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The Philippine Inquirer
Man marries mobile phone in Las VegasA REPORT from Kaspersky Lab into how familiar people have become with their sm
Man marries mobile phone in Las Vegas
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 4 hours ago
A REPORT from Kaspersky Lab into how familiar people have become with their smartphones has brought us the story of a man who went to Las Vegas and married not a showgirl, but a bloody mobile phone. What happens in Vegas should stay in Vegas, so we... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Kaspersky Lab Warns Against Charging Smartphones Over USBuses USB cables, be it at home or at work. Charging smartphones over USB is ext
Kaspersky Lab Warns Against Charging Smartphones Over USB
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 20 hours ago
uses USB cables, be it at home or at work. Charging smartphones over USB is extremely convenient but security vendor Kaspersky Lab cautions that not every USB port is safe to use. The company noted that attackers can steal files and infect... Read more
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The Financial Express
Kaspersky Lab: How new cyber espionage group Danti is targeting govtcircles. Internet security experts have identified a major cyberespionage activ
Kaspersky Lab: How new cyber espionage group Danti is targeting govt
The Financial Express / Posted yesterday
circles. Internet security experts have identified a major cyberespionage activity in India. Recently, IT security firm Kaspersky Lab made a startling revelation that a fairly new and previously unknown cyberespionage group, called Danti, may... Read more
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dna
Kaspersky Lab observes patterns of cyber criminals, find they exploit single vulnerabilityGlobal cyber security company Kaspersky Lab's Global Research and Analysis Team
Kaspersky Lab observes patterns of cyber criminals, find they exploit single vulnerability
dna / Posted 3 days ago
Global cyber security company Kaspersky Lab's Global Research and Analysis Team has spent the last few months observing a wave of cybere spionage attacks conducted by different groups across the Asia-Pacific (APAC) and Far East regions, all of which... Read more
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iTWire
Unprotected smartphone charging akin to unprotected sexKaspersky Labs, a global security company, tested some smartphones running And
Unprotected smartphone charging akin to unprotected sex
iTWire / Posted 3 days ago
Kaspersky Labs, a global security company, tested some smartphones running Android and iOS operating systems to understand what data the device transfers externally while connected to a PC or Mac for charging. This is different to a poisoned charger... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Beware public mobile charging points - your phone can be hacked in minutesin a big company, you could easily become the target of professional hackers,"
Beware public mobile charging points - your phone can be hacked in minutes
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
in a big company, you could easily become the target of professional hackers," said Alexey Komarov, researcher at Kaspersky Lab. "And you don’t even have to be highly-skilled in order to perform such attacks, all the information you need... Read more
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express
Charging your smartphone is enough to get you HACKED, thanks to this terrifying new ATTACKtransferred between your smartphone and the charger it is plugged into as soon
Charging your smartphone is enough to get you HACKED, thanks to this terrifying new ATTACK
express / Posted 4 days ago
transferred between your smartphone and the charger it is plugged into as soon as the connection is made, researchers from Kaspersky Lab have claimed. The name of your device, the manufacturer and model, serial number, firmware information, file... Read more
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International Business Times
Charging your smartphone via USB cable and laptop could make you vulnerable to hackers, says Kaspersky low, you probably wouldn't think twice about connecting your device to a comput
Charging your smartphone via USB cable and laptop could make you vulnerable to hackers, says Kaspersky
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
low, you probably wouldn't think twice about connecting your device to a computer using a standard USB connection. However, Kaspersky Lab experts say this seemingly harmless decision could make you vulnerable to hackers. As part of a study... Read more
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Business Standard India
Embassies at risk from Chinese hackersallegedly stole information from the computers of various bureaucrats and India
Embassies at risk from Chinese hackers
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
allegedly stole information from the computers of various bureaucrats and Indian embassies earlier this month, claims Kaspersky Lab, a cyber security company. It said the attackers, which the company has named "Danti," targeted Indian... Read more
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iafrica.com
Charging can compromise phone securityAn iPhone charging. Credit: pixabay.com According to Kaspersky Lab, an act as
Charging can compromise phone security
iafrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
An iPhone charging. Credit: pixabay.com According to Kaspersky Lab, an act as simple as charging your smartphone at a public hub could put your information at risk. In a proof-of-concept experiment, Kaspersky researchers were able to re-flash a... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
Platinum-grade hackers exploit software that Microsoft has patched twiceYOUR OFFICE. Hackers are exploiting a vulnerability that was patched six months
Platinum-grade hackers exploit software that Microsoft has patched twice
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 5 days ago
YOUR OFFICE. Hackers are exploiting a vulnerability that was patched six months ago, according to the security sniffers at Kaspersky Lab. That just sounds so bleak. At first glance we are concerned that the patch does not work, on the other that... Read more
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New Kerala
Danti Cyber espionage group may have full access to Indian govt. organisations, says Kaspersky Lab - newkerala.com #67864New Delhi, May 25 : Global cyber security company Kaspersky Lab's Global Resear
Danti Cyber espionage group may have full access to Indian govt. organisations, says Kaspersky Lab - newkerala.com #67864
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
New Delhi, May 25 : Global cyber security company Kaspersky Lab's Global Research and Analysis Team has spent the last few months observing a wave of cybere spionage attacks conducted by different groups across the Asia-Pacific (APAC) and Far East... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
New wearable zaps you when you feel the urge to be badshark to back the product. Fellow shark and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban c
New wearable zaps you when you feel the urge to be bad
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
shark to back the product. Fellow shark and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban called Sethi a "con artist." Liviu Itoafa of Kaspersky Lab, an international software security group operating in almost 200 countries and territories, cautioned about... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Troy Wolverton: Ransomware, latest cybercrime epidemic, earns crooks moneythis year, it really became an epidemic,” said Ryan Naraine, head of the global
Troy Wolverton: Ransomware, latest cybercrime epidemic, earns crooks money
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
this year, it really became an epidemic,” said Ryan Naraine, head of the global research and analysis team at Kaspersky Lab, a security software company. In recent months, hospitals, schools and even police offices have been hit with... Read more
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PhysOrg
Beware of ransomware, the latest cybercrime epidemicthis year, it really became an epidemic," said Ryan Naraine, head of the global
Beware of ransomware, the latest cybercrime epidemic
PhysOrg / Posted 11 days ago
this year, it really became an epidemic," said Ryan Naraine, head of the global research and analysis team at Kaspersky Lab, a security software company. In recent months, hospitals, schools and even police offices have been hit with... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
CONTACT 13: ATM scammers after your hard-earned cashskimmers. They are devices placed over the card reader to steal your card infor
CONTACT 13: ATM scammers after your hard-earned cash
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 11 days ago
skimmers. They are devices placed over the card reader to steal your card information. But according to a new study from Kaspersky Lab, a cybersecurity company, hackers are turning the entire ATM into a skimmer. "The key is, how did they get... Read more
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asianage
Hackers fool people with Olympic lotteryto convince victims that their email address has been chosen randomly from a la
Hackers fool people with Olympic lottery
asianage / Posted 13 days ago
to convince victims that their email address has been chosen randomly from a large list,” said internet security firm Kaspersky Lab. To receive their prize, the victim is asked to provide personal information through email. The majority of... Read more
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The Register
First ATM malware is back and badder than everthe crooks and the program have evolved, to pose an even more potent threat to
First ATM malware is back and badder than ever
The Register / Posted 13 days ago
the crooks and the program have evolved, to pose an even more potent threat to banks and their customers around the globe. Kaspersky Lab's expert team discovered traces of an improved version of a Skimer malware on one of the affected bank's ATMs.... Read more
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International Business Times
How to sign up for Pokemon Go: Nintendo expands beta field test to US on their platforms. India is expected to urge Apple bosses to invest in smartp
How to sign up for Pokemon Go: Nintendo expands beta field test to US
International Business Times / Posted 14 days ago
on their platforms. India is expected to urge Apple bosses to invest in smartphone and computer manufacturing facilities. Kaspersky Lab experts say scammers have been selling fake tickets to the event since early 2015. Several startups are racing... Read more
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techcentral.ie
Security researchers crack new CryptXXX versionAn updated decryptor tool can help users recover files affected by the CryptXXX
Security researchers crack new CryptXXX version
techcentral.ie / Posted 14 days ago
An updated decryptor tool can help users recover files affected by the CryptXXX ransomware programme Researchers from Kaspersky Lab have developed a method of decrypting files affected with the latest version of CryptXXX, a malware program that... Read more
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International Business Times
Rio Olympics 2016: Cybercriminals target sports fans with fake ticket scams and phishing attacks targeting sports fans with fake ticket scams, malware-ridden emails and phishin
Rio Olympics 2016: Cybercriminals target sports fans with fake ticket scams and phishing attacks
International Business Times / Posted 14 days ago
targeting sports fans with fake ticket scams, malware-ridden emails and phishing attacks, according to a report from Kaspersky Lab. The cybersecurity firm says scammers have been selling fake tickets to the event since early 2015, a year... Read more
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Wired News
4 Ways to Protect Against the Very Real Threat of Ransomwarethat, victims should determine what strain of ransomware infected them. If it’s
4 Ways to Protect Against the Very Real Threat of Ransomware
Wired News / Posted 18 days ago
that, victims should determine what strain of ransomware infected them. If it’s a known variant, anti-virus companies like Kaspersky Lab may have decryptors/a> to help unlock files or bypass the lock without paying a ransom, depending on the... Read more
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Canberra Times
When mobsters meet hackers - the new, improved bank heistother parts of the economy as well. AdvertisementCashing crews Last year, res
When mobsters meet hackers - the new, improved bank heist
Canberra Times / Posted 18 days ago
other parts of the economy as well. AdvertisementCashing crews Last year, researchers at Russian security software maker Kaspersky Lab publicised the activities of the prolific Carbanak gang, which it says hacked into banks, then ordered... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
When mobsters meet hackers - the new, improved bank heistbut other parts of the economy as well. Cashing crews Last year, researchers
When mobsters meet hackers - the new, improved bank heist
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 18 days ago
but other parts of the economy as well. Cashing crews Last year, researchers at Russian security software maker Kaspersky Lab publicised the activities of the prolific Carbanak gang, which it says hacked into banks, then ordered... Read more
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The Age
When mobsters meet hackers - the new, improved bank heistbut other parts of the economy as well. Cashing crews Last year, researchers
When mobsters meet hackers - the new, improved bank heist
The Age / Posted 18 days ago
but other parts of the economy as well. Cashing crews Last year, researchers at Russian security software maker Kaspersky Lab publicised the activities of the prolific Carbanak gang, which it says hacked into banks, then ordered... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Beware of ransomware, the latest cybercrime epidemicthis year, it really became an epidemic," said Ryan Naraine, head of the global
Beware of ransomware, the latest cybercrime epidemic
Silicon Valley / Posted 18 days ago
this year, it really became an epidemic," said Ryan Naraine, head of the global research and analysis team at Kaspersky Lab, a security software company. In recent months, hospitals, schools, and even police offices have been hit with... Read more
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The Mercury News
Wolverton: Beware of ransomware, the latest cybercrime epidemicthis year, it really became an epidemic," said Ryan Naraine, head of the global
Wolverton: Beware of ransomware, the latest cybercrime epidemic
The Mercury News / Posted 18 days ago
this year, it really became an epidemic," said Ryan Naraine, head of the global research and analysis team at Kaspersky Lab, a security software company. In recent months, hospitals, schools, and even police offices have been hit with... Read more
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Ars Technica
No more get-out-of-jail-free card for CryptXXX ransomware victims2.006 has found a way to bypass a decryption tool that has been freely availabl
No more get-out-of-jail-free card for CryptXXX ransomware victims
Ars Technica / Posted 20 days ago
2.006 has found a way to bypass a decryption tool that has been freely available for weeks. The tool was provided by Kaspersky Lab and was the result of flaws in the way CryptXXX worked. The crypto ransomware update effectively renders the... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Supervision vital as children grow more ‘connected’KUCHING: Cybersecurity expert Kaspersky Lab highlighted that children now, spen
Supervision vital as children grow more ‘connected’
The Borneo Post / Posted 23 days ago
KUCHING: Cybersecurity expert Kaspersky Lab highlighted that children now, spend more of their lives online as they grow up. Therefore, it grows increasingly important to ensure that children are properly supervised when it comes to their online... Read more
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Computer Business Review
How vulnerable is critical infrastructure to cyber attackstransportation systems running, and ensuring power grids provide power. David
How vulnerable is critical infrastructure to cyber attacks
Computer Business Review / Posted 25 days ago
transportation systems running, and ensuring power grids provide power. David Emm, principal security researcher at Kaspersky Lab told CBR that data centres' breaches might be even worse if the data centre breach is used by attackers as a... Read more
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The Register
Ransomware grifters offer to donate proceeds of crime to charitystandard hacking tactics. CryptMix is a mashup of code found in CryptoWall 4.0
Ransomware grifters offer to donate proceeds of crime to charity
The Register / Posted 25 days ago
standard hacking tactics. CryptMix is a mashup of code found in CryptoWall 4.0 and CryptXXX, other ransomware pathogens. Kaspersky Lab recently released a decryption tool that facilitates the recovery of files on computers compromised by... Read more
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Tech Pinas
High-Speed Downloads in the Philippines : A Dangerous Online Habit, According to Kaspersky Labas this could lead to being spammed,” says Mr. Anthony Chua, Territory Channel
High-Speed Downloads in the Philippines : A Dangerous Online Habit, According to Kaspersky Lab
Tech Pinas / Posted 26 days ago
as this could lead to being spammed,” says Mr. Anthony Chua, Territory Channel Manager for the Philippines and Singapore at Kaspersky Lab Southeast Asia. The instinct of self-preservation is common to us all. In the real world, most people are... Read more
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iafrica.com
Kaspersky beats CryptXXX ransomwareBy: Olwethu Thando-Klaas and Megan EllisWed, 04 May 2016 12:31 PM Ransomware k
Kaspersky beats CryptXXX ransomware
iafrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
By: Olwethu Thando-Klaas and Megan EllisWed, 04 May 2016 12:31 PM Ransomware known as CryptXXX has met its match in a Kaspersky Lab decryption tool, with the company finding a solution to the malware's encryption. CryptXXX is ransomware that... Read more
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International Business Times
Hackers behind Qatar National Bank set to leak data from 'another big bank' leak of 1.4 GB of sensitive information, have reportedly threatened to leak mor
Hackers behind Qatar National Bank set to leak data from 'another big bank'
International Business Times / Posted 27 days ago
leak of 1.4 GB of sensitive information, have reportedly threatened to leak more data from yet another bank. According to a Kaspersky Lab security researcher, the hacker group is slated to leak more data in the coming days. Mohammad Amin Hasbini, a... Read more
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iTWire
Kaseya ups the ante on remote managed servicesstandards. Customised security policies: Custom automated policies, leveraging
Kaseya ups the ante on remote managed services
iTWire / Posted 27 days ago
standards. Customised security policies: Custom automated policies, leveraging the latest attributes of Kaseya partners Kaspersky Lab and Malwarebytes, including new behavioural based and network attack detection, protects against emerging... Read more
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DW
When citizens spy: Russia's FindFace sparks privacy controversy |to search for such users," Pellin said. However, Christian Funk, head of globa
When citizens spy: Russia's FindFace sparks privacy controversy |
DW / Posted 28 days ago
to search for such users," Pellin said. However, Christian Funk, head of global research at software security group Kaspersky Lab, told DW one of the issues posed by FindFace's integration with VKontakte is that the restrictions on privacy... Read more
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New Kerala
Kaspersky Lab says kids spend more of their lives online as they grow up - newkerala.com #58233New Delhi, May 3 : Kids today spend more of their lives online than offline, ac
Kaspersky Lab says kids spend more of their lives online as they grow up - newkerala.com #58233
New Kerala / Posted 28 days ago
New Delhi, May 3 : Kids today spend more of their lives online than offline, according to research carried out by Kaspersky Lab and iconKids and Youth. As kids grow older, offline activities tend to transfer to the online world. Moreover,... Read more
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Zawya
QNB hackers to leak more data of another big bank soonFinancial ServicesWe are monitoring it,” said Mohammad Amin Hasbini, senior security researcher,
QNB hackers to leak more data of another big bank soonFinancial Services
Zawya / Posted 28 days ago
We are monitoring it,” said Mohammad Amin Hasbini, senior security researcher, global research and analysis team at Kaspersky Lab Middle East, Turkey and Africa. He said that the hackers have Turkish roots and are known as Bozkurtlar. The... Read more
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International Business Times
Remote-control toy maker's website seeding CryptXXX ransomware that holds visitor files hostage payloads on the homepage. If you have fallen prey to a similar ransomware or t
Remote-control toy maker's website seeding CryptXXX ransomware that holds visitor files hostage
International Business Times / Posted 1 months ago
payloads on the homepage. If you have fallen prey to a similar ransomware or this one in particular, the researches at Kaspersky Lab have found a weakness in this exploit and devised a way to recover files without paying the extortion demand.... Read more
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Ars Technica
Toymaker’s website pushes ransomware that holds visitors’ files hostageupdates are surreptitiously infected with the CryptXXX ransomware. Fortunately
Toymaker’s website pushes ransomware that holds visitors’ files hostage
Ars Technica / Posted 1 months ago
updates are surreptitiously infected with the CryptXXX ransomware. Fortunately for victims in this case, researchers from Kaspersky Lab recently uncovered a weakness in the app that allows users to recover their files without paying the extortion... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Use Messenger.com To Access Facebook Messenger Without The DistractionsTo Access Facebook Messenger Without The Distractions If you've fallen victim
Use Messenger.com To Access Facebook Messenger Without The Distractions
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 1 months ago
To Access Facebook Messenger Without The Distractions If you've fallen victim to the CryptXXX ransomware, security vendor Kaspersky Lab has just come out with a tool that can unlocked your encrypted files so you don't have to pay a ransom to... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Facebook And Messenger Apps Come To Windows 10 If you've fallen victim to the CryptXXX ransomware, security vendor Kaspersky
Facebook And Messenger Apps Come To Windows 10
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 1 months ago
If you've fallen victim to the CryptXXX ransomware, security vendor Kaspersky Lab has just come out with a tool that can unlocked your encrypted files so you don't have to pay a ransom to recover them.... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Kaspersky Lab Released A Tool To Decrypt .Crypt Ransomware FilesIf you’ve fallen victim to the CryptXXX ransomware, security vendor Kaspersky L
Kaspersky Lab Released A Tool To Decrypt .Crypt Ransomware Files
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 1 months ago
If you’ve fallen victim to the CryptXXX ransomware, security vendor Kaspersky Lab has just come out with a tool that can unlocked your encrypted files so you don’t have to pay a ransom to recover them. Here are the details. Australians are a popular... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Steam Now Lets You Buy Games With BitcoinHere's how to turn it on, and what you can do with it. If you've fallen victim
Steam Now Lets You Buy Games With Bitcoin
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 1 months ago
Here's how to turn it on, and what you can do with it. If you've fallen victim to the CryptXXX ransomware, security vendor Kaspersky Lab has just come out with a tool that can unlocked your encrypted files so you don't have to pay a ransom to... Read more
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iTWire
Yes! CryptXXX decrypted by Kaspersky Lab’s new decryption toolis then demanded if victims wish to release their data. With more than 50 fami
Yes! CryptXXX decrypted by Kaspersky Lab’s new decryption tool
iTWire / Posted 1 months ago
is then demanded if victims wish to release their data. With more than 50 families of ransomware currently in the wild, Kaspersky Lab says ‘there is no single universal algorithm to counter the threat or impact of attacks.’ However, in the case... Read more
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