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US, Israel co-wrote Stuxnet against Iran: Snowden

Snowden

Fugitive US surveillance whistleblower Edward Snowden says the United States and Israel created the Stuxnet computer virus to sabotage Iran’s nuclear energy program. In an interview with the German weekly Der Spiegel published on Monday, Snowden, who has been holed up in a Moscow airport since June, said the US National Security ...

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Vitamin C can kill every virus known to mankind

Orange Vitamin C

If you suffer from fatigue, muscle weakness, achy joints and muscles, bleeding gums or leg rashes – you could be vitamin C deficient. Everything from the common cold to cancer can’t resist the healing power of vitamin C. In fact, there is not a known virus that can survive in ...

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FDA approves first GMO flu vaccine containing reprogrammed insect virus

Flu Vaccine

A new vaccine for influenza has hit the market, and it is the first ever to contain genetically-modified (GM) proteins derived from insect cells. According to reports, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved the vaccine, known as Flublok, which contains recombinant DNA technology and an insect virus known as ...

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Healthcare workers fired for failing to get flu vaccinations

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A Cincinnati-based health system has reportedly fired 150 of its 10,800 employees because they would not get vaccinated against the flu. Citing patient and staff protection, the company sent termination notices to the employees this week just ahead of Thanksgiving. If they agree to get a flu shot (which are offered ...

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Global cyber war: New ‘miniFlame’ virus detected

mini flame

A new cyber espionage program linked to the notorious Flame and Gauss malware has been detected by Russia’s Kaspersky Lab. The anti-virus giant’s chief warns that global cyber warfare is in “full swing” and will probably escalate in 2013. The virus, dubbed miniFlame, and also known as SPE, has already ...

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SOPA the computer virus terrorizes file-sharers

sopa virus ransom

Security experts are cautioning computer users that they could be targeted by a malicious SOPA “ransomware” virus that rekindles the witch-hunt targeting information sharing introduced last year by congressional lawmakers. Hackers have brought the failed Stop Online Piracy Act back to center stage, this time by distributing a virus that ...

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Another privacy breach: Facebook messages appearing publicly

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Editor’s note: what do you expect from Facebook, a company that was funded originally by the CIA front company In-Q-Tel. Facebook has been flooded with complaints from users who say some of their old private messages have been re-published publicly on the social network. However, Facebook denied that there had ...

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