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Facebook Researchers Collect Thousands of Hours of First-Person Video to Train AI
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Facebook Researchers Collect Thousands of Hours of First-Person Video to Train AI

The solution to machine learning problems is generally either more or better data.

Popular Smart Home Security System Can Be Remotely Disarmed
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Popular Smart Home Security System Can Be Remotely Disarmed

Researchers at cybersecurity company Rapid7 found vulnerabilities that can be used to remotely disarm the Fortress S03 smart home security system.

Security Flaws Found in Popular EV Chargers
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Security Flaws Found in Popular EV Chargers

Analysts have identified flaws in the application programming interfaces of six home electric vehicle (EV) charging brands, as well as the Chargepoint public EV...

TikTok Gave Itself Permission to Collect Biometric Information on U.S. Users
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TikTok Gave Itself Permission to Collect Biometric Information on U.S. Users

TikTok has revised its U.S. privacy policy to say it is permitted it to "collect biometric identifiers and biometric information" from users' content, including...

Newly-Wormable Windows Botnet Ballooning in Size
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Newly-Wormable Windows Botnet Ballooning in Size

Researchers say a botnet targeting Windows devices is expanding, due to a new infection method that lets malware spread between computers with weak passwords.
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