In First Massive Cyberattack, China Targets Israel

In First Massive Cyberattack, China Targets Israel

Haaretz—A coordinated cyberattack… hit dozens of Israeli government and private organizations, according to an announcement Monday by the international cybersecurity company FireEye. This is the first documented case of a large-scale Chinese attack on Israel. It was part of a broader campaign that targeted many other countries, including Iran, Saudi Arabia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and Thailand.…

More than 267 Chinese Apps Banned in India due to security danger

More than 267 Chinese Apps Banned in India due to security danger

News conglomerates may ignore reporting, or rolls their collective eyes at President Trump’s January 5 2021 Executive Order banning eight more apps and software with ties to the communist Chinese government, citing severe security risks, but for perspective keep in mind that India has banned no less than 267 Chinese apps! See List of Chinese…

Executive Order Banning investment in Eight More Apps with Ties to Communist Chinese Government, due to Severe Threat of Private Information Tracking

Yesterday, January 5, 2021, President Trump signed an Executive Order banning investment in eight (8) apps with ties to Communist China and its egregious tracking and security threat factors. Here are the total list of 8 additional apps banned from U.S. transactions: Alipay CamScanner QQ Wallet SHAREit Tencent QQ VMate WeChat Pay WPS Office Here…

Data isn’t just being collected from your phone. It’s being used to score you.

Data isn’t just being collected from your phone. It’s being used to score you.

Chron,Washington Post—Operating in the shadows of the online marketplace, specialized tech companies you’ve likely never heard of are tapping vast troves of our personal data to generate secret “surveillance scores” – digital mug shots of millions of Americans – that supposedly predict our future behavior. The firms sell their scoring services to major businesses across…

What Tech Will Invade Your Life in 2019 (or not)?

What Tech Will Invade Your Life in 2019 (or not)?

New York Times—Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) that responds to your voice. Next-generation wireless networks. If this year’s biggest consumer technology trends have a familiar ring, there’s a reason for that. Imagine a future where you are never truly alone. Even when your spouse is on a business trip or your children are away at summer camp,…

New Tech can identify you by how you walk, gait recognition

New Tech can identify you by how you walk, gait recognition

Chinese authorities have begun deploying a new surveillance tool: “gait recognition” software that uses people’s body shapes and how they walk to identify them, even when their faces are hidden from cameras. Already used by police on the streets of Beijing and Shanghai, “gait recognition” is part of a push across China to develop artificial-intelligence…