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Your Unsecure Devices Contributed to a Huge Rise in Internet Outages This Year

If it seems like your favorite sites have been down more than usual this year, you’re not alone. Late last month, major DDoS attacks left much of Britain unable to connect to any websites. Those attacks were just the latest in a marked increase in attacks across the internet. Read More >>

Everything We Know About the Cyber Attack That Crippled Parts of the Internet

Friday’s DDoS attack on Dyn’s domain name servers was unprecedented. The attack utilised a botnet made up of “internet of things” (IoT) devices (think: smart TV’s, DVRs, and internet-connected cameras) to take down a major piece of internet infrastructure. The result? For most of Friday, people across the United States and some parts of Europe were unable to access sites like Amazon, Twitter, CNN, PayPal, Spotify and more. Here’s what we know so far. Read More >>

The World’s Largest LED Hydroponic Farm Used to Be a Sony Factory

As climate change begins posing new challenges to conventional outdoor food production methods, hydroponic farming has made quick gains in popularity thanks to its space and energy-saving design. This enormous indoor lettuce farm for example—the largest of its kind in the world—produces 10,000 heads a day. Read More >>