Hong Kong authorities see data release as threat, says UK academic

Despite a global trend towards greater freedom of information, data is still seen as a threat rather than an opportunity in Hong Kong, according to a visiting academic from the London School of Economics

Tuesday, 5 February, 2013, 5:02am 1 comment

Study may prompt claws for complaint

Stray cats stand outside an apartment building. Photo: AP

Now we know why there is so much affinity between humans and cats: we are both mass killers. Next to us, it seems, those fluffy, cuddly kitties may be the greatest threat to mammalian and avian wildlife. That is at least according to a widely reported study in Nature Communications, part of the prestigious science journal's family of publications.

5 Feb 2013 - 2:36am 1 comment

US warns of hack threat to network gear

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The US Department of Homeland Security urged computer users on Tuesday to disable a common networking technology feature, after researchers warned that hackers could exploit flaws to gain access to tens of millions of vulnerable devices.

30 Jan 2013 - 2:55pm