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Speed of poop: Big or small, mammals drop a deuce in...

Hydrodynamic model of defecation takes size, rectal pressure, and mucus into account.

Punching holes in nomx, the world’s “most secure” communications protocol

Extraordinary claims require extraordinary proof, and nomx implodes under scrutiny.

Samsung will launch new flagship smartphone months after Galaxy S8

Samsung Electronics said Thursday it was planning to launch in the second half of this year a new flagship phone, leading to speculation that the company is planning an alternative to the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 that had to be recalled last year.The launch of a new flagship smartphone this year and continuing sales of the Galaxy S8 and S8+ will help Samsung counter Apple’s launch of a new version of its iPhone.

Apple usually unveils new phones in September.[ Android is now ready for real usage in the enterprise. Read InfoWorld's in-depth guide on how to make Android a serious part of your business. | Get the best office suite and the 38 best business-worthy apps for your Android device. ] "Samsung does announce a S series phone in the first half of the year and a Note series in the second half," said Kiranjeet Kaur, research manager for client devices at IDC Asia/Pacific. "So I am not sure if Samsung is alluding to the next Note or if they want to introduce a new series to avoid any questions or doubts that may arise because of the Note 7 debacle."To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Ransomware up. Breaches up. What do hackers want? Research, prototypes… all...

Verizon super depressing report's in Cyberespionage and ransomware attacks are on the increase, according to the latest annual edition of Verizon's breach report.…

Australia’ Smart meter leaders lag in securing devices

Centre for Internet Safety calls for consumer safeguards Default passwords, unpatched firmware, unencrypted traffic: according to a report from a Canberra University research organisation, Australia's smart electricity meter rollouts are characterised by n00b-level security gaffes.…

Experts: Headline-grabbing editorial on saturated fats “bizarre,” “misleading”

Authors' argument is once again based on weak, cherry-picked data.

Incredible discovery places humans in California 130,000 years ago

Date is a whopping 115,000 years earlier than previous findings of humans in the Americas.

Security-as-a-service model gains traction

With mid-market companies feeling an increasing need to devote time and resources to network security, the security-as-a-service model is gaining traction, according to new research released yesterday by 451 Research."The security challenge for mid-tier businesses is multi-dimensional," Daniel Cummins, analyst at 451 Research, said in a statement. "For these businesses, everything seems to be increasing — attack frequency, compliance requirements, complexity, costs and the number of security products that need to be managed.

Cloud-based security-as-a-service offers potentially significant advantages in terms of simplicity and access to security that may prove to be less complex and expensive than traditional approaches."To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Top IT hiring trends for recent grads

TEKsystems, a provider of IT staffing services, released the results of a survey highlighting the best IT jobs and key hiring trends for recent graduates.

The survey asked more than 250 IT hiring managers across the U.S. what they're looking for in ...

RiskIQ Researchers Identify New Threat Actor NoTrove Delivering Millions of Scam...

London, UK – 26 April, 2017 – Earlier this year, RiskIQ, the leader in digital threat management, reported an eight-fold increase in internet scam incidents that deny the $83 billion digital advertising industry millions of dollars. Now, researchers at RiskIQ have identified NoTrove, a newly discovered and major threat actor that is delivering millions of scam ads that threaten consumers and further undermine the digital advertising industry.A new research report released today, “NoTrove: The Threat... Source: RealWire

Chinese, Russian Cyber Groups Research Shadow Brokers Malware

Cyber communities in China and Russia have started digging into the most recent release of malware from Shadow Brokers.