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New Attack exploiting serious Bluetooth weakness can intercept sensitive data

"KNOB" forces devices to use encryption keys that are trivial to break.

13 hours ago from Arstechnica

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Air travelers entering US face long delays as CBP computers crash

Air travellers entering the US were delayed on Friday after a computer issue prevented customs officials from processing their immigration information. The CBP is reportedly investigating ...

Fri 16 Aug 19 from Engadget

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Judge orders Georgia to ditch 'vulnerable' voting machines by 2020

A federal judge has ordered Georgia to stop using its old, "vulnerable" paperless voting machines by next year. US District Court Judge Amy Totenberg will allow the state ...

Fri 16 Aug 19 from Engadget

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Using Wall Street secrets to reduce the cost of cloud infrastructure

Stock market investors often rely on financial risk theories that help them maximize returns while minimizing financial loss due to market fluctuations. These theories help investors maintain ...

Fri 16 Aug 19 from TechXplore

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Meadowhall shoppers scanned in facial recognition trial

The owner of Sheffield's Meadowhall centre says data was "immediately deleted" after the trial.

Fri 16 Aug 19 from BBC Technology

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NYC hires hackers to hit back at stalkerware

A New York City government pilot program is bringing technologists and domestic abuse victims together for good.

Wed 14 Aug 19 from MIT Technology Review

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Amazon’s Twitter ambassadors are blurring the line between fact and fiction

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge One of the big lessons of Amazon’s HQ2 debacle, at least from my perspective, was that the company can be weirdly tone-deaf. A purported ...

Fri 16 Aug 19 from The Verge

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App allows inspectors to find gas pump skimmers faster

A team of computer scientists at UC San Diego and the University of Illinois has developed an app that allows state and federal inspectors to detect devices that steal consumer credit and debit ...

Wed 14 Aug 19 from TechXplore

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