A critical software vulnerability in Boeing 787 could cause cause pilots to lose control of the aircraft mid-air, according to IT-news:
Everyone can agree that finding the right password is not easy. Some put a lot of thought into it, others not so much. And there’s always the possibility that you’ll just forget a few of the not so frequently used ones (if you use different and more or less complicated passwords for everything).
Privacy is a huge concern in times when every company, app, and program wants to know everything about you. This is especially true for social networks.
Not even a week after a critical cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw affected version 4.1.2 and an unknown numbers of plugins, the maintainers of Wordpress have rushed out the version 4.2.1 which fixes a zero-day vulnerability.
Will hackers up their game in the future and get into biohacking? Seth Wahle, a former US navy petty officer, demonstrates what dangers this kind of hacking will bring.
Hacking is illegal and a crime – everyone knows (or should know) that. It is also not unheard of that if you get caught for a cybercrime, you will get punished. But do you know what the sentence could look like?
It could be a scenario out of a SciFi movie: The surgeons are in a room on one end of the earth, operating via a high-tech robot on a human brain with the patient being situated in a completely different city. Suddenly the lights go out. The emergency power kicks in and the emergency lights illuminate the room in a dull red color. Then the robot stops responding. The surgeons are confused and start tapping frantically on keys on their keyboards to get the robot to do its work again but to no avail.
Smartphone apps are known for wanting access to a lot of different information from you on your mobile – sometimes even to the point of it being ridiculous. That’s not the worst part though.
Remember back when you still went to school? There were certainly times when you wanted to improve your marks.
It might sound a bit strange – but unlocking your phone with your ears and knuckles instead of your fingertip/pin is actually something Yahoo presented during the 2015 Computer-Human Interaction Conference (CHI) in Seoul. According to a report by IDG News Service, the technology can unlock phones in a fast and secure manner.