Gene editing breakthrough could pave way for pig-to-human organ transplants

Scientists have harnessed gene-editing technology to eliminate viruses in pigs that could be harmful to people, potentially laying the foundations for pig-to-human organ transplants.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/10/gene-editing-breakthrough-could-pave-way-for-pig-to-human-organ-transplants.html

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3 best free anti-virus software to protect your computer

Malware and viruses are as old as the personal computer – and as enduring. Here’s a few free programs that provide good protection.

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Symantec links trojans, malware to CIA hacking tools

A series of computer viruses targeting companies and organizations closely resembles the Vault 7 hacking tools that WikiLeaks disclosed.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/11/symantec-links-trojans-malware-to-cia-hacking-tools.html

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One change that instantly makes your computer safer

Here at Komando.com, we talk a lot of about ways to keep hackers from slipping viruses on to your system. Whether it’s by avoiding suspicious attachments and links in phishing emails, keeping your browser and plug-ins updated to close security holes, or having security software installed, the name of the game is to keep threats at arm’s length.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/10/22/one-change-that-instantly-makes-your-computer-safer.html

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Your car is 'Stoned:' Autos join the hacking era

Back in 1987, the Stoned virus was one of the most destructive and widespread computer viruses yet witnessed. It was spread through floppy discs (remember them?) and announced on screen, “Your computer is now stoned.” In the decades that followed, innumerable viruses proliferated and, today, there’s an endless onslaught of criminal hacking, infecting everything from banks to government systems. Now the auto industry is facing its Stoned moment, and how it reacts will determine how quickly — or slowly — we get to the autonomous car of the future.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/07/27/your-car-is-stoned-autos-join-hacking-era/

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FBI says Europe-based hackers stole millions of dollars from businesses, consumers

A band of hackers implanted viruses on hundreds of thousands of computers around the world, secretly seized customer bank information and stole more than $100 million from businesses and consumers, the Justice Department said Monday in announcing charges against the Russian man accused of masterminding the effort.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/06/03/fbi-says-europe-based-hackers-stole-millions-dollars-from-businesses-consumers/

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