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What Weed Does to Your Brain

Here's what it looks like before, during, and after.<p>In recent years, with the legal status of marijuana shifting, the scientific community has sought …

The Brain

Hundreds of tiny bird eggs 'cook' after beachgoers disturb protected species

Beachgoers visiting a remote Alabama island disturbed the breeding ground of a federally protected bird species, re-arranged eggs in a decorative pattern and left hundreds of unhatched birds to "cook" in the sun, according to the Birmingham Audubon Society.<p>Members of the group found on July 10 that …

Birds

These Major U.S. News Sites Are Blocked in the EU

Anyone in the European Union — including American travelers and ex-pats — receives a blocked screen message when they attempt to access news sources …

European Union

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Other Remarkably Successful Entrepreneurs on What They Would Do If They Had to Start Over

Today, the average person may change jobs 10 to 15 times within their career.What would you do if you had the chance to start over? Or had to?<p>Have you ever wondered how often people change jobs? The number may surprise you. Today, the average person may change jobs 10 to 15 times within their …

Bill Gates

It Takes Just $200 to Tie Cell Networks in Knots

At the Black Hat conference, a researcher showed fundamental flaws in cellular network design that can degrade service and potentially knock networks …

Cellular Networks

Infographic: 10 essential parts of highly ranked websites

When customers want to find you, are search engines offering your website as a top result?Digital marketers and PR pros must pay keen attention to …

Marketing

AI can spot the pain from a disease some doctors still think is fake

When Ginevra Liptan came back to medical school after a year’s leave, she told her favorite professor she’d taken time off to deal with the onset of fibromyalgia. “He rolled his eyes and said, ‘That doesn’t exist,’” says Liptan.<p>In the 16 years since Liptan had her illness so summarily dismissed in …

Machine Learning

Machine Learning In Node.js With TensorFlow.js

TensorFlow.js is a new version of the popular open-source library which brings deep learning to JavaScript. Developers can now define, train, and run …

JavaScript

The Cybersecurity Talent Gap Is An Industry Crisis

If you’re finding the job market a bit tight these days, you must not be in cybersecurity. As hackers ramp up attacks with increasingly sophisticated methods and tools that are readily available for purchase on the dark web, the “white hats” need all the help they can get. According to recent …

Employment

Study shows global forest loss over past 35 years has been more than offset by new forest growth

A team of researchers from the University of Maryland, the State University of New York and NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center has found that new …

Ecology

At 'America First Energy Conference', solar power is dumb, climate change is fake

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Pumping carbon dioxide into the air makes the planet greener; the United Nations puts out fake science about climate change to control the global energy market; and wind and solar energy are simply "dumb".<p>These are among the messages that flowed from the America First Energy …

Climate

5 Tools to Scan a Linux Server for Malware and Rootkits

There are constant level of high attacks and port scans on Linux servers all the time, while a properly configured firewall and regular security …

Linux

Security Flaws On Comcast’s Login Page Exposed Customers’ Personal Information

Joe Raedle / Getty Images<p>Comcast Xfinity inadvertently exposed the partial home addresses and Social Security numbers of more than 26.5 million …

Security

Watch this 15-year-old hacker play DOOM on McAfee’s ‘unhackable’ crypto-wallet

John McAfee’s ‘unhackable’ cryptocurrency wallet – the one with a $250,000 bug bounty on it – has been cracked to run the iconic game DOOM, courtesy of a teenage security researcher.<p>Video of the old-school first-person shooter has surfaced on Twitter. Self-described adversarial thinker Saleem …

McAfee

This Simple 1-Question Test Will Help You Instantly Increase Your Emotional Intelligence

Ask it to yourself. Then, ask someone who will tell you the truth.<p><i>This column is an adapted excerpt from my new book,</i> EQ Applied: The Real-World Guide to Emotional Intelligence.<p>When Daniel Goleman published <i>Emotional Intelligence</i> in 1995, few had heard of the concept. The idea was primarily based on …

Emotional Intelligence

US invaded by savage tick that sucks animals dry, spawns without mating

Eight states reporting the little suckers. No evidence they're carrying disease—yet.<p>A vicious species of tick originating from Eastern Asia has …

New Jersey

This Guy Hacked Hundreds Of Planes From The Ground

[id=0]<p>Throughout November and December last year, Ruben Santamarta sat in front of his computer peeking inside the technical bowels of hundreds of aircraft flying thousands of meters above him. That included commercial aircraft operated by some of the biggest airlines in the world. He believes it …

Atlantic Council

Octopus research shows that consciousness isn’t what makes humans special

Whether or not octopuses should be viewed as charming or terrifying very much depends on your personal perspective. But it’s hard to deny their intelligence.<p>Octopuses can squirt water at an annoyingly bright bulb until it short-circuits. They can tell humans apart (even those who are wearing the …

Black Hat Researcher Shows Why Air Gaps Won't Protect Your Data

Got a secret? Put it behind an air gap by disconnecting your computer from the internet. That works, right? At Black Hat, a researcher showed off …

Black Hat

New Wi-Fi attack cracks WPA2 passwords with ease

The common Wi-Fi security standard is no longer as secure as you think.<p>A new way to compromise the WPA/WPA2 security protocols has been accidentally …

Wi-Fi

Iranian Hackers Turn to Ransomware, Bitcoin as Economy Stalls

Iranian hackers are developing software attacks that render computer systems inoperable until a digital ransom is paid, a new report says, a threat that comes as the U.S. moves to reimpose tough economic sanctions on the country.<p>Over the past two years, researchers at Accenture PLC’s iDefense …

Medical Records of 90 Million People Left Vulnerable to Critical Security Flaws

Security researchers have found more than 20 bugs in the world’s most popular open source software for managing medical records. Many of the …

Information Security

Hackers found and cracked this fake electricity substation network in just two days

Nation states aren't the only threat to critical infrastructure.<p>A test by a security company has shown just how fast poorly-secured industrial …

Cybersecurity

Hacker swipes Snapchat's source code, publishes it on GitHub

Snapchat doesn’t just make messages disappear after a period of time. It also does the same to GitHub repositories — especially when they contain the company’s proprietary source code.<p>So, what happened? Well, let’s start from the beginning. A GitHub with the handle i5xx, believed to be from the …

Source Code

Americans Fear For Their Data More Than Their Wallet, Radware Survey Finds

MAHWAH, N.J., Aug. 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Radware® (RDWR), a leading provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions, today …

Judge Rules Discord Must Turn Over Account Data of Neo-Nazis in Charlottesville Planning Server

A subpoena against chat service Discord could reveal the identities of many of the neo-Nazis, white supremacists, and other far-right organizers …

Rights & Freedoms

Inside The Culture Of Sexism At Riot Games

Throughout her three years at Riot Games, the company behind <i>League of Legends</i>, Lacy made it her mission to hire a woman into a leadership role. Lacy …

Employment

Russia warns of 'horrible' conflict if Georgia joins NATO

MOSCOW (AP) — An attempt by NATO to incorporate the former Soviet republic of Georgia could trigger a new, "horrible" conflict, Russia's prime minister said Tuesday in a stern warning to the West marking 10 years since the Russia-Georgia war.<p>Dmitry Medvedev said in an interview with the Kommersant …

Russia

Here's the Internal Report Proving the FCC Made Up a Cyberattack

An investigation by the Federal Communication Commission’s own inspector general officially refutes controversial claims that a cyberattack was …

Net Neutrality

How this woman went from a Pizza Hut employee to a founder of a $4 billion startup

Nichole Mustard isn't your classic Silicon Valley tech founder. She didn't teach herself to code as a kid. She didn't attend Stanford. She didn't intern at a tech giant.<p>After college, she was a trainee manager at Pizza Hut, living hand to mouth in a cheap Los Angeles apartment with a roommate, she …

Pizza Hut