Would You Put AI In Charge Of Your Home’s Security?

The rise of the machines, bowing to our AI overlords, and being wiped out by time traveling killer robots are all far-fetched science fiction scenarios, but as AI technology advances and begins to weave itself into other fields and industries, examining just what we’d allow an AI do to is becoming all the more important. … Continue reading “Would You Put AI In Charge Of Your Home’s Security?”

Hackers Perform On-Stage Safe Crack With Robot

If you have any interest in safes at all, or have done research into buying one yourself, chances are you’ve encountered SentrySafe, one of the most trusted and popular brands out there. Well, a group of white-hat (i.e. the “good” kind) hackers have created a home-made robot that can crack a SentrySafe in 30 minutes. … Continue reading “Hackers Perform On-Stage Safe Crack With Robot”

DRM Supplier Denuvo Suffers Website Leak

Denuvo is an anti-piracy company that become semi-famous last week when Resident Evil 7, a title for which they supplied the copy protection, was cracked by piracy group “CPY” in just five days – a record. If you thought that was bad though, things have just taken a turn for the worse for Denuvo. It’s … Continue reading “DRM Supplier Denuvo Suffers Website Leak”

Old Emails, Social Media Posts & Files To Receive Additional Protection

The 31 year old Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) could soon be updated, an event well overdue given the extent to which the electronic communications have changed over its lifetime. Under the ECPA, as it currently stands, there are there two possible outcomes when determining whether law enforcement agencies require a warrant to search data (such as … Continue reading “Old Emails, Social Media Posts & Files To Receive Additional Protection”

Evernote Reverses Policy On Reading User Notes

Here’s an example of how not to handle privacy policy changes. On December 14 Evernote announced that it would be updating its Privacy Policy with details around new machine learning tools that were to be implemented. As part of said update and in order for the machine learning to function properly, we also learned that … Continue reading “Evernote Reverses Policy On Reading User Notes”