Day: February 13, 2020

Voatz of no confidence: MIT boffins eviscerate US election app, claim fiends could exploit flaws to derail democracy

Shoddy code allegations are just FUD, software maker insists Only a week after the mobile app meltdown in Iowa’s Democratic Caucus, computer scientists at MIT have revealed their analysis of the Voatz app used in West Virginia’s 2018 midterm election.… …read more Source:: Register

Shelby Signature Series Mustang flexes with 825 hp – Roadshow

Those 825 ponies will cost you, though. …read more Source:: CNet

Ford Mustang Mach-E makes its European entrance – Roadshow

Ford in London revealed the electric SUV for Europe, and gave the changes from the US-spec model. …read more Source:: CNet

Security flaws mar mobile voting app, researchers say – CNET

Voatz, maker of a smartphone app used by military and overseas voters, disputes the findings as incomplete. …read more Source:: CNet

Babel of IoT Authentication Poses Security Challenges

With more than 80 different schemes for authenticating devices either proposed or implemented, best practices and reference architectures are sorely needed, experts say. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Robot Analysts Outwit Humans on Investment Picks, Study Shows

They beat us at chess and trivia, supplant jobs by the thousands, and are about to be let loose on highways and roads as chauffeurs and couriers. Now, fresh signs of robot supremacy are emerging on Wall Street in the form of machine stock analysts that make more profitable investment choices than humans. From a…

Huawei to the danger zone: Now Uncle Sam slaps it with 16 charges of racketeering, fraud, money laundering, theft of robot arm and source code

CFO – and daughter of founder Ren Zhengfei – Meng Wanzhou named in fresh criminal indictment Huawei has been charged by the US government with 16 counts ranging from fraud to conspiracy to launder money and steal trade secrets to racketeering conspiracy.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

You could get paid to binge-watch every Fast & Furious movie – CNET

Yonkers Honda will give someone $100 per movie watched and reviewed ahead of the release of F9. …read more Source:: CNet

Critical WordPress Plugin Bug Afflicts 700K Sites

Researchers are urging users of the GDPR Cookie Consent WordPress plugin to update as soon as possible. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Why Poor People Make Poor Decisions

An anonymous reader shares a report: […] The most significant improvement was in how the money helped parents, well, to parent. Before the casino opened its doors, parents worked hard through the summer but were often jobless and stressed in the winter. The new income enabled Cherokee families to put money aside and to pay…