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Doctors Hacking Patient Records Raises a New Concern: Medically-Assisted Murder

December 19, 2018

White coat hackers demonstrated they could make changes to blood test results and thus could cause care providers to unknowingly deliver fatal treatments in seemingly routine examinations.

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New Internet Research Shows 30,000 Spoofing Attacks Per Day

December 12, 2018

One CAIDA study concluded that there were almost 30,000 spoofing attacks each day – and a total of 21 million attacks on about 6.3 million unique internet protocol addresses between March 1, 2015 and Feb. 28, 2017 alone.

The Internet of Trees: How Your Old Smartphone Could Help Save the Rainforest

December 5, 2018

Rainforest Connection’s smartphone app now allows anyone to tune into sound streams from six different locations in Peru, Ecuador, and South Africa. This is important, he explained, because the survival of the rainforests should matter to more than just the animal species and the humans who inhabit them.

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Three Business Use Cases for Digital Forensics

December 3, 2018

oday, businesses are turning to digital forensics experts for scenarios that require tech-savvy sleuthing: employee mishandling of sensitive information, data recovery, and the aftermath of cyberattacks, for instance.

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How VR Is Poised to Transform the Music Industry

November 28, 2018

The world of virtual reality (VR) is taking hold across major music labels — such as Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment Inc., and Roc Nation — that are licensing VR-film projects, and selling virtual tickets to shows in the U.S. and UK.

Now That’s a Stretch: How These Flexible Sensors are Redefining Wearables

November 19, 2018

Rather than providing basic information through a standard blood-pressure cuff or skin monitor, ultrasound-powered readings give doctors far more information, such as what arteries are doing and how fast blood is moving.