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Why science news embargoes are bad for the public

This Thursday, dozens of news outlets will publish stories on the same new study in the journal Science. On Friday, many of those same news outlets will all report on a study in the medical journal the Lancet. These newspapers and magazines will largely talk to the same sources, and many of their stories will […]

Here Are Some Guidelines To Help Make The Internet Of Things More Secure

What happens when you take any old object, give it an Internet connection and a modicum of processing power? Just like any computing device, they can be hacked and forced to join a sprawling botnet that becomes a potent weapon in a malicious hacker’s arsenal. This is precisely what is happening with the new Linux/IRCTelnet malware […]