Author: Brent J. Smith

CDC officially says all schools should reopen in-person across the US with new mitigation design

The CDC has recently designed a new layout for schools with the intention to reopen with in-person learning. The CDC has released a plan for reopening school based on community risk assessment. Based on four assessments, blue (low transmission), yellow (moderate transmission), orange (substantial transmission), and red (high transmission), the[Read More…]

Security flaw found that could have allowed hackers to create viruses

Cyber-security researchers from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev recently discovered a computer attack that could allow hackers to remotely trick laboratory scientists into creating toxins and viruses. Medical professionals use synthetic DNA for a variety of reasons, including the development of immunogens for creating vaccines. The Ben-Gurion researchers developed[Read More…]