Scientists have recently unveiled the Shipboard Autonomous Firefighting Robot (SAFFiR). The two-legged, or bipedal, humanoid robot uses thermal imaging to identify fires which are automatically doused via one of two hoses located in its arms.
Hacking the ads
Kaspersky Lab’s researchers have discovered a new botnet that cashes-in on aggressive advertising, mostly in Germany and the US. Criminals infect their victims’ computers with the Magala Trojan Clicker, generating fake ad views, and making up to 350$ from each machine.