Man Leaves His Pregnant Wife to Play PUBG Video Game ‘Without Any Interference’

A recent Facebook post revealed that a man in Malaysia reportedly left his four-month-pregnant wife and child so that he could play PUBG without any interference. A Facebook post written in Malay went viral recently in which the wife revealed that her husband was first introduced to the game by his siblings and soon got addicted to it. His...

Smart Criminals In The UK are Pimpin’ on Youngsters Using Instagram and Snapchat Get-Rich-Scams

Smart Criminals are able to operate with impunity on social media networks like Instagram and Snapchat, scamming users and running little risk of being caught. Police and anti-fraud groups are also warning that a too-trusting Instagram generation is falling victim to get-rich-quick scams, worth many millions of pounds a year to criminals. The scams include the rapidly growing phenomenon of "money...

YouTube Bans The Trendy But Dangerous Bird Box Challenges

The video website has banned dangerous challenges after people drove with blindfolds on and ate detergent pods. YouTube has banned prank and dangerous challenge videos after people started wearing blindfolds while driving.The Google owned platform has updated its guidelines after the Netflix film Bird Box saw people start pulling blindfolds over their eyes to perform tasks. One teenager crashed her car...

The FBI Is Now Testing Amazon’s Facial-Recognition Software

The software allows the FBI to go through video surveillance footage much faster than agents can. The FBI is piloting Amazon’s facial matching software—Amazon Rekognition—as a means to sift through mountains of video surveillance footage the agency routinely collects during investigations. The pilot kicked off in early 2018 following a string of high-profile counterterrorism investigations that tested the limits of the...

Everything We Know So Far About Facebook Data Breach

The security breach revealed on September 28 by Facebook affected tens of millions of accounts at the social network, which boasts more than 2.2 billion monthly users. On Wednesday, the Irish data authority said it was opening up a formal investigation into whether the world's biggest social network complied with tough new EU privacy regulations. What happened? Hackers took advantage of a...

Is North Korea Robbing Global Banks?

Sanctions may be driving rather than discouraging North Korea’s financially-motivated cyber operations, analysts say. North Korea-backed hackers have an elaborate network to launder money and are actively targeting banks across the world, according to a leading cyber security firm. Sanctions against the isolated nation may also be driving an escalation in attempted cyber heists, senior intelligence analysts at FireEye said. The firm...

Waymo’s Self-Driving Car Crashed Because The Human Driver Fell Asleep at the Wheel

The dozing driver didn’t respond to any of the vehicle’s warnings. In June, one of Waymo’s self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans crashed on the freeway outside of the company’s office in Mountain View, California, after its lone safety driver fell asleep at the wheel. Tech news site The Information, which first reported the crash, said the human driver manning the vehicle “appeared to doze...

Speed Signs That Tell You How Fast Your Driving May Also Be Spying On You

These common roadside devices could be capturing your license plate data. The next time you drive past one of those road signs with a digital readout showing how fast you’re going, don’t simply assume it’s there to remind you not to speed. It may actually be capturing your license plate data. According to recently released U.S. federal contracting data, the Drug Enforcement Administration...

Could China Be The World’s Most Perfect ‘Surveillance State’

China's growing prowess in cyberspace is a bigger, more dangerous threat to the United States than Russia's attempt to undermine U.S. elections, Washington's top intelligence official said, warning that Beijing is on a path that could lead to global supremacy. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats characterized the Chinese threat as deliberate, methodical and subtle, allowing it to escape the...

Over 50 Million People Affected By Facebook Security Breach

Facebook has discovered a security flaw affecting about 50 million user accounts which could have allowed attackers to take over those accounts, the social networking company said on Friday. Facebook, which has more than 2 billion monthly active users, has since fixed the vulnerability and informed law enforcement, it said here. Attackers stole Facebook access tokens through its “view as” feature, which they...