Archive: 03/23/2007

Faulted modeling

Factoring in crustal strength changes along the San Andreas Fault would improve the predictive models that researchers use to understand the likelihood and intensity of earthquakes there. That's the conclusion from a study ...

Mar 23, 2007 not rated yet 0

Attackers Target Gamers with Spyware

Online players of the video game Omerta have more than the rival gangsters in the computer game to worry about. According to anti-spyware vendor Sunbelt Software, of Clearwater, Fla., cyber-thieves have been spreading spyware ...

Mar 23, 2007 5 / 5 (2) 0

Laying microscale tiles

Craftsmen tile walls or floors by hand; but how can you get an ordered monolayer onto a substrate when the "tiles" are microscopically small instead of big and easy to handle? Previously, self-assembly processes have been ...

Mar 23, 2007 3 / 5 (2) 0

Security that nets malicious Web sites

Have you ever wondered how fraudulent or malicious websites can rank highly on search engines like Google or Yahoo? Queensland University of Technology IT researcher Professor Audun Josang said a website's ranking was determined ...

Mar 23, 2007 4.5 / 5 (2) 0