Day: May 8, 2019

Key to success: Tenants finally get physical keys after suing landlords for fitting Bluetooth smart-lock to front door

Big Apple residents weren’t too appy with apartment block’s high-tech security system The owners of a Manhattan apartment block have agreed to give their tenants mechanical keys to end a court battle over a keyless smart-lock system.… …read more Source:: Register

2018 Arrests Have Done Little to Stop Marauding Threat Group

In fact, FIN7’s activities only appear to have broadened, according to a new report. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Sex tech company Lora DiCarlo gets CES robotics award it was first denied – CNET

CTA presents the company with an Innovation Award again, admitting its mistake in revoking it the first time. …read more Source:: CNet

Microsoft Wants To Close the UWP, Win32 Divide With ‘Windows Apps’

An anonymous reader quotes a report from ZDNet: When Microsoft launched UWP in 2015, officials promised that the platform would provide apps with better performance and security because they’d be distributable and updatable from the Microsoft Store. Developers would be able to use a common set of programming interfaces across Windows 10, Windows Phone, HoloLens…

DeepDotWeb Operators Indicted, Website Seized by the FBI

Defendants allegedly earned kickbacks for sales of illegal contraband, including hacking tools and malicious code. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Intel Process Technology Update: 10nm Server Products in 1H 2020, Accelerated 7nm in 2021

Intel provided an update regarding its upcoming fabrication technologies at its 2019 Investor Meeting today. From a report: The company is on track to produce server-class products using its 10 nm manufacturing technology already in the first half of 2020. What is relatively surprising is that the company intends to start production of chips using…

Instagram might change its rules around banning accounts – CNET

All users will be allotted the same number of violations before being removed, a report says. …read more Source:: CNet

Airbnb Superhost Secretly Recorded Guests with Hidden Bedroom Camera

The incident is only the latest in a string of disturbing horror stories of guests finding live, recording cameras hidden in their Airbnb flats. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Pokemon: Detective Pikachu — Everything you need to know – CNET

Here’s the latest news on the cast led by Ryan Reynolds, plot, release date, reviews and more. …read more Source:: CNet

Social Engineering Slams the C-Suite: Verizon DBIR

Criminals are also going after cloud-based email accounts, according to Verizon’s ‘2019 Data Breach Investigations Report.’ …read more Source:: DarkReading