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Netflix’s Punisher would be timely if it had anything coherent to say about gun violence

It’s hard to imagine a worse time for a Punisher TV show. A little over a month after one of the worst mass murders in American history, in a country where mass shootings come at the rate of roughly one per day, the arrival of Marvel Comics’ favorite gun-wielding, spree-killing angry white man on Netflix is awkward, to say the least.

The Punisher has always been an antihero, a not-quite-good guy with a gun whose motivation for murder is initially sympathetic…
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Nokia 5 and 6 beat most other phones with timely August security updates

Nokia 5 and 6 beat most other phones with timely August security updates

Nokia is keeping its users safe and secure. For most Android users, the monthly security updates aren’t actually monthly, with a lot of manufacturers opting for either a quarterly or a “LOL” schedule. HMD Global, recent licensee of the Nokia name, promised …
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Microsoft’s Timely Response to Shadow Brokers Threat Raises Questions

Just as the Shadow Brokers hacker group started crowing about a dump of never-seen-before flaws in Windows, Microsoft announced it already had fixed most of the exploits. “Today, Microsoft triaged a large release of exploits made publicly available by Shadow Brokers,” said Microsoft Principal Security Group Manager Phillip Misner. “Most of the exploits are already patched.” Three of the zero day vulnerabilities, which the hackers claimed were leaked from the NSA, did not work at all on Windows 7 and above….