Seven facts you should know about Intel’s chip security flaw

Seven facts you should know about Intel’s chip security flaw

Researchers from Google, academia and cybersecurity firms discovered two flaws in computer chips that affect nearly all modern computers. The following are your ‘must know’ facts about Meltdown and Spectre security flaws: 1. “Meltdown” is a flaw that affects laptops, desktop computers and internet servers with Intel chips and could let hackers steal data, such […]

Palestinians outraged by Trump’s ‘blackmail’ to cut funding

Palestinians outraged by Trump’s ‘blackmail’ to cut funding

A senior Palestinian leader has expressed outrage at President Donald Trump’s threat to cut funding to the Palestinian Authority, calling his tweets “blackmail.” Hanan Ashrawi said in a statement on Wednesday that Trump “single-handedly destroyed the very foundations of peace” by recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital last month. She says the Palestinians “will not be blackmailed”. She […]

How alcohol damages stem cell DNA and increases cancer risk

How alcohol damages stem cell DNA and increases cancer risk

Kate Kelland Drinking alcohol produces a harmful chemical in the body which can lead to permanent genetic damage in the DNA of stem cells, increasing the risk of cancer developing, according to research published on Wednesday. Working with mice in a laboratory, British scientists used chromosome analysis and DNA sequencing to examine the genetic damage […]

Iran protests: State TV shows pro-government rallies after days of unrest

Iran protests: State TV shows pro-government rallies after days of unrest

by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS   TEHRAN, Iran — State media aired pro-government demonstrations in cities across Iran Wednesday after a week of protests and unrest over the nation’s economy — a move apparently aimed at calming nerves amid clashes that have killed 21 people. The protests, the largest seen in Iran since its disputed 2009 presidential election, began Dec. […]

India’s Entire Aadhaar Data Breached: One Billion Identities Out For Sale

India’s Entire Aadhaar Data Breached: One Billion Identities Out For Sale

In perhaps the biggest identity data breach in history, India’s entire Aadhaar data has been breached by fraudsters and over one billion Aadhaar details that includes name, address, postal code (PIN), photo, phone number and email are on sail for just Rs 500. Unique Identification Authority of India’s (UIDAI) Central Identities Data Repository (CIDR) is […]

How to remove your photo being misused on internet

How to remove your photo being misused on internet

It is always an option to approach the police and the process is often slow but the internet has facilities to help you do it yourself. Since these images and videos are often taken without the woman’s knowledge, it is highly improbable that they actually discover that their image has been misused. But when the victim […]

Antipsychotic drugs, restraints and seclusion: Mental health treatments raising concerns

Antipsychotic drugs, restraints and seclusion: Mental health treatments raising concerns

Melbourne woman Jessica* is still struggling to come to terms with the debilitating impact of being on antipsychotic medications for long periods. She started taking them from her early 30s, when she was diagnosed with schizophrenia and placed into various public mental health institutions. “In the very early days I was incredibly frightened, because no-one […]

Guatemala faces Arab, Muslim boycott after Jerusalem announcement: PLO

Guatemala faces Arab, Muslim boycott after Jerusalem announcement: PLO

AMMAN: Guatemala could soon face a cardamom boycott from Arab and Muslim countries, the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) said Wednesday. The boycott threat follows Guatemala’s announcement on Monday that it will follow the US in moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv. According to the PLO, Guatemala exports annually $300 million worth […]

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