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Hackers Exploited Word Flaw For Months While Microsoft Investigated

An anonymous reader writes: To understand why it is so difficult to defend computers from even moderately capable hackers, consider the case of the security flaw officially known as CVE-2017-0199. The bug was unusually dangerous but of a common genre.....»»

Source:  SlashdotCategory: TopApr 27th, 2017Related News

Keep Highways Safe Identifies The 25 Most Dangerous Trucking Companies In Pennsylvania

JENKINTOWN, Pa., April 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In the United States, about 1 in 10 highway deaths occurs in a crash involving a large truck. read more.....»»

Source:  TheglobeandmailCategory: TopApr 27th, 2017Related News

Arrow: "Dangerous Liaisons" Review

Arrow returned tonight as the manhunt for Prometheus began and Felicity faced an agonizing choice. Warning: Full spoilers for the episode below. Arrow returned tonight for the final stretch of Season 5 tonight. Right away, it was made clear t.....»»

Source:  IgnCategory: GameApr 26th, 2017Related News

Danger Zone is all about massive car wrecks

Three Fields Entertainment, the makers of Dangerous Golf, are working on a new game that seems to be a clone of the Crash mode from Burnout 3: Takedown called Danger Zone......»»

Source:  TechspotCategory: TopApr 26th, 2017Related News

Samsung"s auto-reply app fights distracted driving

Let's be honest: too many of us are using our phones while driving. It's a problem and it's dangerous, but we do it anyway. Samsung knows this and has come up with a new app cleverly named In-Traffic Reply to help. The app, cu.....»»

Source:  EngadgetCategory: TopApr 26th, 2017Related News

How Dangerous Air Bags Can Find Their Way into Used Cars

A Nevada crash that nearly killed a young woman has exposed a hole in the government's efforts to get dangerous Takata air bag inflators off the road: There's nothing that prevents the devices from being taken from wrecked cars and reused. Karina Do.....»»

Source:  ScitechtodayCategory: TopApr 26th, 2017Related News

Intense training without proper recovery may compromise bone health in elite rowers

Bone mineral density, an indicator of bone strength, typically increases with regular exercise, acting as a protective mechanism against bone fractures and osteoporosis. But a new study suggests that the extended, high-intensity training sessions of.....»»

Source:  SciencedailyCategory: BiomedApr 26th, 2017Related News

Forget scissors and combs—get your hair cut by an ax, if you"re brave enough

Scissors and combs are fine if you want a normal, non-anxiety-inducing haircut.  But if you're looking to add a little excitement to your hair maintenance routine, try a shear that's a bit more dangerous with like, I don't know, an ax, perhaps?.....»»

Source:  MashableCategory: TopApr 25th, 2017Related News

Florida man finds a new and dangerous way to tow a boat

Only in Florida.  Kenneth Keegan was driving with his two friends in Hudson, Florida on Sunday when they stumbled upon a bit of a dangerous scene. Instead of towing a boat with a trailer, this motorist  plopped their boat onto an overloade.....»»

Source:  MashableCategory: TopApr 25th, 2017Related News

Feature: Can Facebook Fix Its Own Worst Bug?

Mark Zuckerberg now acknowledges the dangerous side of the social revolution he helped to start. But is the most powerful tool for connection in human history capable of adapting to the world it created?.....»»

Source:  NytCategory: TopApr 25th, 2017Related News

Genetic factors may contribute to adverse effects produced by synthetic cannabinoids

Synthetic cannabinoid abuse is a growing problem in the US. New discoveries tied to genetic factors that increase a person's risk for experiencing the most dangerous effects of these drugs could lead to more effective treatments and antidotes......»»

Source:  SciencedailyCategory: BiomedApr 24th, 2017Related News

Altered immune cells may both contribute to preeclampsia and offer new hope for treatment

Researchers have found that the immune system's natural killer (NK) cells activate and change in response to placental ischemia. Disrupting these altered cells seems to blunt some of the dangerous complications of the condition, including high blood.....»»

Source:  SciencedailyCategory: BiomedApr 24th, 2017Related News

New test can identify dangerous bacteria with resistance to last-resort antibiotic

New research suggests it is possible to quickly and accurately diagnose some the most dangerous and drug-resistant types of bacterial infections, using equipment already owned by most hospitals......»»

Source:  SciencedailyCategory: BiomedApr 24th, 2017Related News

Talk of a ‘localised nuclear conflict’ is ignorant and dangerous

Any nuclear war, no matter how small, would result in a nuclear famine. We should all work to dispel the notion that regional conflicts would have only regional effects.....»»

Source:  NewscientistCategory: TopApr 24th, 2017Related News

Elite Iraqi Force Needs More Live-Fire Training: Pentagon IG

Iraq’s elite U.S-trained Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) units need more live-fire training on weapons such as the shoulder-fired, recoilless AT4 launchers that have proven effective in... Iraq’s elite U.S-trained Counter-Terrorism Se.....»»

Source:  DefensetechCategory: SecurityApr 24th, 2017Related News

Avecto Revamps UK & EMEA Channel Programme

Endpoint security software firm Avecto overhauls its partner programme Security vendor Avecto has announced a new look channel programme, which includes re-named partner tiers. The previous Partner, Premier and Elite tiers have been re-named Plat.....»»

Source:  ChannelbizCategory: TopApr 24th, 2017Related News

How pregnancy could affect an elite athlete like Serena Williams

Williams was 8 weeks pregnant at the Australian Open. Some theories suggest early pregnancy boosts athletic performance, but there isn’t much evidence.....»»

Source:  NewscientistCategory: TopApr 22nd, 2017Related News

Tesla owners sue: “Enhanced Autopilot Features… simply too dangerous to be used”

Tesla fires back, calling lawsuit a "disingenuous attempt to secure attorney’s fees." Enlarge / A Tesla Model S is displayed inside the new Tesla flagship facility on August 10, 2016 in San Francisco, California. (credit: Justin Sullivan / Get.....»»

Source:  ArstechnicaCategory: TopApr 21st, 2017Related News

Tesla owners sue: “Enhanced Autopilot Features…simply too dangerous to be used”

Tesla fires back, calling lawsuit a "disingenuous attempt to secure attorney’s fees." Enlarge / A Tesla Model S is displayed inside of the new Tesla flagship facility on August 10, 2016 in San Francisco, California. (credit: Justin Sullivan /.....»»

Source:  ArstechnicaCategory: TopApr 20th, 2017Related News

The Wirecutter"s best deals: Grenco Science"s G Pen Elite drops to $120

This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, they may earn affiliate commissions that support their.....»»

Source:  InformationweekCategory: TopApr 20th, 2017Related News