What's It About? Facebook has launched a pilot test to combat "revenge porn" in Australia. The strategy entails uploading your nude photos or videos to Messenger in order to help Facebook tag it as non-consensual explicit media. Why it's Important A new...
A new Reuters report, corroborated separated by Apple, shows that the FBI could have lost valuable time by not requesting Apple to help unlock the Sutherland Springs mass shooter's iPhone after the incident.Critical information could have been retrieved about...
Renowned theoretical physicist, author and cosmologist Stephen William Hawking has once again warned the world about the future of artificial intelligence and the effects it could have on humanity as a whole. Talking to Wired magazine, Hawking said AI...
After mounting pressure from lawmakers as well as users to clean up its portal, social media giant Facebook has announced that over the next one year, it will double the current 10,000-strong workforce related to matters of content safety...
About a week ago, Bloomberg reported that Apple has been overcoming iPhone X production bottlenecks by quietly asking its suppliers to reduce face recognition accuracy on Face ID hardware. If that's true, which it might considering the leakiness of...
Amazon today launched new cloud-based hardware called the Amazon Cloud Cam. Essentially a security camera comparable to most similar products, the Cloud Cam has two distinct advantages: one, it is linked to the largest cloud infrastructure service in the...
Hackers seem to have a new target in the United States - schools. And it's not just the school system; the hacks are directed at data about kids, such as social security numbers, discipline records and even medical records.So...
The ongoing spat between US and Russian intelligence has dragged a lot of tech companies into the fray, including Google and Facebook, but the worst hit so far has been Kaspersky Lab, for obvious reasons. The Moscow-based security companies...
Adobe Systems Inc. earlier this week warned its users that hackers were using vulnerabilities in its Flash application to compromise user systems. The hacks were discovered by Kaspersky Lab, itself embroiled in controversy over collusion with Russian intelligence agencies...
If you're at work, how do you know when someone is at your door ringing the doorbell? This would have been a children's riddle not too long ago. Today, it has a simple answer: by using smart doorbells.What are...
Why would a defense contractor be allowed to handle sensitive information when their network isn't highly secure? That's the question we asked ourselves when we found out that a defense agent in Australia had about 30GB of "commercial-in-confidence" data...
Technology has enhanced our lives in many ways, but it has also raised concerns about privacy. You often hear of security breaches on websites and from retail stores where personal data is stolen. Identity theft and privacy threats are...
In a report yesterday, we revealed how Israeli officials caught agents from Russia spying on US intelligence programs and their code names using the globally popular antivirus program from Kaspersky Lab. In that piece, we also questioned the psyche...
In a weird case of Spy Vs Spy Vs Spy, Israeli intelligence officials have discovered that Russian intelligence agents have been searching for code names of American intelligence programs. Hacking into antivirus provider Kaspersky Lab's systems, the Israeli officials...
No system is hack-proof, and software is no exception. But how easy is it to hack into something so mission-critical as a voting system? According to this year's DefCon attendees, it's surprisingly easy.DefCon is the world's largest hacker convention...