A collaborative study at the Stowers Institute or Medical Research created an artificial intelligence (AI) called Base Pair Network (BPnet) that can help interpret the instructions embedded in the human DNA, reported EurekAlert. The team of researchers from the Institute,...
Kroger Company reveals it was one of the numerous victims of a data breach involving the file-transfer service of a third-party provider. The Cincinnati-based company has 2,750 retail grocery stores and 2,200 pharmacies nationwide. Kroger said it has suffered from...
A ransomware attack by DoppelPaymer was reportedly experienced by Kia Motors America, headquartered in Irvine, California. The company has about 800 dealers in the U.S. and cars/SUVs manufactured out of Georgia. According to a BleepingComputer post, the ransom demand is...
A data breach affected Jamaica’s Covid-19 mobile application, leaving travellers’ information exposed and vulnerable. Called the JAMCOVID-19 application, Tech Crunch states the app was breached after a cloud storage server was left unprotected by the government contractor. The cloud storage...
Roughly more than a year following its last data breach, California’s Department of Motor Vehicles announced a possibility of another data leak due to ransomware. Its contractor Automatic Funds Transfer Services (AFTS) was hit by an ‘unspecified’ strain of ransomware,...
Jones Day, the law firm that represented Donald Trump, recently suffered a data breach in December 2020, reported DataBreaches.net. The attack was conducted by Clop, a ransomware gang that attacked Accellion FTA, a file transfer service. Jones Day has handled...
Nasuni Corporation, a leading cloud file storage company, has reported that it has established a strategic partnership with Google Cloud to meet the increasing need for easy, secure, and low-cost enterprise file storage. Nasuni is introducing to the market a...
The manchester-based artificial intelligence startup company, Peak AI, successfully raises $21 million in its Series B funding round. According to Venture Beat, the additional investment brings the company’s total amount raised to $43 million. However, it still has not...
Startup company Virti developed artificial intelligence that creates “virtual patients” for doctors to help them train their interpersonal skills, especially during the pandemic, reported The Washington Post. Alex Young, an orthopedic surgeon in Bristol, England, strived to address communication issues...
Following its warning for state agencies to secure data to avoid cyberattacks, the Washington Auditor’s office was gravely hit by a breach exposing the private information of 1.4 million people. Unnamed threat actors compromised the auditor’s office computer files, leaving...
Frame.io, an entertainment technology firm, has introduced a new storage system called Camera to Cloud (C2C), which enables virtual live review, editing, and post-production while filming. It is an easy, fast, and secure way to access footage anywhere in...
Web development website SitePoint recently disclosed a cybersecurity incident involving the information of its users, said ZDNet. The issue was revealed after the malicious party posted the collection for sale in December last year. The notification email was sent to...
Slack, a business communication program, is urging its users to reset and change their passwords after a bug has been found in the update it released last December 2020. The company has since announced that its Android application was...
The city of Minneapolis moved to approve the ban on facial recognition software used for its police department last Friday, February 12, 2021. According to Tech Crunch, a total of 13 members voted in favor of the facial recognition...
Koo App is a microblogging platform, known to be an Indian alternative to the popular social media platform Twitter, which has been facing a controversy regarding user data leakage. Aprameya Radhakrishna, CEO, and Co-Founder of Koo, has released an official...
Researchers at Cornell University developed a new artificial intelligence that makes mistakes on purpose, reported Wired. The system uses machine learning to observe human blunders in chess. The chess program, called Maia, observes moves made by human players in order...

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