In just four days, the Wanna Cry ransomware reeled in enough money to buy 8,750 servings of avocado toast (or maybe a modest house, if you're into that sort of thing). The global ransomware plague started infecting computers on Friday, abusing an exploit discovered by the NSA that was leaked to the public by the Shadow Brokers hacker group.
It breached computers through phishing emails and then spread through networks using a Server Messaging Block vulnerability on outdated Windows computers.
Not only do men find women with regular features more appealing, but women partnered to men with symmetrical bodies report having more orgasms and those with symmetrical breasts are more fertile than those less evenly endowed. Or does this new computer program fail to take account of the little quirks and irregularities that constitute true beauty, not to mention the importance of good colouring or a twinkling eye?
For a 43-year-old woman who has refrained from having any ‘work’ done, I can’t help but admire what I see twinkling back at me in the mirror: flirty green eyes, Bambi-length natural lashes, peachy-cream skin and a cupid’s bow of a pout. But the moment I really started to question the validity of the computer’s approach was when I read the next verdict: my face is too long. They’d prefer I highlighted my physical failings instead: my fine hair, that wonky nose or that my ears wiggle when I laugh.
The website, Anaface, which stands for ‘analyse face’, allows users to upload a photo of themselves.
The program then guides them to place 17 precise markers (or dots) at various points of their face, such as the forehead, tips of the ears, sides of the mouth and so on, providing reference points so the size and placement of features can be measured and rated.
In total, the hackers behind Wanna Cry made ,535 by Tuesday morning, as payments continued to flow in.
While the original ransomware has been slowed down, patched variations of the malware -- pointing to the same bitcoin wallets -- have appeared, this time without a kill switch.
Scientists have generated a computer program they claim can tell you exactly how beautiful you are, based on the symmetry of your face.
Donald Trump may not get this — reporting by The Times and others, combined with his own tweets, suggests that he has no idea what’s in his party’s legislation.
But everyone in Congress understands what it’s all about. — is why the party is pushing this harsh, morally indefensible agenda. Losing health coverage is a nightmare, especially if you’re older, have health problems and/or lack the financial resources to cope if illness strikes.
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