Sneaky Zero-Click Attacks Are a Hidden Menace

Institutions and regular web users are always on alert about avoiding errant clicks and downloads online that could lead their devices to be infected with malware. But not all attacks require a user slip-up to open the door. Research published this week by the threat monitoring firm ZecOps shows the types of vulnerabilities hackers can…

Want a New Covid-19 Drug Fast? Bring on the Battle Royale

Pandemics aren’t usually Martin Landray’s job. A physician and researcher in the University of Oxford’s Nuffield Department of Population Health, Landray designs clinical trials—cardiology, mostly, the kind of industry-funded studies that suck in tens of thousands of people and extrude new drugs or procedures. But in early March, Landray and his colleagues could see what…