Hacking Gmail with 92 percent success
(Phys.org) —A team of researchers, including an assistant professor at the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering, have identified a weakness believed to exist in Android, Windows ...
Community Health details attack on patient records
Hospital operator Community Health Systems said a cyberattack took information on more than 4 million patients from its computer network earlier this year.
Ukrainian hackers claim attack on Polish websites
Ukrainian hackers hostile to the government claimed Thursday to have launched a cyber attack against the websites of Poland's presidency and the Warsaw Stock Exchange.
China launching 'severe' cyber attacks on Taiwan: minister
Taiwan's science and technology minister said Wednesday that China is launching frequent cyber attacks on the island despite warming ties between the two former rivals.
Researchers aim to thwart targeted cyberattacks
When it comes to Internet attacks, hackers have traditionally taken a blanket approach, sending out malware to large, random groups of people and hoping that something would stick. But in recent years, the ...
Humane strategy reduces shark attacks
A simple and humane technique may be an effective strategy to reduce human encounters with sharks without harming populations of threatened shark species.
Study assesses shark attacks on Atlantic spotted dolphins near the Bahamas
A Marine Mammal Science analysis on failed shark attacks on the approximately 120 Atlantic spotted dolphins that are residents of the waters near Bimini, The Bahamas, has found that a total of 14 dolphins (15% o ...
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Hackers disrupt Tunisia voter registration
Hackers briefly disrupted the online voter registration process for Tunisia's parliamentary and presidential polls later this year, the electoral commission said on Thursday.
Industrial control a weak link in cybersecurity, study says
Cybersecurity threats are rising for industrial control systems around the world, a growing target for attackers seeking to wreak havoc, a study showed Thursday.
Ear to the ground on shark sense
Research into how sharks hear is set to become the latest tactic to better understand and help prevent fatal shark attacks in Australian waters.
N.Korea 'doubles cyber war personnel'
North Korea has doubled the number of its elite cyber warriors over the past two years and established overseas bases for hacking attacks, a report said Sunday.
Filtering criminal dDOS attacks
A new hybrid filtering system to protect cloud computing services from distributed denial of service (dDOS) attacks has been developed by US and Indian researchers. They provide details in the latest issue of the International ...
Guarding against 'Carmageddon' cyberattacks
The potential value of turning the nation's freeways into "smart transportation systems" is enormous. Equipping the nation's concrete arteries with a nervous system of computers and sensors that directly control on-ramp signals ...