Day: December 20, 2019

Privacy alert: Brainwave devices can leak sensitive medical conditions and personal information

iSpeech Yvonne Taunton | University of Alabama at Birmingham | Source URL Brain-computer interfaces are rapidly gaining popularity in consumer markets, especially in the gaming industry. With these devices, people can control their computers using their thoughts. But there is a risk. University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers have shown that malicious […]

In new lawsuit, former Lee’s Summit superintendent argues he’s being targeted since resigning

Convert Text to Speech Shannon O’Brien | Fox 4 Kansas City | Source URL KANSAS CITY, Mo — Former Lee’s Summit Superintendent Dr. Dennis Carpenter is fighting a new battle against members of the Lee’s Summit community. Carpenter’s time as superintendent was marred with controversy from the beginning, and now […]

Ring Throws Customers Under the Bus After Data Breach

Ring Throws Customers Under the Bus After Data Breach

https://www.ispeech.org Cooper Qunintin, Bill Budington | EFF | Source URL Just a week after hackers broke into a Ring camera in a child’s bedroom, taunting the child and sparking serious concerns about the company’s security practices, Buzzfeed News is reporting that over 3,600 Ring owners’ email addresses, passwords, camera locations, and camera […]

Amazon TRACKED attendees at its AWS cloud service conference using Bluetooth beacons that were pre-installed inside their badges

iSpeech James Pero | The Daily Mail | Source URL Some attendees at a recent Amazon-run conference got an unwanted surprise in their event credentials. Motherboard reports that badges for people attending Amazon Web Services’s conference, called re:Invent were pre-installed with beacons that let Amazon track them as they traveled around […]

Scientists are developing a ‘smart TOILET’ that samples urine to detect illnesses before you have symptoms – but it comes with privacy risks

Scientists are developing a ‘smart TOILET’ that samples urine to detect illnesses before you have symptoms – but it comes with privacy risks

high definition text to speech Stacy Liberatore | The Daily Mail | Source URL Smart toilets may help doctors better understand your health, but the technology can also let anyone pry into your personal life. Because the urine analysis is sent to a physician’s office, an employee or online hacker […]

Airport security and payment systems that use facial recognition can be fooled by using a 3D-printed mask of a different person’s face, researchers find

Airport security and payment systems that use facial recognition can be fooled by using a 3D-printed mask of a different person’s face, researchers find

https://www.ispeech.org Stacy Liberatore | The Daily Mail | Source URL Facial recognition may not be as secure as previously thought. Researchers found that the technology can be fooled by using a 3D-printed mask depicting a different person’s face. The mask was able to trick payment a system at a border […]