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Change Healthcare faces another ransomware threat—and it looks credible

Hackers already received a $22 million payment. Now a second group demands money. Enlarge (credit: iStock / Getty Images Plus) For months, Change Healthcare has faced an immensely messy ransomware debacle that has left h.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaApr 13th, 2024

iPhone 16 camera upgrades may be the best reason to upgrade

The iPhone has a well-loved camera system that Apple continues to improve over time. Here's what's rumored to change with the iPhone 16 and iPhone 16 Pro.The cameras of the iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro MaxThe camera is arguably one of the most imp.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 18th, 2024

Study reveals how a sugar-sensing protein acts as a "machine" to switch plant growth—and oil production—on and off

Proteins are molecular machines, with flexible pieces and moving parts. Understanding how these parts move helps scientists unravel the function a protein plays in living things—and potentially how to change its effects. Biochemists at the U.S. Dep.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

Twitter URLs redirect to x.com as Musk gets closer to killing the Twitter name

X.com stops redirecting to Twitter.com over a year after company name change. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Kirill Kudryavtsev) Twitter.com links are now redirecting to the x.com domain as Elon Musk gets closer to wipi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

Walmart says Onn 4K Pro will eventually only ship with a backlit remote

Some early units of the Onn 4K Pro Streaming Device shipped with a remote control that doesn't have backlit buttons. Walmart says that'll change......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Google Search adds a “web” filter, because it is no longer focused on web results

Google Search now has an option to search the "web," which is not the default anymore. Enlarge / Google continues to change what it means to be the "Google" search engine. (credit: Aurich Lawson) Google I/O has come and.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

How biodiversity-productivity relationships change along elevation in forests

A study published in the journal Forest Ecosystems has revealed that the relationship between biodiversity and forest productivity is not as straightforward as previously thought......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Enhancing land surface models to visualize vegetation gradients in hilly terrain

Land surface models are an indispensable tool for environmental scientists to map the natural features of our world, particularly when they monitor the effects of climate change or assess conservation efforts......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Stiffness and viscosity of cells found to differ in cancer and other diseases

During illness, the stiffness or viscosity of cells can change. Tom Evers demonstrated this by measuring such properties of human immune cells for the first time. "The stiffness of certain cells could be a way to make a diagnosis," Evers said......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Transformation and mechanisms of climate wet/dry change on the northern Tibetan Plateau under global warming

Historical patterns of climate change can provide ways to predict future climate change. During geological history, the earth has experienced many warm periods of different time scales, such as the mid-Holocene warm period, the medieval climate anoma.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Drag-themed fighting game is released for free on PC despite being unfinished

Fighting Change Games announced that it had to shut down and stop developing Drag Her!, its 2D drag-inspired fighting game, but released what it had for free......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Scientists use generative AI to answer complex questions in physics

When water freezes, it transitions from a liquid phase to a solid phase, resulting in a drastic change in properties like density and volume. Phase transitions in water are so common most of us probably don't even think about them, but phase transiti.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Novel research sheds light on Amazonian birds" thermoregulatory strategies in a changing environment

A pioneering study published in Oikos has revealed novel insights into how a select group of birds in the Amazon rainforest, known as terrestrial insectivores, is coping with the ever-increasing threats posed by global climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

DOJ says Boeing faces criminal charge for violating deal over 737 Max crashes

DOJ determined that Boeing violated 2021 agreement spurred by two fatal crashes. Enlarge / Relatives hold a poster with faces of the victims of Ethiopia flight 302 outside a courthouse in Fort Worth, Texas, on January 26, 2023. (.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

VMware Fusion, Workstation now free for home use, subscription-only for businesses

Free for personal use, but businesses will have to fork over $120 per year. Enlarge (credit: VMware) Broadcom's acquisition of VMware last year has led to widespread upheaval at the company, including layoffs, big change.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

How attackers deliver malware to Foxit PDF Reader users

Threat actors are taking advantage of the flawed design of Foxit PDF Reader’s alerts to deliver malware via booby-trapped PDF documents, Check Point researchers have warned. Exploiting the issue The researchers have analyzed several campaigns u.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

Most dangerous areas for whale shark-shipping vessel collisions revealed

Researchers have found that heavily used shipping lanes pass through crucial whale shark feeding grounds, posing a threat to this endangered species......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

A penguin with an unconventional call inspires researchers to change how they study penguins

An emperor penguin's sex determines the nature of their courtship call—male vocalizations are composed of long, slow bursts with lower frequency tones than the female version. But calls of SeaWorld San Diego male penguin E-79 caught the attention o.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

Sweltering heat across Asia was 45 times more likely because of climate change, study finds

Sizzling heat across Asia and the Middle East in late April that echoed last year's destructive swelter was made 45 times more likely in some parts of the continent because of human-caused climate change, a study Tuesday found......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

Climate change could significantly alter distribution of jellyfish and other gelatinous zooplankton in the Arctic Ocean

Gelatinous zooplankton, including jellyfish and other diverse, nearly transparent organisms, play important roles in marine ecosystems. Climate change is expected to significantly alter their populations and distributions. New research published in L.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

Cybersecurity analysis exposes high-risk assets in power and healthcare sectors

Traditional approaches to vulnerability management result in a narrow focus of the enterprise attack surface area that overlooks a considerable amount of risk, according to Claroty. Organizations must take a holistic approach to exposure management T.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024