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Volkswagen Engineer Pleads Guilty To Fraud Charge Over Diesel Cheating, Could Face Prison

A Volkswagen engineer pleaded guilty today after being indicted for creating a defeat system for the 2.0-liter VW diesel engines that cheated federal emissions regulations, Automotive News reports. It is the first criminal charge handed down as a result of the U.S. Justice Department’s investigation into VW.

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Most Complex Cash Register Malware Ever Is Out to Steal Your Money and ID

A new kind of point-of-sale malware, which uses multiple layers of obfuscation and encryption to cover its tracks, has been identified by security researchers—and is being help up as the most complex software of its kind yet to be identified in the wild.

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People Throw Themselves at Cars For Money More Often Than We Realized

So, apparently people jumping in front of cars and feigning injuries for money is a thing. But now, tough times have befallen these con artists, thanks to the fact that video cameras are literally everywhere.

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