Ugh! This is really not good.

Ugh! This is really not good. Fukushima struggling to build ice wall to plug leak The operator of Japan’s battered Fukushima nuclear power plant said Tuesday it was having trouble with the early stages of an ice wall being built under broken reactors to contain radioactive water. Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) has begun digging the trenches for a huge network of pipes pipes under t…

Gmail App for iOS leaves Users vulnerable to Man-in-the-Middle Attacks

Google has failed to provide a very important security measure in its Gmail application for iOS that left millions of its Apple device users to Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) attacks capable of monitoring encrypted email communications. Researcher at mobile security firm Lacoon has discovered that Google’s Gmail iOS application, run on Macintosh mobile devices, does not perform what’s known as

‘Tinba’ Banking Malware Source Code Leaked Online

The source code for the smallest but sophisticated banking Trojan Tinba has been leaked through an online post in an underground forum, which make it available for anyone who knows where to look for free malware generation tools. The files posted on the closed russian underground forum turned out to be the source code of Tinba version1, which was discovered around mid-2012 and they say it

Aunt of US Teen Decries Brutal Beating by Israeli Forces Caught on Video

Over the weekend, video emerged of the beating of Tariq Abu Khdeir, the 15-year-old Palestinian-American cousin of murdered Palestinian teenager Mohammed Abu Khdeir. Footage shows him being severely beaten by Israeli officers after being detained during protests over his cousin’s murder. Tariq says he was watching demonstrations in East Jerusalem when he was seized.

White House Working to Help Long Term Unemployed Find Work

Arthur Delaney talks with Bill Press about the White House’s response to Republicans blocking unemployment benefits. They met with about 300 CEOs of large companies like McDonald’s and Wal-Mart to have them pledge that they would not discriminate against the long term unemployed when hiring.

Beijing to enforce use of clean coal in anti-pollution drive

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s capital city, Beijing, will enforce the use of cleaner low-sulphur coal from Aug. 1 in a bid to tackle the soaring levels of air pollution that frequently clog the country’s major cities, the official Xinhua media agency said on Saturday.

Inside Yingli, the giant Chinese solar company sponsoring the World Cup

It takes about two hours by car from the Chinese capital Beijing to get to the smog-blanketed city of Baoding. I don’t mean to be rude, but it’s nothing much to speak of, typical of the Northeast’s expanse of industrial wastelands, threaded together by super-highways. So we were surprised to find that

West Africa: Misconceptions Fuel Ebola Outbreak

[Unicef]Geneva/Dakar -As the Ebola-related death toll rises above 500 in West Africa, UNICEF and its partners are expanding their activities across the region to halt the spread of the disease by combating rumours, fears and misconceptions.

Zambia: Court Dismisses Bid to Probe Sata’s Health

[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka High Court has refused to grant leave for judicial review to Civil Rights activist Brebner Changala in the matter he is asking the court to constitute a medical board to examine the health of President Michael Sata.

p As usual only indifference from the Alberta Gov.! From Keepers of the Athab…

p As usual only indifference from the Alberta Gov.! From Keepers of the Athabasca: Residents of Fort Chipewyan have been met with callous indifference from the Government of Alberta in response to a new report that characterizes the impacts of industrial activity associated with the Athabasca Oil Sands on wildlife, environmental and especially human health. …