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Daily Archives: December 22, 2022

Release of Select Committee Materials – Additional Witness Testimony Transcripts

Dec 22, 2022 – Washington —”Today, the Select Committee made public additional transcripts of witness testimony that was gathered over the course of the Select Committee’s investigation into the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol These records can now be found on the Select Committee’s website:

Final Report Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the US Capitol

FINAL REPORT – Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol, December 22, 2022, 117th Congress Second Session, House Report 117-000 [845 pages /PDF]…[NANCY PELOSI – Speaker of the House] When I think back to January 6th, after nearly a year and a half of investigation, I am frightened about… Continue Reading

It’s all too easy to get sick right now. Here’s how to protect yourself.

Vox: “Right now, the US is in the middle of an infectious disease trifecta. The “tripledemic” of the coronavirus, influenza, and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) has led New York City and Los Angeles County, among others, to “strongly recommend” masking indoors. Officials in Oakland and Sacramento may follow suit soon. The CDC, which has barely… Continue Reading

Google is making its internal video-blurring privacy tool open source

engadget: “Google has announced that two of its latest privacy-enhancing technologies (PETs), including one that blurs objects in a video, will be provided to anyone for free via open source. The new tools are part of Google’s Protected Computing initiative designed to transform “how, when and where data is processed to technically ensure its privacy… Continue Reading

Spam texts are out of control, say all 51 attorneys general

FoxNews:”A proposal to force cellphone companies to block certain spam texts is gaining momentum. Meanwhile, there are simple things you can do right now to stop spam texts, which I’ll get to shortly. California Attorney General Rob Bonta has expressed his support for a proposal by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to put an end… Continue Reading

Cyber Criminals Impersonating Brands Using Search Engine Advertisement Services to Defraud Users

FBI Alert: “The FBI is warning the public that cyber criminals are using search engine advertisement services to impersonate brands and direct users to malicious sites that host ransomware and steal login credentials and other financial information. Methodology – Cyber criminals purchase advertisements that appear within internet search results using a domain that is similar… Continue Reading

Depletion and Dysfunction of Dendritic Cells: Understanding SARS-CoV-2 Infection

Chang T, Yang J, Deng H, Chen D, Yang X, Tang ZH. Depletion and Dysfunction of Dendritic Cells: Understanding SARS-CoV-2 Infection. Front Immunol. 2022 Feb 21;13:843342. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2022.843342. PMID: 35265087; PMCID: PMC8898834. “The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic poses a serious threat to public health and economic systems worldwide. As of January 27, 2022, more… Continue Reading