The introduction of 5G mobile phone networks could seriously affect weather forecasters’ ability to predict major storms.
Study shows that how we feel in our close relationships is influenced by more than just our shared experiences with our partners over time.
Study provides a mechanism for sex-based differences in social behaviors and suggests that differences in androgen and endocannabinoid signaling may contribute to individual differences in brain development and thus behavioral differences among people.
You should keep your guard up when communicating with Internet people who you don’t know, even if their email address and website domain look legit and their DKIM signatures check out. Also, remember that it’s extremely easy to overlook a large number of inconsistencies and oddities if you believe someone’s underlying story, especially if this story makes you feel good.
The average FTSE 250 company exposes 35 different avenues of attack for would-be hackers, according to a report, despite the vast majority having “serious issues” with keeping business-critical systems up to date.
The 12-acre Quayside project, a partnership between Google’s Sidewalk Labs and the city of Toronto, has come under increasing scrutiny amid concerns over privacy and data harvesting.
£1,000 would be enough to tempt 25% of employees to give away company information. Shockingly, 5% would give it away for free. The What Is the Price of Loyalty Report reveals how 10% of respondents would also sell intellectual property, such as product specifications, product code and patents, for £250 or less.
The US government will now require "most" visa applicants to provide details of their social media accounts before they are allowed into the country.
Baltimore this month joined Atlanta, San Diego and Newark in the list of US cities hit by ransomware attacks as the cyber intrusions are expected to continue. City agencies are especially ripe targets because they often maintain databases of vital and sensitive information while having constrained information security budgets and inadequate technological safeguards. Municipal governments and hospitals … just don’t have the top cybersecurity out there, and the criminals know this.
The maker of vehicle license plate readers used extensively by the US government and cities to identify and track citizens and immigrants has been hacked.
The vulnerability, designated CVE-2019-0708 and dubbed BlueKeep, can be exploited by miscreants to execute malicious code and install malware on vulnerable machines without the need for any user authentication: a hacker simply has to be able to reach the box across the internet or network in order to commandeer it.
Some people maintain a mental shortcut, called "publicness heuristic," which is a mindset that inhibits a person from revealing private things in public.
A study published recently in Current Biology has found that most of the improvement while learning a motor task comes not while actually practicing, but instead during the breaks between practice sessions.
Smart TVs and other internet-connected household devices will be made to carry labels setting out how secure they are, under proposals being put forward by the government. The problem is what happens to those who don’t follow the guidelines. Or, more importantly, who is going to check that a device does follow whatever the eventual guidelines are.
Sensitivity to facial cues for fear and anger decrease as people age, but the ability to detect happiness cues stays the same.
There is nothing to stop fraudsters changing the caller ID to mirror that of your bank.
Socks that record heart rate and cots that mimic the womb might promise parents peace of mind – but is the data given to tech firms a fair exchange
Testosterone’s effects on human aggression are likely AR [androgen receptor] dependent.
The decisions of those scoring high in smartphone addiction are guided more by the search for rewards than the avoidance of punishments. This could help to maintain and even worsen their addiction, and contribute to sliding academic performance and deteriorating social relationships.
Our attitudes can be influenced not only by what we actually experience but also by what we imagine.