This Cybersecurity Firm Listens to the Background ‘Noise’ of the Internet

The internet is a bustling place, with hackers constantly firing exploits against whoever they can. Cybersecurity firm GreyNoise is trying to filter out some of that noise.
Joseph Cox
2 days ago

Hackers Deface Wall Street Journal With Pro-PewDiePie Message

The Wall Street Journal has previously shown how YouTube megastar PewDiePie pushed anti-semitic messages. Now, someone appears to have defaced a section of the WSJ’s website with a pro-PewDiePie message.
Joseph Cox
2 days ago
climate change

This Tree Produces Psychedelic Art By Using Sensors to Monitor Its Own Health

Thijs Biersteker wanted a better way to communicate climate change to ordinary people, so he decided to let the trees do the talking.
Daniel Oberhaus
2 days ago

The Bonus

Two hundred extra hours of life per month, and only a few would have to be dedicated to the Company. Who would say no to not sleeping, to the bonus?
Liz Maier
3 days ago

I Asked Some Furries Whether the New 'Sonic the Hedgehog' Is Hot or Not

The new Sonic the Hedgehog film, to be released in November 2019, has fans wondering why Paramount made some questionable design decisions.
Samantha Cole
5 days ago
deep sea

Scientists Discover Upside-Down Lakes and Waterfalls At the Bottom of the Ocean

An ocean expedition near the Baja Peninsula revealed a strange, never-before-seen seascape teeming with life.
Sarah Emerson
5 days ago

Encrypted Messaging App Signal Says It Won’t Comply With Australia’s New Backdoor Bill

Signal joins Apple, Google, Microsoft, and other tech giants who have already condemned and protested the bill.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5 days ago
Internet Insecurity

'Donald' Is Now One of the Top 25 Most Commonly Used Passwords

Another year of horrendous, terrible, no good passwords is in the books.
Yael Grauer
5 days ago
dead whales

Rotting Whale Carcasses Are Bringing Risk of Shark Swarms to Australian Coast

The government of Western Australia revealed that a historic number of dead whales littered its beaches this year.
Sarah Emerson
5 days ago

This Alien World Is Evaporating Faster Than Any Known Planet

“In only a few billion years from now, half of the planet may be gone.”
Becky Ferreira
5 days ago

Hacker Banner Ads Are Totally Wild

While the advertising industry generally moved away from banner adverts, they’re still very much alive, well, and kicking on cybercrime forums.
Joseph Cox
5 days ago

‘Marie’ Is the First Life-Sized, 3D-Printed Human Body

Marie—a five-foot-one, fifteen-pound 3D printed body—could be used to help create better radiation treatments for cancer.
Caroline Haskins
5 days ago