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Pegasus spyware defended by NSO’s CEO, as researcher compares it to a nuclear weapon

Pegasus spyware – a zero-click way of remotely hacking an iPhone, and gaining access to all the personal data stored on it – has been defended by the company’s CEO. NSO chief exec said that the company had made “mistakes” in selling it to.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailJan 30th, 2023

Researcher finds first arrival of Shakespeare"s plays in Portugal

John Stone, a professor at the University of Barcelona, has found the request for two copies of Shakespeare's Othello to be sent to Lisbon in 1765, in the correspondence of the English scholar John Preston, a professor at the English College in Lisbo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 25 min. ago

Research team discovers more than 50 potentially new deep-sea species in one of the most unexplored areas of the planet

An international group of scientists, co-led by researcher Ariadna Mechó of the Barcelona Supercomputing Center—Centro Nacional de Supercomputación (BSC-CNS), observed 160 species on seamounts off the coast of Chile that had not yet been known to.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 12th, 2024

Stellar winds of three sun-like stars detected for the first time

An international research team led by a researcher from the University of Vienna has for the first time directly detected stellar winds from three sun-like stars by recording the X-ray emission from their astrospheres, and placed constraints on the m.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 12th, 2024

Apple hardware chief John Ternus insists parts pairing is not evil

Apple SVP of Hardware Engineering John Ternus has defended Apple's use of parts pairing, while also insisting the company still supports the use of third-party parts in repairs.A repair of a MacBook AirOn Thursday, Apple expanded its self-repair prog.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsApr 11th, 2024

"Fallout" review: Video game adaptation is a wild nuclear Western

Walton Goggins, Ella Purnell, and Aaron Moten star in Prime Video's adaptation of the "Fallout" games. Early on in one of Fallout's many flashbacks to the late 21st century, actor Cooper Howard (Walton Goggins) worries about the ending of a Wes.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsApr 11th, 2024

iPhone users in 92 countries received a spyware attack alert

A bunch of folks all over the world got a mysterious notification about a "mercenary spyware attack" targeting iPhones. Almost half of the countries in the world got a strange notification from Apple on Wednesday.At noon Pacific time on Wednesd.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsApr 11th, 2024

Apple alerts some iPhone users that they were targets of ‘mercenary spyware attack’

Apple is alerting users to a new instance of an identified mercenary spyware attack on the iPhone. Possible victims have been sent an email from Apple describing how the attack could “remotely compromise the iPhone”. Victims are being notified in.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsApr 11th, 2024

Apple warning users about a mercenary spyware attack on iPhones

Users in 92 countries worldwide have had notifications from Apple warning that they may be victims of a severe and sophisticated iPhone hack.Apple has been warning users of a spyware attack on iPhonesIn November 2021, Apple announced that it would al.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsApr 11th, 2024

Apple warns of a "mercenary spyware attack" on iPhones

Users in 92 countries worldwide have had notifications from Apple warning that they may be victims of a severe and sophisticated iPhone hack.Apple has been warning users of a spyware attack on iPhonesIn November 2021, Apple announced that it would al.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsApr 11th, 2024

"Make Sweden Great Again"—the far right found each other on Twitter during the Swedish election

Media researcher Jessica Robinson has looked at the topics that trended on Twitter—now X—during the 2020 US presidential election and the Swedish parliamentary election in 2018. In her research, she has analyzed around 500 million tweets......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 10th, 2024

Microsoft patches two actively exploited zero-days (CVE-2024-29988, CVE-2024-26234)

On this April 2024 Patch Tuesday, Microsoft has fixed a record 147 CVE-numbered vulnerabilities, including CVE-2024-29988, a vulnerability that Microsoft hasn’t marked as exploited, but Peter Girnus, senior threat researcher with Trend Micro.....»»

Category: SSSSSSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 10th, 2024

Microsoft patches two actively exploited zero-days (CVE-2024-29988, CVE-2024-26234)

On this April 2024 Patch Tuesday, Microsoft has fixed a record 147 CVE-numbered vulnerabilities, including CVE-2024-29988, a vulnerability that Microsoft hasn’t marked as exploited, but Peter Girnus, senior threat researcher with Trend Micro.....»»

Category: SSSSSSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 10th, 2024

Microsoft patches two actively exploited zero-days (CVE-2024-29988, CVE-2024-26234)

On this April 2024 Patch Tuesday, Microsoft has fixed a record 147 CVE-numbered vulnerabilities, including CVE-2024-29988, a vulnerability that Microsoft hasn’t marked as exploited, but Peter Girnus, senior threat researcher with Trend Micro.....»»

Category: SSSSSSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 10th, 2024

Microsoft patches two actively exploited zero-days (CVE-2024-29988, CVE-2024-26234)

On this April 2024 Patch Tuesday, Microsoft has fixed a record 147 CVE-numbered vulnerabilities, including CVE-2024-29988, a vulnerability that Microsoft hasn’t marked as exploited, but Peter Girnus, senior threat researcher with Trend Micro.....»»

Category: SSSSSSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 10th, 2024

Destiny 2: The Final Shape’s new subclass combines light and dark

Destiny 2: The Final Shape's latest gameplay preview highlighted its Prismatic subclass and exotic weapon changes......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 9th, 2024

Nukes in space: A bad idea in the 1960s, an even worse one now

The US and Japan are sponsoring a resolution for debate by the United Nations security council which—if passed—will reaffirm international commitments to the 1967 outer space treaty (OST) forbidding the deployment and use of nuclear weapons in sp.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 8th, 2024

92,000+ internet-facing D-Link NAS devices accessible via “backdoor” account (CVE-2024-3273)

A vulnerability (CVE-2024-3273) in four old D-Link NAS models could be exploited to compromise internet-facing devices, a threat researcher has found. The existence of the flaw was confirmed by D-Link last week, and an exploit for opening an interact.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsApr 8th, 2024

How NASA"s Roman Telescope will measure the ages of stars

Guessing your age might be a popular carnival game, but for astronomers it's a real challenge to determine the ages of stars. Once a star like our sun has settled into steady nuclear fusion, or the mature phase of its life, it changes little for bill.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 5th, 2024

Scientists use AI to evaluate dental anthropology

Mario Modesto Mata, a researcher in the Dental Anthropology Group at the Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana (CENIEH), is the lead author of a paper published in The Anatomical Record, on the use of artificial neural networks.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 5th, 2024

Space experts foresee an “operational need” for nuclear power on the Moon

“We do anticipate having to deploy nuclear systems on the lunar surface." Enlarge / Engineers from NASA and the National Nuclear Safety Administration lower the wall of a vacuum chamber around the KRUSTY experiment, the Kilowat.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 4th, 2024