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Cybercriminals target holiday shoppers with malicious Black Friday apps

3 monthes ago   |   By TechRadar

As Black Friday approaches, a new study has revealed that there are hundreds of potentially malicious Black Friday apps online targeting unsuspecting consumers. RiskIQ's found that cybercriminals are taking advantage of these well-known brands to exploit the popularity of Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping on the web and on mobile, as out of the 4,331 apps that show up after searching for “Black Friday”, more than five per cent were blacklisted as malicious. Cybercriminals also appear to have focused their attention on the top five leading e-commerce brands and have created a combined...
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New study reveals connection between climate, life and the movement of continents

New study reveals connection between climate, life and the movement of continents

3 monthes ago   |   By Phys.org

A new study by The University of Texas at Austin has demonstrated a possible link between life on Earth and the movement of continents. The findings show that sediment, which is often comprised from pieces of dead organisms, could play a key role in determining the speed of continental drift. In addition to challenging existing ideas about how plates interact, the findings are important because they describe potential feedback mechanisms between tectonic movement, climate and life on Earth.
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