Fighting the next generation of cyberattacks
The next generation of cyberattacks will be more sophisticated, more difficult to detect and more capable of wreaking untold damage on the nation's computer systems.
Endangered clouded leopard kittens born in Miami zoo
Two clouded leopard kittens were born this month at the Miami Zoo, a treat for the doting keepers and a victory in the fight to preserve a vulnerable species.
Baited video cameras help detect deep sea fish
Using baited longlines in conjunction with baited remote underwater video systems (BRUVs) has improved the way in which deep water fish stocks are monitored for conservation purposes.
Internet Explorer 11 vulnerability allows policy bypass
Buffer overflows are the ghosts that will always be among us
Following the trend of giving catchy names to serious operating system security flaws, the Linux vulnerability revealed recently by security researchers Qualys has been called Ghost. ...
Stirling Range flora nears extinction
The soil-borne water mould Phytophthora cinnamomi (dieback) has rendered unique vegetation on the peaks of the Stirling Ranges in the Great Southern to the point of being critically endangered.
Linux distrib vendors make patches available for GHOST
Researchers examine role of 'white hat' hackers in cyber warfare
From the Heartbleed bug that infected many popular websites and services, to the Target security breach that compromised 40 million credit cards, malicious hackers have proved to be detrimental to companies' ...
Reverse engineer creates Thunderstrike bootkit able to exploit vulnerability in OS X boot ROM
Attack on classical cryptography system raises security questions
Microsoft patches two-decade crack in Windows software
Microsoft issued an emergency patch for a dangerous flaw that has existed in Windows operating software for nearly two decades.
EU extends ban on deep-sea shark fishing
EU nations on Monday extended their ban on deep-sea shark fishing for the European fleet for at least another two years, with only Spain and Portugal voting against.
Hackers could trick way into Apple gadgets (Update)
Cybersecurity firm FireEye warned Monday that hackers could trick owners of Apple gadgets into installing applications that steal information.