Thought for the day

"Arms are the only true badges of liberty.  The possession of arms is the distinction of a free man from a slave." -- Andrew Fletcher 1698

Hackers have the capability to exploit a software flaw in the Emergency Alert System to issue fake warnings over radio and TV stations, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security warns.

'We recently became aware of certain vulnerabilities in EAS encoder/decoder devices that, if not updated to the most recent software versions, could allow an actor to issue EAS alerts over the host infrastructure (TV, radio, cable network),' the DHS's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said

Megacorporation Amazon has expanded its empire of data capturing devices by spending $1.7 billion purchasing beloved maker of vacuuming robots and former beloved maker of warzone robots iRobot, which makes Roombas.

It's been an interesting confluence of developments for Tesla to end last week's trading. While most market participants were focused on the company's upcoming 3-for-1 split, two other pieces of news dropped that may wind up having a material impact for investors. 

Yes, Tesla longs, even more of a material impact than dividing up the share structure in a different way! Tough to believe, we know...

Another milestone has been reached in the realm of quantum computing, with a Canadian company reporting that they have run a complex benchmarking problem through their new equipment that produced a solution that would have taken a conventional supercomputer 9,000 years to complete in a mere 36 millionths of a second.

The infamous story of the Israeli NSO Group and its terrifying spying software Pegasus is so troubling, even the United States government blacklisted the company for “malicious cyber activities.” But that didn’t stop the company from hiring four high-profile lobbying firms to try to reverse the listing and win federal contracts

The US Department of Homeland Security is warning of vulnerabilities in the nation’s emergency broadcast network that makes it possible for hackers to issue bogus warnings over radio and TV stations.

U.S. crypto firm Nomad has been the victim of a digital theft that saw hackers make off with $190 million of cryptocurrencies owned by users of the service. On August 1, Nomad confirmed the theft in a tweet that said: “We are aware of the incident involving the Nomad token bridge. We are currently investigating and will provide updates when we have them.”