Geoffrey Jones

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Bed-Bug Madness: The Psychological Toll of the Blood Suckers

Researchers are starting to explain the anxiety many victims feel.<p>Right now, everything I own is in garbage bags piled up in the middle of my kitchen and bathroom and filling my shower. It's been that way for a week and a half and will continue to be so for at least another week on top of that. If …

After Snapchat and Dropbox, it's time to realise that the modern web is hostile

Third-party logins and hacked or malicious sites mean that even while big services get more secure, wider parts of the web pose more risk. What’s the way forward?<p>Security is back in the news. Both Snapchat and Dropbox have had to deny that their own systems were hacked - but have seen thousands of …

Dropbox account passwords posted online and millions more might follow

If you haven't activated two-factor authentication on Dropbox yet, you may want to do so now, just in case you end up finding your credentials posted on the internet. A document posted on pastebin earlier contains 400 Dropbox usernames and passwords, which the poster claims are just a tiny fraction …

I'm so glad I never sold my copy of Mario Paint

I may not replay videogames very often, but when I do get the urge, it feels impossible to ignore. If it's an Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, or Wii game I …

Amazon: Monopoly or capitalist success story?

<b>According to the New Republic's Franklin Foer, internet retailer Amazon is a 21st Century monopoly, quietly squashing public interests and edging out important competition.</b><p>He writes that even if Amazon isn't breaking the letter of antitrust laws, which attempt to regulate industry to promote an …

A Web encryption vulnerability opens ‘encrypted’ data to hackers

Turns out that the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption we’ve relied on for secure communication on the Internet has a vulnerability.<p>Today Google researchers announced (PDF link) that they have found a bug in the SSL 3.0 protocol. The exploit could be used to intercept critical data that’s …

Router that anonymises internet activity raises $300,000 on Kickstarter

Anonabox, a device that re-routes data through the cloaking Tor network, is tool for freedom of information, developer says<p>An internet router that aims to anonymise online activity had raised over $300,000 Tuesday, after less than 48 hours on the Kickstarter fundraising site.<p>Anonabox, a 2.4in by …

Apple and Facebook will pay for employees to delay having kids

As of January 2015, both Apple and Facebook will pay up to $20,000 to cover the cost of egg freezing for employees. The procedure, called oocyte cryopreservation, essentially extends a woman’s years of fertility, by extracting viable eggs to be stored and reinserted into her uterus when she’s …

Reproductive Medicine

In the Light of Milkyway

Will Spider-Man join the Avengers on screen? That's a tangled web ...

Remember when you were a kid and you liked somebody, but you weren’t comfortable asking that person out? So you told a few friends, and maybe they …

One Guy Is Trying to Sell More Video Games Than You've Ever Seen

Remember that one NES game that you played every night for weeks then never got back from a friend you lent it to? This guy probably has it. And …