Tag: Moscow

The 11 cities most likely to run out of drinking water

Global demand for fresh water will exceed supply by 40% in 2030, thanks to a combination of climate change, human action and population growth.

Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs is a wake-up call on internet security

A security expert examines if the hackers of Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs could actually take over a real smart city (interview) One of the appealing parts about Ubisoft’s upcoming Watch Dogs video game is just how plausible its scenario is in the real world. In Watch Dogs, a hacker named Aiden Pearce and his friends take ...

Why are IBM and Cisco sharing cyber security secrets with Russia?

Western technology companies, including Cisco, IBM and SAP, are acceding to demands by Moscow for access to closely guarded product security secrets, at a time when Russia has been accused of a growing number of cyber attacks on the West, a Reuters investigation has found. Russian authorities are asking Western tech companies to allow them ...