Spy on Spy: Hacking into the Darknet

February 28, 2018

In the murky underground forums of the darknet, thousands of hackers trade secrets, discuss new forms of malware, and boast about recent attacks. Yet there are white hat hackers—the good guys—who have been able to find their way into these forums to spy on the spies.

VR Versus Vicodin: How Tech Is Helping Doctors Treat Pain

February 26, 2018

As the opioid crisis continues, healthcare professionals are turning to virtual reality to allay fears, reduce anxiety and relieve pain. Watch how Dr. Ralph Anderson, OB-GYN at Crystal Run Healthcare is using VR technology to ease patients’ pain of labor contractions.

The Robot Enhancing How Children with Autism Learn

February 22, 2018

In classrooms across America, a new educational assistant is helping children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) reach new breakthroughs. The teacher is patient, consistent, and a lot of fun. He’s also a robot.

How Big Data Is Helping Predict and Fight Wildfires

February 20, 2018

In the midst of the Thomas Fire, a new tool emerged to help the Los Angeles Fire Department monitor the fire and predict where it would go next. Read how the web-based platform, WIFIRE, is using data analytics and machine learning software to give firefighters a real-time picture of a wildfire’s trajectory.

Ding Dong: Innovation is at the Door

February 14, 2018

Husband and wife duo, Avril O’Neill and John Nussey, took a look at a basic, seldom thought-of product and thought of a way to make it better, more apt for the times. That’s how they’ve come to revolutionize the doorbell to fit into the landscape of the smart home.

Video: The State of Cybercrime

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Alex Tilley, a senior Counter Threat Unit researcher at Secureworks, recounts the true tale of a highly-organized cyberattack that started with a hacked bank in South Africa and ended with an impressive display of coordinated fraud.