A website used to fund the campaigns of Republican senators was infected with malware that for more than six months collected donors' personal information, including full names, addresses, and credit card data, a researcher said.
A faulty battery just cost Samsung a pile of money and tarnished its reputation.
But the Korean electronics giant wasn’t the first company forced to recall a product due to batteries that had a tendency to catch fire — not by a long shot. And it almost certainly won’t be the last.
NTechLab is only a year old, but the Russian startup is making headlines with its controversial facial recognition technology.
The company rocketed to the top of this nascent industry when it beat Google in the “MegaFace” facial recognition competition held last year in Washington state.
With 30 successful tests under its belt and 300 pending orders, the company is ready to take its facial recognition system to the world. The company plans to make its cloud-based facial recognition system available to corporate, government, and law enforcement clients.
If the recent Yahoo breach wasn’t enough to make you re-think your password behaviour, then hopefully Cyber Security Awareness Month is a good reason to start taking it seriously.
In what’s believed to be an unprecedented attempt to bypass the security of Apple iPhones, or any smartphone that uses fingerprints to unlock, California’s top cops asked to enter a residence and force anyone inside to use their biometric information to open their mobile devices.