Will You Be Able to See the Perseid Meteor Shower This Weekend?

•August 10, 2018 • 1 Comment

One of the year’s most active meteor showers, the Perseids, will peak overnight Saturday into Sunday and Sunday into Monday, with 60 to 70 meteors per hour. But lots of Gizmodo readers live in cities. So, inspired by a friend’s tweet, I wondered—will city dwellers see the meteor shower?
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Samsam infected thousands of LabCorp systems via brute force RDP

•July 20, 2018 • 91 Comments

LabCorp, one of the largest clinical labs in the U.S., said the Samsam ransomware attack that forced their systems offline was contained quickly and didn’t result in a data breach. However, in the brief time between detection and mitigation, the ransomware was able to encrypt thousands of systems an…
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Cyber war: An inside look at how tech giants are fighting hackers

•July 4, 2018 • 99 Comments

One of out every 130 emails contains malware and there 4,000 ransomware attacks every day, according to experts. So how are American’s top tech companies working to keep users safe? NBC’s Tom Costello takes a look inside Microsoft’s forensics labs and cybersecurity centers to get the details.
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•July 4, 2018 • 162 Comments

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Westan Cyber Risk Solutions

•June 28, 2018 • 159 Comments

“While the precise number of individuals included in the data isn’t clear—and the leak doesn’t seem to contain credit card information or Social Security numbers—it does go into minute detail for each individual listed, including phone numbers, home addresses, email addresses, and other highly personal characteristics for every name. The categories range from interests and habits to the number, age, and gender of the person’s children.

“It seems like this is a database with pretty much every US citizen in it,” says Troia, who is the founder of his own New York-based security company, Night Lion Security. “
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WPA3 Standard Officially Launches With New Wi-Fi Security Features

•June 26, 2018 • 70 Comments

The Wi-Fi Alliance today officially launched WPA3 Security Standard With New Wi-Fi Security Features
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Toni & Chris Cornell – “Nothing Compares 2 U”

•June 17, 2018 • 32 Comments

Daddy, I love you and miss you so much. You were the best father anyone could ask for. Our relationship was so special, and you were always there for me. You…
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Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown | Netflix

•June 12, 2018 • 6 Comments

This CNN original series has chef Anthony Bourdain traveling to extraordinary locations around the globe to sample a variety of local cuisines.
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Westan Cyber Risk Solutions

•June 11, 2018 • 13 Comments

“Atlanta’s administration has disclosed little about the financial impact or scope of the March 22 ransomware hack, but information released at the budget briefings confirms concerns that it may be the worst cyber assault on any U.S. city.

More than a third of the 424 software programs used by the city have been thrown offline or partially disabled in the incident, Atlanta Information Management head Daphne Rackley said. Nearly 30 percent of the affected applications are considered “mission critical,” affecting core city services, including police and courts.”
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The US Has the Most Powerful Supercomputer In the World Again

•June 11, 2018 • Leave a Comment

If every person on Earth did one calculation per second, it would take 305 days to do what Summit can do in a second.
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