Category Archives: Security

16Feb/21

Garry Kasparov at IMPROVATE Israel-UAE-Eastern Europe Cybersecurity spoke about Chess, Artificial intelligence, his role in the series The Queen’s Gambit

With the accelerated transition to remote work, cloud use, and the use of online payments, the number and cost of cyber-attacks on individuals, private companies and states has dramatically increased. The IMPROVATE Israel-UAE-Eastern Europe Cybersecurity Conference presented groundbreaking Israeli technologies in the field of cybersecurity, and also defense against circulation of fake news. Continue reading

19Jan/21

Top 10 Security Industry Trends in 2021

HANGZHOU, China, Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — In spite of a highly unusual 2020, the security industry’s constant transformation has not stopped. Several significant shifts in the use of technology are even accelerating – for example the increase of multi-perception technologies, the convergence of security systems, the popularity of artificial intelligence, and the rise of cloud solutions. Continue reading

18Jan/21

Neurotechnology Releases New SentiVeillance 8.0 SDK for Identification and Analytics Using Live and Video Streams

VILNIUS, Lithuania, Jan. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Neurotechnology, a provider of deep-learning-based solutions and high-precision biometric identification and object recognition technologies, today announced the release of the SentiVeillance 8.0 software development kit (SDK). With SentiVeillance SDK, developers can create identification solutions that use live video streams from digital surveillance cameras or video files. The latest version adds face detection and recognition of people who are wearing masks and includes new algorithms that improve license plate detection and recognition speed and accuracy. It also provides new features for vehicle and human (VH) mode, including car make and model estimation, vehicle angle estimation and cloth and gender estimations for pedestrians. It includes a new working mode combination enabling face and VH modes to be used together for fast and accurate identification. Continue reading

08Dec/20

Avast Cybersecurity Experts Predict Covid-19 Vaccination Scams and Deepfake Disinformation Campaigns for 2021

Cybersecurity experts at Avast (LSE:AVST), a global leader in digital security and privacy products, foresee more Covid-19 vaccination scams, abuse of weak home office infrastructures, enterprise VPN infrastructure and providers, and ransomware attacks in 2021. Avast also expects deepfake disinformation campaigns and other malicious AI-generated campaigns to gain more traction. Specifically, on the Android platform, Avast experts predict further adware attacks, fleeceware scams, and stalkerware usage. Read more

20Sep/20

Oracle Chosen As TikTok’s Secure Cloud Provider

Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL) announced today that it was chosen to become TikTok’s secure cloud technology provider. This technical decision by TikTok was heavily influenced by Zoom’s recent success in moving a large portion of its video conferencing capacity to the Oracle Public Cloud. Read more

29Jan/18

Fitness trackers reportedly revealing U.S. soldiers’ information

Information about location and staffing of U.S. military bases around the world has been revealed by a fitness tracking company. Continue reading

28Jan/18

Nearly $530 million lost in world’s biggest crypto-currency theft in Japan

China Central Television (CCTV) – A major Japanese crypto-currency exchange has lost 58 billion yen (about 528 million U.S. dollars) in digital assets after a hacking attack, making it the world’s biggest ever digital currency theft. Continue reading

11Jan/18

Researcher who found Meltdown says chip flaws ‘pretty scary’

BEIJING, CHINA (REUTERS – The 31-year-old information security researcher and post-doctoral fellow at Austria’s Graz Technical University who discovered the Meltdown chip flaw said on Friday (January 5), said what he saw was scary. Continue reading

22Nov/17

Uber paid hackers $100,000, concealed data stolen from 57 mln accounts

INTERNET (NOVEMBER 21, 2017) (REUTERS) – Uber Technologies Inc paid hackers $100,000 to keep secret a massive breach last year that exposed the personal information of about 57 million accounts of the ride-service provider, the company said on Tuesday (November 22). Continue reading

08Nov/17

Former Yahoo CEO apologizes for data breach

At a hearing in Washington, D.C.on Wednesday, former Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer apologized for a pair of massive data breaches at the internet company, blaming Russian agents. Continue reading