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DHS cyber director warns of surge in Iranian “wiper” hack attacks

Enlarge / An effective wiper of sorts.Getty Images With tensions between the US and Iran on the rise...

A tale of two cities: Why ransomware will just get worse

Enlarge / Baltimore, Maryland; Riviera Beach, Florida. Both got ransomware, and the outcomes were... the worst of times, and the worst of times.

Argentina’s blackout and the storm-battered future of the grid

Early Sunday morning, all of mainland Argentina lost power in an “unprecedented” blackout event that left most...

Manufacturing memory means scribing silicon in a sea of sensors

Enlarge / How it's made: silicon wafers!Micron Industry 4.0 View more stories At Micron's memory chip fabrication facility in the Washington, DC, suburb...

The trick to saving human factory jobs might be teaming up with the machines

Enlarge / "Oh brave new industry, that has such bots in't!"Javier Pierini / Getty Industry 4.0 View more stories The Matrix. Skynet....

Starry aims to bring its $50, 200Mbps broadband to 25 more US states

Starry, a wireless home Internet provider, says it has acquired enough spectrum to offer service to 40...

Analysis: Samsung asks users to please virus-scan their TVs

Yesterday on Twitter, Samsung's US support team reminded everyone to regularly—and manually—virus-scan their televisions. Samsung's team followed...

Russia warns of “cyberwar” following report the US attacked its power grid

Enlarge / Zapadnaya in the Moscow region. The Kremlin on Monday warned that reported US digital incursions...

Target’s same-day deliveries might break my Amazon Prime addiction

Shipt On Thursday, Target unveiled a new same-day ordering feature on its website. For just $9.99, customers can...

Hackers behind dangerous oil and gas intrusions are probing US power grids

Enlarge / Power Lines in Page, Arizona In a new troubling escalation, hackers behind at least two potentially...

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