DDoSers are abusing Microsoft RDP to make attacks more powerful

Enlarge/ Hacker attacking server or database. Network security, Database secure and personal data protection 64 with 45 posters participating DDoS-for-hire services are abusing the Microsoft Remote… [+3526 chars]

What’s the technology behind a five-minute charge battery?

213 with 82 posters participating Building a better battery requires dealing with problems in materials science, chemistry, and manufacturing. We do regular coverage of work going on in the former t… [+3056 chars]

The art and science of boarding an airplane in a pandemic

Enlarge/ During the pandemic, several airlines have switched boarding procedures to create more distance between passengers. 99 with 55 posters participating Jason Steffen studies planets in other … [+5365 chars]

SpaceX scrubs first attempt to launch 143 satellites [Updated]

152 with 83 posters participating <ul><li> SpaceX's Transporter-1 mission is set to lift off on Saturday, January 23rd at 9:40am EST. </li><li> A view inside the payload fairing shows the stac… [+4194 chars]

This site posted every face from Parler’s Capitol Hill insurrection videos

339 with 140 posters participating When hackers exploited a bug in Parler to download all of the right-wing social media platform's contents last week, they were surprised to find that many of the p… [+7676 chars]

What happens to the brain on sudden impact? Egg yolks could hold the answer

46 with 37 posters participating A rotational deceleration experiment with egg yolk, using an egg scrambler and measuring the soft matter deformation, to find possible answers about concussions. A … [+6834 chars]

Waymo CEO dismisses Tesla self-driving plan: “This is not how it works”

Enlarge/ Waymo CEO John Krafcik speaks in 2018. 208 with 139 posters participating, including story author Many Tesla fans view the electric carmaker as a world leader in self-driving technology. C… [+5005 chars]

Blizzard absorbs acclaimed Activision studio as a dedicated “support” team [Updated]

49 with 43 posters participating, including story author The corporate behemoth organism that is Blizzard Entertainment, which exists in a symbiotic state next to megaton game publisher Activision, … [+3342 chars]

Military intelligence buys location data instead of getting warrants, memo shows

Enlarge/ If your phone knows where you are, the feds can, too. 102 with 60 posters participating The Defense Intelligence Agency, which provides military intelligence to the Department of Defense, … [+2369 chars]

Home alarm tech backdoored security cameras to spy on customers having sex

156 with 94 posters participating A home security technician has admitted he repeatedly broke into cameras he installed and viewed customers engaging in sex and other intimate acts. Telesforo Avile… [+3080 chars]