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Leak suggests this week's Instragram breach was bigger than first thought.
In Q2 2017, the average share of spam in global email traffic amounted to 56.97%, which was only 1.07 p.p. more than in the previous quarter. One of the most notable events of this quarter – the WannaCry epidemic – did not go unnoticed by spammers: numerous mass mailings contained offers of assistance in combating the ransomware.
Report says the famously plain Google homepage is changing.

Google says it's not.
Faster shipping and delivery means happier customers, even if Amazon takes a loss.
Review: Gorgeous remake picks authenticity over improvement, for better and for worse.
Could data analytics make for a safer, more transparent food supply? Maria Fernandez Guajardo, VP of Products at Clear Labs, answered that question with an unequivocal “Yes!” when she presented at the recent Intel Analytics Summit.Collaboration Drives Better DataClear Labs exists at the intersection of genetic analysis and data science, analyzing food at the molecular level to generate information for the food industry about the authenticity and safety of their ingredients and finished products.
In her Analytics Summit talk, Maria demonstrates how the company employs a combination of database and analytics technologies to analyze the food supply, including an unbiased and universal DNA test, machine learning probabilistic species identification, and a proprietary reference database with millions of sequences.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Two Tickets as Bait

Over the previous weekend, social networks were hit with a wave of posts that falsely claimed that major airlines were giving away tickets for free. Users from all over the world became involved in this: they published posts that mentioned Emirates, Air France, Aeroflot, S7 Airline, Eva Air, Turkish Airlines, Air Asia, Air India, and other companies.
By providing copy of leak, Intercept likely accelerated ID of contractor.
Not only does Acronis Backup 12.5 Advanced and Standard Editions ensure the authenticity and integrity of data backups by storing backup file checksum certificates in the blockchain database, but it also features automatic ransomware protection.
But are there enough brains behind the brawn?
Updates to news feed algorithms tweaked to catch spammy and deceptive headlines.