June 2021

antivirus

What Is Brute Force Attack?

Credential Recycling is a kind of brute force attack in which usernames and passwords from other data breaches are reused to infiltrate other systems. A reverse brute force attack uses a common password and attempts to connect the username to the password. Since passwords are one of the most common passwords in 2017, this attack

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algae

What Is Blood Snow?

The term “glacier blood” or “blood snow” sounds like something you would read in a supernatural horror novel. But it is actually a purple phenomenon, a colorful sign of blooming life produced by tiny organisms that inhabit snow-covered mountain habitats. The eerie biological dye has many names – watermelon snow or red snow, for example

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behavioral decision theory

What Is Behavioral Economy?

Behavioral economics examines the effects of psychological, cognitive, emotional, cultural and social factors on individual and institution decisions and how these decisions differ from the classical economic theory. Behavioral economics differs from standard economics in that it uses real and complex models of people and it differs from psychology in that it focuses on institutions

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bully

What Is Cyberstalking?

Cyberstalking is the criminal practice of a person who uses the Internet to harass or threaten someone online. It can be carried out via email, social media, chat rooms, instant messages with customers and other online media. Cyberstalking of intimate partners is online harassment of a current or former romantic partner. Cyberstalking is also a

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army's biological warfare

What Is Project MkUltra?

Project MKUltra (MK-Ultra) was a code name given to an illegal experimental program designed and conducted by the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). It was organized by the CIA’s Office of Scientific Intelligence and coordinated with the U.S. Army’s Biological Warfare Laboratory. The program was sanctioned in 1953, downsized in 1964 and restricted in 1967.

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brain

What Is Fatal Insomnia?

For a rare group of people, a scary disease called fatal familial insomnia (FFI), sleep deprivation can be fatal. When we lie awake chasing feverish thoughts, our thoughts slow down and tick off the passing minutes, which adds to the sleepless fear. Others suffer from persistent insomnia, but levels are usually manageable. This article describes

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accidental death

What Is The Nazino Affair?

The disastrous situation on Nazino Island ended for the Soviet authorities at the beginning of June when the settlement was dissolved and the surviving 2,856 deported were transferred to a smaller settlement on the other side of the Nazina River, so that 157 deportees could not be relocated from the island for health reasons. The

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abnormal behavior

What Is Yandere?

Yandere is a Japanese term for a person who is loving, gentle, or at least innocent in his devotion, but who becomes destructive in nature through violence and brutality. Other characters are often psychologically unstable, deranged or even irrational, and use extreme violence or brutality as an outlet for their emotions. The term is derived

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ancient China

What Is Taoism?

In Taoism, the concept of Xuan refers to the mental universe. Taoism believes that the Xuan is the first cause of the universe, the spiritual body of the material. The main belief and doctrine of Taoism are that Tao is the origin and law of all things in the universe. Taoism endorses the art of

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