Multiplying teeth | EurekAlert! Science News

Researchers have found a way to -- literally -- multiply teeth. In mice, they were able to extract teeth germs -- groups of cells formed early in life that later develop into teeth, split them into two, and then implant the teeth into the mice's jaws, where they developed into two fully functional teeth. Source: Multiplying teeth | EurekAlert! Science News

Claim your free 15GB of OneDrive storage

Claim your free 15GB of OneDrive storage
Microsoft has grudgingly agreed to let current OneDrive users keep their 15GB of free cloud storage and 15GB of free Camera Roll “bonus” storage, rather than dropping you to 5GB as previously stated, but only if you’re aware of the offer and don’t mind a bit of spam. To take advantage of the offer, visit this Microsoft page. Microsoft representatives said the company does not have a supplementary explanatory blog post or statement to add at the present, b

Is Extortionware the Next Big Threat?

By Stu Sjouwerman, for KnowBe4.com Security Awareness Training TK Keanini, CTO, Lancope wrote a 2015 Predictions editorial over at SC Magazine. He said he expects more malware like CryptoLocker and CryptoWall over the next 12 months, but also something new called “extortionware”. I wholeheartedly agree what he said: “Ransomware remains profitable, and cybercriminals are always looking for areas to grow their business. To date, victims have mainly been in

MQTT not IoT “god protocol,” but getting closer

Interesting article by Don Dingee (@L2myowndevices) One protocol, and its descendants, drove the success of the World Wide Web. IP, or Internet Protocol, is the basis of every browser connection and the backbone of IT data centers. Some assumed that the Internet of Things would follow suit, with the thought that having an IP address would be a sufficient condition to connect. The problem on the IoT isn’t IP – the problem is all the stuff layered on top o

EFF, Mozilla back new certificate authority that will offer free SSL certificates | PCWorld

A new organization supported by Mozilla, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and others is working to set up a new certificate authority (CA) that will provide website owners with free SSL/TLS certificates. The new CA will be called Let’s Encrypt and is expected to become operational in the second quarter of next year. It will be run by the Internet Security Research Group (ISRG), a new California public-benefit corporation. The goal of this effort is to g...

Connect absolutely anything to the Internet with Spark

Everything is getting high-tech — from phones to jewelry. It will not be surprising if, soon enough, we will see high-tech clothes. With the Internet opening tremendous opportunities, people are not shying away from utilizing them to create innovative and unprecedented things. In fact, a whole new category called “Internet of Things” has emerged, where objects are provided with unique identifiers that help them transfer data over a network without the nee...

Do Not Install XP Patches For Embedded XP

By now, you probably know about the registry hack trick to get updates for Windows XP. I shouldn't have to tell you this, but that's a really bad idea, one you should not do, and both Microsoft and at least one security firm are saying not to do it. Initially, I thought they were enabling XP to use Windows 7 updates, which wouldn't be that far-fetched. XP and 7 have considerable overlap and common code. But I learned these are not Windows 7 patches, they a