However, in a support document published with the updates, Apple acknowledged that three vulnerabilities were patched in the new software as well. Patching security vulnerabilities is nothing outside of the ordinary for any operating system. Everyone from Apple to Google to Microsoft is engaged in an eternal game of cat and mouse with hackers constantly looking for or creating new attack vectors into operating systems. … [Read more...] about It’s critical that you update your iPhone to iOS 14.4 right now. Here’s why and how
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Van Oosterhout doesn’t believe that cats need to be vaccinated yet. Cats don’t seem to get very sick from COVID-19, and don’t seem to easily spread it to other cats. There’s no evidence, yet, that they can spread it to humans. But that may change, and so it makes sense for vaccine developers to have feline vaccines ready. “With this virus, we know we need to be prepared,” he says. “And we haven’t been. That’s why we are in this absolute mess.” … [Read more...] about Will your cat need a COVID-19 vaccine?
Reddit users on the WallStreetBets subreddit have pumped the stock with unwavering enthusiasm, with many saying they’ve poured their entire life savings into the investment (or “YOLO’ed their life savings,” to use the proper parlance). The stock’s rise comes at the expense of institutional investors who have taken a short position on GameStock and are now incurring enormous losses. … [Read more...] about How high will GameStop go? Sports bettors hitch a Reddit-fueled ride to the moon
In a year in which countries have had to halt economic impact to curb the spread of COVID-19—a disease itself connected to our changing climate—and yet we’ve still added carbon emissions into our atmosphere, we’ve learned about what an appropriate societal response to crises is, what happens when we fall short, and how our climate systems, social systems, and technical systems can all respond to changes. … [Read more...] about These are the top 10 insights from climate science in 2020
After a day of collection, you squeeze the blister pack to crack it. The droplets mix with a pool of solution. That solution can detect a biomarker from COVID-19 (not the virus itself, but a protein that’s known to be present alongside it in saliva). If the biomarker is detected, the clear solution turns blue instantly. If it’s not, it turns scarlet. There’s nothing vague about the notification at all, and there is no wait time for your results. … [Read more...] about This breakthrough mask is a ‘smoke detector’ for COVID-19