Nuclear weapons, arms control, nuclear setection

6/18/18 Nuclear weapons Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) today (Monday, 18 June) released the findings of SIPRI Yearbook 2018, which assesses the current state of armaments, disarmament and international security. Among the key findings: All the nuclear…

Yahoo UK has been fined £250,000 due to data breach in 2014 – Latest Hacking News

The Yahoo UK division has been fined £250,000 ($335,000) by the Information Commissioner’s office due to the data breach that took Yahoo UK has been fined £250,000 due to data breach in 2014 on Latest Hacking News. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Yahoo UK has been fined…

Campus artificial intelligence research group creates data set for self-driving cars

The Berkeley Artificial Intelligence Research Lab, or BAIR, released … used to train self-driving cars’ artificial intelligence programs, according to BAIR’s … useful for imitation learning, or artificial intelligence learning through mimicking human behavior … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Campus artificial intelligence research group creates…

Shopin Lost $10 Million After A Japanese Syndicate Wallet Was Hacked

The trail of crypto hacks appears endless. However, we now see a shift of hacking attempts from ICOs to the $10 Million in Assets Lost After Japanese Syndicates Wallet Was Hacked on Latest Hacking News. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Shopin Lost $10 Million After A…

Court of Appeals Vacates FTC’s LabMD Order, Finding It Lacked Specifics

The Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has vacated an administrative order by the Federal Trade Commission, which required the medical testing company LabMD to implement “reasonable” data security measures, finding that the order was not specific enough to be enforceable. The court explained…

Russian hacking, 2016 U.S. elections, social media, fake Americans

6/6/18 The Russian connection Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments The Atlantic Council yesterday launched a new webpage – DisinfoPortal.org – an interactive online guide to track the Kremlin’s disinformation campaigns abroad. read more VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Russian hacking, 2016 U.S. elections, social media, fake…

Risak assessment, incarcerations, crime | Homeland Security Newswire

6/7/18 Crime Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments The use of risk assessment tools has increased considerably within criminal justice institutions in recent decades, and these tools have been viewed by many as a way to stop or even reverse the U.S. heavy reliance on…

The EU’s Copyright Proposal is Extremely Bad News for Everyone, Even (Especially!) Wikipedia

The pending update to the EU Copyright Directive is coming up for a committee vote on June 20 or 21 and a parliamentary vote either in early July or late September. While the directive fixes some longstanding problems with EU rules, it creates much, much…