Day: February 20, 2019

Researcher: Not Hard for a Hacker to Capsize a Ship at Sea

Capsizing a ship with a cyberattack is a relatively low-skill enterprise, according to an analysis from Pen Test Partners. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Samsung Galaxy Fold: The first pictures of Samsung’s amazing foldable phone – CNET

The foldable future is finally here. …read more Source:: CNet

Galaxy S10 vs. iPhone XS, Pixel 3: All specs, compared – CNET

How does Samsung’s latest Galaxy S10 stack up against its Apple and Android rivals spec-by-spec? …read more Source:: CNet

Galaxy S10 Plus vs. iPhone XS Max, Pixel 3XL: All specs, compared – CNET

See how Samsung’s behemoth Galaxy S10 Plus stacks up against its Apple and Android rivals spec by spec. …read more Source:: CNet

Facebook Now Lets Android Users Block Background Collection of Location Data

Facebook has rolled out an update to Android users that gives them a greater degree of control over the sharing of location data with the social network. From a report: Specifically, the update makes it possible to stop Facebook from using tracking your location in the background when you are not using the app. The…

Chrome ad, content blockers beg Google: Don’t execute our code! Wait, no, do execute our code – just don’t kill us!

Worried devs list Manifest v3 problems they need tweaked Makers of ad blockers, content filters, and privacy extensions for Google’s Chrome browser have drawn up a list of desired technical fixes to undo the anticipated damage from pending browser platform changes.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

DIY X-Ray Machine Becomes CT Scanner

Once you’ve built your own X-ray machine to take 2D images of the insides of stuff, there’s really only one logical next step: building your own computed tomography (CT) scanner to get 3D reconstructions instead. That’s exactly what [Fran Piernas] has done, and documented over on While the original X-ray machine build dealt with…

Employees and Contractors Expose Information Online in 98 Percent of Organizations

An anonymous reader shares a report: Employees and contractors are exposing confidential and sensitive information online and in the cloud in some 98 percent of organizations. This is found primarily in Dropbox, Google, and Microsoft SharePoint. This is among the findings of a new report from insider threat specialist Dtex Systems which has analyzed information…

Separ Malware Plucks Hundreds of Companies’ Credentials in Ongoing Phish

An ongoing phishing campaign is targeting hundreds of businesses to steal their email and browser credentials using a simply – but effective – malware. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Galaxy Watch Active tracks blood pressure and is more focused on your health – CNET

Samsung wants its new Galaxy Fit and Fit E bands to be affordable ways to track health and fitness. …read more Source:: CNet