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Hackers Are Selling Data Stolen From Audi and Volkswagen

On Friday, Volkswagen disclosed a data breach that it said affected 3.3 million customers and interested buyers. On Monday, hackers put the data stolen from the car maker on sale on a notorious hacking forum. From a report: In the sales listing revie.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJun 17th, 2021

GTA V ships over 150 million copies, pushing the franchise to over 350 million sold in total

It seems that GTA V remains the second best-selling video game in history, with over 150 million copies sold, and about 50 million shy from the first place currently held by Minecraft. GTA V sales have significantly pushed the GTA franchise to cross.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News7 hr. 40 min. ago

Facebook is reportedly trying to analyze encrypted data without decrypting it

The social networking giant confirmed as much to The Information (paywalled), and is apparently one of several tech companies interested in a field known as homomorphic encryption. Outside experts told the publication that Facebook could be intereste.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News8 hr. 40 min. ago

Microsoft accidentally leaked almost the entire plot for Halo Infinite

Over the weekend, Halo Infinite's Creative Director Joseph Staten issued a tweet acknowledging that the development team had accidentally left files for the single-player campaign in the multiplayer beta they released last week. Data miners uncovered.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News8 hr. 40 min. ago

Facebook Researchers Hope To Bring Together Two Foes: Encryption and Ads

Facebook is bulking up a team of artificial intelligence researchers, including a key hire from Microsoft, to study ways of analyzing encrypted data without decrypting it, the company confirmed to the Information. From the report: The research could.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 12 min. ago

Apple begins selling Touch ID-equipped Magic Keyboard, new Mac Pro GPUs

The Mac Pro gets Radeon Pro W6800X and W6900X MPX modules. Apple's new Magic Keyboard with Touch ID. [credit: Apple ].....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News10 hr. 41 min. ago

If YouTube’s algorithms radicalize people, it’s hard to tell from the data

Tracking user behavior shows that most people don't go down radical rabbit holes. Enlarge / YouTube's recommendation algorithm probably didn't send them to Washington, DC. (credit: Brent Stirton / Getty Images) We've all seen it happen: Watch.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 13 min. ago

New study finds emperor penguins increasingly threatened by climate change

A new study published today in Global Change Biology provides valuable new data that highlights how species extinction risk is accelerating due to rapid climate change and an increase in extreme climate events, such as glacial calving and sea ice los.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News13 hr. 12 min. ago

Acquisition of channel state information for mmWave MIMO: Traditional and machine learning approaches

Millimeter wave (mmWave) communications have attracted extensive interest from academia, industry, and government as they can make full use of abundant frequency resources at the high-frequency band to achieve ultra-high-speed data transmission. The.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News13 hr. 12 min. ago

Who you bargain against can impact your home price

When putting a house on the market, who has the edge when it comes to selling for a profit?.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News13 hr. 12 min. ago

Citizen, real-time crime alert app, is now selling access to its on-demand safety agents

Next time you're walking alone at night or meeting up with a stranger for a first date, one startup, the real-time crime alert app Citizen, would like to listen in -- with the goal of protecting you......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News14 hr. 41 min. ago

Zoom to pay $85M for lying about encryption and sending data to Facebook and Google

Zoom users to get $15 or $25 each in proposed settlement of class-action lawsuit. Enlarge / Technical preview of Zoom's end-to-end encryption, made available months after Zoom was caught lying to users about how it encrypts video calls. (credit:.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Hackers Shut Down System For Booking COVID-19 Shots in Italy"s Lazio Region

Hackers have attacked and shut down the IT systems of the company that manages COVID-19 vaccination appointments for the Lazio region surrounding Rome, the regional government said on Sunday. From a report: "A powerful hacker attack on the region's C.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Tale of Fake Hewlett-Packard Gear Spurs Arrest in China, Lawsuit

An anonymous reader shares a report: When three Chinese nationals were jailed in Beijing almost a decade ago and accused of selling fake Hewlett-Packard networking gear, it looked like an example of U.S. companies getting what they'd long demanded: a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

All-electric 2022 Audi e-tron GT and RS e-tron GT provide a pop of tech in understated packaging

Luxury, technology and a whole lot of flash often go hand in hand. In the age of space-faring billionaires, we all expect the latest wiz-bang gadget to look like something from the future, right? Not in Audi’s view. The 2022 Audi e-tron GT and.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Building a better model of Arctic ecosystems

Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory added new plant data to a computer model that simulates Arctic ecosystems, enabling it to better predict how vegetation in rapidly warming northern environments may respond to climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Hackers Leak Full EA Data After Failed Extortion Attempt

The hackers who breached Electronic Arts last month have released the entire cache of stolen data after failing to extort the company and later sell the stolen files to a third-party buyer. From a report: The data, dumped on an underground cybercrime.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Zoom reaches $85M settlement in ‘Zoombombing’ lawsuit

Zoom has agreed to pay $85 million to settle a lawsuit that accused the video conferencing giant of violating users’ privacy by sharing their data with third parties without permission and enabling “Zoombombing” incidents. Zoombombi.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

WISEA J052305.94-015356.1 may be an extreme subdwarf of T-type

By analyzing the data from various surveys, a British amateur astronomer has found that a recently discovered star, designated WISEA J052305.94-015356.1, may be a representative of a rare class of subdwarfs—an extreme subdwarf of the T spectral cla.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Don"t be fooled by signs of recovery: Pandemics weaken the flow of business ideas for seven years

The UK continues on its path to economic recovery from COVID. According to the latest survey data from the Office for National Statistics, the proportion of companies seeing their turnover reduced by COVID in July 2021 was just 29%, compared to 65% i.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Zoom Agrees to $85M Settlement in Possible Class Action Over Data-Sharing, Zoombombing

Zoom has agreed to pay $85 million — and to bolster its security practices — to settle a lawsuit that had claimed Zoom violated users' privacy rights by sharing their personal data with Facebook, Google and LinkedIn, and by failing to sto.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021