NORTH Korean hackers are posing as LinkedIn recruiters to distribute hacked versions of software to unsuspecting victims. According to security researchers at Microsoft, a number of major U.S. organisations have been targeted using the sneaky technique. Those groups include major players in the media, defence and aerospace, and IT services industries, Microsoft said on Thursday. Microsoft pinned the blame on members of Lazarus, one of North Korea's most notorious state-sponsored hacking groups. Its list of high-profile hacks includes an ingenious cyber heist on the Central Bank of Bangladesh in 2016 that stole $81million. Lazarus is also believed to have been responsible for the spread of the WannaCry ransomware in 2017 that shut down parts of the NHS. Read more about cyber crime APP-SOLUTELY NOT! Hack warning: Four red flags to look out for when downloading apps RED ALERT Password manager with 25MILLION users … [Read more...] about Warning for millions of iPhone and Android owners – popular app has huge danger
TESLA AI day arrived and Elon Musk revealed the new Optimus robot during a live stream with "lots of technical detail and cool hardware demos." The Tesla humanoid robot Optimus was undoubtedly the most anticipated presentation, but after its debut, critics slammed it as "lightyears behind Boston Dynamics." Footage shared to social media of a Boston Dynamics bot shows a mechanical person jumping and running with ease, very different from the movement done by the Tesla bot during the 2022 tech event. The robot unveiled by Tesla walked slowly on stage, waved to the audience, and raised its human-like hands to "raise the roof" on Friday evening, The annual Tesla AI Day is a demonstration of the most cutting-edge technologies from all of the company's operating divisions. Investors watch to learn about the new methods Tesla is attempting to make money while the tech-obsessed keep an eye on Tesla to see how far the company will go to introduce novel and interesting … [Read more...] about Tesla AI Day LIVE — Elon Musk reveals Optimus robot at tech event that’s slammed as ‘lightyears behind Boston Dynamics’
ANDROID owners have been warned the apps they download on holiday may not be as secure as at home - even if they look and feel exactly the same. Most apps are available globally and appear completely identical no matter where in the world you choose to download them. But experts have revealed that beneath the surface things could be functioning quite differently - and not necessarily for the better. User privacy and security can vary considerably when using the same app from country to country, according to the University of Michigan. A team investigated more than 5,600 popular apps and uncovered hundreds with hidden changes depending on country. 127 of them had so-called "geodifferences" in permissions requested. Read more about apps YOU'VE BEEN AD! iPhone and Android owners urged to delete DOZENS of dubious apps now ANDROID WARNING Android users urged to DELETE 'dangerous' apps that rinse your bank account … [Read more...] about Android owners warned of hidden risk when downloading apps on holiday
WE’RE now getting into the full holiday rush phase of the year, with a number of amazing games coming out next month. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 will likely be next month’s best-seller, but if you aren’t into shooters there are still a number of great games coming in October. Here’s our round up of the biggest games coming out next month: Overwatch 2 While some players accessed an early version of the game a few months back, Overwatch 2 will make a full launch next month. There has been some controversy surrounding the upcoming hero shooter. Not everyone will be able to play all the new heroes at launch , and there are rumours that some of the old heroes will also be launched behind the Battle Pass. More in Gaming Releases DIRECT DATES Here’s ALL 54 games announced and the release dates from the Nintendo Direct XBOX BONANZA 42 games were just announced for Xbox — here’s the full list The game will … [Read more...] about All upcoming game releases for October 2022 — from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 to Overwatch 2
A WARNING has been issued to all Android phone owners over a major danger. Cyber-experts say Android fans need to be very careful over the apps they're downloading. Every month dozens of Android apps are revealed to be dangerous, fraudulent or both. Just this week, it emerged that as many as 75 apps were filled with spammy "adware" that floods phones with advertisements. There's no truly safe way to guarantee you'll avoid being hacked – but cyber-experts say you can boost your chances of avoiding danger. "Stay on native app stores, and stay off third-party app stores," cybersecurity giant Kaspersky warned. Read more on Android LOCATION, LOCATION Android owners warned of hidden risk when downloading apps on holiday TRIPLE THREAT Every Android user warned to check THREE things today – it's risky not to "As a rule of thumb, you should stick to the Apple , Google Play, or Microsoft stores. … [Read more...] about Warning for millions of Android phone owners over very dangerous mistake
Published 7 July 2015 Share close Share page Copy link About sharing The Future of Life Institute has announced it will use a $10m (£6m) donation from billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk to fund 37 research projects dedicated to keeping AI "beneficial" . The projects include $136,000 for a study of artificial intelligence weapons and how to keep them under "meaningful human control". There is also a further $1.5m earmarked for an AI research centre. Additional funding has come from the Open Philanthropy Project. The centre would be run by Oxford and Cambridge universities in the UK. "There are reasons to believe that unregulated and unconstrained development could incur significant dangers, both from "bad actors" like irresponsible governments and from the unprecedented capability of the technology itself," said Oxford University's Nick Bostrom. "The centre will focus … [Read more...] about Musk aims to save world from evil AI
Published 1 hour ago Share close Share page Copy link About sharing Related Topics Madeleine McCann disappearance April Jones' murder brought policies that were "game-changers" in protecting children, says one regulatory body. April, five, from Machynlleth, Powys, was abducted and killed in 2012 by Mark Bridger , who had a mass of child abuse images on his computer. Her parents pushed for change and the Internet Watch Foundation were given powers that has since seen them remove millions of images. The organisation said it was a "wake up call" but they continue to face issues. They said with being able to identify and remove abuse, they have found a "national crisis" around children being tricked into filming themselves at home, meaning they are more vulnerable than ever. Have lockdowns put children at risk of grooming? Online child sex abuse reports increase … [Read more...] about April Jones: Is the internet safer after April Jones’ murder?