Grindr Fined €6.5m for Selling User Data Without Explicit Consent

Grindr Fined €6.5m for Selling User Data Without Explicit Consent Dating app Grindr has been fined €6.5m (£5.5m) for selling user data to advertisers without their explicit consent. The fine…

Why a skills shortage is one of the biggest security challenges for companies

Almost every company building an application needs to secure it, and yet all of them face an enormous constraint: talent.  Security requires a highly specialized skill set, which is in…

Cognitive Biases and Penetration Testing

by Jeremy Miller This post first appeared on November 30, 2021 and is republished with permission from the author. Disclaimer: The ideas below are my own and may not reflect…

Meta scrubbed a fake scientist's account that spread bogus COVID-19 claims

Written by Tonya Riley Dec 1, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP On July 24, 2021 a Swiss biologist, Wilson Edwards, claimed on Facebook and Twitter that the United States was pressuring the…

Will a Digital Bill of Rights solve machine learning and privacy issues?

AI-enabled systems now touch our daily lives, from image recognition to deciding if we like butter or not. Like a sleepwalking child, humanity seems to be blithely entering the age…

Engineering personality analysis from machine learning

Machine learning (ML) is used to predict many things in our life, such as bitcoin prices, sports results, weather forecasts and movie ticket prices. Numerous researchers have shown that machine…

Machine Learning in Cybersecurity 101

Machine learning is a term usually mentioned in contexts that actually refer to artificial intelligence or is used as a synonym. Let us have a closer look at what the…

Can AI Win the Battle for Cybersecurity Companies?

Here’s my topic for the month: AI in cybersecurity. From healthcare applications to online shopping personal recommendations (or even Spotify or Netflix, actually) and online banking applications, AI (artificial intelligence)…

Duckduckgo vs Google: A Security Comparison and How to Maximize Your Privacy

Are you preoccupied with privacy? You’ve come to the right place. In today’s guide, I’ll go through everything you should know about Duckduckgo vs Google, how each of them works…

Singapore must take caution with AI use, review approach to public trust

In its quest to drive the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) across the country, multi-ethnic Singapore needs to take special care navigating its use in some areas, specifically, law enforcement…