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Heartbleed Bug Update

Inside Flipboard / April 9, 2014<p>As soon as we found out about the Heartbleed bug, the team here began working on understanding its implications for …

New to nature No 121: Cavichiana bromelicola

A brilliantly coloured new species of leafhopper is the first to be associated with bromeliads in their native habitat<p>Leafhoppers, family <i>Cicadellidae,</i> are hemimetabolous insects whose young look like miniature versions of the adults, minus fully developed wings. They use their piercing-sucking …

U.S. regulators tell banks to address 'Heartbleed' risk

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. financial regulators on Thursday told banks to upgrade their systems as soon as possible if they are vulnerable to the recently uncovered “Heartbleed” bug, which exposes data to hackers.<p>File illustration picture of computer keyboard with letters stacked forming the word …

Heartbleed Bug

Science Says: Here's The Truth About Aggressive Dogs

What's A Breath Of Fresh Air Worth? In China, About $860

It's a classic example of supply and demand: How much would you pay for a bottle of fresh air in one of the world's most polluted cities?<p>When Beijing artist Liang Kegang returned home from a vacation in France, he brought with him a jar of clean air he had collected from Provence. At auction in a …

Company Plans To Make Paper Towels And Diapers Out Of Jellyfish

Gird thy loins with jellyfish, child.<p>In many places, like beaches in Israel, there are too many jellyfish, nourished by rising ocean temperatures and acidity. Besides stinging swimmers in that country and worldwide, they can cause other thorny problems, like recently clogging the intake pipes of a …

Spiders Could Fix Your Broken Bones

Broken bones and compound fractures often lead to the insertion of metal plates and screws, a painful process that requires two surgeries and carries the risk of infection and swelling. Fortunately, a better alternative might be on the horizon, courtesy of our good friend the spider.<p>A paper …

How Heartbleed works: A master key for the Internet

The Heartbleed bug was discovered on Monday evening by a team of security researchers. To quote one security expert, "Everybody's been freaking out ever since."<p>Heartbleed is not a computer virus, and unlike many cyber security scares it is not limited to a single company or website. Heartbleed is a …

How to think about security when you buy a computer

Millions of everyday computer users have taken a much greater interest in protecting their digital privacy and security. As such, we've put together this guide as a means of listing some of the tools we find most helpful in that endeavour. (Catch up with the ground rules and some security basics …

What Happens if a Cat’s Whiskers Are Damaged or Clipped ?

A cat’s whiskers are an essential sensory mechanism. Damage a cat’s whiskers and it will cause them not only discomfort, but also to become confused …

Heartbleed: Explaining The OpenSSL Exploit And What You Can Do To Protect Yourself

Security researchers have discovered a critical vulnerability in recent versions of OpenSSL, a technology that allows encrypted communication between …

Information Security

Two simple tools can give you the daily massage your body craves

Even if you can afford to see a massage therapist on a regular basis, what most of us need is daily self-care when it comes to dealing with aches and pains. You didn't become chronically stiff and uncomfortable overnight.<p>Two simple tools – a foam roller and a ball – can be an inexpensive way to get …

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' computer bug threat spreads to firewalls and beyond

BOSTON (Reuters) - Hackers could crack email systems, security firewalls and possibly mobile phones through the “Heartbleed” computer bug, according to security experts who warned on Thursday that the risks extended beyond just Internet Web servers.<p>File picture illustration of the word 'password' …

Information Security

U.S. Navy Has Found A Way To Turn Seawater Into Fuel

Scientists with the United States Navy say they have successfully developed a way to convert seawater into jet fuel, calling it a potentially revolutionary advancement.<p>Researchers at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) developed technology to extract carbon dioxide from seawater while …