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Pwn2Own – Hacked iPhone X, Xiaomi Mi 6 & Samsung Galaxy S9

White hat hackers and IT security researchers have once again proved their elite skills at Pwn2Own 2018 after exposing critical security vulnerabilities in products developed by popular vendors like Apple, Samsung, and Xiaomi. Pwn2Own is organized by cybersecurity giant...

DarkGate malware – New password stealer & cryptomining

“DarkGate” malware uses Akamai, AWS DNS records and multiple payloads for cryptomining, credential theft and endpoint takeover. A sophisticated malware campaign has been identified by an enSilo researcher that hasn’t been detected before and is...

Researchers report, in restless leg syndrome, neurons targeting muscles may be responsible

New research published in the Journal of Physiology presents a breakthrough in the treatment of Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS). RLS is a common condition of the nervous system that causes an overwhelming irresistible urge to move the...

Social isolation increases the risk of death, heart disease and cancer

A large American Cancer Society study links social isolation with a higher risk of death from all causes combined and heart disease for all races studied, and with increased cancer mortality in white men...

Researchers have managed to find a way to measure social ‘jet lag’, a mismatch...

Social jet lag–a syndrome related to the mismatch between the body’s internal clock and the realities of our daily schedules–has previously been tied to health problems. Now, researchers reporting in Current Biology on November 15 have...

Biometric systems news: Fake fingerprints can imitate real ones

Biometric systems news: Fake fingerprints can imitate real ones. A neural network has managed to pull off fake fingerprints—those very fingerprints that are designed to work as master keys for your identification. The work is by...

Researchers showed that raw human excrement can be converted to a safe, reusable fuel...

Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev say they have conducted a pilot study that showed that raw human excrement can potentially be converted to a safe, reusable fuel and a nutrient-rich fertilizer. The discovery...

US authorities agreed on how to regulate food products cultured from animal cells

US authorities on Friday agreed on how to regulate food products cultured from animal cells—paving the way to get so-called "lab meat" on American plates. The Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration...

Majority of HIV persistence during ART originated from cellular proliferation, not viral replication

A majority of the HIV-infected cells that persist in HIV-infected individuals even during suppressive antiretroviral therapy (ART) originated from cellular proliferation, not viral replication, according to new research published in Nature Communications. Reducing the population...

UCLA biologists have discovered how head injuries adversely affect individual cells and genes that...

UCLA biologists have discovered how head injuries adversely affect individual cells and genes that can lead to serious brain disorders. The life scientists provide the first cell "atlas" of the hippocampus—the part of the brain...