April 2014 archive

Should you worry about Heartbleed?

By now you have probably heard of the security vulnerability known as Heartbleed.  The news broke last week that versions of website encryption software OpenSSL were susceptible to an attack where someone could listen to traffic being sent to and from a secure website. Could a hacker retrieve every password, bank account, and social security …

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Should creationists be allowed equal time on COSMOS?

A creationist by the name of Danny Falkner, of Answers In Genesis, is making noise that he would like to see more about creationism on the science show COSMOS which airs every Sunday night on FOX.  Brendan Spaar is an avid watcher of this show and has heard the host, Neil deGrasse Tyson, mention several …

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Can you protect your Tesla Model S from hackers?

Tesla Motors’ all electric sports car can do zero to sixty miles per hour faster than most gasoline powered automobiles may have one serious flaw.  This car relies on a complex computer system to control nearly every aspect of it.  Can the Tesla Model S be hacked?  Brendan Spaar has learned that all that separates a …

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