Day: January 21, 2020

Forget sharks with lasers on their heads. This AI can read around corners – CNET

The future is about lasers that can see what you can’t. …read more Source:: CNet

Get a Samsung Galaxy Fit fitness tracker and Galaxy Buds bundle for $150 – CNET

Save about $40 on a bundle that combines a lightweight fitness band and Samsung’s true wireless earbuds. …read more Source:: CNet

These sharks can walk – CNET

In the latest news out of Australia, sharks are walking now. …read more Source:: CNet

New Ransomware Tactic Shows How Windows EFS Can Aid Attackers

Researchers have discovered how ransomware can take advantage of the Windows Encrypting File System, prompting security vendors to release patches. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Remember that Sonos speaker you bought a few years back that works perfectly? It’s about to be screwed for… reasons

Planned obsolescence strikes again Sonos is doubling down on its previously disclosed inclination to drop support for older products that aren’t profitable to support.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Notorious Crime Gang Targets Internet Routers Using Tomato Firmware

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Internet routers running the Tomato alternative firmware are under active attack by a self-propagating exploit that searches for devices using default credentials. When credentials are found, the exploit then makes the routers part of a botnet that’s used in a host of online attacks, researchers said…

Vodafone has exited Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra – CNET

The association has lost another founding member. …read more Source:: CNet

Can AI put humans back in the loop?

Scientists at Germany’s Technische Universität Darmstadt have developed a procedure for a human domain expert to look at the inner workings of an AI model as it is trained to solve a simple problem, and to correct where the machine goes wrong. Can it work for more complex problems? …read more Source:: ZDNet

Microsoft discovers new sLoad 2.0 (Starslord) malware

sLoad malware gangs makes a comeback after having operations exposed last month. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Autonomous driving firm Zenuity taps HPE for AI, HPC infrastructure

The new partnership aligns with HPE’s stepped up focus on supporting HPC, AI and analytics workloads. …read more Source:: ZDNet