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Today's word: malfunction
Definition: A failure to function or defective functioning.
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'Final call:' UN climate study delivers a stark, urgent warning for world leaders

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Report: Pentagon Weapons Systems Are At Risk Of Cyberattacks


Almost all of the Pentagon's newer weapons are vulnerable to cyberattacks, according to a new government report on cybersecurity tests from 2012 to 2017. Many of the testers, posing as hackers, were able to easily guess login information — some passw...

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This week's word in the news: MALFUNCTION

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With most planned fixes left undone, AC malfunctions increased this year in many of the district's 165 traditional schools and other facilities, The Post found.
The Palm Beach Post -- 10/15/2018

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Transforming a prank into a message

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