Daily Archive: Thursday, August 3, 2017

Hacker who helped stop global cyberattack arrested in US

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Marcus Hutchins, a young British researcher credited with derailing a global cyberattack in May, was arrested for allegedly creating and distributing malicious software designed to collect bank-account passwords, U.S. authorities said Thursday. Hutchins was detained in Las Vegas on his way back to Britain from an annual gathering of hackers and

Millions at risk of protein deficiency as carbon emissions rise

Scientists are seeing a troubling consequence of rising carbon dioxide emissions: a decrease in the nutritional value of staple crops in the global diet. This drop in crops’ key nutrients increases the risk for dietary deficiencies in the world’s most vulnerable populations, according to a new study. Samuel Myers, a senior research scientist in the