Plugging in a strange USB drive – What could possibly go wrong?

While wanting to return a found USB flash drive is commendable, you should avoid taking unnecessary risks, lest your device get infested and your data compromised. External data storage devices have been around almost as long as computers have existed. Magnetic tape and floppy disks, which were once the dominant media, are now mostly fond … More Plugging in a strange USB drive – What could possibly go wrong?

Sports data for ransom – it’s not all just fun and games anymore

Throughout the 1990’s we saw vastly increased engineering being applied to sports, mostly in the development of shoes, clothing and equipment – everything from ice skates to bikes and even golf balls. But among all the bling of bubbles and pumps in shoes and aerodynamic helmets and balls, another transformation was taking place, the democratization … More Sports data for ransom – it’s not all just fun and games anymore

ESET launches version 6 of ESET Mobile Security for Android

With more people working, learning and communicating remotely due to the coronavirus lockdowns, cybersecurity for mobile devices has never been more important. Individuals need peace of mind when using mobile devices, especially for the most sensitive apps that control finances and other important transactions. To provide this safety, ESET has improved their already award-winning ESET … More ESET launches version 6 of ESET Mobile Security for Android

Portland passes the strictest facial recognition technology ban in the US yet

Oregon’s largest city aims to be a trailblazer when it comes to facial recognition legislation. On Wednesday, The Portland City Council passed what could be considered one of the strictest facial recognition bans in the United States. The legislation bans both city government agencies and private businesses from using the technology on the city’s grounds.  While bans on the public … More Portland passes the strictest facial recognition technology ban in the US yet