‘Wannacry Hero’ Marcus Hutchins Pleads Guilty to Making Banking Malware

The researcher who helped stop the WannaCry ransomware plead guilty to two counts of hacking for writing banking malware in 2014.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
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Notre Dame

Thousands of Bees Living on Notre Dame’s Roof Survived the Fire

“I wouldn’t call it a miracle but I’m very, very happy.”
Sarah Emerson
2 hours ago

Southern California Gets Ten Times As Many Earthquakes As We Thought

More than 1.81 million tiny quakes hit the region in nearly ten years.
Sarah Emerson
3 hours ago

Wisconsin Is Fighting to Renegotiate Its Foxconn Deal

Foxconn’s controversial plant in Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin has faced resistance from the beginning. Now, Governor Evers is calling on the tech-manufacturing company to renegotiate.
Caroline Haskins
4 hours ago

This YouTuber Has Designed a DIY ‘Full Automatic Virtual Sex System’

With a couple of VR headsets, controllers, and this device, two users can simulate sex.
Haru Nicol
4 hours ago
In Moderation

36 Days After Christchurch, Terrorist Attack Videos Are Still on Facebook

The videos on Facebook and Instagram show sections of the raw Christchurch attack footage, and variations continue to thwart Facebook's moderators and technology.
Joseph Cox
5 hours ago

Scientists Discover 42,000-Year-Old Liquid Blood in Preserved Foal

The well-preserved condition of the animal is giving hope to researchers trying to clone extinct animals.
Rob Dozier
5 hours ago
Weed Week

For Some Legal Weed Businesses, Cryptocurrency Actually Makes Sense

Despite being recreationally legal in 10 states, cannabis businesses have to come up with creative ways to accept payment other than cash.
Jordan Pearson
5 hours ago

This YouTube Channel Streams AI-Generated Death Metal 24/7

Dadabots was developed by two music technologists who wanted to prove that a neural network was capable of capturing the subtle stylistic differences between Death Metal, Math Rock, and other lesser-known genres.
Rob Dozier
5 hours ago

'We Will Win:' OpenAI's 'Dota 2' Team Is Crushing Humans Online, But Players Are Not Giving Up

'The bots are locked. They are not learning, but we humans are. We will win.'
Nicole Carpenter
6 hours ago

Chucky is a Smart Device Gone Bad in New 'Child’s Play' Trailer

Chucky wreaks havoc using the Internet of Things.
Rob Dozier
a day ago

I Tweeted Like a Member of the #Resistance on Mueller Report Day

I made a #Resistance Twitter account to see if it was easy to join the ecosystem and gain followers. It was, indeed, very easy.
Caroline Haskins
a day ago