make friends - CNET - News - July 19, 2018 - 10:07pm
The Doctor Who series 11 trailer premieres at San Diego Comic-Con 2018 with a simple question: "Will you be my new best friends?"

Crazy fish attack video cracks up marine researchers - CNET - News - July 19, 2018 - 9:55pm
This is undersea comedy gold -- unless you're the barracuda.

Clone Wars remains Star Wars prequel era's saving grace 10 years later - CNET - News - July 19, 2018 - 9:53pm
Commentary: There are just so many reasons why the CGI show is getting a special anniversary panel at Comic-Con.

$1 million heist on Russian bank started with hack of branch router

Ars Technica - July 19, 2018 - 9:48pm

Enlarge (credit: Henry Burrows / Flickr)

A prolific hacking group has struck again, this time stealing close to $1 million from Russia’s PIR Bank. The July 3 heist came about five weeks after the sophisticated hackers first gained access to the bank’s network by compromising a router used by a regional branch.

The theft—which according to is conservatively estimated at about $910,000—is the latest achievement of a group researchers at security firm Group-IB call the MoneyTaker group. In a report published last November that first detailed the group, researchers said its members had conducted 20 successful attacks on financial institutions and legal firms in the US, UK, and Russia. In a follow-up report, Group-IB said MoneyTaker netted about $14 million in the hacks, 16 of which were carried out on US targets, five on Russian banks, and one on a banking-software company in the UK.

While MoneyTaker is skilled at concealing its activities, Group-IB was able to connect the heists by tracing a common set of tactics, techniques, and procedures. After initially gaining access to a target’s network, members often spend months doing reconnaissance in an effort to elevate system privileges to those of a domain administrator. Members also try to remain active inside hacked networks long after the heists are carried out. The attackers also use a variety of freely available tools popular among hackers and security professionals alike, including the Metasploit exploit framework, Microsoft’s PowerShell management framework, and various Visual Basic scripts.

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2019 Subaru Ascent review: Getting it right - Roadshow - Reviews - July 19, 2018 - 9:48pm
Subaru’s second attempt at a three-row SUV is one of its most well-rounded mainstream offerings yet.

“Fingerprint” of humanity’s climate impact seen in the seasons

Ars Technica - July 19, 2018 - 9:33pm

Enlarge / Trends in the satellite-measured seasonal temperature cycle of the troposphere (red means larger temperature swing, blue means smaller temperature swing). (credit: Santer et al./Science)

One reason climate scientists have been able to confidently determine that humans are responsible for modern warming is that they have more than just weather records to work with. There are many places where a human cause can be identified if you know how to dust for fingerprints. For example, while the lower atmosphere warms, the stratosphere is actually cooling. That’s what you expect when greenhouse gases—rather than the Sun—are behind the warming.

A new study led by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s Ben Santer looked for fingerprints in a new place: the seasonal cycle of temperatures. The ideal tool for analyzing this is the global temperature record produced by satellites, which began their watch in 1979. That means they don’t go back nearly as far as weather-station records, but the dataset is now long enough to be useful for studies like this.

Hot and cold

While everyone uses the same satellites, several different groups actually maintain separate satellite temperature datasets. This is because the measurements are far from straightforward, and a ton of work goes into all the necessary processing to spit out temperature maps. As a result, the different datasets don’t always line up perfectly with each other—or with those analyzed with previous versions of their processing algorithm. So in this study, the researchers used the most recent two versions of three different datasets.

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Report: Google's new Fuchsia OS could replace Android -- or not - CNET - News - July 19, 2018 - 9:31pm
Update: CNET has learned there's no five-year plan for Fuchsia just yet.

Dodge's Challenger Scat Pack 1320 proves one is the loneliest number - Roadshow - News - July 19, 2018 - 9:05pm
With a $46,000 price tag, almost 500 horsepower and a single seat, the 1320 is nothing if not focused.

Fukushima reactors lend exotic nuclear finish to California's wines

The Register - July 19, 2018 - 9:00pm
Smooth body with a perky top note and a hint of cesium-137 for post-2011 vintages

Savants reckon radiation released by the 2011 Fukushima nuclear kerfuffle has made its way into California's wine.…

Walmart to launch Netflix rival under Vudu brand this year, says report - CNET - News - July 19, 2018 - 8:51pm
Walmart's rumored video-streaming service might be just around the corner.

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