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Mt. Morris man indicted after trying to infect others with COVID-19 in the supermarket, police say

FLINT, Mich. – A 26-year-old Mt. Morris man was charged with three crimes after allegedly claiming to have COVID-19 and deliberately touching several shopping carts at a local grocery store during the coronavirus outbreak. Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton has charged Jonathan David-Asher Miracle with harmful substance – a person who was falsely exposed, a 5-year crime; Malicious Destruction of …

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Dangerous pathogens infect with this sophisticated machinery host

Photo credit: California Institute of Technology Gastric cancer, Q fever, Legionnaire's disease, whooping cough – although the infectious bacteria that cause these dangerous diseases are different, they all use the same molecular machinery to infect human cells. Bacteria use this machinery, called the Type IV secretion system (T4SS), to inject toxic molecules into cells and spread antibiotic resistance genes to …

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Biofilms That May Infect Astronauts, Corrode Metal FOUND Teeming on ISS – Study

Tech 13:43 08.04.2019 (updated 14:32 08.04.2019) Get short URL The ISS orbits 250 miles above Earth and has been visited over 222 times by astronauts Bacteria and fungi have begun breeding on the International Space Station (ISS), leading to the formation of antibiotic-resistant biofilms that could infect astronauts and destroy infrastructure, according to a new study. The microorganisms which NASA …

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Hackers attack backdoors in ASUS software updates and infect thousands

Security researchers say hackers have infected tens of thousands of computers from Taiwanese manufacturer ASUS with malicious software over the company's online update service last year. Photo: AP On Monday, we saw again how criminals can take advantage of trust and use it as a weakness. Kaspersky Lab reported that one of the world's largest computer manufacturers, Taiwan-based ASUS, had …

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Hackers infect 500,000 consumer routers with malware worldwide

Enlarge / A Linksys WRVS4400N, one of more than a dozen network devices attacked by VPNFilter. Hackers who may be working for an advanced country have infected more than 500,000 home and small office routers Englisch: bio-pro.de/en/region/stern/magazine/…0/index.html Cisco researchers warned Wednesday with malware that can be used to collect communications, launch attacks on others, and permanently destroy devices with a …

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Hackers infect more than 500,000 routers that potentially cut the Internet

The malware called VPNFilter has infected more than 500,000 routers in 54 countries, according to researchers. Aaron Robinson / CNET More than half a million routers and network devices in 54 countries have been infected with sophisticated malware, researchers at the Cisco Talos Intelligence Group warn. The malware that security researchers call VPNFilter includes a router killswitch, can steal logins …

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