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FluSense system tracks sickness trends by autonomously monitoring public spaces

One of the obstacles to accurately estimating the prevalence of sickness in the general population is that most of our data comes from hospitals, not the 99.9 percent of the world that isn’t hospitals. FluSense is an autonomous, privacy-respecting system that counts...

New attack on home routers sends users to spoofed sites that push malware

Enlarge (credit: Wikipedia) A recently discovered hack of home and small-office routers is redirecting users to malicious sites that pose as COVID-19 informational resources in an attempt to install malware that steals passwords and cryptocurrency credentials,...

PC shipments expected to drop this year because of coronavirus outbreak

The coronavirus outbreak could result in at least a 3.3% drop — and as high as a 9% dip — in the volume of PCs that will ship globally this year, research firm Canalys reported Thursday evening in its revised projections to clients. PC shipments will be down between...

Hackers exploit critical vulnerability found in ~100,000 WordPress sites

This article is brought to you by Artstechnica.com Article author: Dan Goodin Article source: https://arstechnica.com/?p=1654744 (credit: Pixy) Hackers are actively exploiting a critical WordPress plugin vulnerability that allows them to completely wipe all website...

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