InfoSec News Nuggets 10/12/2022

The Chinese surveillance state proves that the idea of privacy is more “malleable” than you’d expect It’s no surprise that last week, when the Biden administration updated its list of Chinese military companies blocked from accessing US technologies, it added Dahua. The second-largest surveillance camera company in the world, just after Hikvision, Dahua sells to over 180 countries. It exemplifies how Chinese companies have leapfrogged to the front of the video surveillance industry and have…
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InfoSec News Nuggets 06/14/2022

Roblox Game Pass store used to sell ransomware decryptor A new ransomware is taking the unusual approach of selling its decryptor on the Roblox gaming platform using the service's in-game Robux currency. Roblox is an online kids gaming platform where members can create their own games and monetize them by selling Game Passes, which provide in-game items, special access, or enhanced features. To pay for these Game Passes, members must purchase them using an in-game…
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InfoSec News Nuggets 05/04/2021

1 - Ford's Ever-Smarter Robots Are Speeding Up the Assembly Line IN 1913, HENRY Ford revolutionized car-making with the first moving assembly line, an innovation that made piecing together new vehicles faster and more efficient. Some hundred years later, Ford is now using artificial intelligence to eke more speed out of today’s manufacturing lines. At a Ford Transmission Plant in Livonia, Michigan, the station where robots help assemble torque converters now includes a system that uses AI to learn from previous attempts how to…
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