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Get ready for the emergence of AI-as-a-Service>

24 Leden, 2020 - 14:53
SaaS and PaaS have become part of the everyday tech lexicon since emerging as delivery models, shifting how enterprises purchase and implement technology. A new “_” as a service model is aspiring to become just as widely adopted based on its potential to drive business outcomes with unmatched efficiency: Artificial intelligence as a service (AIaaS). The emergence of AIaaS will play a critical role in AI adoption.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Police are about to deploy 'privacy destroying' facial recognition cameras across London>

24 Leden, 2020 - 14:39
Facial recognition cameras are set to be deployed across London for the first time, the Metropolitan Police has announced. The Police say the technology will help fight crime - but critics warn that the 'privacy destroying' scheme amounts to oppressive surveillance. What is your opinion on this decision?
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

ProtonVPN Applications are Now 100% Open Source>

23 Leden, 2020 - 15:46
Are you a ProtonVPN user? Have you heard that ProtonVPN applications are now 100% open source?
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Weakening Encryption Could Impact Election Security, Coalition Says>

23 Leden, 2020 - 15:28
An election security group has said the Justice Department’s renewed calls for access to encrypted data could impact more than privacy, stating: “Any effort to diminish the effectiveness of encryption will inherently diminish the security and, potentially, the integrity, of our elections. Hostile actors will likely direct similar efforts at campaign officials, political organizations, and politically engaged individuals in future elections." What are your thoughts?
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

ProtonVPN apps handed to open source community in transparency push>

22 Leden, 2020 - 15:39
ProtonVPN has handed over application code to the open source community in a bid to improve transparency and security standards.  
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Why Artificial Intelligence Is The Smart Way to Form Real Bonds With Customers>

22 Leden, 2020 - 15:33
AI isn’t going to replace us, but it will make it easier to deliver services that keep people safe.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

The Performance Cost To SELinux On Fedora 31>

20 Leden, 2020 - 15:53
Following the recent AppArmor performance regression in Linux 5.5 (since resolved), some Phoronix readers had requested tests out of curiosity in looking at the performance impact of Fedora's decision to utilize SELinux by default. Here is how the Fedora Workstation 31 performance compares out-of-the-box with SELinux to disabling it.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Amazon’s Ring blamed hacks on consumers reusing their passwords. A lawsuit says that’s not true.>

20 Leden, 2020 - 15:48
Are you an Amazon Ring user? Plaintiffs suing the company say they created unique passwords but were hacked anyway, and that Ring's devices lack widely adopted security and privacy precautions. 
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Washington State Lawmakers Introduce Legislation Regulating Data Privacy, Facial Recognition>

17 Leden, 2020 - 15:26
Following in the footsteps of their West Coast neighbors, Washington state legislators have introduced legislation to regulate consumer data privacy and the government’s use of facial recognition software. The data privacy bill would give consumers the right to access and delete data collected about them, while the facial recognition legislation would regulate government use of the software.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

EU considers banning facial recognition technology in public spaces>

17 Leden, 2020 - 15:19
The European Union is debating a potential ban on the use of facial recognition technologies in public areas which could last for five years, allowing lawmakers to catch up. 
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Google to kill third-party Chrome cookies in two years>

16 Leden, 2020 - 15:58
Are you a privacy-conscious Google Chrome user? Google doesn’t want to block third-party cookies in Chrome right now. It has promised to make them obsolete later, though. Wait – what?
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Apps are sharing more of your data with ad industry than you may think>

16 Leden, 2020 - 15:53
GDPR? The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)? HA! Those laws aren’t doing squat to protect us from the digital marketing and adtech industry, according to a new report from the Norwegian Consumer Council (NCC).
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Securing Kubernetes: Bug bounty program announced>

15 Leden, 2020 - 14:26
Want to help lock down Kubernetes and make some money while you're at it? The Cloud Native Computing Foundation has a new bug bounty program for you.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Intel Patches Security Vulnerability in Linux and Windows Drivers>

15 Leden, 2020 - 14:22
Are you aware that Intel has published a total of six advisories for security vulnerabilities impacting its products, including the Intel Processor Graphics on Windows and Linux?
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Powerful GPG collision attack spells the end for SHA-1>

13 Leden, 2020 - 15:20
New research has heightened an already urgent call to abandon SHA-1, a cryptographic algorithm still used in many popular online services. A new, powerful GPG collision attack on the system which could enable attackers to fake digital certificates has been discovered.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Arm Chips Vulnerable to PAN Bypass – “We All Know it’s Broken”>

13 Leden, 2020 - 15:11
Are you aware that memory access protections baked into the ARMv8 64-bit specification are vulnerable to being bypassed? The Arm team has just recently mitigated the bug, which would allow an attacker to circumvent its “Privileged Access Never” (PAN) controls in the kernel. 
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

What Is Fingerprinting and How Firefox Blocks It>

10 Leden, 2020 - 14:45
Your data is worth more than you can imagine, and this is why advertisers turn to all kinds of tactics to collect information about you, including a method that is known as fingerprinting. Learn about fingerprinting and how Firefox blocks this privacy threat by default:
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Critical Firefox 0-Day Under Active Attacks – Update Your Browser Now!>

9 Leden, 2020 - 15:15
Attention! Are you using Firefox as your web browsing software on your Windows, Linux, or Mac systems? If yes, you should immediately update your free and open-source Firefox web browser to the latest version available on Mozilla's website. Why the urgency? Mozilla earlier today released Firefox 72.0.1 and Firefox ESR 68.4.1 versions to patch a critical zero-day vulnerability in its browsing software that an undisclosed group of hackers is actively exploiting in the wild. Learn more:
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

The year of encryption is upon us>

9 Leden, 2020 - 15:09
Each year has its defining moments and trends. Learn why 2020 will be the "Year of Encryption":
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Firefox 72 rolls out: No more notification popups, fingerprinting blocked by default>

8 Leden, 2020 - 14:21
Are you a Mozilla Firefox user? Firefox 72 brings more privacy protection enhancements and addresses annoying notification request popups. Learn more about this release:
Kategorie: Hacking & Security