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Earth from above: The most spectacular photos ever taken from the International Space Station

Later this year, the International Space Station will celebrate its 20th anniversary. As well as being one of the most important scientific endeavors …

Space

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones accused of destroying evidence in Sandy Hook massacre lawsuit

AUSTIN, Texas – Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was accused in court filings Friday of destroying evidence relevant to the case of families from Sandy …

Alex Jones

Hackers Could Gain Complete Access To Spectrum Customers’ Accounts Through A Security Flaw

Spectrum / Brett Carlsen / Getty<p>A vulnerability on internet and cable TV provider Spectrum's website made it possible for just about anyone to take …

Time Warner

Sea turns red with blood after whale hunt in Faroe Islands

<b>(CNN) —</b> Images of a whale hunt in the Faroe Islands 200 miles north of Scotland have sparked renewed anger from conservationists and animal activists.<p>The pictures show dozens of whales being herded into a bay where they are killed, the sea turning red with their blood.<p>The hunt took place in the bay …

Faroe Islands

Exclusive: FBI probing cyber attack on congressional campaign in California - sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating a cyber attack on the congressional campaign of a Democratic candidate in California, according to three people close to the campaign.<p>The hackers successfully infiltrated the election campaign computer of David Min, a …

Cybersecurity

Mozilla wipes 23 Firefox add-ons off the map for tracking user activity

The purge was prompted by the exposure of the Web Security add-on's data-slurping habits.<p>Mozilla has eradicated 23 Firefox add-ons for monitoring …

World Wide Web

Hundreds of autism genes found to be triggered by a single key protein

Despite some exciting recent advances in early detection methods, autism spectrum disorder is still a frustratingly mysterious and elusive condition. …

Autism

Just say no: Wi-Fi-enabled appliance botnet could bring power grid to its knees

Princeton researchers find army of high-wattage IoT devices could cripple electric grid.<p>BALTIMORE—At USENIX Security Symposium here on Wednesday, …

Princeton University

Award-winning security research reveals a host of never-seen, currently unblockable web-tracking techniques

Who Left Open the Cookie Jar? A Comprehensive Evaluation of Third-Party Cookie Policies won the Distinguished Paper prize at this year's Usenix …

Information Security

Twitter Suspends Ex-Tesla Employee Account After He Leaks Internal Emails

The Twitter account of one of Tesla’s most vocal opponents has been suspended after he tweeted internal emails and photos he claimed were proof of …

Tesla

Chinese hackers targeted US agencies during trade talks

As Alaskan leaders head to China to discuss trade deals, Chinese hackers were swarming their US networks, security researchers said.<p>Researchers from Recorded Future said they've discovered Chinese hackers targeting the Alaskan state government, as well as the state's Department of Natural …

A Fleet of Diving Robots Discovered Surprise Carbon Emissions Off Antarctica

Bad news, yes. But bad news found in a really cool new way.<p>Over a hundred, cylindrical, submersible drones, diving and recording acidity data from …

Climate Change

Severe vulnerability exposes WordPress websites to attack

Researchers say the PHP security flaw could leave countless WordPress websites open to exploit.<p>A severe WordPress vulnerability which has been left a …

Information Security

Teen pleads guilty to hacking Apple’s computer system

An Australian teenager who repeatedly broke into Apple’s computer system is facing criminal charges after Apple contacted the FBI.<p>The teenager, who hasn’t been named for legal reasons, reportedly downloaded 90GB of secure files and accessed customer accounts. The information was uncovered in a raid …

Personal Data

Photos, videos of the 2018 wildfires burning around B.C.

A provincial state of emergency has been declared in B.C. due to hundreds of wildfires burning around the province.<p>There are now 48 wildfires of …

Wildfires

Plasticine caterpillars show how birds could protect crops

Although the scent of freshly-cut grass may <i>seem</i> nice, what you're actually smelling is a distress signal. Thanks to a recent-conducted study, …

Caterpillars

US raises questions over 'abnormal' Russian satellite in row over space arms race

The United States has challenged Russia about a satellite orbiting the earth exhibiting "abnormal behaviour", raising questions about Moscow's intentions to develop space weapons.<p>A US official said the satellite was acting suspiciously, describing its recent launch as “a very troubling development” …

Space Exploration

Cryptocurrency investor robbed via his cellphone account sues AT&T for $224 million over loss

A U.S. investor filed a $224 million lawsuit against AT&T on Wednesday, accusing the telecommunications giant of negligence that allegedly caused the …

Cryptocurrency

Shocking 106-Year-Old Newspaper Article Predicts Global Warming

If you think the climate change debate is a recent issue, think again. For the past few years, an image of a 1912 article proclaiming that coal consumption can have a negative effect on the climate has circulated online. The image in question is from the August 14, 1912 issue of the New Zealand …

Climate Change

Buzz Aldrin Passes Lie Detector Test, Leaving Experts Convinced Alien Life Exists

<b>The former renowned NASA astronaut and the second man to step on the Moon, Buzz Aldrin, has undergone and passed a lie detector for claims he saw</b> …

Lie Detection

“Cocaine, Speed, and Gallons of Jack Daniel’s”: The Last Rock ’n’ Roll Superstars Were … Korn?

“Korn, Manson, Bizkit—that was the golden age of music, I believe. And after us, it died.”<p>Jonathan Davis, who at 47 has been Korn’s lead singer for …

Music

Intel Foreshadow exploits: How to protect yourself from latest chip vulnerability

What are the Foreshadow/ L1TF exploits? Which chips are affected? How to secure your systems.<p>New exploits have been discovered for modern Intel chips …

Information Security

KeyPass ransomware is infecting computers around the world

<b>A new form of ransomware is spreading fast. KeyPass – a variant of the STOP ransomware – has managed to hit hundreds of computers in more than 20</b> …

Malware

The deep, dark quest to save one of the world's rarest fish

<i>This is part of our Road Trip 2018 summer series "Taking it to Extremes," which looks at what happens when people mix everyday tech with insane situations.</i><p><b>We're driving through</b> <b>one</b> of the harshest climates in the world, where the summer heat regularly reaches three digits. The barren landscape shows …

Fish

30% of UK Firms Hit by Crypto Mining Malware in a Month: Survey

Almost a third of U.K. businesses said they had been hit by cryptocurrency mining malware within the previous month, according to new research.<p>In a …

Blockchain Startups

Russian hackers stole hundreds of Instagram accounts this month

If you’ve discovered that you can no longer log into your Instagram account, and trying to reset your credential leads nowhere because the account is …

Social Media

'B*tch, I'm a Cow' is the summer bop taking over the internet with memes

Welcome to the song of the summer.<p>Even if you don't vibe with Doja Cat's "Mooo!" it'll probably be stuck in your head well into 2019. The …

Al Gore

New study finds e-cigarette vapor impairs activity of key immune cells in the lung

As e-cigarettes rise in popularity, many researchers are working hard to understand the long-term implications of vaping on human health. A new small …

eCigarettes

New 'Foreshadow' Flaw Exploits Intel Chips To Steal Protected Data

The new vulnerability builds on research related to the Meltdown and Spectre flaws. Foreshadow can be exploited to read data from Intel's SGX …

Information Security

FBI warns banks about ATM cash-out scheme

The FBI is warning banks about a fraud scheme called an ATM cash-out, <i>Krebs on Security</i> reports. With this type of heist, attackers typically compromise a bank or payment card processor with malware, disable fraud controls and withdraw large sums of money -- sometimes millions of dollars -- with …

Identity Theft