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Greek court rules to extradite Bitcoin Alexander Vinnik to US

The Appeals Court of Thessaloniki decided to extradite to the USA a 38-year-old Russian national Alexander Vinnik suspected to have been involved in money laundering through a platform for bitcoin exchange. Next to US also Russia had requested the extradition of Alexander Vinnik. Police arrested Vinnik in a hotel in …

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“Anonymous Greece” hack Gov’t website for electronic auctions

The group “Anonymous Greece” has hacked the government website for electronic auctions. The hackers’ attack brought down the website on Saturday. In a message posted on their website, Anonymous Greece make references to the system of electronic auctions of properties that is to start in a couple of couples but …

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Global cyber attack demanding ransom in Bitcoin hits 99 countries

A global cyber attack has infected tens of thousands of computers in 99 countries on Friday. Britain’s health system was paralyzed, global shipper FedEx were disrupted. The hackers blocked computers and demanded a ransom of 300 USD in bitcoins. It is believed that the hacking tools have been developed by …

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Swedish company implants microchips in employee’s hands

Dystopia. Employees as Cyborgs.  About 150 employees the Swedish technology firm Epicenter agreed to have a microchip inserted in their hands, the company said. It is the first time such implants are used to tag employees via microchips on a broad scale. Epicenter and a handful of other companies are …

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yes we need to run several tests for the new design of KeepTalkingGreece   for the new design of via ctrl+k KeepTalkingGreecehttp://www.keeptalkinggreece.com/ 

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WikiLeaks: CIA can break into Smartphones, Smart TVs, Computers, Routers

WikiLeaks released thousands of documents that it said described sophisticated software tools used by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to break into smartphones, computers and even Internet-connected televisions. The release included 8,761 documents that it claimed revealed details of “malware, viruses, trojans, weaponized ‘zero day’ exploits, malware remote control systems …

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YAHOO admits: data of 500million users were hacked

On Thursday, Yahoo revealed a massive security breach which it said affects at least 500 million users accounts, amid the ongoing sale of its core business. The Yahoo hack involves more victims than any other cyber hacking incident in history. Yahoo says that a copy of some user account information was stolen …

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PokemonGo: Boy, 15, crashes with head into tractor hoe

First victim of PokemonGo-mania in Greece. Trying to catch some Pokemon monsters, a 15-year-old boy crashed in the hoe of his father tractor. The father was plowing the field  in a village of Trikala in Central Greece. Blinded by his ambition to catch a Pokemon, the boy did not ‘see’ …

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Hacktivists “Anonymous” launch massive DDoS attack at Bank of Greece website

For more than 6 hours the servers of the Bank of Greece were down on Tuesday, after the online hacktivist group Anonymous launched a DDoS (denial-of-service) attack. Bank of Greece was the first bank coming under Anonymous fire after the group recently relaunched operation “OpIcarus” targeting banking and financial giants …

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Apologies for the typos today…

… but the autocorrect seems to have fainted today out of Presidential vote distress. Oh, no! It’s just a technical problem. I’ll fix it asap, i.e. “tomorrow” Greek o’clock.

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“Comments” Plug-in: must work fine after recent reset

Last Thursday, I  reset the “comments” plug-in that had turned into a plague for many KTG-readers who were questioning their maths knowledge. As far as I can see form the uploaded comments, the new plugi-in seems to work fine. Go on, now! Write a comment 🙂 PS I had always …

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Facebook conducted secret experiment on users’ emotions

Facebook has conducted a secret massive psychology experiment on its users to find out how they respond to positive and negative messages – without telling participants. What Facebook did was to alter the tone of the users’ news feed to highlight either positive or negative posts from their friends, which were …

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KTG Comments Plug-in: Spam Protection and Error Message

Some KTG visitors have been complaining about having problems with the Comments Spam Protection plug-in. They have been complaining for receiving an error message even when they do the math correctly. Odd enough some people manage to get through it, KTG included 🙂 We have tried to solve the problem …

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KTG had its server “moment”…

KeepTalkingGreece.com had its server “moment” that lasted four days, November 25-28 2013. After a day of total outage, visitors could read the page, by the administrator had no access. We covered the news of the day through our alternative channel, www.keeptalkinggreece.wordpress.com and you can see our posts here. Please, keep …

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KTG had server problems

The server hosting KeepTalkingGreece had technical problems for 24 hours. Therefore, posting or reading was not possible. Apologies. Weird things happen can happen anytime. It’s the internet and the cosmic influence. I hope, KTG-readers did not suffer any cold turkey 🙂 BTW: I read that even YouTube was down for …

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