Gertrude Bell (1868-1926)Born in the north of England, Gertrude Bell was the second woman to graduate from Oxford University in the U.K., a feat she followed up by traveling extensively throughout the Middle East visiting archaeological sites and exploring remote desert locations, according to Newcastle University's Gertrude Bell Archive. Along with her colleague T.E. Lawrence — better known as "Lawrence of Arabia" — she was considered to be one of the foremost European experts on Arab culture in the Western world, during the early 20th century. Bell led archaeological digs in Syria and Iraq, and wrote about her expeditions in highly-respected and popular accounts, according to an exhibit of her books, photos and papers presented at Yale University in 2011. … [Read more...] about Move Over, ‘Tomb Raider’: Here Are 11 Pioneering Women Archaeologists
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Security experts usually advise against jailbreaking an iOS device, as this opens the device to malware and other attacks. However, Pwn20wnd claimed that the new Unc0ver exploit was different from previous exploits because it keeps Apple's iOS security features intact and running. … [Read more...] about New Unc0ver jailbreak released, works on all recent iOS versions
We are aware of reports of unauthorized access to some Nintendo Accounts and we are investigating the situation. In the meantime, we recommend that users enable two-step verification for their Nintendo Account as instructed here: https://en-americas-support.nintendo.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/27496. If any users become aware of unauthorized activity, we encourage them to take the steps outlined at https://en-americas-support.nintendo.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/47194 or visit https://support.nintendo.com for general support. … [Read more...] about 160,000 Nintendo accounts were compromised—including one of ours [Updated]
All these changes make for awkward times when people happily driving decade-old cars butt up against the modern driving machine. You can see this in discussions on the Internet. The Internet commenter must be heavily underrepresented in car industry focus groups, since most posts about cars tell us that the author wouldn't be caught dead letting a car brake for them, steer for them, or shift their gears. And they certainly don't want large screens to take the place of the traditional buttons and double-DIN car stereos. Yet every OEM I speak to points at customer demand for the "smartphone experience in their cars" as the driving force behind it all. … [Read more...] about Does too much technology make a car artificial?
We’re tracking a massive campaign that delivers the legitimate remote access tool NetSupport Manager using emails with attachments containing malicious Excel 4.0 macros. The COVID-19 themed campaign started on May 12 and has so far used several hundreds of unique attachments. pic.twitter.com/kwxOA0pfXH … [Read more...] about Microsoft warns of ‘massive’ phishing campaign leveraging Excel 4.0 macros