Stanford University’s Internet Observatory (SIO) is the latest in a growing network of cybersecurity groups policing the activities of social media users, pushing a pro-State Department line about Washington’s adversaries, and spreading the fear of disinformation that’s driving popular support for renewed conflict with Russia and other nations.
While some satellites can be simply shut down by the hackers or hijacked to jam the signals they send, the ones equipped with thrusters could potentially be launched to crash into other satellites or even into the ISS, the researcher warns.
Through the course of human history, hundreds of millions of people have died from pathogens ranging from the Plague and the Spanish Flu to smallpox, HIV and measles. Public interest in the subject has grown steadily in recent weeks with the outbreak of COVID-19, a new coronavirus which has infected over 60,000 people and claimed over 1,300 lives.
The cyber-extortion malware tells its victims to send pictures of their breasts to a certain email address in exchange for recovering the files the program encrypts prior to making its demands.
Having explained that she herself never spoke with Hitler when she lived next to his apartment, the Fuhrer’s alleged neighbor recalled seeing him coming home on several occasions.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Indian fashion designer, and gay right activist Wendell Rodricks died on Wednesday night at his home in. He worked in films like “Boom” and “Fashion” and counted Deepika Padukone, Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif as his muses.
New Delhi (Sputnik): When the James Bond film “Spectre” was released in India, the Censor Board of Film Certification cut a kissing scene between Daniel Craig and Monica Bellucci. The same happened to the Bollywood film “Love Aaj Kal” were several intimate scenes were cut.
The cars that are being recalled include mainly Model X vehicles built before mid-October 2016. Those built after that date are not affected.
Joleen Diaz often posts photos together with her 19-year-old daughter Meilani Parks on her Instagram account. Netizens admire her youthful appearance and have asked her to share the secrets of her attractiveness. Many commentators have recognised her as the sexiest mother on the planet.
The drone allegedly carries a registration which belongs to Toyota and its design is similar to that of vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) vehicles.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – A group of Egyptian archaeologists has found 83 ancient burial sites in the Umm al-Khiljan district of the northern province of Dakahlia, according to the national Ministry of Antiquities.
Researchers have concluded that this archaic population split an estimated million years ago from the lineage that led to modern humans, and is connected to neither the Neanderthal and Denisovan families whose DNA is carried in modern humans.
While West Antarctica’s Pine Island Glacier (PIG) has been losing ice for the past quarter of a century, the pace of glacial retreat has increased dramatically in recent years - as seen in new footage from the European Space Agency (ESA).
Australia's Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment on Tuesday announced it has identified 113 species that require “emergency intervention” due to the dangerous bushfires that have ravaged the country since September.
A new report by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) reveals that white supremacist propaganda distribution in the US has nearly doubled over the last year, reaching a record high for such activity.
Researchers at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) have discovered the presence of a new “baby giant planet” that is cosmically closer to Earth than any other planet of such a young age.
To study how smoking marijuana can affect testimonies in crime investigations, scientists gave cannabis and a placebo to two groups of adults and provided them with VR-headsets to watch how they commit or witness a crime.
A US high school is conducting an investigation after a photo of some students who attend Martin Luther King High School in Riverside, California, were seen posing with a swastika and a Confederate flag while making a hand gesture that has been associated with white nationalism.
The star of Apple’s Morning Show has been in the spotlight recently as rumours have emerged that she may get back together with her ex-husband Brad Pitt. The two ran into each other at the Screen Actors Guild Awards and exchanged hugs backstage.
The asteroid Pallas, named after the Greek goddess of wisdom Athena, was first discovered by German astronomer Heinrich Olbers in 1802. The celestial body travels in an unusually tilted and elongated orbit.