Hotel chain Marriott has confirmed widespread reports that it suffered a significant data breach with the sensitive details of 500 million customers possibly compromised.
Tests reveal that people are skilled at identifying commonly displayed cues -- such as hesitations and hand gestures -- but these signs are produced more often when someone is telling the truth.
Few propel realise that 20% of the content they consume on Instagram (or Facebook) is sponsored. While more than 30% of the US population uses Instagram today, the majority of American adults don’t even know that Facebook owns it.
Normally, an oscilloscope would be the last thing an admin would have to worry about, however as new connectivity is bolted onto devices that traditionally operated in isolation, it is inevitable that some otherwise basic security measures will be overlooked. It is not beyond the realm of possibility that a company wanting to hamper the progress of a rival, or a state-sponsored group that wanted to disrupt R&D, would look to mess with engineering equipment of a targeted facility.
Britain’s biggest employer organisation and main trade union body have sounded the alarm over the prospect of British companies implanting staff with microchips to improve security.
Attackers exploited a vulnerability in Facebook’s code that existed since July 2017. The interaction of three distinct bugs allowed the attackers to steal Facebook access tokens.
A project funded by a research agency of the US Department of Defense is now giving rise to concerns about being possibly misused for the purpose of biological warfare. The programme called 'Insect Allies' intends for insects to be used for dispersing genetically modified viruses to agricultural plants in fields.
People significantly overestimate the costs of honest conversations. For purposes of the study, the researchers define honesty as "speaking in accordance with one's own beliefs, thoughts and feelings."
When speakers with a regional or foreign accent use a very confident voice, their statements are judged to be equally believable to native speakers of the language.
A Japanese minister in charge of cybersecurity has provoked astonishment by admitting he has never used a computer in his professional life, and appearing confused by the concept of a USB drive.
Poor leadership, budgetary constraints, deficient IT systems and a lack of qualified staff mean another attack on the health service is inevitable.
Facebook has filed a patent application that would identify elements of photographs to make it easier to target families with ads, by analyzing the photos they post.
Researchers have used a neural network to generate artificial fingerprints that work as a “master key” for biometric identification systems and prove fake fingerprints can be created.
This facial mapping technology has been designed to improve television language dubbing, but it also has strong potential for those seeking to deceive.
As industry and academia became more intertwined, conflicts of interest arose when professors formed companies or partnerships to patent or otherwise commercialize their discoveries.
Many people don’t realize to what extent they’re being manipulated online.
Review authors found that psychological well-being influenced heart health through biological processes, health behaviors and psychosocial resources.
The flower-based chemical compounds that are the basis for the perfumes and colognes we use today have been providing olfactory excitement to pollinating insects and other animals since the mid-Cretaceous Period.
The immune system can stop the growth of a cancerous tumor without actually killing it. The study's authors call the cancer-immune system stalemate equilibrium. During equilibrium, the immune system both decreases the cancer's drive to replicate and kills some of the cancerous cells, but not quickly enough to eliminate or shrink the tumor.
With hindered memory maintenance, it's much more difficult to pick up a task where you left off without missteps.