Archive for July 2017

OutlawCountry: CIA’s Hacking Tool For Linux Computers Revealed Wikileaks has published fresh documents that deal with the CIA’s hacking and spying on Linux machines using a malware strain called OutlawCountry. This tool consists of a kernel module that creates invisible netfilter table for creating new rules with iptables command. Those rules can modify and redirect the network traffic. The OutlawCountry’s prerequisites for operation are

A new Petya-like malware hit

We have recently been facing a huge outbreak of a new Petya-like malware armed with an infector similar to WannaCry. With echoes of WannaCry, infections spread fast. The research is still in progress -Some security researchers describe malware as variant of Petya; others say it’s a brand new sample. The low-level attack works in the

1st American TV station begins broadcasting, July 2, 1928 | EDN–July-2–1928?utm_content=buffer0f991&utm_medium=social& Resolution was set at just 48 lines on the mechanical television sets that accepted the broadcasts. Mechanical televisions, also called televisors, were broadcast television systems that used mechanical or electromechanical devices to capture and display video images. Images themselves were usually transmitted electronically and via radio waves. The business lasted only few years, but

Transfer of atomic mass with a photon solves the momentum paradox of light – Aalto University In a recent publication, Aalto University researchers show that in a transparent medium each photon is accompanied by an atomic mass density wave. The novel discovery solves the centennial momentum paradox of light.  If this theoretical finding is proven true with experiments, it can affect our understanding of universe: “Presently the Hubble’s law is explained

Finnish startups attract the most venture capital in Europe Finland heads the charts in European venture capital investments in startup and early stage growth companies as percentage of GDP between 2012 and 2016. In 2016, Finnish startup and early stage growth companies raised the second highest amount of venture capital funding in Europe when looking at investments as percentage of GDP.

Unity is the little game engine that could revolutionize animated movies – The Verge Use game engine for animation? It looks feasible soon. The new Cinemachine component that’s coming to Unity’s 2017.1 release  promises to allow that: directorial and cinematography powers. Unity’s Asset Store is full of free 3D models and environments — including the hugely impressive Adam character. Unity is adding a timeline view: Your entire game or animation can sit on multiple layered