Russian Hacker Charged

Accused Russian Hacker Faces Charges in Extensive $200 Million Ransomware Spree

US authorities have charged a Russian hacker, Mikhail Pavlovich Matveev, also known as Wazawaka, for his alleged involvement with multiple ransomware groups that targeted hospitals, schools, and police departments. The Department of Justice stated that Matveev was an active member of three ransomware gangs, collectively demanding $400 million from victims and receiving almost $200 million…

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University Researchers Develop Flat Panel Haptics

Carnegie Mellon University Researchers Develop “Flat Panel Haptics” For Improved Touchscreen Interactions

Carnegie Mellon University’s Future Interfaces Group has developed a new technology called “Flat Panel Haptics,” which can create protruding screen areas on demand to enhance touchscreen interactions. The researchers, Craig Shultz and Chris Harrison have used Embedded Electroosmotic Pumps (EEOPs) to fill screen sections with fluid and create tactile buttons that stick out from the…

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