Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Populations Are Exploding

New research: „Global proliferation of cephalopods“ Summary: Human activities have substantially changed the world’s oceans in recent decades, altering marine food webs, habitats and biogeochemical processes. Cephalopods (squid, cuttlefish and octopuses) have a unique set of biological traits, including rapid growth, short lifespans and strong life-history plasticity, allowing them to adapt quickly to changing environmental […]

Acoustical Attacks against Hard Drives

Interesting destructive attack: „Acoustic Denial of Service Attacks on HDDs„: Abstract: Among storage components, hard disk drives (HDDs) have become the most commonly-used type of non-volatile storage due to their recent technological advances, including, enhanced energy efficacy and significantly-improved areal density. Such advances in HDDs have made them an inevitable part of numerous computing systems, […]