Ukraine says government websites hit by “massive cyber attack”

Kyiv has yet to assign blame for disruption to at least 70 sites. Enlarge / A Ukrainian Military Forces serviceman watches through a spyglass in a trench on the frontline with Russia-backed separatists near Avdiivka, southeastern Ukrai.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekJan 14th, 2022

NASA Scientists Estimate Tonga Blast At 10 Megatons

According to NASA researchers, the power of a massive volcanic eruption that took place on Saturday near the island nation of Tonga was equivalent to around 10 megatons of TNT. "That means the explosive force was more than 500 times as powerful as th.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News3 hr. 56 min. ago

Despite huge volcano blast, Tonga avoids widespread disaster

The blast from the volcano could be heard in Alaska, and the waves crossed the ocean to cause an oil spill and two drownings in Peru. The startling satellite images resembled a massive nuclear explosion......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 56 min. ago

MSI’s new RTX 3090 Ti may be the most expensive GPU ever

MSI allegedly has a custom version of the RTX 3090 Ti in the works. The card is rumored to require a massive power supply, and it may be ultra-expensive......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 57 min. ago

Pandemic disruption to PhD research is bad for society and the economy, but there are solutions

Every year thousands of students enroll in Ph.D. degrees at universities in New Zealand. The government funds their degrees because the advanced knowledge and innovations they develop benefit our economy and society......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

A massive volcanic eruption and tsunami hit Tonga and the Pacific. Here"s what we know

Satellite images from JMA show the volcano eruption in Tonga on January 15.An undersea volcano near Tonga has erupted for the third time in four days, potentially threatening the ability of surveillance flights to assess  damage to the Pacific i.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

UK government: 4°C warming by 2100 "can"t be ruled out"

As required by the Climate Change Act 2008, the government has today submitted the Third UK Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA3) to Parliament......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

OR and EVLOMO collaborate to roll out 150kW DC super-fast charging stations in Thailand

Thailand's leading fuel retailer, OR (part of PTT Group, Thailand's government-owned petrochemical company) announced further collaboration with Florida-based EVLOMO to expand Thailand's electric vehicle (EV) charging network......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Microsoft warns of destructive disk wiper targeting Ukraine

Ukrainian authorities blame Russia for attacks as geopolitical tensions escalate. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Over the past few months, geopolitical tensions have escalated as Russia amassed tens of thousands of troops alon.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Linux Malware Sees 35% Growth During 2021

The number of malware infections targeting Linux devices rose by 35% in 2021, most commonly to recruit IoT devices for DDoS (distributed denial of service) attacks. BleepingComputer reports: A Crowdstrike report looking into the attack data from 2021.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Midrange Alder Lake CPUs overclocked: Massive 33% increase

Two locked Intel Alder Lake CPUs have been overclocked and then benchmarked: The Core i5-12400 and the Core i5-12600. Both CPUs saw a massive performance gain......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

Cambodia"s Internet May Soon Be Like China"s: State-Controlled

Under a new decree, all web traffic will be routed through a government portal. Rights groups say a crackdown on digital expression is about to get worse. From a report: The day Kea Sokun was arrested in Cambodia, four men in plainclothes showed up a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

"You Don"t Own Web3": A Coinbase Curse and How VCs Sell Crypto To Retail

Fais Khan, writing in a blog post: First, Coinbase is like the New York Stock Exchange of crypto -- a listing there is a huge deal, and usually leads to massive profits for everyone involved. But unlike the NYSE or NASDAQ, Coinbase gets to choose wha.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

UK Gov"t Plans Publicity Blitz To Undermine Privacy of Your Chats

The UK government is set to launch a multi-pronged publicity attack on end-to-end encryption, Rolling Stone has learned. From the report: One key objective: mobilizing public opinion against Facebook's decision to encrypt its Messenger app. The Home.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

eNom Data Center Migration Mistakenly Knocks Sites Offline

New submitter bolind writes: A data center migration from eNom web hosting provider caused unexpected domain resolution problems that are expected to last for a few hours. Customers started to complain that they could no longer access their websites.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

The best games on Xbox Game Pass for 2022

From RPGs to shooters to indie hits, the list of the best games on Xbox Game Pass is massive and keeps growing. Here are the titles you should dive into first......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

The best used car websites for 2022

The best used car websites make finding your next ride quick and painless, whether you're after a late-model Chevrolet Silverado or a 1970s oddball......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

Beware: Nintendo warns buyers about Switch scammers online

Nintendo has issued a warning to consumers about fake websites selling discounted Switch consoles......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

This Nespresso coffee machine just got a massive 60% price cut

The Nespresso Vertuo Plus has been discounted by 60%, offering a hefty saving......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

What Happened at the Hearing for New Hampshire"s Free Software Law?

What happened after a New Hampshire state representative proposed legislation either encouraging or requiring free software in much of the state government? The Concord Monitor writes, "It's been three decades since Linux launched the modern world of.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

Hark back to the late 1990s with this re-creation of the dialup Internet experience

Check out what happens when you try to visit modern websites using Windows 98. A demonstration of the late 1990s dialup experience using nearly period-accurate hardware, connecting to modern websites using outdated browsers over a 31.2kbit.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022