China could be behind Marriott hack

Marriott said last week that piracy began four years ago and has compromised the information of up to 500 million customers in its Starwood reservation system. Private investigators examining this security breach have discovered hacking tools, techniques, and procedures previously used in attacks attributed to…

study shows how ants combat disease in a colony

During their evolution, ants adapted their social organization and developed defense mechanisms to counter disease, according to research from Swiss biologists. All the factors that favor the spread of diseases are gathered in the anthill: a dense population and frequent contacts between individuals. Biologist Nathalie…

Bethesda threatened with class action lawsuit for Fallout 76

The Bethesda video game studio may soon face a class action suit in the United States following the disastrous launch of its latest game, Fallout 76. Fallout 76, a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) based on the world of the hit game series of…

Fingerprints generated by artificial intelligence

An algorithm capable of creating realistic enough fingerprints to fool electronic readers has been developed by researchers at New York University. The fingerprints generated by the artificial intelligence system are so well designed that they can fool an electronic reader once in five, even if…

Imminent arrival of InSight probe on Mars

On Sunday, at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) near Los Angelewas preparing, to make the final course adjustments to maneuver the landing gear and allow it to land on Monday on the red planet. If all goes according to plan, InSight, which completes a journey…