Dutton’s non-denial fuels fears of domestic ASD cyber spying

(Image: APH) Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has tried yet again to hose down fears that the government wants to extend Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) surveillance to domestic targets. Free PDF Australia’s encryption laws: An insider’s guide Australia now has world-first encryption laws. This guide explains what the laws can do, what they cannot do, and how Australia ended up… Read more →

5G just part of technology’s ‘new Cold War frontline’

The next half-decade will see “more pronounced competition” between nations when it comes to technology, both civilian and military, according to Peter Jennings, executive director of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI). Technologies such as 5G, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, autonomous systems, quantum computing, and “the rest” are “rapidly emerging as the new Cold War frontline in global politics,”… Read more →

Dutton’s non-denial fuels fears of domestic ASD cyber spying

(Image: APH) Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has tried yet again to hose down fears that the government wants to extend Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) surveillance to domestic targets. Free PDF Australia’s encryption laws: An insider’s guide Australia now has world-first encryption laws. This guide explains what the laws can do, what they cannot do, and how Australia ended up… Read more →

SIM-swap attack, iPad OS, Mate X delay, Pixel 4 reveal (MobileTechRoundup show #472)

I started out last week with a rude awakening late at night as my Twitter and Google accounts were taken over after my SIM card/phone number was stolen even though my SIM remained in my iPhone XS. I describe on of the worst weeks I’ve had in a long time on MobileTechRoundup show #472 with Kevin offering up some precautions… Read more →

Muse 2: The brain-sensing headband designed to help you relax

Published: June 16, 2019 — 14:25 GMT (07:25 PDT) Caption by: Adrian Kingsley-Hughes Source Article from https://www.zdnet.com/pictures/muse-2-the-brain-sensing-headband-designed-to-help-you-relax/#ftag=RSSbaffb68Muse 2: The brain-sensing headband designed to help you relaxhttps://www.zdnet.com/pictures/muse-2-the-brain-sensing-headband-designed-to-help-you-relax/#ftag=RSSbaffb68http://www.zdnet.com/blog/rss.xmlLatest blogs for ZDNetLatest blogs for ZDNethttps://zdnet3.cbsistatic.com/fly/bundles/zdnetcore/images/logos/zdnet-144×144.png

Microsoft warns Azure customers of Exim worm

TechRepublic Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax): A cheat sheet Read More Microsoft has issued a warning to Azure customers on Friday about a Linux worm spreading via Exim servers, which has also infected some Azure installations. The worm, first reported by ZDNet earlier this week, and later detailed in more depth by the Cybereason team, infects Exim email servers using the CVE-2019-10149… Read more →

Dear Apple, here’s how I solved my MacBook keyboard problem

Don’t try this at home. Image: Jason Cipriani/ZDNet I was merely one of many. The legend of the latest MacBooks and their unworthiness has continually grown like a creepy cactus on your front porch. Principally, the problem has been the keyboard. It functions about as well as many of the world’s current governments. The keys stick. Then they die. I… Read more →

Iridium GO! Turn any smartphone into a satellite phone with internet access

If you are planning any trips that are off the grid and yet still want access to phone and internet, then you need to become familiar with the Iridium satellite constellation. Orbiting approximately 485 miles above the earth, this network offers global phone and data coverage, no cell towers or Wi-Fi hotspots required! Must read: Inside a Google Titan Bluetooth… Read more →

Iridium GO! Off The Grid Package

Fun and functional Raspberry Pi accessories (June 2019 edition) Use a Raspberry Pi in your hardware projects? You’ll want to take a look at these amazing, useful, and highly functional accessories. Source Article from https://www.zdnet.com/pictures/iridium-go-off-the-grid-package/#ftag=RSSbaffb68Iridium GO! Off The Grid Packagehttps://www.zdnet.com/pictures/iridium-go-off-the-grid-package/#ftag=RSSbaffb68http://www.zdnet.com/blog/rss.xmlLatest blogs for ZDNetLatest blogs for ZDNethttps://zdnet3.cbsistatic.com/fly/bundles/zdnetcore/images/logos/zdnet-144×144.png

AMCA data breach has now went over the 20 million mark

A security breach at American Medical Collection Agency (AMCA), a provider of billing services for the US healthcare sector, has now exposed the personal and financial information of over 20 million Americans, possibly more. The exposed data belongs to Americans who paid laboratory work at various clinical and blood testing labs across the US and used AMCA’s billing portal. Hack… Read more →

Uber and AT&T testing 5G for flying cars

AT&T and Uber are teaming up to figure out how wireless networks will play a role in next-gen electric vertical take-off and landing vehicles (eVTOLS), as well as enterprise drones used for cargo transport. In particular, the companies are exploring how LTE and eventually 5G will be used in both applications. “We’re in the very earliest stages of seeing what… Read more →