Bloomberg blunder highlights supply chain risks

Credit to Author: Adam McNeil| Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2018 16:00:00 +0000

A potentially erroneous report from Bloomberg claimed that Chinese spies were able to infiltrate US hardware supplier Supermicro, and therefore, our technology supply chain. Learn how this unverified story could ultimately come true—and what, if anything, can be done to stop it.

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Researchers discover vulnerabilities in smart assistants’ voice commands

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 30 May 2018 16:59:51 +0000

Security researchers have now found new ways to exploit voice recognition weaknesses in your favorite home device: smart assistants. You may want to listen in.

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Why Is Your Location Data No Longer Private?

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Sat, 26 May 2018 16:18:48 +0000

The past month has seen one blockbuster revelation after another about how our mobile phone and broadband providers have been leaking highly sensitive customer information, including real-time location data and customer account details. In the wake of these consumer privacy debacles, many are left wondering who’s responsible for policing these industries? How exactly did we get to this point? What prospects are there for changes to address this national privacy crisis at the legislative and regulatory levels? These are some of the questions we’ll explore in this article.

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Seismic Shifts in Consumer Buying and Digitalization of Shopping Reveal How IOT and Edge Computing are Essential in the Changing Retail Scene

Credit to Author: Kevin Brown| Date: Wed, 07 Mar 2018 17:04:58 +0000

One thing we all have in common is that we shop. Some of us routinely order groceries online while others try on diamonds at Tiffany’s or test drive sports cars… Read more »

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Money Laundering Via Author Impersonation on Amazon?

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2018 11:51:12 +0000

Patrick Reames had no idea why Amazon.com sent him a 1099 form saying he’d made almost $24,000 selling books via Createspace, the company’s on-demand publishing arm. That is, until he searched the site for his name and discovered someone has been using it to peddle a $555 book that’s full of nothing but gibberish.

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