First Ever Picture of a Black Hole Scoops $3-Million Prize

The 347 scientists who collaborated to produce the first image of a black hole last April were honored on Thursday with the Breakthrough Prize, a US $ 3 million prize that is presented as the “Oscars of Science”. The International Event Horizon Telescope team, led…

Millions of identifiers found unprotected on a server

Some three million stolen email addresses and passwords were found online on a server used to send fraudulent messages and extort money from tens of thousands of victims. The server, which was not password protected, was at the heart of a complex online fraud operation,…

This malicious Android application has been downloaded more than 100 million times

Google removed the CamScanner application from the Play Store on Wednesday after it was discovered that it contained malicious software. The app downloaded more than 100 million times on the Play Store, allowed you to take pictures of sheets of paper to automatically convert them…

Here’s how to find out if you are affected by the hacking of WhatsApp

Facebook announced Monday that its encrypted email application WhatsApp had been infected with spyware . Here’s how to detect if your device is touched. Which devices are targeted? The attack, allegedly carried out by NSO, an Israeli cyber-espionage group, targets some individuals in particular and not the majority…

Windows XP and 7 vulnerable to an attack similar to WannaCry

Several older versions of Windows, including Windows XP and Windows 7, are vulnerable to a rapidly spreading computer virus that can infect entire networks, much like the 2017 WannaCry attack. The flaw identified by Microsoft could allow hackers to take control of a remote computer…