Day: September 16, 2019

US Turning Up the Heat on North Korea’s Cyber Threat Operations

Sanctions on North Korean nation-state hacking groups came amid reports of fresh malicious campaigns directed at US entities from the isolated nation. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Facebook Advertisers Can Write Their Own Headlines For Shared News Stories

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Advertisers on Facebook are able to completely rewrite the displayed headline for news stories, CBC News has learned, opening the door for potential disinformation to spread on the platform while using news media branding as cover. When placing an ad on the platform, one option is to…

NASA Juno spacecraft spots moon shadow on Jupiter – CNET

Jupiter’s moon Io left a sharp black spot on the gas giant. …read more Source:: CNet

Snowden: Jury should decide whether NSA leaks were “right or wrong.” – CNET

The former NSA contractor reiterated his reasons for not returning to the US. …read more Source:: CNet

2019 Jeep Cherokee earns Top Safety Pick, but pick the right headlights – Roadshow

Like so many other Top Safety Picks, the headlights are the asterisk of the award. …read more Source:: CNet

CBS and MIT’s 1960 Documentary On AI Is a Gem

FastCompany magazine editor and Slashdot reader harrymcc writes: On the night of October 26, 1960, CBS aired a special — coproduced with MIT — about an emerging field of technology called ‘artificial intelligence.’ It featured demos — like a checkers-playing computer and one that wrote scripts for TV westerns — along with sound bits from…

The results are in… and California’s GDPR-ish digital privacy law has survived onslaught by Google and friends

Five amendments to law approved before deadline, none undercut core goals Analysis California’s landmark digital privacy law will remain “largely intact” despite a year of determined lobbying by Google and other tech giants to undermine it.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Vaping: The deaths, illnesses and controversies in the last year – CNET

Get up to date on this growing — but controversial — industry. …read more Source:: CNet

Senators urge FCC to scrutinize Chinese carriers operating in US – CNET

Sens. Chuck Schumer and Tom Cotton say China Telecom and China Unicom could pose a national security threat. …read more Source:: CNet

The Porsche Taycan’s $500 sport sound option is cool, but kind of absurd – Roadshow

The sound seems cool, but charging for it on a car that starts at $150,000 is excessive. …read more Source:: CNet