Day: March 13, 2019

North Korea Advertises Military Hardware On Twitter and YouTube, Defying Sanctions

eatmorekix shares a report from Motherboard: Glocom, a front company for the government of North Korea that sells sanctioned equipment, isn’t giving up. In 2017, before YouTube quietly removed Glocom’s channel, the company was advertising missile navigation and other military products on the video platform. But Glocom has returned. It setup a new channel, and…

Production Audi Q4 E-Tron will look just like the concept – Roadshow

The electric SUV will go into production in 2020. …read more Source:: CNet

Malicious Counter-Strike 1.6 servers used zero-days to infect users with malware

Dr.Web: 39 percent of all Counter-Strike 1.6 servers were malicious and tried to infect users with malware. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Brazilian retailer quizzed over facial recognition tech

Hering will have to explain whether its innovation experiments violate user privacy and consumer rights. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Qualcomm, Apple make closing arguments in patent trial – CNET

The two tech giants have been battling it out in San Diego. …read more Source:: CNet

What today links Gmail, Google Drive, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram – apart from being run by monopolistic personal data harvesters?

They all fell over, fears of massive DDoS denied Both Google and Facebook suffered widespread outages Wednesday, with the Chocolate Factory leading the way and seemingly fixing its issues just as Zuck’s network became decidedly antisocial.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Trump: All Boeing 737 Max 8 planes are grounded ‘immediately’ – CNET

The FAA also releases a statement on why it’s now calling for the aircraft’s grounding. …read more Source:: CNet

James Bond ditches V12 Aston Martin, goes electric for next film, report says – Roadshow

Bond 25 director Cary Joji Fukunaga reportedly pushed for 007 to go green. …read more Source:: CNet

Verizon Says 5G Network Will Cost Extra $10 a Month

Verizon said on Tuesday that it will charge an additional $10 a month per smartphone for subscribers who want to add 5G speeds to their devices, the first major U.S. carrier to disclose pricing for the faster cellular service. From a report: Verizon says it’ll flip the switch next month on a much-hyped, next-generation “5G”…

Autism, Cybercrime, and Security’s Skill Struggle

People on the autism spectrum often possess traits that could help them succeed in cybersecurity – providing they don’t fall into cybercrime first. …read more Source:: DarkReading