A new security update has been release for pacemakers made by Abbot, formerly St. Jude’s Medical. The update will address three vulnerabilities that can be exploited by attackers to interfere with the function of the device. The security update was detailed in an alert by the Department of Homeland Security's CERT...

A recent experiment by Johannes B. Ullrich of the SANS Technology Institute revealed that the security of most IoT devices have not improved from last year. Using an Anran DVR system connected to the internet and left to default settings, Ullrich found that 10, 143 users had connected to the device...

Detroit, Michigan - Last Wednesday, accounting firm EY announced the it will be launching a blockchain based system named Tesseract which should help revolutionize record keeping in the vehicle sharing industry. Blockchain, the technology used by cryptocurrency, can also be used to track vehicle ownership and usage, compute insurance costs and...

Researchers at Positive Technologies have discovered that it is possible to disable Intel’s Management Engine (ME) 'master controller' using government-only privileges. The ME feature is a core component of modern Intel CPUs which cannot be turned off by the general public. Security researchers have expressed their concerns over it, saying that...

A tech publication source reported that Adobe is planning to use machine learning-powered features to all of their products, including email marketing tool Adobe Campaign. Though nothing has been confirmed, it has been revealed that Adobe’s Sensei AI platform will make Campaign capable of suggesting the best subject lines or the...

Pivotal, VMware and Google have recently announced a joint effort on a containerization project that promises to simplify the creation, deployment and management of container projects at scale. Tech website TechCrunch outlined the participation of each company to the project, which will include a set of open-source products. They expect...

Social media giant Facebook has recently announced that they will not be allowing pages that share fake news to buy ads on their advertising platform. As a step against “false news”, Facebook will be working with fact-checking organizations AP and Snopes to flag stories that are outright hoaxes and lies. The...