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McAfee warns about ’12 Scams of Christmas’

Retailers aren’t the only ones gearing up for the holiday season. Criminals are also out in force. To highlight the increased crime during the holidays, security company McAfee has come up with the “12 Scams of Christmas” ranging from bogus electronic greeting cards that deliver malware instead of cheer to fake charities that steal your

Engineering behind tsunami warning systems

At 10:48 a.m. PDT on Tuesday, an earthquake with a magnitude 8.0 occurred in the Samoa Islands region. Shortly after, an intricate system of buoys, satellites, and computer networks helped the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration get out the word of potential tsunami danger to coastal communities all around the Pacific.