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July, 2021

 

Эскизы, используемые советской полицией….

Эскизы, используемые советской полицией для опознания подозреваемых по национальности, 1960-е гг.


What is Pegasus spyware and how does it hack phones?

TheGuardian: What is Pegasus spyware and how does it hack phones? Pegasus can infect a phone through ‘zero-click’ attacks, which do not require any interaction from the phone’s owner to succeed. Composite: AFP via Getty NSO Group software can record your calls, copy your messages and secretly film you David Pegg and Sam Cutler It is the name for perhaps the most powerful piece of spyware ever developed – certainly by a private company. Once it has wormed its way on to your phone, without you noticing, it can turnRead More


Y-хромосома исчезает – что же будет с мужчинами?

The Y Chromosome Is Disappearing – So What Will Happen to Men? Research shows that the Y chromosome may be able to protect itself from extinction in the short term. But what about in a future where we reproduce artificially? Darren Griffin Peter Ellis Mole voles have no Y chromosomes. Photo from wikipedia. The Y chromosome may be a symbol of masculinity, but it is becoming increasingly clear that it is anything but strong and enduring. Although it carries the “master switch” gene, SRY, that determines whether an embryo willRead More


The Dark Side of Chess: Payoffs, Points and 12-Year-Old Grandmasters

The Dark Side of Chess: Payoffs, Points and 12-Year-Old Grandmasters When is a grandmaster’s title less than grand?   KYIV, Ukraine — Sergei Karjakin had only one game of chess left, and he had to win it. It should have been an easy task. The opponent was the lowest-ranked player in the tournament. Karjakin was one of the rising talents in chess, a poised and accomplished boy of 12 years 7 months who was, at that moment, one victory from becoming the game’s youngest grandmaster. The title would change hisRead More


Russian hacking Group behind Kaseya cyber attack goes offline

MAGGIE MILLER – 07/13/21   Websites on the dark web used by a criminal hacking group believed to be behind the recent massive ransomware attack on software company Kaseya went offline Tuesday. The hacking group, REvil, is believed to be based in Russia, and has been linked by the FBI to the ransomware attack in May on JBS USA, the nation’s largest beef producer. The more recent attack on Kaseya impacted up to 1,500 companies, many of them small businesses. According to The New York Times, the websites on theRead More


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