Police look into video of man spanking hippo at #LAZoo — National Post

ONLY IN LOS ANGELES — Police are investigating after a video shows a man spanking a hippopotamus at the Los Angeles Zoo. The video shows the man crossing a railing last week and sneaking up on two hippos, Rosie and Mara.

via Police look into video of man spanking hippo at LA Zoo — National Post

Facebook is making two-factor a requirement for some Page managers — 9to5Mac

Facebook, as part of its growing efforts of transparency, is rolling out a new verification process to confirm that those who run Pages are who they say they are. Facebook announced the new process on its Facebook Business blog…

via Facebook is making two-factor a requirement for some Page managers — 9to5Mac

California #Wildfire Victims Face Higher Rebuilding Costs Because of President Trump’s Tariffs — TIME

(SANTA ROSA, Calif.) — Add this to the challenges facing California wildfire victims: Tariffs. The import tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump are adding thousands of dollars to the cost of building homes. That especially squeezes homeowners who seek to rebuild quickly after losing their houses to natural disasters…

via California Wildfire Victims Face Higher Rebuilding Costs Because of President Trump’s Tariffs — TIME

#Facebook requiring additional authorization from Pages with large US audiences — TechCrunch

Facebook today announced it’s implementing a new measure to secure Facebook Pages with large U.S. followings in order to make it harder for people to administer a Page using a “fake or compromised account.” Beginning with those that have large U.S. followings, some Facebook Pages will now have to go through a “Page Publishing Authorization”…

via Facebook now requiring Pages with large US audiences to go through additional authorization — TechCrunch

Julian Assange ‘Considering’ Request to Testify Before Senate Intel Committee on Russia Election Meddling

Julian Assange ‘Considering’ Request to Testify Before Senate Intel Committee on Russia Election Meddling

Julian Assange ‘Considering’ Request to Testify Before Senate Intel Committee on Russia Election Meddling
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Hack the planet: vulnerabilities unearthed in satellite systems used around the globe — TechCrunch

So this is bad. Black Hat, the king of enterprise security conventions, kicked off today, and most noticeable amid the fusillade of security research was some impressive work from Ruben Santamarta of IOActive, whose team has unearthed worrying vulnerabilities in satellite communication systems, aka SATCOM, used by airplanes, ships, and military units worldwide…

via Hack the planet: vulnerabilities unearthed in satellite systems used around the globe — TechCrunch