Firefox Critical Patch

Mozilla released Firefox 67.0.3 and Firefox ESR 60.7.1 patches and you need to update ASAP. The patches repair a critical zero-day vulnerability that hackers have been repeatedly exploiting recently. Firefox for Android, iOS, and Amazon Fire TV are not affected, but any desktop Firefox is at risk. Samuel Groß, cybersecurity researcher at Google Project Zero, discovered the vulnerability and reported …

North Carolina First in Flight Again: First UPS Drone Delivery

North Carolina proudly claims the slogan “First in flight” thanks to the first manned flight carried out by the Wright brothers in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Now North Carolina can claim another first in flight. UPS’s first drone delivery was carried out in the state capital, Raleigh. The use of drones is expected to not only speed up delivery times, …

Data-collecting cars can be a convenience, but they also raise privacy concerns

Originally posted on CBS17.com. RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Your car is spying on you and you probably don’t even know it. Late-model vehicles generate tons of data and automakers are now finding ways to collect and sell that data to third parties — but who really owns that information and should it be sold? For consumers, it’s creating a tug …

Your Car is Spying on You

Did you know your car is spying on you? It knows where you’re going, how fast you’re going there, what you’re listening to, and more! Where is your personal data going and who’s getting it? Tune in to CBS 17 after Superbowl LIII to learn more.

Robot Fleet Delivers at George Mason University

George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia is now delivering food to on-campus students via autonomous wheeled robots. Estonia-based Starship Technologies partnered with Sodexo, a company that manages dining on George Mason’s campus to bring twenty-five delivery robots to the University. There is a $1.99 delivery charge for the new service. Senior Vice President of business development for Starship Technologies Ryan …

Välkommen! Now Give Me Your Hand: The Potential Of Implanted Microchips

Biohax, a passive near field communications device has been inserted in thousands of people in Sweeden.  Certified biohackers insert the 2x12mm tubular microchip under your skin, usually in the area between your thumb and forefinger.  The chip contains no tracking capabilities, no GPS capabilities, and no batteries, and the device itself is Chinese, with German biocompatible glass and Spanish electronics. …

Security Analyst Jobs

As a result of the rash of hacking, ransomware and data breaches in recent years, information security professionals are in high demand. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, there will be an 18% increase in information security analyst positions between 2014 and 2024. This expected growth far exceeds that of other occupations, even those that also deal with …

Eight Medical Technologies to Watch

With technology advancing so rapidly there’s sure to be an impact on medicine. Already we are seeing advancements in how people collect health data; how to prevent, detect, and treat illness; and there are fundamental changes in how and where treatment is given. Here are eight technologies to watch in order to see how they may impact your health care …