IT threat evolution Q1 2020- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Targeted attacks and malware campaigns Operation AppleJeus: the sequel In 2018, we published a report on Operation AppleJeus, one of the more notable campaigns of the threat actor Lazarus, currently one of the most active and prolific APT groups. One notable feature of this campaign was that it marked the first time Lazarus had targeted […]

IT threat evolution Q1 2020. Statistics- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

These statistics are based on detection verdicts for Kaspersky products received from users who consented to providing statistical data. Quarterly figures According to Kaspersky Security Network, Kaspersky solutions blocked 726,536,269 attacks launched from online resources in 203 countries across the globe. A total of 442,039,230 unique URLs were recognized as malicious by Web Anti-Virus components. […]

What the death of Double Rainbow Guy tells us about the evolution of YouTube- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

The death of Paul “Bear” Vasquez at the age of 57 won’t make many news headlines outside of Modesto, California, where he lived. But for a generation of digitally-literate individuals, his death – if they hear about it – will be mourned with regret. To them, Vasquez is better known by the moniker he earned from a three-and-a-half […]

Recursive language and modern imagination were acquired simultaneously 70,000 years ago

The lion-man sculpture from Germany (dated to 37,000 years ago) must have been first imagined by the artist by mentally synthesizing parts of the man and beast together and then executing the product of this mental creation in ivory. The composite artworks provide a direct evidence that by 37,000 years ago humans have acquired prefrontal […]

Genomic data reveal intense fish harvesting causes rapid evolution

Juvenile Atlantic silversides (Menidia menidia) school in nearshore waters of Long Island Sound. Credit: Jacob Snyder For the first time, scientists have unraveled genetic changes that cause rapid fish evolution due to intense harvesting—changes that previously had been invisible to researchers. Over recent decades, many commercially harvested fish have grown slower and matured earlier, which […]

why the textbook needs an update

A macaque. Credit: Wes Keys New research from Australia and Finland could help explain one of nature’s strangest quirks—why some animals forego mating to help other animals procreate. The study challenges decades-old ideas about evolution, and why animals behave as they do. Co-author Professor Michael Jennions from The Australian National University (ANU) says it was […]

Fish reveal limb-regeneration secrets

In the current issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Michigan State University scientists show that gar, a toothy, freshwater fish, can reveal many evolutionary secrets — even possible genetic blueprints for limb regeneration in people. Credit: Courtesy of MSU What can fish teach scientists about limb regeneration? Quite a bit, as it […]