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Duggar trial focusing on computer where child porn was found

Dec. 03, 2021 17:40 PM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A computer used by Josh Duggar at work contained child pornography behind a partition that allowed the user to circumvent an application that monitors internet use, and metadata indicates the images were downloaded when the former reality TV star was working,...

AP Source: NSO Group spyware used to hack State employees

Dec. 03, 2021 16:06 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The phones of 11 U.S. State Department employees were hacked with spyware from Israel's NSO Group, the world's most infamous hacker-for-hire company, a person familiar with the matter said Friday. The employees were all located in Uganda and included...

Data hacked for 400,000 Planned Parenthood LA patients

Dec. 01, 2021 19:48 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles branch of Planned Parenthood was hit by a data breach involving about 400,000 patients, but there is no indication that the information was used “for fraudulent purposes," the group said. A hacker installed computer malware between...

Rhode Island gets voluntary app to show COVID vaccinations

Dec. 01, 2021 12:08 PM EST

LINCOLN, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island is developing a cellphone app that will allow residents to quickly and easily prove they have been vaccinated against the coronavirus, Gov. Daniel McKee said Wednesday. Although hesitant to call it a vaccine passport, the Democratic...

South Korea confirms first five cases of omicron variant

Dec. 01, 2021 09:08 AM EST

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Wednesday confirmed its first five cases of the new omicron coronavirus variant in people linked to arrivals from Nigeria, prompting the government to tighten the country's borders. The Korea Disease Control and Prevention...

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Nov. 30, 2021 13:14 PM EST

Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 4. Procreate Pocket, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd 5. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB ...

Digital driver's licenses are coming soon for Iowa motorists

Nov. 26, 2021 09:40 AM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa motorists will soon have the option of keeping their driver's license on their phones. State officials have begun a pilot project to make digital driver's licenses, or “mobile IDs,” available for download via smartphone apps sometime in...

Salvadoran journalists, activists report spyware alerts

Nov. 24, 2021 22:27 PM EST

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — The Association of Salvadoran Journalists says some news outlets have reported receiving alerts Wednesday from Apple Inc. warning of “possible spying” on the part of the Salvadoran government. The association said it had been...

Titans place backup QB on COVID-19 list before visiting Pats

Nov. 24, 2021 15:08 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have placed backup quarterback Logan Woodside on the reserve/COVID-19 list, their second player put on that list in three days. The Titans also put linebacker Joe Jones on the COVID-19 reserve list Monday. ...

EU says economic recovery threatened by COVID-19 resurgence

Nov. 24, 2021 10:43 AM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — The massive spike in COVID-19 cases in recent weeks is threatening the European Union's recovery from the deep economic slump caused by last year's onset of the pandemic, the bloc's economy chief said Wednesday. And medical experts warned that the public...