Microsoft’s Windows security flaw is a big deal. Here’s what you can do about it

Researchers at security firm Sangfor recently found a Windows vulnerability, called PrintNightmare, that could allow hackers to remotely gain access to the operating system and install programs, view and delete data or even create new user accounts with full user rights. The firm accidentally leaked instructions on how the flaw could be exploited by hackers, … Read more

Controlling Coronavirus spread: Centre urges local authorities to enforce Covid protocol

Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Assam, Tripura and Mizoram had large number of districts with positivity rate more than 10%. There are 66 districts in the country reporting more than 10% cases. The health ministry has expressed serious concern over crowding at tourist destinations and markets across the country and has urged local administrations to enforce … Read more

Biden warns Putin during call that ‘we expect him to act’ on Russian ransomware attacks

Following an executive order signing at the White House on Friday afternoon, Biden indicated he and Putin have established a more direct means of communication. He also underscored that Putin will need to act on ransomware operations that take originate from Russian actors. “I made it very clear to him that the United States expects … Read more

China is far from alone in taking advantage of Australian universities’ self-inflicted wounds | David Brophy

Outside the political sphere, much of Australia’s China panic centres on university campuses. This is hardly surprising, given the deep connections of the Australian higher-­education sector to China. In 2019, before the Covid-­19 pandemic hit, higher education brought in some A$12bn in export revenue, most of it from China. With more than 150,000 Chinese international … Read more

Covid Live Updates: Educators’ Unions Praise New C.D.C. Schools Guidance But Acknowledge Challenges Ahead

Here’s what you need to know: A teacher spoke with a student at a school in Clarksdale, Miss., in February.Credit…Tamir Kalifa for The New York Times The two largest U.S. unions representing educators expressed approval on Friday of new federal guidelines calling for schools to fully reopen, while acknowledging that more challenges lay ahead. The … Read more

No Evidence Muscle Relaxers Ease Low Back Pain

By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 9, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Although tens of millions of Americans turn to muscle relaxants for lower back pain relief, a new Australian review finds little evidence that such drugs actually work. That’s the conclusion of a deep-dive into 31 prior investigations, which collectively enlisted more than 6,500 … Read more

Netflix: 50 best TV series to binge tonight

Season 2 of Biohackers is incoming. Netflix TV viewing on Netflix this week saw the arrival of Major Grom: Plague Doctor, a Russia-set action adventure series about a police chief who faces off with a mask-wearing vigilante known as the Plague Doctor. The anti-hero takes it upon himself to punish the upper levels of society, … Read more

Narcolepsy and Your Diet

Eating well is a good choice for everyone, but it may be especially important for people with narcolepsy. If you have narcolepsy, you have a higher risk of obesity. People with narcolepsy “have a tendency to put on weight because of the pathophysiological changes in narcolepsy,” says Michael Thorpy, MD, director of the Sleep-Wake Disorders … Read more