23 May 2015
New York: US researchers have developed vaccines that can protect chickens from two new strains of avian influenza that can be transmitted from poultry to humans. "We focused on avian influenza virus subtype H5N1, which can get transmitted from chickens to humans (zoonotic strain)," explained one of the researchers Juergen A Richt, professor of veterinary medicine at the Kansas State University.
21 May 2015
New Delhi: In a major breakthrough in detecting the deadly swine flu virus that killed around 2,000 people in 2015, a key military research centre has developed a kit that can detect the virus in a matter of hours.
14 May 2015
New Delhi: The Indian cyberspace has been hit by the malicious activity of a potentially threatening virus which can execute phishing attacks to negatively alter users' personal data, country's lead cyber security agency has said.
14 Apr 2014
Boston: BlackBerry Ltd said it plans to release security updates for messaging software for Android and iOS devices by Friday to address vulnerabilities in programs related to the "Heartbleed" security threat.
09 Apr 2014
New Delhi: A major flaw in the Internet security has put at risk many passwords, credit card as well as e-mail information. Heartbleed is a bug in OpenSSL.
12 Apr 2014
Boston: US government warned banks and other businesses on Friday to be on alert for hackers seeking to steal data exposed by the "Heartbleed" bug, as a German programmer took responsibility for the widespread security crisis.
12 Apr 2014
Washington: White House and US intelligence agencies said on Friday neither the National Security Agency nor any other part of the government were aware before this month of the "Heartbleed" bug, denying a report that the spy agency exploited the glitch in widely used Web encryption technology to gather intelligence.
20 Mar 2015
BOSTON/FRANKFURT: New bugs in the widely used encryption software known as OpenSSL were disclosed on Thursday, though experts say do not pose a serious threat like the "Heartbleed" vulnerability in the same technology that surfaced a year ago.
05 May 2015
Toronto: In a breakthrough, scientists have identified a tiny molecule that forces the HIV virus to open up and expose its vulnerable parts, allowing the immune system to kill the infected body cells.
09 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Scientific research into possible medicines for the dreaded AIDS disease from the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) itself and even snake venom and drugs for MDR-TB from the tuberculosis germs will be in sharp focus at the two-day World Homeopathic Summit to be held in Mumbai this weekend.