Facebook ... Face Recognition Woes
Facebook is in the news yet again, this time for having to face a class action lawsuit for allegedly gathering biometric information without users' explicit consent, via facial recognition technology.
Phishing Attack Simulator : Microsoft Goodies
Microsoft has announced a set of business security tools, including a phishing attack simulator, that make it easier and more affordable for businesses to identify and fix vulnerabilities before they become an issue.
Half Of Households Have Broadband Problems
A survey by consumer watchdog ‘Which?’ has revealed that more than half of UK customers across 12 providers, are having problems with their broadband service or price.
UK Launched Major Cyber Attack Against ISIS
GCHQ’s new director has revealed that last year, the UK has conducted a large-scale cyber-attack against ISIS that was designed to suppress online terrorist propaganda and hinder ISIS's ability to coordinate attacks.
Robots Not Coming For Your Job Just Yet, Says Report
A report by OECD says that previous forecasts may have exaggerated the impact of automation on jobs because the forecasts relied on a broad grouping together of jobs with the same title.
Russia Suspected of Hacking Campaign
The UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), the FBI and the US Department of Homeland Security have warned that Russia may be behind a broad hacking offensive targeting millions of machines that direct data around the net.
Apple Hire’s Google’s AI Chief To Help Boost Siri
In a bid to develop Siri and catch up with competitors in the digital assistant battle, Apple has hired Google’s top AI man, John Giannandrea.
Wearable Tech Could Help Solve Murder
Police in Australia are reported to be using data recorded by a murder victim's Apple smartwatch to help catch her killer.
UK Universities Are Cryptojacking Targets
The latest attacker behaviour industry report by automated threat management firm Vectra shows that UK higher education institutions are now prime targets for illicit cryptocurrency mining, also known as ‘cryptojacking’.