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Equifax used the word ‘admin’ for the login and password of a database

CNBC, Released on 9/14/17 A multitude of accounts on Equifax’s website in Argentina were allegedly secured using the same generic username and password: “admin.” Continue……

iPhone X facial recognition could give cops easy access to your cell

RT, Released on 9/13/17 The iPhone X’s latest facial recognition may spell disaster for those wishing to keep their private data from the prying eyes of government agents. Continue……

Face-reading AI will be able to detect your politics and IQ

The Guardian, Released on 9/12/17 AI can already detect whether or not someones is gay or straight, and it will soon be able to reveal traits such as criminal predisposition,…

Three Equifax Managers Sold Stock Before Cyber Hack Revealed

Bloomberg, Released on 9/7/17 Three Equifax Inc. senior executives sold shares worth around $1.8 million in the days after the company first found out about a security breach that compromised…

New AI can guess whether you’re gay or straight from a photograph – and governments might use it to persecute gay men and women

The Guardian, Released on 9/7/17 Given that companies and governments are increasingly using computer vision algorithms to detect people’s intimate traits, our findings expose a threat to the privacy and…

Major Consumer Credit Reporting Agency Equifax Says Cyberattack May Have Hit 143 Million Customers

NBC News, Released on 9/7/17 Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) today announced a cybersecurity incident potentially impacting approximately 143 million U.S. consumers. Criminals exploited a U.S. website application vulnerability Continue……

465,000 Patients Need Software Updates for Their Hackable Pacemakers, FDA Says

Motherboard, Released on 8/30/17 “The FDA reminds patients, patient caregivers, and health care providers that any medical device connected to a communications network (e.g. Wi-Fi, public or home Internet) may…

The Death Of Cash – New Tech To Revolutionize The Payments Industry

SHTFplan, Released on 8/28/17 The world has had enough of paper money. Now that consumers are done with physical wallets, the multi-billion-dollar mobile pay app market is minting new digital…