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Darknet markets generate millions in revenue selling stolen personal data

A handful of markets were responsible for trafficking most of the data. Enlarge (credit: Peach_istock via Getty Images) It is common to hear news reports about large data breaches, but what happens once your personal dat.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaDec 3rd, 2022

Spotted a UFO? There’s an App for That

Enigma Labs launches a project to crowdsource and quantify data about “unidentified aerial phenomena.”.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News1 hr. 48 min. ago

Scorpius X-1: Astronomers may soon detect extreme objects producing gravitational waves continuously

The cosmic zoo contains objects so bizarre and extreme that they generate gravitational waves. Scorpius X-1 is part of that strange collection. It's actually a binary pair: a neutron star orbiting with a low-mass stellar companion called V818 Scorpii.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 48 min. ago

ChatGPT creator rolls out "imperfect" tool to help teachers spot potential cheating

Two months after OpenAI unnerved some educators with the public release of ChatGPT, an AI chatbot that can help students and professionals generate shockingly convincing essays, the company is unveiling a new tool to help teachers adapt......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News3 hr. 48 min. ago

Congress reintroduces bill to stop surge of catalytic converter thefts

The legislation aims to reduce catalytic converter thefts by requiring new vehicles to have the VIN stamped onto the converter, allowing law enforcement officers to link stolen parts to the originating vehicles......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News4 hr. 16 min. ago

GM plans $2 billion in cost cuts after record 2022 earnings

GM Q4 net income rises 15% to $2 billion; revenue surged 28% to $43.1 billion; shares rise......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News6 hr. 16 min. ago

How culling Australia"s feral water buffalo could help tackle climate change

The world's largest wild population of water buffalo now roam Australia. As does the largest wild herd of camels. We have millions of feral goats and deer. For these introduced species, Australia is a paradise. Plenty of vegetation, and not many pred.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 48 min. ago

Plastic pollution in Nigeria: Whose job is it to clean up the mess?

Take a walk or drive through the streets of most Nigerian cities, and you will see plastic waste everywhere. The country's rivers, lakes and ocean are also full of discarded plastic. Nigeria is estimated to generate about 2.5 million tons of plastic.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 48 min. ago

New research computes first step toward predicting lifespan of electric space propulsion systems

Electric space propulsion systems use energized atoms to generate thrust. The high-speed beams of ions bump against the graphite surfaces of the thruster, eroding them a little more with each hit, and are the systems' primary lifetime-limiting factor.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 16 min. ago

50 years after Roe v. Wade, nearly one third of states lack abortion access

The legal limitations restricting abortion in the United States continue to erode access to reproductive health care at an alarming pace while other states work to protect and expand access, according to updated data released by the Center for Public.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 16 min. ago

How companies can improve the retention of employees returning from abroad

Multinational enterprises are currently facing a serious challenge. These organizations are companies with multiple locations or operations around the world. They often send employees abroad on assignments so they can gain personal growth and promoti.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 16 min. ago

Satellite remote sensing helps monitor lake CO2 dynamics at large scale

Lakes play an essential role in carbon cycle. However, current bottom-up estimates of CO2 emissions from lakes have significant uncertainties due to insufficient field data......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 16 min. ago

New software enables automated analysis of biomedical image data without programming knowledge

The software JIPipe was developed by scientists at the Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology (Leibniz-HKI) and significantly simplifies the analysis of images generated in research. Users can create flowcharts according.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 16 min. ago

Data scientist suggests many Bigfoot sightings may be bear sightings

Floe Foxon, a data scientist with Pinney Associates, has been comparing the number of bears living in parts of North America with the number of Bigfoot sightings over the years and suggests there is a correlation. In a paper posted on the preprint si.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 16 min. ago

Investigations reveal more evidence that Mimas is a stealth ocean world

When a Southwest Research Institute scientist discovered surprising evidence that Saturn's smallest, innermost moon could generate the right amount of heat to support a liquid internal ocean, colleagues began studying Mimas' surface to understand how.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 16 min. ago

GM Q4 net income rises 15% to $2 billion; revenue surged 28% to $43.1 billion

GM's adjusted profit in North America soared 69 percent in the quarter to $3.7 billion......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News10 hr. 48 min. ago

Facebook apps can deliberately drain iPhone and Android batteries, says former employee

A data scientist formerly working for Meta says that Facebook apps can deliberately drain the batteries of both iPhones and Android smartphones, in order to examine the effect of low battery power on app performance … more… The post Facebook a.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News11 hr. 48 min. ago

How to use classic Mac, Lisa, NeXT, Apple II software on your Mac

While old Apple hardware is mostly long-gone, there are ways to run some of your antique software on your current Mac. Here's how to get started emulating old Apple computers on your new machine.At the dawn of the personal computer era in the late 19.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News11 hr. 48 min. ago

This huge password manager exploit may never get fixed

The KeePass password manager has a pretty major vulnerability, but its developers are refusing to fix it. Here’s what you can do to keep your data safe......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 16 min. ago

3 ways to stop cybersecurity concerns from hindering utility infrastructure modernization efforts

Utility infrastructure is in dire need of modernization. In many parts of the world, the infrastructure delivering power and water to consumers is not ready to withstand natural disasters and rising energy demands. Integrating real-time data analytic.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News16 hr. 16 min. ago

Desert dusts convert coral reefs into carbon storage

An international study comparing data from Heron Reef and the Middle East's Gulf of Aqaba has disproved the long-held theory that coral reefs only have the capacity to emit CO2......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 48 min. ago