Promised: francosian authority finds pegasus spyware at journalists

Promised: Francosian authority finds Pegasus spyware at Journalists

France’s authority for information security anssi has found the spyware pegasus on the smartphones of three journalists and thus delivered a first independent confirmation for the youngest premieges against the israeli company nso. This reports the british guardian. The spyware was therefore detected on the mobile phone of a journalist of the television station france 24 and on the advisers of a journalist and a journalist of the investigative side mediapart. The findings were passed on to the paris prosecutor, where the investigation is on the monitoring scandal.

With spyware against the press

The israeli spyware developer nso group was again in the headlines a few weeks ago. An international journalist consortium has given publicly that on dozens of smartphones of journalists, human rights people, whose family gourfactants and managers have been found traces of attacks with the company’s pegasus software. Pegasus uses security swallowing in smartphone software to gain far-reaching access to data. The numbers belonged to a record with more than 50.000 telephone numbers evaluated by the journalists and journalists.

The nso group has denied the premieges vehemently and concede a media boycott, among other things. Not quite clear was so far what exactly the phone numbers is. The proof of france is now initially confirmed the premieges for the first time and was allowed to continue to penetrate the defensive. In france, the topic is also highly political, because even a number of state prassident emmanuel macron was included. At france 24 you are shocked, given the detection, the guardian writes. Further legal action should follow. The lenaig bredoux also affected by mediapart is quoted by the newspaper with the words, "that’s the final stroke under the idea that all lugs and fake news. That’s the proof we need."

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There are more and more signs of electoral fraud

Countless anomalies were found in the control payment of 9% of the ballots, opposition announces protests until mid-september

Left-wing candidate andres manuel lopez obrador (amlo) plans to continue his protests for a new payout in mexico’s presidential election until at least mid-september. Many anomalies found in 9% of ballots checked so far. Illegal ballots were found in rough numbers, votes for the left-wing coalition were assigned to other candidates, already there were so many fake votes to make the alleged victory with 0.58 % (244.000 votes) lead of conservative felipe calderon, says left-wing coalition. In front of tens of thousands of supporters in mexico city, obrador again demanded the full disbursement of all votes. The protest intensified and in the state of oaxaca another demonstrator was shot dead.

The ruling of the mexican federal electoral court was initially a cold shower for the left-wing coalition "for the good of all", behind which the "party of the democratic revolution" is leading" (prd) stands. Instead of re-counting all the votes, the court only ordered a re-counting of 9% of the ballots. Since the presidential elections of 2. On july 2, countless mexicans protested for an overall review of the elections, in which there were apparently such gross irregularities even in the first control payment that the electoral court also ordered its repetition (blockades in mexico).

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Usa before the next iraq war?

President obama sees no military solution, but relies on air strikes

George w. Bush wanted to announce the successful end of the war in iraq as early as may 2003. On an airplane carrier he announced in front of gathered soldiers "mission accomplished", after he landed in a pilot’s uniform as co-pilot of a fighter plane (the war on terrorism continues). A crude show that failed catastrophically. U.S. President obama came into office with the promise to end the wars started by bush and to withdraw u.S. Soldiers. What is yet to come in afghanistan is already in iraq "succeeded". In 2012, all soldiers left iraq after an agreement with the iraqi head of government maliki failed over the ie of immunity. Obama actually wanted up to 50 more.000 troops in iraq to train the iraqi army and provide security. And it was already clear that nothing was good in iraq, which remained a powder keg (the war on terrorism continues) that has now exploded again.

Actually, obama wanted to join the "nation building" the u.S. Government had tried to influence maliki to form a government of national unity with integration of the sunnis, but it failed because of maliki’s resistance in iraq, but soon after the withdrawal of u.S. Troops, fighting between the shiite and sunni population groups resumed. The u.S. Government had certainly tried to influence maliki to form a government of national unity with integration of the sunnis, but failed because of his resistance. The u.S. Had been working with the "surge" developed the strategy of not only tolerating sunni militias, but also financing them. They were supposed to provide security, which very quickly led to a decline in violence. Maliki ended the program and discriminated against the sunnis. The war in syria finally caught up with iraq and loved the sunni extremists thrive. In syria, al-qaeda, which had been crushed by the u.S., re-formed in iraq and eventually became the islamic state, which achieved gross success with brutal violence and end-time ideology.

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Iphone 12: apple releases production allegedly significantly high

IPhone 12: Apple releases production allegedly significantly high

Apple wants to produce a report in the first half of the year ahead of 95 million iphones to can serve demand. The production target is 30 percent of the same period of the previous year, such as japanese business newspaper nikkei calling on informed persons. Apple has instructed suppliers to produce 95 to 96 million gates, including the iphone 12 also iphone se and the alter iphone 11.

High demand of the more expensive models

As usual, apple corrects the iphone production in the quarter after the start of sales sometimes clearly down, this time is obviously not the case: especially the demand of the more expensive models iphone 12 pro and per max trap stronger than expected, it is called with one of a nikkei cited suppliers. The pro models are currently not immediately conservative at apple, the manufacturer calls a delivery time of several weeks, which can stretch until mid-january 2021.

The sells of the iphone 12 are the report according to the plan that the new 12 mini are different "sluggish". Even developers report that in their app usage statistics so far only a few users with the very compact iphone appear. The 12 mini is unusually small in 2020 in 2020 and despite its 5.4"-displays also smaller and lighter than apple’s iphone se 2 with 4.7"-screen.

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Google messages: rcs should finally set it up

Google Messages: RCS should finally set it up

Google’s messenger history is long and rather disclaimable. Now it should be directed to google messages. Experiments to enforce rcs (rich communication services) as the successor to the sms, do for a while. Now the open standard is available worldwide for most android users.

Rcs is platform and brings typical chat functions in or instead of the sms – such as the "had read"-status, reactions and group chats. You can send text and voice messages, send pictures, videos and other files and call by video. As an advantage, google also ies in a blog post that the quality of the pictures and videos be better and you can use rcs now wlan data to chat. So as with other messengers.

No e2ee and enrolled availability

The communication is not end-to-end-cased (e2ee). Google works on it first of communication between two people. The betaphase should start this month and rich in the coming year. The conversion then automatically happens.

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Illegal journalists

No freedom of the press in the israeli-occupied territories

Monday afternoon in ramallah: israeli army lifts curfew for four hours. An all-terrain vehicle with crude stickers "reuters tv" driving along the main road, filming a tank and the accompanying soldiers. The journalists are stopped. "Prime motive", i think to myself, "fits exactly to the article i want to write for telepolis." but a soldier sees my camera, runs up to me and gives me a choice: come with me, hand over camera or loosen diskette. Since the reuters reporters now have to get out of their car and their stay with the army seems to be longer, i decide for the third solution and may disappear. Perhaps i am not recognized as a journalist at all, but only as one of the few foreigners remaining in the place.

The legal insecurity of many palestinians under the military occupation also affects journalists in the occupied territories. Only three hundred meters away from the media-shy soldiers, others can peacefully even "at work" to be photographed. They throw pop grenades at a group of ten women shouting slogans against the occupation. Ramallah is usually the place with the highest media density in palestine. Where otherwise hundreds of journalists step on each other’s toes, on monday there are only two tv cameras even during the lifting of the curfew. Apparently, the soldiers are aware of the illegitimacy of their actions. The palestinians kneeling on the ground with bloody faces and gun barrels on their necks were not allowed to be photographed either.

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Negroponte: computer for a dollar

The prophet of the digital lifestyle receives the 01 award from the hdk berlin

Low-cost computers, online shoppers who kill retailers, life-saving vests for senior citizens, an internet explosion in the third world and mind-expanding pcs – nicholas negroponte is still available for one provocation or another. In his world, the ones and zeros that cast no shadow reign supreme.

The future is not what it used to be either. At least not at the mit media lab. "When we founded the lab in the early 1980s, everyone called us absolutely crazy", nicholas negroponte, director of the mit media lab, recalls "wearable computing" or "things that think" institute that has become famous. In 1985 the newspapers had even spoken of pure charlatanry. "Today, in our context, we only talk about ‘world premiere’ or ‘world famous", the guru of all things digital argues, because that makes you part of the establishment. And that is "no spab", "boring" and made it especially difficult to keep the innovation rate high. "We have become too crude", fears negroponte, "and if organizations grow too much, they lose their original personality."

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Driving report: renault koleos dci 130

Driving report: renault koleos dci 130

It is no end to the foreseeable: the current automode always brings new suv offshoots, which appear to make the appearance of anything, which is hardly a customer ever checked. Who now wants to turn the manufacturers a reproach from making the market mass with such a thing, scales the situation: the producers simply provide what the market wants. Since the chinese car buyers have come to this taste, these chunky models will probably stay for a long time. Renault goes, like seat in the case of ateca, the path of the least resistance and supplies a suv in the current style of the house with the second koleos. This applies to optics and other properties equailed, as a first short exit shows.

Long as the competition

Even if my treasured colleague clemens has shortly discovered his love for the first koleos in the australian bush: a bestseller was not exactly this country. The second generation points to the renault models megane and talisman, without visually entirely to occur as the espace. With a long of 4.67 meters he is sometimes depassing like a mercedes glc or a skoda kodiaq. As far as the space is concerned, the renault is between these two: he offers more space than the mercedes without supplying the fille of the skoda. The wheelbase of the kodiaq is significantly more than that of renault with 2.7 meters with 2.79 m. Also, the trunk of the koleos is smaller with 498 liters smaller.

The entire design of the interior is similar to the well-known design line of renault. This is slowly boring in the now fold model, the advantages and disadvantages. Overall, the interior is properly processed, with some loops in operation. In the infotainment system, the ways to some functions are somewhat an economic. The cruise control is turned on on the central tunnel, but can remain permanent. I like that better than if you have to activate it with each ride and only then save a speed. The display instead of the instrument cluster is badly reading in direct lighting – a weak that almost all these displays have.

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Vw passat with new entry-level diesel – r-line edition available

Vw passat with new entry-level diesel - r-line edition available

Wolfsburg, 14. November 2008 – volkswagen extends the motor palette of the passat around a diesel engine: the two liters of rough direct injectors makes 110 hp and sends between 1500 and 2500 revolutions its maximum torque of 250 newton meters over a funfgang manual gearbox to the front preview. Vw with 5.5 liters per 100 kilometers for the sedan and 5.6 liters for the variant. The engine is relevant in all equipment variants. The prices for the trendline sedan start at 26.200 euros, the variant trendline costs at least 27.350 euro.

Also as a bluemotion obvious

Alternatively, the self-cord with bluemotion package can be ordered. Thanks to the combined use of a start-stop automatic, rolling resistor-optimized tires and a mandated design of the funfgang switching gear, the new passat bluemotion should consume up to 0.7 liters of fuel less and only 128 grams of co2 per kilometer cancel (variant: 129 g / km to). The passat bluemotion can be ordered from 26.750 euros, the variant from 27.900 euros.

Coarse display of the multifunction display

The current offer is rounded off to the model year 2009 through the series use of the new combination instrument from the passat cc. According to vw, this is better readable, and with its multifunction display, the fittings are amendable.

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Shuttle to mars

Apollo 11 astronaut buzz aldrin leads a research team to develop new types of spacecraft

In his science fiction novel co-written with john barnes "encounter with tiber" apollo 11 pilot buzz aldrin launches the first human being on the 25. December 2018 landing on the moon of mars phobos – exactly 50 years after apollo 8 reached the moon for the first time. Aldrin doesn’t want to leave it at fiction, however: he has now put together a research team to develop spacecraft for regular shuttles between earth and mars. The maiden flight, according to aldrin, could take place in 2018.

Sandstorm on mars

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