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Monster.com Attacked, User Data Stolen

shadowspar Re:Actually, just visited Monster.com and... (196 comments)

Yeah, I saw their homepage link to http://help.monster.com/besafe/email/, but I thought that was a general "don't respond to phishing email" warning. It doesn't give any indication that it's something they put up specifically to address this. Mind you, looking back at monster.com in the wayback machine, they don't appear to have had that link on their homepage back on 14 June.

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shadowspar shadowspar writes  |  more than 7 years ago

shadowspar writes "Despite claims made by GlaxoSmithKline that their Ribena soft drinks are high in Vitamin C, two New Zealand high school students found in their science fair research project that at least some formulations of the drink contained no detectable levels of the vitamin. As a result, GSK has been fined over $200,000 by the NZ Commerce Commission and ordered to run newspaper ads admitting that some of their drinks contain no Vitamin C."
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shadowspar shadowspar writes  |  more than 7 years ago

shadowspar writes "Following in the footsteps of RateMyProfessors.com, RateMDs.com allows people to submit anonymous ratings of and comments on their doctors. Some of the comments have apparently raised the ire of the Canadian Medical Association — in addition to claiming that Canadian users could be sued for libel, they have asked for the removal of "libelous" and "defamatory" comments and for "the names and IP addresses of more than a dozen individuals" who posted them. The operator of the California-based website has refused, saying he won't surrender any information without a court order."
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shadowspar shadowspar writes  |  more than 7 years ago

shadowspar writes "In an interesting case of life imitating art, the South Korean government is planning to issue a "Robot Ethics Charter" that will reflect Asimov's Three Laws of Robotics. Robots in a service role are apparently part of the government's plan to address the country's aging populace; the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy has said in the past that it "hoped to have a robot in every South Korean household between 2015 and 2020"."
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shadowspar shadowspar writes  |  more than 7 years ago

shadowspar writes "A Canadian province has pulled several models of Konami slot machines out of service after a news investigation revealed that they briefly flash a jackpot result on the screen every time they are played. Konami claims that the 'subliminal' jackpot images are unintentional and the result of a bug, but other US and Canadian jurisdictions are looking at pulling the machines as well."
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shadowspar shadowspar writes  |  about 8 years ago

shadowspar writes "Recent restructuring and production cuts have left Lego unable to fill orders for the upcoming holiday season. Affected products include Duplo bricks, Lego City sets, and (horror of horrors!) Star Wars and Lego Technik sets."

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