by Andy Meek, BGR
In yet another sign of the mobile-first world we live in, even muggings and robberies are starting to take on a tech-savvy flair. As was the case during one 2017 incident in Washington DC, for example, when a woman was leaving a metro station and a teenager got the drop on her, grabbing her around the neck. He instructed her to keep quiet. And to delete her iCloud. Then he grabbed her iPhone 6S and took off.
Continue reading Thieves and hackers are getting better at bypassing iCloud to unlock iPhones
by Dr. Nerissa Hannink, University of Melbourne, Medical Xpress
An old military tactic, widely used in Roman and medieval times, is now being put to good use in cancer research.
Continue reading Prostate cancer: Starving out the enemy
by Ellen Michals, Todays in Tech
In past, we can only see the sun, the moon, and stars. The advancements in science took place and made people able to see and study the solar system. Further developments made scientists able to study the Milky Way Galaxy. Science is getting advance with time and is finding its way in space step by step. Space is full of different wonders. At present, scientists have found one such wonder named as Whirlpool Galaxy.
Continue reading Whirlpool Galaxy: A wonder of stars in space
by Nathan Ingraham, Engadget
If your username and password were part of a hack, Password Checkup will let you know.
Given the frequency of hacks and data leaks these days, chances are good that at least one of your passwords has been released to the wild.
Continue reading Chrome can tell you if your passwords have been compromised
by Chris Burns, Slash Gear
The first and last images captured by the NASA-JPL space telescope Kepler are shown here side-by-side. This craft was launched back on March 7th, 2009, and its planned mission duration was 3.5 years. A full 9 years, 7 months, and 23 days later, it was still doing work. Now that span is over, and the final data’s come in.
Continue reading Kepler’s final photos, and how you can see raw data
by Catalin Cimpanu, ZDNet
The two hacker groups suspected of stealing around $1 billion worth of cryptocurrency.
Two hacker groups are behind 60% of all publicly reported cryptocurrency exchange hacks and are believed to have stolen around $1 billion worth of cryptocurrency, according to a report published last week by blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis.
Continue reading Two hacker groups responsible for 60 percent of all publicly reported hacks
by Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Phys.org
The universe consists of a massive imbalance between matter and antimatter. Antimatter and matter are actually the same, but have opposite charges, but there’s hardly any antimatter in the observable universe, including the stars and other galaxies. In theory, there should be large amounts of antimatter, but the observable universe is mostly matter.
Continue reading Explaining a universe composed of matter
by MSN News
If you see a video of a politician speaking words he never would utter, or a Hollywood star improbably appearing in a cheap adult movie, don’t adjust your television set — you may just be witnessing the future of “fake news.”
Continue reading Misinformation woes could multiply with ‘deepfake’ videos
by Purdue University, Phys.org
Researchers have created a new testing ground for quantum systems in which they can literally turn certain particle interactions on and off, potentially paving the way for advances in spintronics.
Continue reading New quantum system could help design better spintronics