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Canadian ATM’s Default Passwords Allow Admin Access

Recently, two teenagers from Winnipeg attempted to access an ATM inside a local grocery store. After performing research online, they found a few of the weak default passwords, intended to be changed before the units were put into service. In less that one mintue of Googling, administrative guides showing “123456” are easily discovered. Instead of […]

International Space Station Installs Laser Data Link

NASA’s antiquated radio based data transfer system, typically required about 10 minutes to transfer a 300MB file over the 4Mbps network. However, with the recent additions of laser based digital link, they managed to transfer the following video in a short 3.5 seconds. The complexity of aligning the laser from an orbiting station, to Earth, […]