297 Results for

infections

Article

New Apple-focused malware uses Macs to infect iPhones

A new kind of malicious software strikes at Mac OS X and iPhone users in China, according to a just-released security report.

By November 5, 2014

Article

Simple paper 'litmus' test detects disease, infection

Researchers at the Harvard Wyss Institute have developed a simple, printed paper test that could be used for pathogen detection, including cases of ebola.

By October 28, 2014

Article

Diaper Detective smart pad senses dehydration, infection

Students at the University of California at Riverside have invented a cheap, easy and effective way to analyze urine in both infants and adults.

By September 10, 2014

Article

Plastic-wrap-like nanosheets block infection from burn wounds

A new biomaterial clings to all the curves and wrinkles of the human body to help keep bacteria out of difficult-to-treat wounds.

By August 11, 2014

Article

Criminals pilfer ATMs with malware infected USB drives

Using just a good old fashioned saw and a USB stick full of malicious software, criminals are able to deplete cash machines of their highest value bills.

By December 31, 2013

Article

Microsoft patches 19-year-old Windows bug

The flaw -- uncovered by IBM researchers in May and patched by Microsoft on Tuesday -- affected every version of Microsoft's desktop OS since Windows 95.

By November 13, 2014

Article

'Darkhotel' hack targets executives using hotel Internet

Using hotel Wi-Fi networks, the hackers are able to infect corporate executives' computers with malicious software, according to security research firm Kaspersky Lab.

By November 10, 2014

Article

BBC turns to WhatsApp to share Ebola information

Aimed at people in West Africa, the BBC will use the popular messaging app to provide updates about the spread of Ebola.

By October 16, 2014

Article

My five favorite free Windows utilities

Whenever I set up a new PC, these are the first programs I install.

By October 15, 2014

Article

Facebook's Zuckerberg donates $25M to fight Ebola

The CEO of the world's largest social network says the disease is at "a critical turning point" and needs to be addressed.

By October 14, 2014