Europe hit by massive cyberattack

Europe hit by massive cyberattack

PARIS — A new and highly virulent outbreak of malicious data-scrambling software appears to be causing mass disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard. Company and government officials reported serious intrusions at the Ukrainian power grid, banks and government offices, where one…

Social media is the new crystal ball

Social media is the new crystal ball

Fortune tellers once used crystal balls to predict the future. But modern day soothsayers could use social networks like Facebook and Twitter to forecast events, researchers have claimed. A team from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the University of Washington have…