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Apple’s worst product is still Apple’s worst product

On the whole, I think that Apple has far more hits than misses when it comes to product quality. Sure, like every other company, Apple has things that miss the mark, but there’s one Apple product that’s consistently awful. Charging cables. Must read: Apple’s hardware ecosystem has grown messy and frustratingly inconsistent Regular readers will know how much I detest… Read more →

Cybersecurity giants join forces to combat cyberthreats under OASIS umbrella

How AI is reducing the cybersecurity talent shortage Tonya Hall and Sylvain Gil, co-founder and executive vice president at Exabeam, talk about how AI can help with the shortage of cybersecurity professionals. IBM, McAfee, and 16 other companies have launched an initiative designed to tackle fragmentation and interoperability problems in the cybersecurity space.  As cyberthreats have become frequent aspects of… Read more →

Tū Ora Compass Health data breach exposes medical data of one million people

The true cost of a data breach in 2019 Wendi Whitmore, IBM X-Force global lead for incident response and intelligence services, talks to Tonya Hall about how the cost of data breaches is determined by the time it takes to detect and respond to the breach. Tū Ora Compass Health has revealed a data breach resulting in the potential exposure… Read more →

Zero-day published for old Joomla CMS versions

Image: Joomla team Details have been published online last week about a vulnerability in older versions of the Joomla content management system (CMS), a popular web-based application for building and managing websites. The vulnerability was discovered by Italian security researcher Alessandro Groppo of Hacktive Security, and impacts all Joomla versions from 3.0.0 to 3.4.6, released between late September 2012 to… Read more →

Supreme Court lets blind man sue Domino’s over website accessibility

Nearly 30 years ago, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) dictated that businesses must make their physical locations accessible to people with disabilities. On Tuesday, thanks to a decision from the Supreme Court, businesses may have to make their digital storefronts equally accessible.  Specifically, the Supreme Court gave the green light for a blind man to sue Domino’s Pizza over… Read more →

Supreme Court lets blind man sue Domino’s over website accessibility

Nearly 30 years ago, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) dictated that businesses must make their physical locations accessible to people with disabilities. On Tuesday, thanks to a decision from the Supreme Court, businesses may have to make their digital storefronts equally accessible.  Specifically, the Supreme Court gave the green light for a blind man to sue Domino’s Pizza over… Read more →

Adobe to deactivate accounts for all Venezuelan users due to US sanctions

US software giant Adobe is canceling all subscriptions and deactivating all accounts for Venezuelan users as part of its efforts to become compliant with sanctions imposed by the Trump administration over the summer. The company is giving Venezuelans until October 28 to download any files stored in their Adobe accounts. “After this date your account will be deactivated,” Adobe said… Read more →