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Water breaches 'Doomsday' vault entrance, seeds unharmed

<b>(CNN) —</b> Unseasonably warm temperatures last fall caused water to breach the entrance to the Arctic's so-called "Doomsday" seed vault, one of humanity's last hopes after a global catastrophe, the company that manages the vault said last week.<p>The Global Seed Vault is beneath the icy permafrost of …

Permafrost

Will Salt Lake City's Growing Smog Threaten Its Economic Growth?

Payrolls in California grow by 11,800

California's employers added 11,800 jobs in March, a modest increase but one that nevertheless kept momentum going in the job market.<p>The unemployment rate, meanwhile, held steady at 8.1% from the month-earlier revised figure, the state's Employment Development Department reported Friday.<p>"We are …

11 Android Apps to Make Notifications More Interesting

I love Android as much as the next non-Apple owning guy, but there are times when I get bored of using the same old operating system, and seeing the same boring old Android notifications.<p>Thankfully, there’s no shortage of different ways to liven things up without having to root your phone, or in …

Hands On With Facebook Nearby Friends [Video]: No More Checkins

Facebook Nearby Friends is based around broadcasting how far you are from friends, not your exact coordinates, and that’s why it could succeed where other location apps have failed. But while we might be comfortable sharing proximity, that doesn’t mean we’re comfortable doing it on …

Motivational app Lift gets complete overhaul to help you achieve your goals

Late in 2012, Lift, an Obvious Co. backed company launched a new application with the simple aim to help people achieve their goals. One year on, the company has announced a sizeable update to its platform — Lift 2.0 — which integrates a lot of lessons learnt over that time.<p>In the update — which is …

Best Travel Apps And Hacks For Your Vacation Workout

Tired of hearing that you should just use the stairs when you travel or give the hotel elliptical a whirl? What if your hotel doesn't HAVE an elliptical?<p>Never fear, we've got a few travel hacks that will help you stay fit on your next excursion.<p><b>1. Map that run</b><p>MapMyRun is a must-have app, …

13 Comfort Foods That Burn Fat

They’re called “comfort” foods for a reason—they bring back warm memories, tickle your taste buds, and soothe your soul. Though some comfort foods …

Nutrition

How To Book Your Next Plane Ticket To Get The Best Deal

You already know that you should be booking your plane ticket 54 days before take-off (if all else fails, you should usually book between 104 to 29 days pre-trip).<p>And while that's all fine and good, there are various nitty-gritty details you should be paying attention to when buying that ticket -- …

Book Club Books For April 2014: 17 Selections For Your Reading Club

If you're in a reading club, you're familiar with the gentle struggle you go through after each meeting — which book should we read next?<p>Lit Lovers, …

The Heartbleed Hit List: The Passwords You Need to Change Right Now

An encryption flaw called the Heartbleed bug is already being dubbed one of the biggest security threats the Internet has ever seen. The bug has …

Google updates its services to stop the bleeding

The Internet is all abuzz with news of the Heartbleed bug which was discovered in the popular OpenSSL encryption library. For those who haven’t heard, the OpenSSL library had a bug in it which means that a cyber-criminal or a government agency can decrypt all the traffic which was flowing over a …

Information Security

How the Heartbleed bug works, and what passwords you need to change

Internet security experts are scrambling to patch an alarming encryption vulnerability that has exposed millions of passwords and personal information, including credit-card numbers, email accounts and a wide range of online commerce.<p><b>Latest news</b><p>The Canada Revenue Agency says about 900 customers had …

Heartbleed Bug: Here Are the Passwords You Should Change

When it comes to changing your passwords, the Heartbleed Bug is a better-safe-than-sorry bug.<p>This is not a case of hackers breaking into a bunch of …

Information Security

5 rules for using the Internet after ‘Heartbleed’

You know the lock icon that pops up next to URLs to tell you a website will keep your information safe? It turns out it has actually left your …

Information Systems

How do you fix two-thirds of the web in secret?

When word of the Heartbleed bug first came out, news spread like a fire alarm — but it didn’t spread evenly. The vulnerability was spread across as many as two out of every three servers, which made a standard disclosure impossible. Some companies like Facebook got the news early, either from …

Here's What The Heartbleed Bug Looks Like In Action

The reason this bug is so scary is because it's a flaw in a very popular bit of software that is supposed to protect sensitive information, like passwords and credit cards.<p>The flaw is in software called OpenSSL. OpenSSL encrypts data as it flows across the Internet. You type your password into your …

Information Security

Why The Security Bug Heartbleed Has A Catchy Logo

It’s a simple logo for a terrifyingly esoteric bug. And that’s entirely the point.<p>You’ve probably never heard of CVE-2014-0160. But you probably have heard of the Heartbleed bug, the “catastrophic” security hole that was revealed in half a million websites earlier this week.<p>It’s perfect for …

Information Security

The NSA has exploited Heartbleed bug for years, Bloomberg reports

Bloomberg is reporting that the Heartbleed bug, which shocked the web security community this week, has been known and actively exploited by the National Security Agency for at least two years. According to two anonymous sources familiar with the matter, the bug was kept secret in the interest of …

Heartbleed reveals the gaps in Internet security

Perhaps more than any of the myriad leaks, hacks and whistleblower disclosures of the past year, the Heartbleed scandal has revealed just how fragile Internet security really is.<p>Revelations of a flaw in some of the Internet's fundamental security software has shaken both the development community …

Cloudflare Challenge proves 'worst case scenario' for Heartbleed is actually possible

Many already thought that the "Heartbleed" security flaw in OpenSSL could be used to steal SSL keys from a server, but now there's proof. This is important because if someone stole the private decryption key to servers used by any of the many web services that used OpenSSL, then they could spy on …

Hacker successfully uses Heartbleed to retrieve private security keys

This morning, content distribution network Cloudflare gave some hope to those affected by the Heartbleed security flaw with an announcement that the bug might not be as bad as feared. In two weeks of testing, Cloudflare said, its researchers failed to exploit the bug to steal a website's private …

​What is Heartbleed, anyway?

If you're an IT professional, gadget blogger or token geek in your circle of friends, chances are, you've been hounded relentlessly over the past couple of days about "this Heartbleed thing."<p>"Do I need to update my antivirus?"<p>"Can I login to my bank account now?"<p>"Google already fixed it, …

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:<p>1. HOPES GETTING HIGHER IN SEARCH FOR PLANE'S BLACK BOXES<p>Australia's prime minister says authorities are confident they're hearing signals from the recording devices. But it's a race against time …