NASA Ingenuity helicopter completes 40th flight on Mars

It flies and flies and flies: Although Ingenuity should only take off a few times, it continues to fly. He has already covered a total of 8 km. The shot was taken in flight (Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech) The small Mars helicopter Ingenuity has completed its 40th flight and has now completed a total distance of more than 8 … Continue reading NASA Ingenuity helicopter completes 40th flight on Mars

Hacker discovers US government “No Fly List” on airline test server

"Maia arson crimew" looked at an unsecured CommuteAir server out of boredom. There she found a 2019 FBI no-fly list. Since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the FBI's "Terrorist Screening Center" has kept centralized lists of people who are considered security risks or terrorist suspects. These people have to endure an extended security check on … Continue reading Hacker discovers US government “No Fly List” on airline test server

Belmarsh Tribunal demands freedom for Assange and end of Espionage Act

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has a new comrade-in-arms: Whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg is challenging the US government to sue him. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been in the British high-security prison in Belmarsh since 2019 and is fighting against his extradition to the United States. At the third "Belmarsh Tribunal," the father of all whistleblowers, Daniel Ellsberg, challenged … Continue reading Belmarsh Tribunal demands freedom for Assange and end of Espionage Act

Study: Ransomware crooks made 40 percent less sales in 2022

Even if blackmail Trojans are still booming: According to a study, cybercriminals earned significantly less in 2022 than in the previous year. According to a study by the blockchain analysis company Chainalysis 2022, the ransomware business was significantly less profitable. According to this, cybercriminals were able to extort ransom payments worth around 456.8 million US dollars … Continue reading Study: Ransomware crooks made 40 percent less sales in 2022

Paypal: data leak after attackers tested access data

PayPal has reported a data leak to the Maine Attorney General's Office. Attackers would have tested access data and gained access to accounts. PayPal has reported an unauthorized personally identifiable information (PII) leak to the Maine Attorney General's Office. Attackers would have tested numerous access data in a credential stuffing attack - and were successful in many … Continue reading Paypal: data leak after attackers tested access data

Twitter: Blocked third-party apps now officially banned

Apps like Twitterific that were banned a week ago are said to have violated long-standing API rules. But they have now been changed accordingly. A week after third-party Twitter apps were suddenly and unannounced banned, the social network has now made the ban official. A half-sentence was added to the user agreement with developers on Thursday, according … Continue reading Twitter: Blocked third-party apps now officially banned

Green aviation: NASA and Boeing are working on the passenger aircraft of the future

Using a demonstration aircraft, NASA and Boeing want to try out new technologies for environmentally friendly commercial aviation. This is what the NASA and Boeing test aircraft could look like (rendering). (Image: Boeing) The US space agency NASA and the US aircraft manufacturer Boeing want to develop a passenger aircraft together to make aviation more environmentally … Continue reading Green aviation: NASA and Boeing are working on the passenger aircraft of the future

Crypto Money Laundering for the Dark Web: Arrests in Europe and the US

Authorities on both sides of the Atlantic report 6 arrests, including the operator of the crypto exchange Bitzlato. Bitzlato allegedly laundered drugs and ransom. The Bitzlato crypto exchange from Hong Kong is said to have enabled money laundering with cryptocurrencies for years, which is said to have been used in particular for ransomware ransoms and illegal … Continue reading Crypto Money Laundering for the Dark Web: Arrests in Europe and the US

“Insect Nose”: The robot uses grasshopper antennae to smell

Insects have distinctive olfactory organs that can be tapped to identify different smells together with an AI. The biosensor is placed on a robot vehicle. (Image: Tel Aviv University (Screenshot) Researchers at Tel Aviv University have developed a biological sensor based on desert locust antennae, giving a robot a sense of smell. Artificial intelligence (AI) interprets the … Continue reading “Insect Nose”: The robot uses grasshopper antennae to smell

Microsoft reportedly plans to cut more than 11,000 jobs

Last year, Microsoft cut jobs or stopped new hires in several rounds. Now the cuts will probably be more massive. Now Microsoft also wants to cut jobs. According to Sky News, 5 percent of the workforce is at stake - that would be around 11,000 employees to be laid off. The British news site does not name any … Continue reading Microsoft reportedly plans to cut more than 11,000 jobs