A sophisticated piece of spyware has been quietly infecting hundreds of government computers across Europe and the United States in one of the most complex cyber espionage programs uncovered to date.
Several security researchers and Western intelligence officers say they believe the malware, widely known as Turla, is the work
Russian soldiers on Friday reportedly stormed a Ukranian military base 5 kilometers from the Ukranian city of Sevastopol, located on the Black Sea coast of the Crimean peninsula. The standoff was resolved without a shot being fired, a witness said.
Ukrainian soldiers stand blocked inside their base by Russian troops in Perevalnoye, on March
Pussy Riot members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina travelled to the city of Nizhny Novgorod in western Russia to visit a local jail with members of a local prisoners’ right group. They didn’t get exactly a warm welcome.
Pussy Riot members Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alyokhina show the side effects after being attacked
The Pentagon has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars in recent years so that researchers can study the body movements of foreign leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin, in hopes of predicting future behavior.
An article published by USA Today reporter Ray Locker on Thursday and corroborated by documents discovered
As it stands, if you felt the urge to make the 54-million-mile trip to Mars, it would take you nine months. That’s around 39 weeks dealing with cosmic radiation, asteroids and wastage to your bones and muscles.
But VASIMR could change all that. Set to be tested aboard the International Space Station in late 2014
Scientists uncovered misfiled papers while searching Jerusalem university’s online archive
In the newly discovered paper, physicist Albert Einstein speculated the expanding universe could remain unchanged and in a “ steady state” because new matter was being continuously created from space. Photograph: Getty Images
Irish researchers have discovered a previously unknown model of the More…
Government agencies in China are set to test a new aerial drone to tackle their overwhelming air pollution. The device is set to spray chemicals that freeze pollutants and make them fall to the ground.
Typical Daily Smog Over China
The tests are to be led by the China Meteorological Administration and carried out
Facebook has agreed to pay the city where it’s based more than $200,000 a year over the next three years for a community safety police officer, CBS San Francisco station KPIX-TV reports.
The officer will work out of a new substation near the social networking giant’s headquarters in Menlo Park and serve the
The CEO of a virtual currency exchange was found dead near her home in Singapore.
richard branson with autumn radtke
A police spokesman said Thursday that initial investigations indicated there was no suspicion of “foul play” in the Feb. 26 death, meaning officers do not suspect murder.
The spokesman said police found 28-year-old Autumn
People had assumed that the name of the secretive creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, was a pseudonym designed to protect his anonymity. Newsweek’s Leah McGrath Goodman tracked down a man who could be the Bitcoin founder and discovered that his real name is…Satoshi Nakamoto.
Apparently this is the man who invented Bitcoin,
The office supplies giant has announced plans to close about 12 percent of its stores in North America in a bid to cut costs amid strong online competition and dropping sales. It expects to save $500 million by 2015
Staples will close 225 stores in North America, about 12 percent of its
A new, deadly H5N8 strain of avian influenza penetrated the biosecurity defenses of a National Institute of Animal Science (NIAS) campus, prompting authorities to cull all of the facility’s 11,000 hens and 5000 ducks.
Duck Being Swabbed to Check for Disease Infection
The devastating loss could set back poultry experiments at the NIAS lab
A fleet of about 11,000 Facebook drones may just be the quickest and easiest way to tap into the billions of potential Facebook users without Internet access in the remote corners of the world.
It seems as if the buzz points to Facebook being in talks to buy Titan Aerospace, the people who make the
In an interview published Wednesday, Pope Francis appeared to support governments that recognize civil unions to provide non-traditional couples with access to benefits:
On the question of marriage and civil unions, the Pope reaffirmed that “marriage is between a man and a woman”. States seek to justify civil unions “to regularize different
Russia could reduce its economic dependency on the United States to zero if Washington agreed sanctions against Moscow over Ukraine, a Kremlin aide said on Tuesday, warning that the American financial system faced a “crash” if this happened.
Obama and Putin
“We would find a way not just to reduce our dependency
A second online bitcoin bank has shut down after a security breach allowed thieves to steal a large quantity of bitcoins.
Flexcoin made the abrupt announcement on its website Tuesday, admitting that it had been robbed of 896 bitcoins after a thief or thieves managed to collect them from Flexcoins servers and transfer them
FORTUNE — While stock markets believe that the U.S. and Russia will avoid an economy-destabilizing conflict, representatives of both countries continue to lob threats of sanctions at one another.
The latest came from Sergei Glazyev, an advisor to Russian President Vladamir Putin, who said on Tuesday that the
President Barack Obama is a “low-IQ US president,” whose threat to launch a military offensive should nuclear talks fail is an oft-cited punchline in the Islamic Republic, particularly among children, an Iranian general said on Tuesday.
Iranian Brig. Gen Masoud Jazayeri (photo credit: image capture from YouTube video uploaded by NTDSpanish)
Moscow: Russia said it had successfully test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile on Tuesday, with tensions already high over its seizure of control in Crimea and its threat to send more forces into neighbouring Ukraine.
Russia’s Strategic Rocket Forces launched an RS-12M Topol missile from the southerly Astrakhan region and the dummy warhead hit its target
Doug Coulter Above…Outsiders is a new Motherboard series that delves into the lives of the unsung pioneers who have chosen to live beyond the grid in order to make their scientific dreams come true.
Outsiders is a new Motherboard series that delves into the lives of the