Huawei mobile devices are the target of the Joker malware, which users were able to download from the AppGallery, affecting around 500,000 devices, reported Bleeping Computer. The malware is embedded in apps that appear to be harmless. According to researchers,...
Microsoft announced Monday, April 12, 2021, that it had agreed to buy a speech and artificial intelligence company Nuance Communications Inc. for $56 per share or approximately $20 billion including debt. The deal follows Microsoft’s partnership with Nuance back...
Artificial intelligence and machine learning data platform WekaIO was recently awarded the Overall Data Storage Company of the year during the 2021 Data Breakthrough Awards held by the organization Data Breakthrough. In a press release published on Business Wire, WekaIO’s...
Cyber News released a report last Saturday, April 10, 2021, detailing a Clubhouse data leak. Based on the article, approximately 1.3 million user accounts have been affected in the cybersecurity incident, with the personal data of users posted online...
Threat actors are constantly using web shells on hacked servers to steal user credit card details obtained from online shop consumers, according to VISA, the global financial services company. Web shells are programs used by threat actors to acquire and...
A project by Over the Bridge called Lost Tapes of the 27 Club was able to create a song that bears the most notable characteristics of Nirvana’s music, reported Billboard. The technology used a system that analyzed the sound...
Communication platforms Slack and Discord, alongside other similar applications, have reportedly suffered a series of attacks from threat actors who have been spreading malware to leverage these third-party applications as command-and-control infrastructures. The report comes from a CISCO Talos Intelligence...
Samsung Electronics announced on Wednesday that old Galaxy smartphones will be repurposed as part of eye care devices for use in underprivileged areas of the world. This project is part of the Galaxy Upcycling program of the company. Developed using...
Data labeling company Snorkel AI just received a $35 million infusion during the Series B funding round, reported Tech Crunch. The infusion brings the company’s valuation up to $50 million, according to the company. The funding round was led by...
San Francisco-based startup company Authentic Artists is slated to launch a new artificial intelligence platform designed to help create virtual artists. The news comes after James Murdoch’s Lupa Systems invested in Authentic Artists in a seed funding round on...
A number of universities have been hit by a data breach attributed to vulnerabilities in the IT security firm Accellion's file-sharing software. The incident reportedly impacted files containing private data from the University of California, Stanford University, the University of...
Online travel agency Booking.com was levied by the Dutch Data Protection Authority with €475,000 in fines (equivalent to $560,000) on March 31, 2021. This ruling follows after the travel agency supposedly failed to report its data breach within 72...
Researchers at cybersecurity company eSentire discovered a spear-phishing incident using more_eggs by malware group Golden Chickens targeting LinkedIn users. The firm’s Threat Response Unit (TRU) was able to stop the attack. The attack is described as a “fileless” and “backdoor.”...
Flash and DRAM solutions provider Innodisk announced a new solution that will combine blockchain technology to the IoT environment for better data encryption and recovery. The company targets enterprises that use IoT for running applications, proposing better security in storing...
Scientists and researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed an artificial intelligence tool that can detect melanoma, a type of skin cancer. Following this technology, physicians are able to detect suspicious pigmented lesions (SPLs) through wide-field...
Software-defined storage solutions company StorMagic recently acquired SoleraTec to expand its offerings to include ARQvault, a video, and evidence management technology, according to a press release by StorMagic. This is the second major acquisition within a year. SoleraTec is a...

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