Daily Archives: February 10, 2018

Possible cyberattack at Winter Olympics as servers jam during opening ceremony

Organizers for the 2018 Winter Olympics say a cyberattack may have occurred during Friday’s opening ceremony in Pyeongchang, South Korea.  (Associated Press) Internet difficulties during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea has prompted officials to investigate the possibility of a cyberattack. Organizers noticed suspicious signs before and during the ceremony, the New York Times reported. ...

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A strange fossil spider. Or maybe not

THE picture above is of one of the five known specimens of Chimerarachne yingi, a newly discovered arthropod that lived 100m years ago, during the Cretaceous period. It is preserved in amber and was found in the Hukawng Valley amber mines in northern Myanmar. It, and one of the other specimens, are described in a paper that has just been published ...

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