Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Scientists Identify Cocaine Users With Fingerprint Scan

SPUTNIK–British scientists have discovered a method that may help to identify cocaine users simply by scanning their fingerprints, even if a person being tested has washed his hands. Scientists from the University of Surrey, assisted by researchers from the Netherlands Forensic Institute and a UK-based company called Intelligent Fingerprinting, have developed a highly sensitive new fingerprint test that quickly

Security cameras ARE a security risk: Researchers demonstrate how they can be hacked to exploit sensitive information

FRANCES BLOOMFIELD–A team of Israeli security researchers have demonstrated how hackers could use infrared light (IR) to control the behavior of malware-infected security cameras. Through their proof-of-concept malware — dubbed “aIR-Jumper” — the researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) were able to extract and send information to these surveillance devices, the process of which

Hackers Are Getting Personal: 4 Ways Every Person Using a Cell Phone or Computer Is at Risk

DAISY LUTHER–Survival Saturday is a round-up of the week’s news and resources for folks who are interested in being prepared. This Week in the News Cyber-criminals are no longer just striking huge targets. They’re going after average people like you and me now. Never have our personal electronic devices been under more threat. From apps that

Social media as population control? New research reveals fewer millennials interested in dating, love

TRACEY WATSON–Many Baby Boomers and Gen-Xers have strong views about Millennials. They appear to be socially disconnected (at least from real-life people), liberal in their views, and their “anything goes” philosophy seems to indicate that they would be promiscuous in their behavior. Now, a book by Professor Jean Twenge of San Diego State University, entitled iGen: Why Today’s

GCHQ Warns of Massive Looming Cyberattack That Will Demand ‘National Response’

SPUTNIK–UK intelligence agency GCHQ’s National Cyber Security Center has warned the UK will fall victim to a major “preventable” cyberattack, even more severe than the WannaCry strike. GCHQ’s National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) has warned the UK should be prepared for a major “category one” cyberattack — a major escalation from May’s WannaCry ransomware assault, that hit government servers severely. The NCSC

Mathematician Claims 6th Mass Extinction Is Coming To Earth SOON

MAC SLAVO–According to MIT geophysicist Daniel Rothman, the sixth global mass extinction is right around the corner. Using his skills in mathematics, Rothman has determined that earth will be well into the sixth extinction phase by the year 2100. Rothman began his math journey to determine our next extinction by investigating fluctuations in the carbon cycle. The carbon cycle

Octlantis: Scientists Find Underwater City Built by Octopuses

SPUTNIK–Marine biologists have discovered a veritable underwater ‘settlement’ constructed and populated by octopuses on the bottom of Jervis Bay off the coast of New South Wales, Australia. Scientists have discovered a congregation of some 15 common Sydney octopuses (also known as gloomy octopuses or octopus tetricus) dwelling together, communicating and even evicting each other from dens in a compact

Dane Wigington exposes the globalist geoengineering weather control agenda in fascinating interview with the Health Ranger

MIKE ADAMS–Geoengineering expert and weather control analyst Dane Wigington unloads the true globalist agenda behind weather control technology in a fascinating one-hour interview with the Health Ranger of Natural News. The interview covers the existence of weather engineering technology, who controls it, how it’s deployed and why the United States is being targeted now that

Equifax Accidentally Directs 200,000 Customers To Fake Phishing Website

ZERO HEDGE–And the hits just keep coming for Equifax, the once-trusted credit-monitoring firm that has been embroiled in one of the biggest corporate public-relations disasters in recent memory since disclosing that hackers had penetrated its cyber security defenses and absconded with sensitive personal and financial data belonging to 143 million Americans. Because of the types

Apple accused of deliberately slowing older products to persuade people to buy new iPhones

TRACEY WATSON–Many people cannot even imagine life without their smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices. Among the truest of all these die-hard electronics fans are those who are devoted to the Apple brand, eagerly awaiting the release of the latest iPhone, iPad or whatever else the company is unveiling. Many of these devoted fans would

The Equifax Hack Is The Most Disastrous Data Breach In History Because Now Hackers Have The Credit Information Of 143 Million Americans

[9/18/17/ MICHAEL SNYDER]  Talk about a nightmare.  It is being reported that criminals were able to hack into Equifax and make off with the credit information of 143 million Americans.  We are talking about names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, home addresses and even driver’s license numbers.  If this data breach was an earthquake,

“Weather wars” theorists claim Hurricane Harvey was engineered, “steered” toward Houston as a “weather terrorism” weapon

[9/4/17 MIKE ADAMS]  We’re bringing this claim to your attention because a growing number of observers, websites and analysts are concluding that Hurricane Harvey was “engineered” and made into a “weather weapon” through a combination of ground-based temperature manipulation tools and “chemtrail” seeding. Yes, it sounds absurd at first, until you realize that Al Gore tells

Heart Hack: 465,000 Pacemakers Recalled as Vulnerable to Hacking Attacks

[9/2/17/ SPUTNIK]  The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a recall of 465,000 pacemakers after the devices were found to be vulnerable to hacking. The pacemakers in question were manufactured by Abbott Laboratories. The devices are all radio-controlled, which means a hacker could potentially access the network that the pacemakers interface with to change their settings

Conservative social network Gab booted from Google Play Store for hate speech

[8/18/17]  Gab, the conservative social network that has acted as a haven for people banned from the usual platforms, has been removed from the Google Play Store for violating the company’s hate speech policy, the company announced on Twitter. Apple rejected it from the App Store in June for similar reasons. That policy is pretty

Weather-based MIND CONTROL: Mobile app advertisers check the weather in your area to decide what ads will influence you the most

[8/6/17/ JAYSON VELEY, NEWSTARGET]  It’s not exactly a secret that advertisers have been getting increasingly creative with how they promote products to consumers in recent years. Most movies and television shows today are replete with product placement from companies that are willing to spend millions just to get their product seen by more people, even

It’s Here – Geoengineering Now Normalized as Scientists Spray Chemicals to Dim the Sun, Soak Up CO2

CLAIRE BERNISH–Undeterred by steep cost and the interminable controversy on the very concept of global warming, scientists will again experiment with geoengineering — as a means to bolster the effect of cloud cover by seeding the atmosphere with chemicals meant to dim the light of the sun — in a concerted effort to cool the

NASA Releases Footage from Hundreds of Secret, Experimental Projects (VIDEOS)

SPUTNIK–NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center, which has been conducting test flights on experimental aircraft since 1947, has celebrated its 70 year anniversary by publishing more than 200 videos of test flights by some of the weirdest and most fascinating aircraft ever produced on US government contract. Twenty-eight videos have been uploaded to YouTube so far, with hundreds

What Parents Should Know About EMFs And Wi-Fi

[7/22/17  CATHERINE J. FROMPOVICH]  EMFs (electromagnetic frequencies) and RFs (radio frequencies) contribute to Electrosmog; both frequencies affect and compromise the human organism, especially children’s. I’ve been a consumer health researcher since the late 1970s. I was one of the few healthcare professionals to learn and to be concerned about vaccine adverse events in the 1980s,

Creepy Canadian App Gives Citizens Points for Making Government-Approved Choices

[7/18/17  JOSIE WALES]  Ontario, Canada — Ontario announced earlier this month that it will become the fourth Canadian government to fund a behavioral modification application that rewards users for making “good choices” in regards to health, finance, and the environment. The Carrot Rewards smartphone app, which will receive $1.5 million from the Ontario government, credits users’ accounts with points

Robots are inventing their own languages

[7/15/17  JON RAPPOPORT]  Along with assurances that we’re facing an imminent takeover of industrial production by robots and other artificial intelligence (AI), we’re also being told that AI can develop its own systems of communication and operation, without help from humans. Here is a sprinkling of quotes from the mainstream and technical press: The Atlantic,

Research Team Slams Global Warming Data In New Report: “Not A Valid Representation Of Reality… Totally Inconsistent With Credible Temperature Data”

[7/15/17  MAC SLAVO]  As world leaders, namely in the European Union, attack President Trump for pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement which would have saddled Americans with billions upon billions of dollars in debt and economic losses, a new bombshell report that analyzed Global Average Surface Temperature (GAST) data produced by NASA, the NOAA and

The 75,000 Mile Wide Hole In The Sun Could Black Out Earth’s Communications

[7/14/17 MAC SLAVO]  The sunspot spotted by NASA as our sun creeps toward its solar minimum is 75,000 miles wide. That has huge implications for our satellites and communications systems, and the sunspot could cause some blackouts on Earth. The huge sunspot has the potential to send out dangerous solar flares known to take out important communication

Personal Data From Millions of Verizon Telecom Customers Exposed in Breach

[7/14/17  SPUTNIK]  Millions of Verizon customers had their data exposed after a third-party Israeli technology company stored user information on an unprotected server. Over the last six months, data pertaining to at least 14 million subscribers who used the telecommunication giant’s customer services was stored on an insecure Amazon S3 server used by an employee of Nice Systems, a

Tech Billionaires Are Secretly Funding a Plan to Break the Human Race out of The Matrix

[7/13/17  ANTIMEDIA]  On the southwestern edge of Lake Titicaca, Peru, there is an ancient 23-foot doorway known as the Aramu Muru. Local natives call it the “Puerta de hayu Marca,” the gateway to the lands of the gods and immortal life. Throughout their history, the natives have described people disappearing and appearing at this doorway.

Study Says Earth’s Next Great Extinction Already Underway

[7/12/17  SPUTNIK]  New research suggests that the Earth could be headed toward its sixth mass extinction, citing a “biological annihilation” of wildlife in recent decades. Analyzing both common and rare species, scientists found that over-consumption and human overpopulation has contributed to the loss of billions of regional and local wildlife populations. Published in the National Proceedings of the National Academy

Scientists Now Claim They Can Erase Memories and Implant Fake Ones

[7/11/17  MELISSA DYKES]  The kind of research scientists are doing in labs today looks like Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind meets Dark City. We’re to the point that, as commenter William Jean wrote, “People cant even remember what they did last week.” Now scientists are saying they can erase “problematic memories”. But should they? That question has never

US Government on Verge of Reading Minds

[7/11/17  ANTIMEDIA]  Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University recently made a scientific breakthrough using machine algorithms to accurately guess what people are thinking. In other words, as the university referred to it, they have “harness[ed] ‘mind reading’ technology to decode complex thoughts.” The researchers report that they can “now use brain activation patterns to identify complex thoughts, such

Hackers Breached A Dozen Power Plants In May – Could Be A Dry Run For Something Bigger

[7/11/17  MAC SLAVO]  It may only be a matter of time before the power grid in the United States, which is far more vulnerable to hacking than most people realize, suffers from a catastrophic cyber attack. We know this, because there is already evidence that unknown hackers have been targeting companies that run power plants throughout the

Volvo Just Announced It Will Ditch Gas-Powered Engines in All New Models by 2019

[7/7/17  ANTIMEDIA]  Providing further evidence that the day of the gas-powered car is all but done, one of the old guard members of the auto industry just announced that within two years, all its new vehicle models will be based on emerging technologies. From a Reuters report on Wednesday: “All Volvo car models launched after 2019 will be electric or

Climate change baloney: Study finds “adjustments” were made to surface temp readings to FAKE “record-setting” warming

[7/7/17  JD HEYES]  Yet another peer-reviewed study has proven that so-called “global warming” is nothing but a fabricated hoax, and yet American institutions of primary and secondary education continue to push the lie that modern human activity is destroying Earth. As reported by The Daily Caller, the new study, which was published by a pair
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