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Malware Re-invented To Generate Social Media Buzz
2013-08-18 04:42:13

A virus that originally surfaced over five years ago to swipe credit card numbers and banking information has reportedly been modified in order to pursue a more lucrative target – social media likes and followers.

2013-08-06 23:20:35

The United Nations Foundation announced today the journalists selected to participate in the 2013 Global Issues Press Fellowship program in New York City. Washington,

Atrial Fibrillation To Increase In The US
2013-07-29 05:39:03

Over 12 million people in the US could experience a common yet dangerous form of irregular heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation by the year 2030.

FDA Warns About Steroids In B-50 Vitamin Supplement
2013-07-28 08:15:03

The FDA is warning consumers to avoid one brand of vitamin B after the supplement was found to contain two potentially harmful types of anabolic steroids.

2013-07-25 23:00:50

Pregnant women who use nasal decongestants during the first trimester may be raising the risk that their newborn will suffer from one or more rare birth defects, according to a Reuters report

SIM Card Vulnerabilities Revealed By German Research Firm
2013-07-22 04:13:20

The United Nation's cybersecurity arm is planning to send out a multinational alert after a German research firm has discovered an encryption flaw that could compromise some types of mobile phones.

Verizon Femtocell Device Hacked, Turned Into Spying Machine
2013-07-15 11:23:42

A pair of security researchers have hacked a Verizon femtocell device to spy on phone calls and text messages between Android devices and iPhones, according to a Reuters report.

Icahn Announces $5.2B Financing For Dell Deal
2013-07-02 08:21:42

Carl Icahn and Jeffries & Co. have secured $5.2 billion in loan commitments backing the billionaire investors' leveraged recapitalization plans for computer maker Dell.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.