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Millions Of Intel-Based Laptops and Desktops Are At Risk: Here’s How To Verify Your System

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Millions Of Intel-Based Laptops and Desktops Are At Risk: Here’s How To Verify Your System Intel has recently revealed that quite a number of its processors are affected by security vulnerabilities. Originally discovered by external security researchers including Mark Ermolov and Maxim Goryachy of Positive Technologies Research, the issue is rather serious since these vulnerabilities […]

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UBER PAID OFF HACKERS TO HIDE A 57-MILLION USER DATA BREACH

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UBER PAID OFF HACKERS TO HIDE A 57-MILLION USER DATA BREACH BY NOW, THE name Uber has become practically synonymous with scandal. But this time the company has outdone itself, building a Jenga-style tower of scandals on top of scandals that has only now come crashing down. Not only did the ridesharing service lose control […]

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It’s not robots we should fear, it’s their creators

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It’s not robots we should fear, it’s their creators One day, artificially intelligent robots will replace human beings as the Earth’s dominant form of life, or so says Stephen Hawking (and Elon Musk). However, for all the impressive progress AIs and robots have made in recent years, the most urgent and real danger they pose to society lies elsewhere. More specifically, […]

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IT TAKES JUST $1,000 TO TRACK SOMEONE’S LOCATION WITH MOBILE ADS

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IT TAKES JUST $1,000 TO TRACK SOMEONE’S LOCATION WITH MOBILE ADS By: ANDY GREENBERG   WHEN YOU CONSIDER the nagging privacy risks of online advertising, you may find comfort in the thought of a vast, abstract company like Pepsi or Nike viewing you as just one data point among millions. What, after all, do you have to […]

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Consumer report warns over safety of kids’ smartwatches

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Consumer report warns over safety of kids’ smartwatches by Natasha Lomas (@riptari) A report by an EU consumer watchdog has flagged up myriad problems with smartwatches designed for children, including security flaws, privacy concerns, and risks posed by unreliable features. Based on the analysis it argues that the core ‘peace of mind’ proposition of GPS smartwatches aimed at […]