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Australian Thea-Mai Bauman’s Instagram account disappears after Facebook launches Metaverse

An Australian artist only realized it when she tried to log into her Instagram account while she was with the tech giant. An Australian artist inadvertently found himself in an uncomfortable position when Facebook rebranded as Meta in October. Thea-Mai Bauman is an artist and technologist who created an Instagram account in 2012 with the …

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Covid-19: How facial recognition technology will be used to track positive Covid cases

If you thought being asked to check-in at a cafe was “a step too far”, this new development in coronavirus technology may have your wings rustling. If you thought being asked to check in at a cafe with your smartphone was “a step too far”, this new development in coronavirus technology could make your wings …

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The countries defying China’s orders to show support for Taiwan

China has hardened its stance, which has prompted nations to unite and defy orders, instead of fearing. 2021 hasn’t been a very good year for Beijing. Criticism of the repression of the Uyghur people increased. International support for Taiwan increased. Its claim to ownership over the East and South China Seas faced mounting resistance. In …

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Deepfake of Jacinda Ardern smoking: How technology is claiming victims

Jacinda Ardern’s deepfake clip was shared widely. She was the latest target of a disturbingly advanced type of technology. When a video showing New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern abusing drugs surfaced on social media in recent months, experts quickly dismissed it as fake. The video, which was viewed and shared thousands of times, showed …

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Australia to acquire Black Hawk, Seahawk helicopters at cost of $7 billion

Peter Dutton has confirmed Australia’s $7 billion defense acquisition, saying regional “instability” was a major motivator behind the move. Defense Minister Peter Dutton has confirmed that Australia will acquire 40 new US-imported Black Hawks and 12 Seahawk helicopters, a decade before existing Airbus MRH-90 Taipan models were scheduled to be retired. The European-built Taipan model …

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IoT: Chinese smart technology poses security threat to Australia

China’s growing dominance in a range of advanced technologies poses a major threat to Australia, we have been warned. China’s growing dominance in smart cars, home appliances and other “Internet-of-Things” technologies poses a growing risk to Australia’s economy, a new report warns. Last year there were an estimated 12 billion “intelligent” Internet-connected devices around the …

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Google sues alleged Russian hackers behind Glupteba botnet

Google is reportedly suing two Russian hackers behind the Glupteba botnet, which the tech giant believes has infected 1 million devices. Google has taken action against a major hacking operation that it believes has infected more than a million devices. The tech giant is cracking down on the so-called Glupteba botnet, suing two Russians who …

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Aliens may have already visited Earth, Nasa report reveals as Pentagon ramps up hunt for UFOs

After a NASA report refused to rule out UFO contact, a series of spooky encounters have stunned investigators. Aliens have already visited Earth, according to a new NASA report, which says the organization is “not closed” to the possibility of extraterrestrial life. While the report said it had yet to find “no credible evidence,” it …

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CS Energy hit by Chinese cyberattack that almost cost 3m homes power

A major cyberattack on Australia has been uncovered with Chinese hackers behind a potentially disastrous attempt. Millions of homes were just moments away from losing power after a ransomware attack on a large energy network believed to have been the work of Chinese hackers. CS Energy was hit by the attack on Saturday, November 27, …

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China feared to be hiding missiles in shipping containers

Experts have warned that China fears hiding missiles in shipping containers as part of a Trojan Horse-style plan to strike anywhere in the world. China is secretly developing Trojan Horse-style missiles hidden in shipping containers that could be landed at enemy ports, experts have warned. Military analysts believe the use of covert container missiles could …

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