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"Miraculous" Mosquito Hack Cuts Dengue By 77%

Dengue fever cases have been cut by 77% in a "groundbreaking" trial that manipulates the mosquitoes that spread it, say scientists. The BBC reports: They used mosquitoes infected with "miraculous" bacteria that reduce the insect's ability to spread d.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJun 10th, 2021

In heat emergency, Greece adds checks for fires, power cuts

Greek authorities ordered additional fire patrols and infrastructure maintenance inspections Friday as the country grappled with a heat wave fed by hot air from Africa that is expected to last more than a week......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Apple Watch 3, Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 get massive price cuts at Amazon

It's a good time to buy a smartwatch from Amazon, which is offering a $30 discount on the Apple Watch Series 3 and a $50 discount on the Samsung Galaxy Watch 3......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

Violence against children carries a huge cost for Africa: Governments must act urgently

Every day, millions of children experience violence in one form or another. It is a global problem that cuts across color, class, educational status, income, ethnicity and origin......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

Alphabet crushes Q2 earnings estimates as Google Cloud cuts losses, grows 54%

Today after the bell amidst a deluge of major technology company earnings reports, Alphabet reported its own second-quarter performance. Today after the bell amidst a deluge of major technology company earnings reports, Alphabet reported it.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

Walmart is practically handing out giant 4K TVs today

Now's your chance to buy a 4K TV with a discount, as Walmart is offering price cuts for two 65-inch LG 4K TVs that bring their prices down by as much as $203......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 27th, 2021

Global warming may limit spread of dengue fever, new research finds

Infection with dengue virus makes mosquitoes more sensitive to warmer temperatures, according to new research. The team also found that infection with the bacterium Wolbachia, which has recently been used to control viral infections in mosquitoes, al.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJul 26th, 2021

Dell XPS 13, Dell XPS 15 get massive price cuts for back-to-school

The best Dell laptops out there are on sale right now, but you're going to need to be super quick to get them at this price......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 26th, 2021

Colonial Pipeline Sued by Customers Affected by Its Ransomware Incident

The owner of the EZ Mart gas station is suing Colonial Pipeline, accusing it of lax security, reports the Washington Post: He and his lawyers are hoping to also represent the hundreds of other small gas stations that were hurt by the hack. It's just.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 25th, 2021

Pegasus Spyware Seller: Blame Our Customers Not Us For Hacking

The maker of powerful spy software allegedly used to hack the phones of innocent people says blaming the company is like "criticising a car manufacturer when a drunk driver crashes." From a report: NSO Group is facing international criticism, after r.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2021

Twitter hack: Another arrest, this man also accused of TikTok and Snapchat takeovers

Apple’s official account was one of more than 100 taken over in the Twitter hack just over a year ago. One of those involved was quickly arrested and subsequently imprisoned, and another of those accused has now been arrested … more.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2021

Man arrested for 2020 Bitcoin-doubling scam that hit Apple"s Twitter account

A 22-year-old UK citizen has been arrested in connection with a 2020 hack that promised a doubling of Bitcoin promised through high-profile Twitter accounts, including Apple's.A screenshot of the Twitter hack affecting Apple's account.The Department.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2021

Another person arrested for Twitter hack that hijacked high-profile accounts, including Obama"s and Biden"s

The Department of Justice writes that 22-year-old British national Joseph O’Connor was arrested in Estepona, Spain, yesterday on multiple charges in connection with the Twitter hack at the request of US authorities......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2021

Major Twitter hack in 2020 results in another arrest

Police in Spain have arrested a British man in connection with a major Twitter hack last year that targeted high-profile accounts as part of a Bitcoin scam......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2021

China Rejects Hacking Charges, Accuses US of Cyberspying

China has rejected an accusation by Washington and its Western allies that Beijing is to blame for a hack of the Microsoft Exchange email system and complained Chinese entities are victims of damaging U.S. cyberattacks. From a report: A foreign minis.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2021

UK Man Arrested in Spain for Role in Twitter 2020 Hack

A 22-year-old UK national was arrested today in Spain for his role in hacking Twitter's internal network and hijacking high-profile accounts in July last year. From a report: Joseph O'Connor, 22, was arrested today in the city of Estepona, in souther.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 21st, 2021

Dell is practically giving away monitors during this sale – but hurry!

You don't have to spend a fortune on a monitor after investing in a new desktop computer or gaming PC, as Dell is offering price cuts for these two options......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 21st, 2021

Apple Watch 6, Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 get major price cut at Amazon

The Apple Watch 6 and the Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 are getting major price cuts today at Amazon, and if you want a new smartwatch you need to see these deals......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 20th, 2021

This tool tells you if NSO’s Pegasus spyware targeted your phone

Over the weekend, an international consortium of news outlets reported that several authoritarian governments — including Mexico, Morocco and the United Arab Emirates — used spyware developed by NSO Group to hack into the phones of thousands of t.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 19th, 2021

White House Formally Blames China"s Ministry of State Security for Microsoft Exchange Hack

The U.S. and a coalition of allies on Monday formally attributed the sweeping campaign against Microsoft Exchange email servers to hackers affiliated with China's Ministry of State Security. From a report: The group assessed with "high confidence" th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 19th, 2021

Facebook advertisers are panicking after iOS cuts off key tracking data

Facebook’s ads aren’t as effective after iOS privacy changes, advertisers say. Enlarge Facebook’s ability to track users and show them certain ads appears to be tanking thanks to Apple’s “ask not to track” feature, according to so.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 15th, 2021