Police in South Wales employed a pioneering fingerprint technique which led to the conviction a drug ring. An image of a man holding ecstasy tablets in his palm was discovered on the cell phone of one of the detained suspects. It was then sent to the Scientific Support Unit of the South Wales Police.
The RSA Conference, an annual security conference with over 40,000 attendees expected this year, runs from April 16th through the 20th. Additionally, there will be 500 vendors who will be on site to brandish the latest tech in the field.
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sent letters this week to six major companies containing warnings that using "warranty void if removed" or similarly worded stickers on their products is illegal.
The recently released AV1 video codec works better than expected, according to Facebook engineers, after putting the new technology through a benchmark test that tried to mimic Facebook's real-life production environment as close as possible.
An Ohio court sentenced yesterday four high-ranking TERiX executives for their role in a pirating scheme through which they stole and resold Sun and Oracle firmware patches. Three of the four execs received prison sentences.
Roskomnadzor, Russia's telecommunications watchdog, has filed today a lawsuit against instant messaging app Telegram, asking a Moscow court to rule in favor of restricting access to the service inside Russia's borders.
MIT researchers have unveiled a headset that allows you to communicate with a computer by internally verbalizing words that are picked up by special sensors.
Subaru has become the first car maker to deploy facial recognition inside a vehicle for the purpose of detecting driver fatigue.
Today, a free DNS resolution service called 220.127.116.11 was unveiled that makes looking up Internet address not only faster, but more private. This new service was created by APNIC, who owned the 18.104.22.168 address, and Cloudflare who will use their network to host the DNS service.
The European Commission announced on Wednesday plans to cancel new registration and domain renewals for .eu domains owned by British citizens. EU citizens residing in the UK are also barred from registering or renewing domains.
Facebook has announced that they are shutting down access to the "Partner Categories" targeting feature for Facebook advertisers. Partner Categories is a product that allowed Facebook advertisers to directly target the social site's users based on data provided by third-party providers, rather than data compiled directly by Facebook.
Several Facebook users who downloaded an archive of their Facebook data in the wake of the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal discovered this week that the social network's mobile applications have been recording —in some cases— much more information than most people were expecting.
Today Opera Software released Opera 52 as the latest stable version of their software. This version includes a faster ad blocker, new tab features, and new animations for error pages.
Every year, the Stack Overflow team polls its userbase on various topics, in what has now become the most anticipated survey on the developer market, mainly because its results are the most accurate indicators of rising/falling programming trends, salary medians, and workforce diversity.
In the span of three days, news broke that high-ranking security at executives at three of the Internet's most important tech firms —Google, Facebook, and Twitter— announced plans to leave their respective companies.
Reddit has banned /r/DarkNetMarkets, the site's biggest community dedicated to discussions related to Dark Web marketplaces —sites dedicated to selling illegal products varying from weapons, drugs, malware, data breaches, DDoS services, fraud services, and more.
Purdue University scientists have developed a data protection technique called Reactive Redundancy for Data Destruction (R2D2) that can protect data sitting inside a virtual machine from modern data-wiping malware and even some secure file deletion methods.
With the recent report of Facebook user's data being harvested and used for information warfare, many people are looking to delete their accounts or at least their Facebook posts in order to have a clean slate. Deleting posts, though, can be a very time consuming task as you normally would have to go into each and every post and manu
UK authorities will seek a warrant to probe the computer systems of Cambridge Analytica, the company blamed for covertly siphoning the data of over 50 million Facebook users.