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South Koreans Find Remote Detection of Radioactive Materials

Professor Eunmi Choi's research team is posing for a group photo in their lab at UNIST. From left are WonJin Choi, Ashwini Sawant, Mun Seok Choe, Dongsung Kim, and Ingeun Lee. CREDIT UNIST

A South Korean study, affiliated with UNIST has introduced a method for the remote detection of hazardous radioactive substances. With the help of this newly-developed detection device, the detection of various types of radioactive materials in far flung North Korean geographies will be possible now. In their study, published in the May issue of the prestigious journal, Nature Communications, Professor ...

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SpaceX to Launch Spy Satellite, Why Now?

On Sunday, SpaceX, the private space company vying for space supremacy, will launch its first national security and strategic satellite for the US military purportedly aimed at tracking the nuclear arsenal movements in nations like North Korea with more accuracy for possible targets of any air strikes. The US National Reconnaisance (spy) satellite called NROL-76 will be lifted off on ...

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Interesting Lesser Known Facts About Independence Day

As India gears up to celebrate its 69th Independence Day here are some interesting lesser know facts about Independence Day: 1) Before granting Independence it was Lord Mountbatten who pushed for the partition India into India and Pakistan. 2) Indian Muslims were well spread minority in India, initially people were quite united. Gandhi headed many movements and Muslims rallied behind ...

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North Korea Opens New Airport, After ‘Executing’ its Architect 8 Months Ago?

North Korea’s has opened its sleeky new airport in Pyongyang recently but reports have emerged that its architect was executed last year because the maverick ruler Kim Jong Un was not happy with the design. Ma Won Chun, North Korea’s director of the Designing Department of the National Defense Commission, disappeared last year, and he was reportedly killed last year ...

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US Govt Employees Data Hacked, China Rejects Reports of Chinese Hackers Behind it

Despite strong antidote to Chinese hacking attempts last year over North Korean hackers taking down Sony and other major websites, hackers again attacked the US Office of Personnel Management compromising information on government workers, government employee records and security clearances. The role of Chinese hackers is serious suspected by the US law enforcement sources who told Reuters that a “foreign ...

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Lizard Squad ? Who are they? Pro-US Hackers ?

Lizard Squad that was behind cyber attacks on sony Playstation and Microsoft Xbox is back again this time not on video console makers but on Lenovo for wilfully compromising its Lenovo laptop users to “Superfish” add-on that makes the system vulnerable to steaing encrypted information. The squad consisting of 7 members is a black hat hacking group, known for their ...

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Starz releases ‘The Interview’ from Sony output deal

Premium cable and satellite television network Starz has released “The Interview” from its output deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment. A representative from the company issued a statement saying: “As the situation with ‘The Interview’ is new territory and has been constantly evolving, Starz released the film from its output deal in order to allow Sony maximum flexibility with their distribution ...

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Sony cyber attack: Independent US theatres to screen film, despite threats

At least two independent US theatres said they would screen the controversial film “The Interview”, the release of which was cancelled by Sony Pictures amid a cyber attack and threats to movie-goers. The comedy film, starring James Franco and Seth Rogen, revolves around a fictitious US plot to assassinate the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, which has left North Korea ...

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