Day: November 2, 2021

Facebook ditches its creepy, controversial robot – yes, its facial-recognition AI

Social network is going to sit this one out until clear rules are formulated Having last week sidelined the tarnished brand Facebook to conduct business under the name Meta, the social ad biz intends to deactivate its Facial Recognition system in a few weeks.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

FBI: Ransomware groups tying attacks to ‘significant financial events’

The FBI has sent out a notice saying ransomware groups often link their attacks to IPOs, mergers and acquisitions as a way to pressure companies. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Why Hyundai Is the One To Watch In the Race For EVs

Citing the Korean automaker’s “striking designs, interesting battery tech, and robust product pipeline,” John Voelcker from The Drive makes the case for why Hyundai “could emerge among the companies that transition fastest to EVs.” From the report: Its battery-electrics will come fast, entering the mass market on pace with those from GM and Ford. Hyundai’s…

The Executive Women’s Forum on Information Security, Risk Management & Privacy Elects Three Board Advisers

Security executives hail from Target, Eli Lilley, and SecurityCurve/SaltCybersecurity. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Dragos Launches ServiceNow’s OT Asset Discovery App

Integration with Dragos Platform will help joint customers to expand the visibility of ICS/OT assets. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Vaultree Raises $3.3M for Encryption Solution

The company’s platform uses Enhanced Searchable Symmetric Encryption (ESSE) and Fully Homomorphic Encryption (FHE) technologies. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Squid Game Crypto Scammers Rips Off Investors for Millions

Anti-dumping code kept investors from selling SQUID while fraudsters cashed out. …read more Source:: Threatpost

44% of Parents Struggle to Follow Tech Rules They Set for Their Kids

Parents perceive norms of behavior to be different for themselves and their children, according to Kaspersky.. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Microsoft Expands Security to AWS in Multicloud Push

Microsoft will expand its cloud security tools to AWS within a suite called Defender for Cloud and launch a new Defender for Business in preview later this month. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Hey, Walkers. What’s the difference between crisps and chips? Answer: You can’t get either of them

Software upgrade hits snack production for over a week Potato snack maker Walkers has seen the semiconductor chip shortage and raised it a deep fried crisp* between two oily fingers.… …read more Source:: TheRegister