Study says poor African American women less likely to receive pap smears

Wednesday, December 28, 2005Black American women living in communities with high poverty rates are significantly less likely to be screened for cervical cancer, a study finds. The Harvard School of Public Health’s Geetanjali Dabral Datta investigated the relationship between individual characteristics and larger socioeconomic factors and cervical cancer screening rates. The Febreuary 1 issue of […]

Distributed malware attacks Dyn DNS, takes down websites in US

Monday, October 24, 2016 On Friday, a network of diverse Internet-connected devices targeted the Dyn domain registration service provider. It took down Dyn clients, including several popular websites such as Twitter, Netflix, Spotify, Reddit, New York Times, and Wired. The attack involved targeting Dyn’s domain name system servers with a large volume of requests, rendering […]

British Climatic Research Unit’s emails hacked

Thursday, November 19, 2009 Unknown individuals gained access to a server of University of East Anglia’s Climatic Research Unit (CRU). As a result, around thirteen years of email correspondence between researchers is now available worldwide. Substantial previously unpublished climate change observations are included. According to initial reports by TGIF Newspaper and the Watt’s Up With […]