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NASA sends NuStar black-hole hunter into space

Using state-of-the-art mirrors and detectors on opposite ends of an extended 33-foot-long mast, a small X-ray telescope launched today will study black holes and the mechanics of supernova explosions.

By June 13, 2012

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Black-hole hunter NuStar has X-ray eyes (pictures)

The space telescope will translate high-energy X-ray light into images to give NASA unprecedented views of black holes.

11 Images By June 12, 2012

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Sophos tackles new BlackHole RAT malware variant for OS X

A new variant of the relatively old "BlackHole RAT" malware for OS X has been found and definitions have been released for it.

By September 28, 2011

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BlackShades malware bust ends in nearly 100 arrests worldwide

Law enforcement agencies seize more than 1,000 computers, smartphones, and hard drives in a massive operation that goes after malware said to have "sophisticated" capabilities and "breathtaking" invasiveness.

By May 19, 2014

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Sochi hack report 'fraudulent,' security researcher charges

NBC News report that attendees at the Winter Olympics were being hacked immediately is "wrong in every respect," Errata Security's Robert Graham says. NBC defends its story.

By February 6, 2014

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Oracle releases software update to fix Java vulnerability

Emergency software update repairs vulnerability that could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.

By January 13, 2013

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New malware exploiting Java 7 in Windows and Unix systems

Mal/JavaJar-B is a cross-platform exploit of a new zero-day vulnerability in the latest Java runtimes.

By January 11, 2013

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Worm spreading on Skype IM installs ransomware

Malware is downloaded onto users' machines after they click on the message "lol is this your new profile pic?"

By October 8, 2012

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Reddit noob President Obama's Ask Me Anything best bits

What happened when the 44th President of the United States signed up for Reddit and kicked off an AMA thread?

By August 30, 2012

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Cybercrooks bring their schemes to Tumblr and Pinterest

Digital criminals are expanding their social-networking nefariousness beyond Facebook and Twitter to try to trick users into downloading malicious payloads.

By May 9, 2012