Thursday, August 4, 2022

DHS Statement on Ongoing Ransomware Attacks

WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security is aware of reports of ransomware known as WannaCry affecting multiple global entities. Ransomware is a type of malicious software that infects a computer and restricts...

NASA Awards Contract for Suborbital Flight Services

June 2, 2016 RELEASE 16-056 NASA has selected Blue Origin, LLC, in Van Horn, Texas, to integrate and fly technology payloads near the boundary of space on their New Shepard suborbital spacecraft in support of NASA’s...
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NASA TV to Broadcast Dragon Departure from International Space Station

After delivering almost 7,000 pounds of cargo to the International Space Station, including the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM), the SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is set to leave the orbital laboratory with valuable science...
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NASA Television to Cover International Space Station Cargo Ship Launch, Docking

An unpiloted Russian Progress cargo craft is scheduled to deliver almost three tons of food, fuel and supplies to the International Space Station on June 16. NASA Television will provide live coverage of the launch...
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EFF Asks Supreme Court To Review Dangerous Interpretation of Computer Crime Statute

Washington, D.C.—The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review a ruling that threatens to transform a law against computer break-ins into a mechanism for criminalizing password sharing and policing Internet...

The End of Physics?

Why is there something rather than nothing? Why does so much interesting stuff exist in the universe? Particle physicist Harry Cliff works on the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, and he has some potentially bad...
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NFCC to Compete in NASA Challenge

Ten NFCC Students Selected for NASA Florida Space Grant Consortium Program NFCC Defending 1st Place Title at 2016 NASA Engineering Challenges Competition MADISON, FL – Ten North Florida Community College students will travel to Kennedy Space...

FTC and Federal, State and International Partners Announce Major Crackdown on Tech Support Scams

The Federal Trade Commission, along with federal, state and international law enforcement partners, today announced “Operation Tech Trap,” a nationwide and international crackdown on tech support scams that trick consumers into believing their computers...

Multiple Petya Ransomware Infections Reported

US-CERT has received multiple reports of Petya ransomware infections in many countries around the world. Ransomware is a type of malicious software that infects a computer and restricts users' access to the infected machine until a...

The First REAL Personal Robot?? It’s Amazing!! [VIDEO]

Taipei, Taiwan (30th May, 2016) — ASUS Chairman Jonney Shih took the stage today during the Zenvolution press event at Computex 2016 to unveil Zenbo, the first ASUS robot, along with a stunning portfolio...

NASA Works to Improve Solar Electric Propulsion for Deep Space Exploration

NASA has selected Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc. of Redmond, Washington, to design and develop an advanced electric propulsion system that will significantly advance the nation's commercial space capabilities, and enable deep space exploration missions, including...
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EFF, Sen. Anderson Sponsor California License Plate Privacy Legislation

Sacramento—The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and Sen. Joel Anderson (R-Alpine) have introduced a California bill to protect drivers’ privacy by allowing them to cover their license plates while parked to avoid being photographed by...

The 2016 physics season starts at the LHC

09 May 2016 Geneva, 9 May 2016. CERN1's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) and its experiments are back in action, now taking physics data for 2016 that will give us an improved understanding of fundamental physics. On...

NASA’s ‘Spaceport of the Future’ Reaches Another Milestone

NASA has completed a major milestone on its journey to Mars and is ready to begin another phase of work on its spaceport of the future, where the next generation of astronauts will launch...
NASA has selected eight technology proposals for investment that have the potential to transform future aerospace missions

From ‘Magnetoshells’ to Growable Habitats, NASA Invests in Next Stage of Visionary Technology Development

May 13, 2016 RELEASE 16-053 NASA has selected eight technology proposals for investment that have the potential to transform future aerospace missions, introduce new capabilities, and significantly improve current approaches to building and operating aerospace systems. Awards...