The maker of Roomba robot vacuum iRobot said they could share or sell maps of users’ homes to tech companies, such as Amazon, for profit. Continue reading
A U.S. judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Facebook that accuses it of tracking users’ browsing activities even after they’ve logged out of their Facebook accounts. According to the judge, plaintiffs could have kept their online activity private but chose not to. Continue reading
INTERNET (JULY 09, 2017) (SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITE) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday (July 9) he and Russia’s president had discussed forming a cyber security unit, an idea harshly criticized by Republicans who said Moscow could not be trusted after its alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. election. Continue reading
A new study shows hackers could learn your passwords by using algorithms to learn the patterns of brainwaves through the use of EEG headsets. Continue reading
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA (REUTERS – A groundbreaking technology is promising to revolutionise electronic identification and authentication, according to its South African developers.
HEATHROW AIRPORT, LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (MAY 27, 2017) (REUTERS) – British Airways has cancelled all its flights from London’s two biggest airports until Saturday (May 27) evening after a global computer system outage caused confusion and chaos.
CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (MAY 15, 2017) (REUTERS – Cyber security researchers have found technical evidence they said could link North Korea with the global WannaCry “ransomware” cyber attack that has infected more than 300,000 computers in 150 countries since Friday (May 11).
Microsoft pinned blame on the U.S. government for not disclosing software vulnerabilities after officials across the globe scrambled to catch the culprits behind a massive ransomware worm. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading
A 22-year-old computer researcher is being hailed a hero for stopping the global spread of a ransomware attack that began last Friday.
MADRID, SPAIN (REUTERS) – Spanish companies, including Telefonica, were hit by a so-called ransomware hack into their computer systems on Friday (May 12), with Spain’s cyber security body warning of a “massive attack” affecting several firms.