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‘Pleurobot’ The Robot That Crawls And Swims Like A Real Salamander.

Robotic Scientists at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne In Lausanne, Switzerland have designed and created a biomimetic mechanoid based around the structure and movement patterns of the Salamander. Named the “Pleurobot:, the mechanical counterpart was designed with an articulated vertebrae that allows the robot to slither on both land or at sea.  The robot features 3D-printed bones, motorized joints…

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‘Decryptor Bart’ New Ransomware From The Creators of ‘Dridex’ And ‘Locky’

The creators behind Locky and Dridex, two forms of ransomware being used earlier this year are believed to have yet created another form of Ransomware, named ‘Decryptor Bart’. Although very similar to its predecessors, Bart is designed differently and bares the additional ability to bypass corporate firewalls and deny victims access to their files without the use of command-and-control infrastructure…

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SHA – Secure Hash Algorithm

 A Secure Hash Algorithm is a family of cryptographic hash functions published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology as a U.S FIPS standard. Cryptographic hash functions are mathematical operations run on digital data; by comparing the computed “hash” (the output from execution of the algorithm) to a known and expected hash value, a person can determine the data’s…

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Myspace Data Breach Exposes 472 Million Passwords.

An organisation in which specialises in maintaining a searchable database of thousands of credentials have reported a Myspace data breach that extends to almost 360 million victims. Today, it has exposed that they have added over 427 million user’s records to their immense database. Earlier this week, they have also added 167 million LinkedIn accounts. Unfortunately, MySpace has not released any statements…

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Symantec To Acquire Blue Coat Cybersecurity For $4.65b

Announced on Monday the 12th, global online security firm Symantec is set to acquire the SunnyVale web-protection company Blue Coat for $4.65 billion. The agreement has been approved by the Board of Directors for both Symantec and BlueCoat and is expected to be in place by the close of the 2016’s third quarter. Upon the merger, Blue Coat’s Chief Executive Officer ‘Greg…

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