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Microsoft finds vulnerabilities it says could be used to shut down power plants

Microsoft finds vulnerabilities it says could be used to shut down power plants

On Friday, Microsoft disclosed 15 high-severity vulnerabilities in a widely used collection of tools used to program operational devices inside industrial facilities such as plants for power generation, factory automation, energy automation, and process automation. The company warned that while exploiting the code-execution and denial-of-service vulnerabilities was difficult, it enabled […]

How do plants sense stress?

How do plants sense stress?

Being rooted to the spot, plants don’t have the luxury of running away when they’re attacked. They do have a system to deal with being eaten, but it doesn’t revolve around nerves or a brain. Say a caterpillar is munching on a leaf; the plant immediately senses the damage and […]