E-Cigarettes Can Be Used to Hack Computers, Could Encourage Them to Start Smoking

SmokingComputer

E-cigarettes aren’t just an alternative to smoking — they’re also a way to run malware on a PC or potentially destroy it altogether.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/250997-e-cigarettes-can-used-hack-computers-encourage-start-smoking?source=Computing

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SSDs Vulnerable to Deliberate, Low-Level Data Corruption Attacks

NAND flash

A new type of attack against NAND flash can destroy data on planar MLC SSDs, which happens to be a significant percentage of the SSDs on the market.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/249678-ssds-vulnerable-deliberate-low-level-data-corruption-attacks?source=Computing

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Experts discuss the exponentially worsening space debris problem

In under 25 years, the amount of junk big enough to destroy a spacecraft has more than doubled, according to scientists who met at the seventh European Conference on Space Debris in Germany this week.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/20/experts-discuss-exponentially-worsening-space-debris-problem.html

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Man charged over revenge site so extreme his ex wants to 'disappear'

A man who created a revenge website to “destroy” his ex-wife is now in custody and facing charges of criminal harassment.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/22/man-charged-over-revenge-site-so-extreme-his-ex-wants-to-disappear.html

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