Hackers Leak LinkedIn 700 Million Data Scrape

A collection containing data about more than 700 million users, believed to have been scraped from LinkedIn, was leaked online this week after hackers previously tried to sell it earlier this year in June. From a report: The collection, obtained by T.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotSep 23rd, 2021

Amazon"s Alexa Collects More of Your Data Than Any Other Smart Assistant

According to a survey from, Amazon's Alexa collects more data from users than any of the other digital assistants analyzed, which included the Google Assistant, Siri, Bixby, and Cortana. PCMag reports: All five services collect your name,.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News7 hr. 5 min. ago

Bringing new life to ATLAS data

The ATLAS collaboration is breathing new life into its LHC Run 2 dataset, recorded from 2015 to 2018. Physicists will be reprocessing the entire dataset—nearly 18 PB of collision data—using an updated version of the ATLAS offline analysis softwar.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News12 hr. 33 min. ago

Released: MITRE ATT&CK v10

MITRE Corporation has released the tenth version of ATT&CK, its globally accessible (and free!) knowledge base of cyber adversary tactics and techniques based on real-world observations. Version ten comes with new Data Source objects, new and changed.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News13 hr. 5 min. ago

Feds probing Apple & big tech companies about digital payment systems [u]

The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has launched a probe into the consumer data and financial practices of digital payment systems including Apple Pay, Google, PayPal, and others.Credit: Consumer Financial Protection BureauFollowing a Wall.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News13 hr. 5 min. ago

Apple could be the next target of China"s push to get more data stored locally

New Chinese regulations that would require Apple to store more user data locally in the country will soon put the company in a tough spot as it navigates competing interests.Credit: AppleA pair of new laws aimed at data security and protection could.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News13 hr. 5 min. ago

Questionable "AirPods Pro 2" pictures surface showing only minor changes

Alleged leaked images of a new generation of AirPods Pro have surfaced online, though the source of the leak has an unproven track record.Credit: MacRumorsApple is thought to be working on new "AirPods Pro 2" as an addition to its personal audio acce.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News13 hr. 5 min. ago

FBI, others crush REvil using ransomware gang’s favorite tactic against it

Multi-nation operation succeeds as gang member makes critical mistake. Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) Four days ago, the REvil ransomware gang’s leak site, known as the “Happy Blog,” went offline. Cybersecurity experts.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News13 hr. 5 min. ago

Internet Service Providers Collect, Sell Horrifying Amount of Sensitive Data, Government Study Concludes

An anonymous reader shares a report: Over the last few years the justified fixation on the bad behavior of Google, Amazon, Facebook and other Silicon Valley giants has let the abuses of the telecom sector fly under the radar. But a new FTC report sho.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News14 hr. 5 min. ago

ESA moves forward with Destination Earth

Earth observation provides a wealth of information to benefit our daily lives. As the demand for satellite data grows to address the challenges of climate change and a growing population, ESA, under the leadership of the European Commission, along wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 5 min. ago

Tata provides technological solutions to making EV

Tata Technologies reportedly has received US$100 million in orders from both local and foreign clients, mostly for car-related products......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

NASA launches tool that measures Western water loss

NASA on Thursday launched an online platform with information on how much water evaporates into the atmosphere from plants, soils and other surfaces in the U.S. West, data it says could help water managers, farmers and state officials better manage r.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

China smartphone shipments fall 5% in September

Smartphone sales in the China market slipped 5.4% sequentially to 20.81 million units in September 2021, with non-Chinese brands accounting for less than 6% of the sales, indicating iPhone 13 series launched in mid-September had yet to show notable s.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

Taiwan Asia Semiconductor expanding Si-based sensor production capacity

LED chip and Si-based sensor maker Taiwan Asia Semiconductor (formerly from Opto Tech) is setting aside NT$800 million (US$28.6 million) for production capacity expansions......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

Lyft releases sexual assault data: 4,158 incidents, including 360 rape reports over three year period

Ridehail company Lyft on Thursday released its first ever safety report, disclosing that it received 4,158 reports of sexual assault on its platform in 2017, 2018, and 2019......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

Consumer Protection Agency orders US tech giants to hand over data on payment systems

Request were initially sent to Apple, Amazon, Facebook, PayPal, Google and Square, the bureau said, and are pursuant to Section 1022(c)(4) of the Consumer Financial Protection Act......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Hubble Space Telescope gives unprecedented, early view of a doomed star"s destruction

Like a witness to a violent death, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope recently gave astronomers an unprecedented, comprehensive view of the first moments of a star's cataclysmic demise. Hubble's data, combined with other observations of the doomed star fr.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Gartner says IT spending to top $4 trillion in 2022

With IT budgets growing at the fastest rate in 10 years, worldwide IT spending is projected to total $4.5 trillion in 2022, an increase of 5.5% from 2021, according to the latest Gartner forecasts.All IT spending segments—from data-center system.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

States Are Toughening Up on Genetic Privacy

California’s SB 41 is the latest to tighten regulations on the sensitive data collected by companies like 23andMe or Ancestry......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

International subscribers lift HBO Max in the third quarter

International subscribers in Latin America and the Caribbean helped HBO and HBO Max add about 1.9 million subscribers in the third quarter......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

How hackers hijacked thousands of high-profile YouTube accounts

Spate of attacks turned creator channels into cryptocurrency scam livestreams. Enlarge (credit: Future Publishing | Getty Images) Since at least 2019, hackers have been hijacking high-profile YouTube channels. Sometimes they b.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021