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MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Ambitious cyber security firm ECSC is booming as sales team launches own attack
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MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Ambitious cyber security firm ECSC is booming as sales team launches own attack

Hackers are everywhere, as Friday’s horrific cyber attack on the NHS showed only too graphically.

In a bid to increase company vigilance, new laws are scheduled to come in next year, under which firms that are deemed to have been …

Cyberattack scramble: sifting through code, a midnight patch and a lost weekend
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Cyberattack scramble: sifting through code, a midnight patch and a lost weekend

Cybersecurity researcher Ray Pompon started his Friday, just after 8 a.m., like he always does: checking email and social-media feeds from his West Seattle home.

It didn’t take long for Pompon to discover something was very wrong.

A widespread cyberattack …

Richard Branson says scammers are using his name to dupe investors
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Richard Branson says scammers are using his name to dupe investors

Sir Richard Branson has warned that criminals are using his name to dupe people into buying fake investments.

The billionaire businessman said such scams could be “terrifyingly deceptive” after being contacted by victims who were led to believe he was …

‘Real Housewives Of Orange County’ Season 12: Andy Cohen Teases Shifting Alliances
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‘Real Housewives Of Orange County’ Season 12: Andy Cohen Teases Shifting Alliances

Andy Cohen dished on the upcoming season of The Real Housewives of Orange County during the NBC Upfront presentation in New York City earlier this week.

While presenting his many shows on Bravo TV, Cohen teased fans of what they …

Theresa May vows to shore up the social care system so the elderly don’t have to sell homes but warns there WILL be sacrifices in tough manifesto to counter free-spending Corbyn
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Theresa May vows to shore up the social care system so the elderly don’t have to sell homes but warns there WILL be sacrifices in tough manifesto to counter free-spending Corbyn

Theresa May vows today that the elderly will not have to sell their homes to pay for care – but warns that there must be sacrifices to make the country fairer.

In a tough manifesto contrasting with the unfunded spending …

New pepper is so hot it could kill you
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New pepper is so hot it could kill you

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The new dragon’s breath chili is killer hot, but is intended to help, not hurt, when used in medical treatments.

The culinary and extreme-spicy-food-eating worlds have been the recipients of a parade of increasingly really-super-hot peppers …

Emanuel’s short-term CPS fix? More borrowing
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Emanuel’s short-term CPS fix? More borrowing

Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks at a news conference as Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool looks on in his press office at City Hall in Chicago on Friday, April 28, 2017. (Chris Sweda / Chicago Tribune)

With Chicago Public …

What happens when you have to break up with your book club?
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What happens when you have to break up with your book club?

— NO SALES; FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY WITH BOOK CLUB BREAKUPS BY JUDITH NEWMAN FOR MAY 12, 2017. ALL OTHER USE PROHIBITED. — Book clubs can be the epicenter of fierce friendships and enmity; a breeding ground for resentments large …

World’s hottest chili pepper may kill you, isn’t meant to be eaten
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World’s hottest chili pepper may kill you, isn’t meant to be eaten

A British farmer says he’s grown a chili pepper so insanely hot, one bite could kill you.

Welsh plant grower Mike Smith from St. Asaph, Denbighshire is calling his new creation the "Dragon’s Breath" chili.

Created with help from Nottingham …

Five story lines to follow as Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming heads to the Preakness Stakes
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Five story lines to follow as Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming heads to the Preakness Stakes

Jockey John Velazquez acknowledges fans’ cheers after riding Always Dreaming to victory in the 143rd Kentucky Derby. (Andy Lyons / Getty Images)

Last year, the Preakness Stakes was labeled as the next meeting in the intense rivalry between two West …