Archive: 05/04/2011

Sony: Co. is victim of sophisticated cyber attack

The data breach of Sony's PlayStation Network resulted from a "very carefully planned, very professional, highly sophisticated criminal cyber attack designed to steal personal and credit card information for illegal purposes," ...

dateMay 04, 2011 in Internet
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Malicious programmers focus on smartphones, tablets

Malicious programmers are always looking for new targets. While smartphones and tablets replace PCs as the gadgets we use for messaging, Web surfing and even doing business, some shady characters are starting to target these ...

dateMay 04, 2011 in Software
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US removes gray wolf from endangered list

The US government said Wednesday it is formally removing about 1,300 gray wolves in the Rocky Mountain region from the endangered species list, capping a legal battle that has dragged on for years.

dateMay 04, 2011 in Ecology
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Simulating amyloid formation

Many neurodegenerative diseases are characterized by proteins that assume an abnormal configuration, which leads to their aggregation and deposition in and around rve cells, causing cell death. This process, ...

dateMay 04, 2011 in Biochemistry
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