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Ant pheromones may help protect hikers and campers from ticks

If you're outside enjoying the spring sunshine, then chances are, ticks are too. However, new research from Simon Fraser University (SFU) suggests the use of ant pheromones as a topical repellent, or as an environmental barrier, may help protect hike.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgApr 11th, 2024

How to use Startup security in macOS to protect your Mac

There are several utilities you can use on your Mac to secure it at startup. Here's how to use them to keep your Mac and data safe.There are ways to shore up startup security in macOS. Computer security is an important topic in today's digital world.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

$59B UAW retiree benefits trust hires ex-GM exec as CEO

The UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust has appointed a former General Motors Co. executive as its CEO. Jessica Gubing will take on the role June 4, heading up a trust launched in 2010 to protect retiree health benefits, which has grown to $58.6 billi.....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

Penalties for dropping out of ecosystem services incentive programs should equal lost environmental benefits

Payment for Ecosystem Services programs (PES) are important tools that governments around the world use to improve water quality, protect forests and wildlife habitat, and sequester carbon. Under these programs, landowners—usually farmers—are pai.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

Smashing into an asteroid shows researchers how to better protect Earth

Slowing down an asteroid by just one-tenth of a second makes all the difference. Enlarge / Riding atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test, or DART, spacecraft sets off to collide with an asteroid.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

Google will use AI to protect users from scam calls

Google will be leveraging the power of its AI in Gemini Nano to screen for potential scam calls and protect users. The post Google will use AI to protect users from scam calls appeared first on Phandroid. We’ve all received scam calls in.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

iOS 17.5 is now available: Here’s everything you need to know

9to5Mac is supported by Incogni: Keep Your Private Data Off The Dark Web with Incogni. Help protect yourself from identity theft, scams, and spam calls. Use the code “Apple55” for -55% off the annual plan. Apple has officially released iOS 17.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 13th, 2024

Best Samsung Galaxy A03 screen protectors to buy in 2024

These are the best Samsung Galaxy A03 screen protectors you can use to protect the display. The post Best Samsung Galaxy A03 screen protectors to buy in 2024 appeared first on Phandroid. The Samsung Galaxy A03 is a budget Android smartphon.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsMay 12th, 2024

Fisker files for reorganization in Austria after production idled; Magna cutting 500 jobs

Fisker said the move gives it 'breathing room to protect its business while it conducts a value-maximizing strategic transaction or other sale of assets.'.....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 7th, 2024

Cranium AI Exposure Management Solution helps organizations secure internal and third-party AI systems

Cranium has launched Cranium AI Exposure Management, the exposure management solution to help organizations protect and secure internal and third-party AI solutions. The Cranium Platform features an AI-augmented workflow with a secure LLM architectur.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMay 7th, 2024

Vectra AI Platform enhancements combat GenAI attacks

Vectra AI announced an expansion of the Vectra AI Platform to protect enterprises from new threat vectors introduced by the rapid adoption of GenAI tools. The Vectra AI Platform’s patented Attack Signal Intelligence uses behavior-based AI to de.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMay 7th, 2024

Dogma-challenging telomere findings may offer new insights for cancer treatments

A new study led by University of Pittsburgh and UPMC Hillman Cancer Center researchers shows that an enzyme called PARP1 is involved in repair of telomeres, the lengths of DNA that protect the tips of chromosomes, and that impairing this process can.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 7th, 2024

Only 45% of organizations use MFA to protect against fraud

Most businesses struggle with identity verification and have concerns over ability to protect against AI, according to Ping Identity. Despite stronger protection solutions available, many organizations aren’t taking full advantage. The report, base.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMay 7th, 2024

Study of new method used to preserve privacy with US census data suggests accuracy has suffered

A small team of political scientists, statisticians and data scientists from Harvard University, New York University, and Yale University, has found that by switching to a new method to better protect privacy, the U.S. Census Department has introduce.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 6th, 2024

Market-based schemes not reducing deforestation, poverty: Report

Market-based approaches to forest conservation like carbon offsets and deforestation-free certification schemes have largely failed to protect trees or alleviate poverty, according to a major scientific review published on Monday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 6th, 2024

NASA is helping protect tigers, jaguars, and elephants—here"s how

As human populations grow, habitat loss threatens many creatures. Mapping wildlife habitat using satellites is a rapidly expanding area of ecology, and NASA satellites play a crucial role in these efforts. Tigers, jaguars, and elephants are a few of.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2024

LLM copyright and IP theft "de facto endorsed" by UK government

UK legislators are criticizing the government for failing to protect victims from copyright infringements, thanks to AI......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2024

Nokod Security Platform secures low-code/no-code development environments and apps

Nokod Security launched the Nokod Security Platform, enabling organizations to protect against security threats, vulnerabilities, compliance issues, and misconfigurations introduced by LCNC applications and robotic process automations (RPAs). Most or.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2024

New eco-friendly lubricant additives protect turbine equipment, waterways

Scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed lubricant additives that protect both water turbine equipment and the surrounding environment......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2024

Natural sun protection for wood floors and furniture

To keep wood from aging prematurely, it's important to protect it effectively against ultraviolet (UV) radiation. At the same time, people want to retain the look and feel of natural wooden surfaces, but the transparent protective coatings that are c.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2024

Apple will protect indie developers in Europe from the bankruptcy risk of DMA changes

While Europe’s Digital Markets Act (DMA) antitrust law forced Apple to allow developers to sell apps outside the company’s own App Store, there were a number of potential problems with the company’s terms and conditions – not least of which i.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2024