Hundreds of millions of Facebook users had their account passwords visible in plain text to the platform’s employees, potentially creating security vulnerabilities on third-party sites that use the same passwords, cybersecurity experts have warned.
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Few people know more about the threat of cyber terrorism than Malcolm Taylor.
GPU maker NVIDIA has created software for autonomous vehicles that adds an extra safety net to prevent collisions.
The UK’s data watchdog has fined Vote Leave £40,000 for sending unlawful campaign texts during the 2016 Brexit referendum.
Ride-hailing company Lyft has announced an initial public offering in which 30.77 million shares will be sold between $62 and $68 per share.
Canada is proposing a regulatory framework for cryptocurrency exchanges, which is being seen as a direct response to the loss of $137m in crypto assets in the ongoing QuadrigaCX scandal.
Researchers have repurposed a Netflix algorithm designed to predict users’ film preferences to assist with biological image analysis.
Cyberattackers have compromised a Pakistani Government website, allowing them to log the keystrokes of visitors entering sensitive information into a passport application site.
Cold wallets, an offline piece of hardware designed to protect large amounts of cryptocurrency from being hacked, are considered best-practice among exchanges.
Researchers have found evidence of far-right Twitter accounts using suspicious means such as bots to amplify pro-Brexit content, with a “significant” number originating from outside of the UK.
An NHS trust is to trial software robots to automate administrative parts of its corporate services arm.
Prior to the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), UK businesses routinely had a sloppy breach response time, taking an average of three weeks to report a data breach to the UK’s data watchdog.
SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule has splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean, successfully completing the first unmanned test mission of a commercial crew capsule to the International Space Station (ISS).
Europeans are warier of cryptocurrency than those in emerging markets, with cryptocurrency volatility playing a major role in their scepticism.
There has been a surge in open source breaches over the past five years, with just over a quarter of companies reporting a confirmed or suspected breach in the past year alone.
Researchers have developed a machine learning model that can classify different types of lung cancer in less than a minute.
A teenager has become the first person to make $1m from bug bounties, a programme that rewards ethical hackers for finding security exploits and vulnerabilities in an organisation’s network.
A new strain of Qbot malware is spying on corporations around the world to steal their financial information and has even infected multiple cybersecurity vendors, according to information security firm Varonis.
The Bangladesh embassy in Cairo website is under the control of cybercriminals in a serious case of cryptojacking escalation, according to infosecurity company Trustwave.
MIT researchers have developed a genetic tool that uses nanotechnology to improve plant genetic engineering in a bid to improve resistance to tough conditions, such as drought or fungal infections.
Chip maker Qualcomm has announced a range of 5G offerings for laptops, mixed reality headsets and mobile phones.
Scientists have shown how plants can be modified to respond to their environment, aiding the development of crops that are more resilient in high-stress conditions.
Researchers have developed flight simulator software for airborne wind energy systems (AWES), a technology that generates electrical energy through tension created by kite tethers or turbines located on drones.
“Few people in the world know better than I do what it’s like to have your life’s work threatened by a machine,” says Garry Kasparov.
The recommendation by the UK National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) not to ban Huawei 5G technology in the UK over security concerns has been welcomed by a former senior British intelligence officer.
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The traditional manufacturing market is worth $12tn, and HP is betting that 3D printing will take a big slice of that lucrative pie.
People are more likely to program an autonomous vehicle to behave cooperatively with other cars than if they were driving themselves, a US study suggests.