US puts sanctions on N.Korea hacking groups behind major thefts

[ad_1] The US Treasury on Friday placed sanctions on three North Korea government-sponsored hacking operations which it said were behind the theft of possibly hundreds of millions of dollars and destructive cyber-attacks on infrastructure. The Treasury said the three groups—dubbed Lazarus Group, Bluenoroff and Andariel—were behind major thefts from financial institutions and cryptocurrency exchanges, as […]

Fair comparison of desalination technologies puts heat on energy sources

[ad_1] Muhammad Shahzad (left) and Kim Choon Ng inspect the pilot desalination facility at KAUST. Credit: KAUST A novel way to assess the efficiency of rival desalination technologies could help to guide new developments to deliver potable water supplies in urban areas, shows research undertaken at KAUST. Global water demand reached roughly 4000 billion cubic […]

FAA puts out a call for pilots to test changes in Boeing jet

[ad_1] In this Wednesday, May 8, 2019 file photo, workers stand near a Boeing 737 MAX 8 jetliner being built for American Airlines prior to a test flight in Renton, Wash. Federal safety officials are recruiting pilots from airlines around the world to test changes that Boeing is making in flight-control software on the grounded […]