Another day, another crypto heist: Hacker steals $100 million from Harmony blockchain bridge

$100 million. That’s the latest haul from yet another successful crypto heist carried out by hackers finding a weakness to exploit. Harmony, a blockchain bridge that helps facilitate transfers between different cryptocurrency tokens, recently announced that $100 million in cryptocurrency was stolen from its Horizon bridge on Thursday morning. In a blog post detailing the […]

Strange Martian rock reveals Mars' wildly different past

Mars used to be a wildly different land. Though the red planet is bone dry today, NASA’s Curiosity rover recently rumbled by poignant evidence of an ancient watery world. The car-sized robot snapped an image of a unique rock that looks like its composed of stacked layers. Such a rock likely formed “in an ancient […]

Google warns of 'hermit spyware' infecting Android and iOS devices

As part of Google’s efforts to track the activities of commercial spyware vendors, the company’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) released a report Thursday on spyware campaigns targeting Android and iOS users. Google TAG researchers Benoit Sevens and Clement Lecigne go into detail about the use of entrepreneurial grade spyware dubbed “Hermit.” This sophisticated spyware tool […]

A rocket slammed into the moon. NASA got a picture.

The moon has a strange, new crater. But this one’s not natural. NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, which began mapping the moon in 2009, spotted the impact site of a recent rocket crash on the far side of the moon, which occurred in early March. The space agency published imagery of the impact on Friday, which […]