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Apple files stored by teen in 'hacky hack hack' folder

Apple files stored by teen in 'hacky hack hack' folder

Technology
A teenage boy from Australia has pleaded guilty to hacking into Apple's network and downloading internal files, according to reports.The 16-year-old accessed 90 gigabytes worth of files, breaking into the system many times over the course of a year from his suburban home in Melbourne, reports The Age newspaper.It says he stored the documents in a folder called 'hacky hack hack'.Apple insists that no customer data was compromised.But The Age reports that the boy had accessed customer accounts.In a statement to the BBC, Apple said: "We vigilantly protect our networks and have dedicated teams of information security professionals that work to detect and respond to threats. "In this case, our teams discovered the unauthorised access,...
When flying to Mars is your day job

When flying to Mars is your day job

Science
Sending missions to Mars for a living sounds like a dream job. But not every day can be launch day - so what do Nasa's spacecraft engineers get up to the rest of the time?Dr Farah Alibay is based at Nasa's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and works on the InSight mission - which lifted off to Mars in May 2018. It aims to land on the planet in November and have a look inside - taking its internal temperature and listening for "Marsquakes" to learn more about how our nearest neighbour formed.Now halfway to the Red Planet and running to a Mars day rather than an Earth one, InSight is looked after by a dedicated team who regularly check in with the spacecraft on its long journey, including Dr Alibay.She shared a day at her job with th...
'She never left': Detroit mourns Aretha Franklin

'She never left': Detroit mourns Aretha Franklin

Entertainment
Detroit has lost a sister. Their sadness, though, somehow still feels like a celebration. Outside the church where Aretha Franklin's late father preached, there are mothers dancing with their daughters and singing "r-e-s-p-e-c-t".It is contagious.Some of the girls are too young to understand the significance of this moment, but it is clear Aretha Franklin's voice and values will live on in them. 1:35 Video: Listen to the voice of Aretha Franklin ...
Birmingham City 0-0 Swansea City: Blues left to rue missed opportunities as Graham Potter works more magic

Birmingham City 0-0 Swansea City: Blues left to rue missed opportunities as Graham Potter works more magic

Sports
MATCH REPORT Lukasz Jutkiewicz had the best chance for the hosts, but skewed his left-footed shot wide Birmingham City were left to rue their missed opportunities as they failed to find a way past a resilient Swansea City side in the ‘Garry Monk Derby’. Despite creating a host of gilt-edged chances in the opening half an hour, the Blues were ultimately frustrated by Graham Potter’s men. Oli McBurnie failed to get into the game for the Swans Lukasz Jutkiewicz had the best chance for the hosts, but skewed his left-footed shot wide after great work by Jota. The result moves the Swans up to second in the table, having played a game more than the rest of the sides in the Play-Off places. Despite having 17 attempts on goal, the ho...
Brazil's 'Dr. Bumbum' charged with murder in patient's death

Brazil's 'Dr. Bumbum' charged with murder in patient's death

World
Aug. 17 (UPI) -- A Brazilian plastic surgeon known as "Dr. Bumbum" has been charged with murder in the death of a patient on whom officials say he performed surgery in his apartment. Denis Furtado was arrested in July after 46-year-old Lilian Calixto died just hours after he performed a butt-enhancing procedure. Authorities said Calixto became ill and was hospitalized with a racing heartbeat -- eventually dying after her fourth heart attack. Investigators say Furtado, aided by the others during the aesthetic procedure, injected more than the recommended amount of methyl methacrylate (PMMA), a synthetic resin known as acrylic glass filler, into Calixto. The Brazilian Plastic Surgery Society has warned against using PMMA for aesthetic purposes because of the risks involved. Prosecutors cha...