Automation predicted to replace huge number of white-collar jobs

Intriguing or scary, there is no avoiding the inevitable. Automation and machine learning is evolving at an alarming rate, however beneficial, it's no secret that it comes with a multitude of societal problems. Robots are and have been starting to replace humans working in factories and other manual jobs. However, will they ever replace white-collar workers? Fred Destin, … Continue reading Automation predicted to replace huge number of white-collar jobs

[Fix Included] HP Computers are shipping with built-in keylogger in the audio drivers

Have you bought a HP Notebook, Tablet or Workstation recently? Would it upset you to know it may be silently recording every keystroke. According to Swiss infosec firm ModZero, this is actually happening to a select group of HP Computer (list of effected devices below) According to a ModZero blog post, HP's update to it's … Continue reading [Fix Included] HP Computers are shipping with built-in keylogger in the audio drivers

Google’s plan to build Ad-Blocker features into their Popular Browser

According to sources familiar with the company's plans, Google is planning to introduce an ad-blocking feature in the mobile and desktop versions of its Chrome web browser, Google is reportedly still deciding whether or not to block individual ads or all advertising on any site that doesn't meet its acceptability threshold." However, why would a … Continue reading Google’s plan to build Ad-Blocker features into their Popular Browser

Former Allegro Sysadmin Accused of Planting ‘Time Bomb’ in Employers Database

Allegro MicroSystems LLC is suing a former IT staff for sabotaging its database using a what is referred to as a"Time bomb". The aim was to delete crucial financial data in the first week of the new fiscal year. The lawsuit was filed in August 2016 and is currently ongoing. The defendant is a man … Continue reading Former Allegro Sysadmin Accused of Planting ‘Time Bomb’ in Employers Database

Critical Microsoft Office Zero-Day threat detected – how to not fall victim

Zero-Day Microsoft Office threat - attacker can gain control of victims machine. Below is a summarized version of the official posting by McAfee seen here. 'After quick but in-depth research, this morning we have confirmed these samples are exploiting a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows and Office that is not yet patched. The exploit works on … Continue reading Critical Microsoft Office Zero-Day threat detected – how to not fall victim