Month: January 2022

Researchers have demonstrated a new type of fingerprinting technique that exploits a machine’s graphics processing unit (GPU) as a means to track users across the web persistently. Dubbed DrawnApart, the method “identifies a device from the unique properties of its GPU stack,” researchers from Australia, France, and Israel said in a new paper,” adding ”
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NASA’s Hubble telescope is known to capture spectacular glimpses of spatial objects as it is placed strategically and has an unrestricted view of the universe. It recently released an image of a group of three galaxies, collectively known as NGC 7764A. Placed in the constellation Phoenix, these galaxies are about 425 million light-years from the Earth.
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Since October, Facebook has renamed the company, articulated a vision of the internet where people can digitally connect through virtual-reality avatars or teleport to see places like ancient Rome, and helped trigger the metaverse investment craze. When the company, now Meta Platforms, reports fourth-quarter results on Wednesday, investors will get a new window into the
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A group of academics at South Korea’s Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) have utilized natural silk fibers from domesticated silkworms to build an environmentally friendly digital security system that they say is “practically unbreachable.” “The first natural physical unclonable function (PUF) […] takes advantage of the diffraction of light through natural microholes in
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Did you miss a session from the Future of Work Summit? Head over to our Future of Work Summit on-demand library to stream. This article was contributed by Atul Jindal, web design and marketing specialist. Data science is trending among modern ways of digital marketing. It helps businesses make data-driven decisions. Every two out of three marketers
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US labour authorities have filed a complaint accusing e-commerce giant Amazon of using threats and surveillance against its workers trying to organise a union at a New York City warehouse. Amazon allegedly grilled workers about union activities at the Staten Island site, promising to address grievances in exchange for voting against representation, the National Labor
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Apple is stifling competition through its mobile app store, attorneys general for 34 US states and the District of Columbia said on Thursday, as they appealed against a ruling that let the iPhone maker continue some restrictive practices. While dozens of state attorneys general have filed recent antitrust lawsuits against other big tech companies, including
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Did you miss a session from the Future of Work Summit? Head over to our Future of Work Summit on-demand library to stream. This article was contributed by Rob Gurzeev, CEO of CyCognito. You wouldn’t expect the mention of ancient cartographers, or famous names like Vespucci, to evoke thoughts of cybersecurity. But cybersecurity truths are like cyberattackers
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A new, sophisticated phishing attack has been observed delivering the AsyncRAT trojan as part of a malware campaign that’s believed to have commenced in September 2021. “Through a simple email phishing tactic with an html attachment, threat attackers are delivering AsyncRAT (a remote access trojan) designed to remotely monitor and control its infected computers through
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Researchers from the Bitdefender Mobile Threats team said they have intercepted more than 100,000 malicious SMS messages attempting to distribute Flubot malware since the beginning of December. “Findings indicate attackers are modifying their subject lines and using older yet proven scams to entice users to click,” the Romanian cybersecurity firm detailed in a report published
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