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Hackers release millions of Twitter IDs and user information for free

Hackers release millions of Twitter IDs and user information for free

Twitter’s security flaw that allowed hackers to steal millions of user records was patched in August this year, but that hasn’t stopped hackers from posting that data for free online.Photo: Sergey Yelagin (Shutterstock) Twitter’s API once contained a flaw so easily exploitable that hackers managed to capture 5.4 million user details. Now, according to reports …

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Bankruptcies, Foreclosures, Defaults and Consumer Collections: Free Money Always Gets the Job Done

Bankruptcies, Foreclosures, Defaults and Consumer Collections: Free Money Always Gets the Job Done

Powell said many times consumers may accept a crunch because loan distress is at historic lows. What consumers can’t stand for long is runaway inflation. By Wolf Richter for WOLF STREET. We’ll start with consumer bankruptcies because that’s where credit problems often end, if they can’t be resolved. Next, we’ll look at foreclosures, third-party collections, …

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Personal finance: We've met the enemy, and it's not the recession |  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Personal finance: We’ve met the enemy, and it’s not the recession | Chattanooga Times Free Press

“Your money is like a soap bar. The more you handle it, the more it diminishes.” — Economist Eugène Fama The Federal Reserve’s necessarily vigorous response to persistently high inflation has increased the likelihood of a recession in the next 12 months if it has not already begun. For many investors, the instinctive response to …

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BIG BROTHER WATCHING YOU: ALEC's Doublethink Attack on US Free Markets

BIG BROTHER WATCHING YOU: ALEC’s Doublethink Attack on US Free Markets

Doublethink means the power to simultaneously hold two contradictory beliefs in one’s mind and to accept them both. The Party intellectual knows in what direction his memories must be modified; he therefore knows that he is playing tricks with reality; but through the exercise of doublethink it also ensures that reality is not violated. The …

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