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Think iPhones can’t get viruses? Our expert explains why it could happen

If your iPhone has been acting strangely, then you may be concerned about the possibility it is infected with a virus or some malware. We take a look at just how likely that is and explain why iOS is considered relatively safe. The post Think iPhones can’t get viruses? Our expert explains why it could happen appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Mobile, Trends, Virus, Anti virus


Teens should be able to get vaccines without consent from parents, say NY lawmakers

Teens 14 and older should be able to get vaccinated on their own, says a new bill in New York.Lawmakers were inspired by Ethan Lindenberger, an Ohio teen who fought to take vaccines against his mom's wishes.Anti-vaccination attitudes have been blamed for recent measles outbreaks. None Should kids who are old enough be allowed to make their own vaccination decisions? Such is the proposal being considered in New York, where a new bill would allow teens over 14 to get some vaccines without having t...
Tags: Health, New York, Medicine, Congress, Government, Virus, Public Health, Pennsylvania, Innovation, Population, Disease, Ohio, Illness, Vaccines, Washington State, Abc News


Playing with Tropes: Flesh-Eating Mothers

This is an absolute paragon of 80s B-Movieness. Released in 1988 and directed by James Aviles Martin, it is a schlock, low-rent comedy with cannibals. One might suggest that these cannibals are not vampiric, despite their anthropophagus ways but, whilst this might be true, this film certainly plays with tropes from the vampire genre – though I think some are accidental. So, it starts with a man in the winter woods, we later discover he is Dixon (Ken Eaton). He sees blood in the snow and looks...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Cannibalism, America, Virus, Billy, Clyde, Lee, Dixon, Roddy, Sylvia, Amazon UK, Dracula Lucy, Use Of Tropes, James Aviles Martin, Dixon Ken Eaton


Managers Need To Know What Makes A Workplace Toxic

A toxic workplace is bad for everyone who works there Image Credit: eek the cat So what kind of workplace do you work in? No, I’m not asking about the kind of furniture you have, what the view out the window looks like, or how comfortable the chairs are. Instead, what I’d like to know is just exactly how toxic is it? Surveys have been taken that reveal that 64% of people reported that they were currently working with someone that they considered to be toxic. A whopping 94% said that they ...
Tags: Bullying, US, Careers, Management, Virus, Infection, Gossip, Toxic, Complement, Jim Anderson, Narcissistic, Micromanagement, Toxic Workplace, Replicate


Scientists are killing superbugs with viruses

CDC estimates say that 154 million antibiotic prescriptions are given out each year, 30 percent of which are unnecessary.The overuse of antibiotics have led to the rise of nigh-untreatable superbugs.Phage therapy offers a promising new way to overcome antibiotic resistance, but it also comes with its own risks and challenges. None In 1928, Alexander Fleming had just returned from vacation to his disorderly laboratory when he discovered he had made a mistake. He had been researching the bacteria ...
Tags: Biology, Cdc, Dna, Virus, Bacteria, Public Health, Microbiology, Innovation, Disease, Alexander Fleming


New research could allow fast diagnosis of viruses like Ebola and Zika

A new development in molecular biology is a step towards instant diagnosis of viruses like Ebola or Zika. Researchers have found a way to use a mobile device to identify plant viruses and potentially animal and human viruses too. The post New research could allow fast diagnosis of viruses like Ebola and Zika appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Virus, Diagnosis, Virology, Emerging Tech, Zika, Molecular Biology, Zika Researchers


The VP882 virus ‘eavesdrops’ on bacteria to kill

When bacteria broadcast their presence, bacteriophages may be listening A stunning discovery of cross-domain communication Research could lead to new, custom- targeted medicines Cholera is caused by a bacterium called Vibrio cholerae, and along and other disease-causing bacteria, it engages in something called "quorum sensing." The word "quorum" in this context carries pretty much the same meaning as it does for human organizations where it's the number of participants required to conduct offic...
Tags: Virus, Discovery, Bacteria, Genetics, Medical Research, Microbiology, Innovation, Npr, Princeton University, Microbes, Justin, Bonnie Bassler, Squibb, Bassler, Justin Silpe, Silpe


Civil Blood: The Vampire Rights Case that Changed a Nation – review

Author: Chris Hepler First Published: 2018 Contains spoilers The Blurb: IT'S A GENERATION FROM NOWAND JUSTICE MAY BE DEAD THE PLAINTIFFIn a future America still recognizable as our own, the outbreak of a vampire virus becomes front-page news. An infected trial lawyer named Morgan Lorenz sues the corporation that tried to conceal the existence of the virus, claiming medical negligence on a massive scale. THE DEFENDANTFacing potential bankruptcy, the Benjamin Rush Health Initiative files a uni...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Supreme Court, America, Virus, Infinity, Lorenz, Amazon UK, Vampire, Hepler, Chris Hepler, Morgan Lorenz, Benjamin Rush Health Initiative, BRHI


Just when you thought spam was dead, it’s back and worse than ever

Spam emails might seem like an outdated way to spread malware, but in 2018 they are proving to be the most effective attack vector thanks to new techniques and tricks. The post Just when you thought spam was dead, it’s back and worse than ever appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Email, Trends, Spam, Malware, Features, Virus, Computing, Insecure Series


New tick menace has the potential to spread terrifying viruses

Thanks to climate change, folks living in regions that were once tick-free zones have had to begin getting used to the blood-thirsty little bastards. Just as these unfortunate souls were getting used to this new reality, it seems that the bugs, which up until now have been happy working solo, are ganging up for all new levels of blood-draining terror. According to Ars Technica, a species of tick that’s been a massive pain in the ass in Asia has made its way to North America. Currently doing it...
Tags: Pests, Asia, Post, News, Bugs, US, Global Warming, Ars Technica, Virus, United States, North America, Ticks, Asian Longhonred Tick, Asian Longhorned Tick


Unknown computer virus halts factories that make iPhone chips

On Friday, a virus forced several factories owned by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co, to shut down. This could affect production of Apple's upcoming line of iPhones. The company is expected to resume production by Sunday. The post Unknown computer virus halts factories that make iPhone chips appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Mobile, News, Trends, Virus, Computing, TSMC, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co


Unknown virus halts factories that make iPhone chips

On Friday, a virus forced several factories owned by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co, to shut down for the day which could affect the production of Apple's upcoming line of iPhones. The company is expected to resume full productions by Sunday. The post Unknown virus halts factories that make iPhone chips appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Mobile, News, Trends, Virus, Computing, TSMC, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co


Virus shuts down factories of major iPhone component manufacturer TSMC

Apple touts the cybersecurity of its iPhone, but less can be said for the exclusive manufacturer who makes the processor for the iPhone. Semiconductor foundry TSMC, or Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, was hit by a virus late Friday night, which forced it to shut down several factories according to Debbie Wu at Bloomberg. The virus and the shutdown were confirmed by TSMC representatives. It is not clear at this time which factories were hit, or whether those factories were produc...
Tags: Apple, Security, Asia, Hardware, China, Tech, Bloomberg, Taiwan, Cybersecurity, Hack, Virus, TSMC, Semiconductors, Reuters, Taiwan China, Tsai Ing


Valve bans Steam game that was installing cryptocurrency mining malware

A cheap Steam game called Abstractism appeared to be infecting users' computers with a program that mines cryptocurrency. Valve has since removed it from Steam and banned the developer. The post Valve bans Steam game that was installing cryptocurrency mining malware appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Virus, Steam, Computing, Scam, Cryptocurrency


Steam game allegedly infected users with cryptocurrency-mining malware

A cheap Steam game called Abstractism appears to be infecting users' computers with a program that mines cryptocurrency. The developer has denied that the game is doing this after seemingly confirming it earlier. The post Steam game allegedly infected users with cryptocurrency-mining malware appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Virus, Steam, Computing, Scam, Cryptocurrency


Two late-stage Ebola patients break quarantine, the number they may have infected is unknown

Last week, the Democratic Republic of Congo’s latest Ebola outbreak was confirmed to have spread to Mbandaka, a transportation hub, home to over one million people. As of the time that this post was written, 31 cases of the disease have been confirmed in the west African nation. Of those confirmed to have been afflicted, nine have died. Oh, and three individuals confirmed to have contracted the disease, two of which who were showing significant symptoms, managed to escape quarantine and mingle ...
Tags: Post, Ebola, News, Medicine, Washington Post, Virus, Disease, Who, World Health Organization, Congo, Democratic Republic Of Congo, Msf, Mbandaka, Geneva Jean Clement Cabrol


A message bomb is making iPhone Messages and WhatsApp freeze

It would appear that the Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp is falling victim to a malicious message bomb that could cause not only the app to crash, but perhaps your entire Android device as well. Now, Messages has a similar issue. The post A message bomb is making iPhone Messages and WhatsApp freeze appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Facebook, News, Trends, Virus, Whatsapp, Bug, Message Bomb


A message bomb is making iPhone and Android versions of WhatsApp freeze

As per recent reports, it would appear that the Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp is falling victim to a malicious message bomb that could cause not only the app to crash, but perhaps your entire Android device as well.  The post A message bomb is making iPhone and Android versions of WhatsApp freeze appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Facebook, News, Trends, Virus, Whatsapp, Bug, Message Bomb


You've Never Seen Herpes Like This Before

Herpes is decidedly not amazing. But a new view of its molecular structure might make you say “wow.”Read more...
Tags: Science, Biology, Virus, Viruses, Herpes, Cryo EM, Herpesvirus, Sexually Transmitted Disesase


From pranks to nuclear sabotage, this is the history of malware

The history of malware is as long as the history of software itself. What began innocently five decades ago has evolved into a worldwide threat and weapon of cyber warfare. Here’s how it happened. The post From pranks to nuclear sabotage, this is the history of malware appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, History, Malware, Virus, Ransomware, Computing, Hacker, Worms, Creeper, IloveYou


Living Among Us – review

Director: Brian A. Metcalf Release date: 2018 Contains spoilers Vampires and the mockumentary are quite comfortable in each other’s company recent comedy examples are What we Do in the Shadows and the blackly humorous Vampires (2010). Living Among Us is a mockumentary, or at least the raw footage of a documentary coupled with a found footage mentality. Unlike its peers it eschews comedy for a more horror tack.It boasts quite a cast of jobbing actors – especially for the vampires – but it perhap...
Tags: Movies, Virus, Samuel, Benny, Mike, Andrew, Aaron, Blake, Vampire, Brian A Metcalf, John Heard, Andrew When, Samuel William Sadler From Dusk till Dawn, Aaron James Russo, Mike Thomas Ian Nicholas, Carrie Jordan Hinson


Sophisticated ‘Triton’ malware shuts down industrial plant in hacker attack

In a "watershed" attack, hackers used a malware program called Triton to to breach the security of an unnamed industrial facility, but tripped up when they tried to gain control of the safety systems. The post Sophisticated ‘Triton’ malware shuts down industrial plant in hacker attack appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Malware, Virus, Computing, Hacker, Triton


Patch your HP laptops — the keyboard may have a keylogger installed

If you have one of the many popular brands of HP laptops, then you should update your keyboard driver, as a security researcher has discovered a disabled keylogger in the code that affects hundreds of models. The post Patch your HP laptops — the keyboard may have a keylogger installed appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Hp, Malware, Virus, Computing, Laptop, Keylogger


World’s biggest botnet has sent 12.5 million ransomware emails

Millions of computers are at risk of infection by a virulent spam attack that threatens to destroy your files, unless you pay a Bitcoin ransom. The Scarab malware is being distributed by Necurs, the internet’s largest email spam botnet, which has been used in a number of previous online onslaughts. Within the first six hours of the attack 12.5 million emails had been distributed, with more than two million messages being sent out per hour at its height. READ MORE
Tags: Security, Business, Email, Internet, Spam, Sem, Malware, Cybersecurity, Virus, Ransomware, Bitcoin, Botnet, Radio Show, Necurs, Scarab


Three generations of Intel processors are vulnerable to management engine bug

A newly discovered list of management engine bugs in Intel CPUs has left millions of PC users all over the world affected. Any systems sold with sixth-, seventh-, or eighth-generation Intel CPUs are potentially vulnerable. The post Three generations of Intel processors are vulnerable to management engine bug appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Intel, Virus, Computing, CPU, Coffee Lake


Man Claims Aliens Made Him Vandalize Property

Man Claims Aliens Made Him Vandalize Property The post Man Claims Aliens Made Him Vandalize Property appeared first on Legal Reader.
Tags: Home, Crime, Mental, Arson, Fire, New, Virus, Attack, Schizophrenia, House, Property, Wisconsin, Aliens, Arrest, Warning, Criminal


A New Mom Became a Quadruple Amputee From Flesh-Eating Bacteria. Here’s What You Need to Know

When new mother Lindsey Hubley returned to the hospital with severe stomach pains a few days after giving birth, she was told it was just constipation and sent home, her lawyer told the Toronto Star this week. Hours later, though, the 33-year-old Canadian was rushed into emergency surgery and eventually diagnosed with necrotizing fasciitis—also known…
Tags: News, Medicine, Pregnancy, Uncategorized, Virus, Childbirth, Infection, Toronto Star, Amputation, Streptococcus, Flesh-eating Bacteria, Necrotizing Fasciitis, Strep Throat, Healthytime, Lindsey Hubley, Hysterectomy


Officials air concerns about potential for worse flu season

Public health officials have warned over the past several weeks the U.S. flu season this year may be worse than usual following a tough flu season in Australia. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases told CNN that “in general, we get in our season what the Southern Hemisphere got in the season immediately preceding us and an intelligent guess” is that North America will most likely have a bad flu season. Further, Dr. Daniel Jernigan, influenza c...
Tags: Health, Children, Australia, Cdc, Aging, Cnn, Virus, Infectious Diseases, Vaccination, Flu, Associated Press, Influenza, North America, Anthony Fauci, Bethesda, U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Avast Anti-Virus Infection May Lead to Infection of Millions—or Even Billions—of Computers, Including Yours

“Companies spend millions of dollars on firewalls, encryption, and secure access devices, and it’s money wasted because none of these measures address the weakest link in the security chain.”- Kevin Mitnick [might have seen this coming].   Avast, a security software supposedly protecting us users from hackers and malware, have forsaken us, exposing all of our information and making our systems vulnerable to illegal intervention. A software package update designed for Windows utility product dist...
Tags: Security, News, Sem, Malware, Virus, Hacking, Symantec, Avast, Ccleaner, Kevin Mitnick, Equifax, NotPetya


Kaspersky Lab solutions banned from US government agencies

“No credible evidence has been presented publicly by anyone or any organization, as the accusations are based on false allegations and inaccurate assumptions, including claims about the impact of Russian regulations and policies on the company. Kaspersky Lab has never helped, nor will help, any government in the world with its cyberespionage or offensive cyber efforts, and it’s disconcerting that a private company can be considered guilty until proven innocent, due to geopolitical issues.” a spo...
Tags: Security, Business, Technology, Internet, Russia, US, Sem, Malware, Virus, Computers, Software, Kaspersky, Radio Show, Kaspersky Lab