Breach in fishing license system exposes data in Northwest
Aug 27, 2016
A breach in a vendor's system that processes online sales of hunting and fishing licenses in Idaho, Oregon and Washington state exposed several million records containing buyers' personal information, officials said Friday.
A new study looks for the cortical conscious network
Aug 26, 2016
New research published in the New Journal of Physics tries to decompose the structural layers of the cortical network to different hierarchies enabling to identify the network's nucleus, from which our consciousness could ...
India: French submarine data leak no security threat
Aug 25, 2016
India said Wednesday that the leak of documents from a leading French builder of Scorpene submarines designed for India's navy was investigated and did not pose any security compromise because sensitive information was blacked ...
Homeland Security investigating Leslie Jones website hack
Aug 25, 2016
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said Thursday it is investigating the hack of Leslie Jones' website that revealed several private details of the actress-comedian's life.
Study explores trust in online gamers' psychology
Aug 24, 2016
New research from UT Dallas shows that players of massively multiplayer online games, or MMOGs, who are motivated by social elements of online play display more trust in fellow players and a greater willingness to disclose ...
Image: Blue Cut Fire, California
Aug 18, 2016
The Blue Cut fire was first reported just after 10:30 a.m. PDT on Aug. 16, 2016, north of San Bernadino, Calif. Smoke and the heat from the fire was detected just three hours later by NASA's Aqua satellite.
Data on taxi routes and points of interest may improve crime predictions
Aug 16, 2016
Data on how taxis travel through communities and on how people label points of interest on social media could help analysts and criminologists better understand neighborhood crime rates in a city, according to Penn State ...
Scientists produce microresonators with unprecedented precision
Aug 16, 2016
Researchers from Aston University and ITMO University demonstrated a new method to fabricate optical microresonators with unprecedented precision of less than the diameter of a single hydrogen atom and 100 times less than ...
Prosecutor: Russian man's computer linked to hacking scheme (Update)
Aug 15, 2016
When federal agents arrested a Russian man in the Maldives in 2014, they found 1.7 million stolen credit card numbers on his laptop computer, a federal prosecutor told the jury Monday during opening statements.
Watching molecular machines at work
Aug 12, 2016
When one cell divides into two - that is how all forms of life are propagated - the newly born daughter cells have to be equipped with everything they will need in their tiny lives. Most important of all is that they inherit ...