FBI tells router users to reboot now to kill malware infecting 500k devices

(credit: Linksys) The FBI is advising users of consumer-grade routers and network-attached storage devices to reboot them as soon as possible to counter Russian-engineered malware that has infected hundreds of thousands devices. Researchers from Cisco’s Talos security team first disclosed the existence of the malware on Wednesday. The detailed report said the malware infected more […]

Avengers 4: 'Thanos will KILL this Avenger' – New devastating leak reveals more deaths

Can Marvel fans take any more punishment? Cinemas worldwide have reported tears and trauma as Infinity War decimates the ranks of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s most beloved heroes. Unfortunately, it isn’t over yet. While most fans are busy trying to work out how Avengers 4 will bring back most of those killed in the dramatic […]

Make Evil Underwater Robots Kill Each Other In Action-Puzzler Subaeria

In a dystopic future where humankind has to live in underwater cities, President Dorf’s capitalist totalitarian democracy isn’t to everyone’s liking. Poor people have to toil in the factories, overseen by robots with a licence to kill. Young Styx and her friendly drone companion won’t have anymore of that and set out to give Dorf […]

Researchers find a gene that lets bacteria kill all male flies

Enlarge (credit: Katja Schulz) A number of bacteria that infect insects have a simple and brutal way of increasing their transmission: they kill off all the male progeny of the females that they infect. There’s actually some evolutionary logic to this. The bacteria can get transmitted to the eggs of the females they infect but […]

Avengers Infinity War: Did Thanos kill YOU? How to find out if you survived the Snap

WARNING: Spoilers ahead for Avengers – Infinity War. The Marvel movie ends with half of the universe’s population being completely destroyed, after Thanos successfully collects all of the Infinity Stones. So as 50% of all living things disappear, would you be one of the lucky ones who survive? Luckily a new website has gone viral, […]

Invasive, toxic caterpillars that can kill are about to invade parts of London

Enlarge / Thaumetopoea processionea in procession around an oak tree. (credit: Kleuske) An invasive, toxic species of caterpillar has officials in the UK on edge. Authorities are now warning residents to avoid the caterpillars and their prickly, poisonous hairs that can irritate and kill. “It’s time to be vigilant! Oak Processionary Moth spotted in parks […]

Mysterious ticks from Asia that can carry a deadly virus and drain cattle of their blood are now in the US — and efforts to kill them are failing

Shutterstock/MR.AUKID PHUMSIRICHA Last November, an Icelandic sheep in New Jersey was found to be covered by Haemaphysalis longicornis or East Asian longhorned ticks. These ticks can carry a deadly virus known as SFTS and may also be able to transmit Lyme Disease and other pathogens. The ticks survived the winter and have survived efforts to […]

Avengers Infinity War: Tom Holland explains Spider-Man KILL function and NEW Iron Man role

Fans are very worried some of their favourite heroes might die in Avengers 3. Spider-Man is shown being hurled to the ground and pinned under Thanos’ mighty fist. Surely Peter Parker won’t pay the ultimate price? Can’t he just use that terrifying ‘Instant Kill Function’ on his suit, especially with all the new incredible upgrades? […]