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Israeli Online Attack Service ‘vDOS’ Earned $600,000 in Two Years

vDOS — a “booter” service that has earned in excess of $600,000 over the past two years helping customers coordinate more than 150,000 so-called distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks designed to knock Web sites offline — has been massively hacked, spilling secrets...

Teaching the Next Generation of Cybersecurity Professionals

Each morning seems to bring new reports of hacks, privacy breaches, threats to national defense or our critical infrastructure and even shutdowns of hospitals. As the attacks become more sophisticated and more frequently perpetrated by nation-states and criminal syndicates, the shortage of...

Rockstar Professors & Mentors in Automotive Cybersecurity

For students and working professionals interested in automotive cybersecurity, it’s crucial to connect with the most experienced professors and researchers in the field, particularly for a discipline still in its infancy. Here are five leading mentors in this nascent industry: (See more...)

Journey to an Asteroid: 3D Software Plots OSIRIS-REx's Complete Route

New software, previewed last night (Sept. 12) here at the American Museum of Natural History's Hayden Planetarium, steps through every kink and curl in the complicated process of getting NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission to its faraway asteroid, Bennu. The visualization, presented in the...

Hayden Planetarium OSIRIS-REx Presentation Showcases Visualization Software

The American Museum of Natural History’s (AMNH) Hayden Planetarium held a special presentation on Monday, Sept. 12, featuring visualizations of NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid return mission using its new open source software. Harold Connolly, the AMNH research assistant and an OSIRIS-REx...

This Company is Turning Veterans into Entrepreneurs

For increasingly more United States veterans, starting a solo venture is a desirable career path following service. In fact, with 200,000 service members coming off duty each year over the next five years, 25 percent of them want to build a business, according to Bunker Labs, a national non-profit...

Does the New iPhone 7 Have Intel Inside? This Evidence Suggests it Does

One of tech world’s great blunders was Intel turning down Steve Jobs’ offer to build the processors for the iPhone. Since then, the smartphone wave has largely bypassed the chip giant, even as Intel has spent billions trying to gain a foothold in the market. But it appears Intel has...

A.I. is Powering an Invisible Shopping Revolution

Artificial intelligence and shopping — does that mean robots that’ll stock the shelves? Yes, absolutely. We’ll have robots that will use A.I. to check inventory, help customers find the items they’re shopping for, ferry supplies from one part of the warehouse to another, aid...

Reaching the American Dream

Move over those tassels for a record-breaker! Fifty young people in foster care graduated college this fall, thanks to the American Dream Program sponsored by HeartShare St. Vincent's Services -- a wrap-around, educational, emotional support, and career-advancement program empowers older youth...

Goldman Sachs Has Started Giving Away Its Most Valuable Software

From the kitchen table in his Upper West Side brownstone, Michael Dubno recently scratched out from memory the blueprint for the modern Goldman Sachs Group Inc. The sketches, dashed out on a yellow legal pad, more or less match what Mr. Dubno drew on a white board 25 years ago, in a dusty corner...