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Thousands of control systems exposed on internet: researcher

Thousands of control systems exposed on internet: researcher

A researcher announced he found over 100,000 control systems exposed on the internet – control systems that are potentially critical to infrastructure, manufacturing and other systems. The control systems are…

Hubble Space Telescope celebrates 23 years of important discoveries

Hubble Space Telescope celebrates 23 years of important discoveries

A more accurate estimate of the universe’s age, the discovery of dark energy, and offering enough data for scientists to create more that 10,000 research papers are just a few…

Canada thwarts possible terrorist attack

Canada thwarts possible terrorist attack

Canadian authorities announced on Monday they have disrupted a planned terrorist attack on a passenger train and arrested two people, possibly linked to al-Qaeda. In a press conference held by…

100 injured, possibly 2 dead in Boston blast

100 injured, possibly 2 dead in Boston blast

Two bomb blasts near the finish line of the well known Boston marathon injured at least 110 and possibly killed 2 people on Monday at approximately 19:00GMT/UTC. The two bombs…

Sudan President visits South Sudan to improve relations

Sudan President visits South Sudan to improve relations

On his first visit to South Sudan since July 2011 – when South Sudan became an independent state – President Omar Hassan al-Bashir of Sudan said Sudan and South Sudan…

Former British PM Margret Thatcher dead at 87

Former British PM Margret Thatcher dead at 87

Former British Prime Minister Margret Thatcher – the first woman to become British Prime Minister, has died at 87, following a stroke. 10 Downing Street announced Queen Elizabeth II authorized…

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake strikes near Mexico City – no injuries reported

The USGS reported a magnitude 5.42 earthquake in Mexico, just outside Santiago Pinotepa Nacional located near the southwest coast at 0709 local time (1104 GMT/UTC). The local civil protection agency…

India strengthens crimes against women deterrents

India’s Parliament approved and passed an amendment on Thursday to its criminal laws that toughen laws on men that attack women in acts that include rape, voyeurism, stalking, exploitation, consensual…

3 killed in Washington state military plane crash

A military plane crash on Monday claimed the lives of three crew, according to the sheriff’s office in Lincoln County, WA – approximately 100 km (62.5 miles) west of Spokane,…

Instant is at least 4 times faster than light: researchers

Physics researchers conducted an experiment that resulted in a transfer of information at least four times faster than the speed of light – breaking a long held and proven theory…