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+ - Peter Kuran is remastering the 1995 classic "Trinity and Beyond" on Kickstarter

Submitted by MrJones
MrJones (4691) writes "Peter Kuran is digitally enhancing and remastering the classic film from 1995 "Trinity and Beyond" on a Kickstarter project for the 70 anniversary of the 1st bomb test. Kuran has appeared before on Slashdot and has a long history on visual effect work including Star Wars. Now, for 10 $ you can get this remastered version of the film and be part of history preservation."

+ - NIC.py hacked, google.com.py redirected

Submitted by MrJones
MrJones (4691) writes "Last February 20th, hackers supposedly from Iran accessed and modified the www.NIC.py database, redirecting www.google.com.py to another site.
The hackers posted the whole NIC.py database containing full names, national ID numbers, street addresses, phone numbers and more. This is not the 1st time that NIC.py, managed by the 2 most respectful Computer Science(CS) Universities of Paraguay, was hacked.
Since the whole BD was released, local white hats could calculate how much money NIC.py was making annually by charging 44 US$ per .py domain.
The local CS community are urging the NIC.py administrators to do all whats possible to protect the .py domain names since the hack was done thanks to a simple RCE vulnerability.
If they can modify google.com.py, just imagine what they can do to banks and financial institutions. Maybe Google can helps us."

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