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“Unauthorized code” in Juniper firewalls decrypts encrypted VPN traffic

Backdoor in NetScreen firewalls gives attackers admin access, VPN decrypt ability.<p>An operating system used to manage firewalls sold by Juniper …

When children are breached—inside the massive VTech hack

4.8 million records from a Hong Kong toy company were compromised.<p>Troy Hunt is the founder of haveibeenpwned.com. This post originally appeared on …

Freedom of Information

E-cigarettes could be prescribed by the NHS to help smokers quit, report says

<b>E-cigarettes are 95% less harmful than tobacco and could be prescribed on the NHS in future to help smokers quit, a review of their use has concluded.</b><p>Experts who have compiled a report for Public Health England say "vaping" could be a "game changer" for persuading people to quit cigarettes.<p>They …

Public Health

'Wiccan Ritual Killing' Leaves Family of Three Dead in Pensacola: Police

A triple homicide in Florida is suspected to be a "Wiccan ritual killing" related to the "blue" moon, police said Tuesday.<p>The three victims, all from the same family, were found after a welfare check on Friday, July 31, said Escambia County Sheriff's Office spokesman Sgt. Andrew Hobbes.<p>"It appears …

Self-Aware Robot Shows Progress of AI

A Small Self-Aware Robot Showed Minimal Intelligence During a Test<p>We’re a long way off from having a self-aware robot with an artificial intelligence close to what is seen in movies such as <i>Her</i> or <i>Ex Machina</i>. But for the first time, three humanoid robots showed a glimmer of self-consciousness by …

'Anki Overdrive' Minority Report Cars Are Scalextric Of The Future

<i>Anki Overdrive</i> adds King of the Hill mode and new vehicles from <i>Minority Report</i> car designer Harald Belker. BigBang and Guardian complete the set of six cars ready for September 20th launch date.<p>Having seen <i>Anki Overdrive</i> back in February I thought I’d seen most of what was planned for the next …

Watch This Drone Drive A Toy Boat

Put. A. Drone. On. It.<p>French dronemaker Parrot’s latest creation turns a flying machine into an engine for a boat. The boat-drone hybrid is a hydrofoil--a boat already designed to lift most of its body from the water and travel instead through the air, just skimming the surface of the sea. With a …

Here's why programmers are going nuts over a text editor

That's why Atom, a free development tool made by popular code sharing site GitHub, is so popular with the programmer set. Atom has been downloaded 1.2 million times since its introduction into beta this time last year, and has 350,000 monthly active users.<p>Today, GitHub is announcing the release of …

Programming

This Pita Bread Radio Can Hack Through Any Laptop’s Encryption

Inventive researchers at Tel Aviv University have come up with a new way of spying on computer users, one that can reportedly steal passwords …

Microsoft Shows HoloLens' Augmented Reality Is No Gimmick

Today, Microsoft demonstrated how far its augmented-reality HoloLens wonderland project has come. In fact, it cemented HoloLens's place as one of the …

Mortal Kombat X - Official Gameplay Trailer | Video

Author:<p>Freshness<p>Publish date:<p>The new gameplay trailer for the upcoming Mortal Kombat X has finally been released and it's about as excessively …

Game Trailers

Sega Genesis's 25th anniversary: The 5 games that defined the legendary console

<i>Read our interview with one of the people most-responsible for the Sega Genesis.</i><p>Happy Birthday, Genesis!<p>Twenty-five years ago today, the Sega Genesis launched in the United States. We’ve decided to celebrate the landmark by looking back at the five games that helped define the classic console’s …

Japanese boffins invent 4.4 TREEELLION frames per second camera

Japanese boffins have invented a way to shoot video at 4.4 trillion frames per second.<p>You read that right. 4.4 trillion. As in a million times a …

APAC seeing more APT attacks than other regions

Asia-Pacific economies are more likely to be the targets of advanced persistent threats attacks than their global counterparts, with most frequent …

'Women Against Feminism' Movement Gets Perfect Twitter Parody

Who needs femisime — uh, feminism — anyway? It's just so hard to spell.<p>As a response to the #WomenAgainstFeminism movement, a Twitter parody account …

Turns Out Your Complex Passwords Aren't That Much Safer

When the computer security company Hold Security reported that more than 1.2 billion online credentials had been swiped by Russian hackers, many …

Lady Broseph on Twitter: "I should have posted this a long time ago. http://t.co/mpFWXUK0hK"

New conversation<p>End of conversation<p>New conversation<p>End of conversation<p>Replying to @<b>LadyBroseph</b><p>0 replies 0 retweets 1 like

EmDrive Is an Engine That Breaks the Laws of Physics and Could Take Us to Mars

An experimental engine is gaining acceptance among scientists, and could introduce a new era of space travel — it only had to break a law of physics …

Air Jordan 6 Retro - "Spizike"

Author:<p>John Kim<p>Publish date:<p>Red sneakers are having a bit of moment right now, but in the event you haven't succumbed yet to scarlet-sneaker fatigue, …

Video: A Jet-Powered Train That Made History

I'm leaving, on a jet-train...<p>Engineer Don Wetzel always loved trains, ever since his dad took him on trips to Ohio trainyards when he was a kid during the Depression. After joining the Marines, he spent some time as a military pilot, and became familiar with jet engines. In July, 1966, Wetzel …

Rosetta spacecraft’s comet has a double nucleus!

More complex shape for 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko restricts potential sites for November 11 landing. “Wow, wow, wow! I can’t wait to get closer!”<p>In …

In Flight Test, British Stealth Drone Is Actually Stealthy

One small step for robot warplanes<p>Last week, the U.K. Ministry of Defense announced that, after a successful series of trials, BAE Systems' Taranis test drone is as stealthy as hoped. This is good news for people who like stealth drones, and bad news for people who want to shoot them down.<p>The major …

Aviation

Sending Robots To Print Infrastructure On Mars, So It’s Ready When We Get There

For almost two years, the University of Southern California’s Dr. Behrok Khoshnevis has been building machines that can extrude lunar and Martian …

Particles

Sledgehammer Says Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Visuals So Good You Won't Be Able to Tell It's A Game

Activision today released a new behind-the-scenes video for this November's blockbuster shooter Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, featuring commentary from Sledgehammer Games developers about how the game is going about achieving "photrealistic" visuals.<p>"Because our subject matter is very advanced …

Court Allowed NSA To Spy On All But 4 Countries

A court permitted the NSA to collect information about governments in 193 countries and foreign institutions like the World Bank, according to a secret document the Washington Post published Monday.<p>The certification issued by a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court in 2010 shows the NSA has the …

Best Android apps of June 2014

We've already blasted through the best Android games launched over the last month, and now it's time to dig into every other kind of Android app. …

Clever Oculus Project Lets You Live Your Life In Third Person

Ever wished you could tap the “Change Camera View” button in real life to switch to a third-person view?<p>These guys made it happen. Sure, it requires the user to wear an Oculus Rift and a big ol’ dual camera rig built into a backpack — and sure, it’s probably only fun (and not nauseating) for about …

Google announces Songza acquisition to enhance Play Music

Rumors surfaced back near the start of June that suggested Google was looking to improve its streaming music offerings a tad, and had its eyes on …

iPunch smart combat gloves power up your fist

You know that carnival game where you hit a pad with a big sledgehammer to see if you can shoot a metal weight up a pole to ring a bell? In my world, that's known as "the one game I avoid" at amusement parks, but for other, more burly types, strength-proving activities can actually be fun.<p>If you're …