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July 8 marks National Video Game Day in the U.S. As well as providing a nudge to dust down those old video games and reboot the console, it is also time to reflect on the future of gaming and to see which format of video game hardware is winning out.

V Shred exposes 1 million files with open S3 bucket Special

It has been revealed that fitness brand V Shred left the information thousands of customers on a completely unsecured AWS S3 bucket. V Shred have addressed the issue; however, there are concerns about the content of the exposed data.

Frost & Sullivan suffers from global data breach Special

Frost & Sullivan, the business consulting firm involved in market research and analysis, has suffered from a major wide data breach, resulting in the exposure of some personal data.

Big six banks are using Confirmation of Payee to reduce APP scams Special

The Payment Systems Regulator has said all members of the UK’s six largest banking groups are now using the new fraud prevention tool, Confirmation of Payee, helping to reduce ised Push Payment (APP) scams. What does this mean for consumers?

Overview of GDPR fines: New tracker and statistics

With GDPR - Europe's privacy regulation - having been in place for over one year, a new compilation of data reveals that 290 companies have been found not to have followed the legislation. The biggest fine to date has been issued to Google.

Amid reckoning on police racism, algorithm bias in focus

A wave of protests over law enforcement abuses has highlighted concerns over artificial intelligence programs like facial recognition which critics say may reinforce racial bias.

Fitness brand leaks personal data linked to fitness trainers Special

Security researchers have found an unsecured Amazon servicer (AWS S3) bucket belonging to fitness brand V Shred. This led to personally identifiable information relating to trainers and customers being exposed online.

How video conferencing is booming for IT pros during the pandemic

A new survey finds over half of CIO’s and IT VPs admit to currently increasing cloud spend. And around four-fifths indicate that they will continue to use cloud services and applications they implemented during the shift to remote work.

CEO promises to eliminate 'toxic behaviours' at Ubisoft

The head of Ubisoft has promised a "structural shift" to eliminate toxic behaviour following allegations of sexual assault and harassment by managers at the French video game publisher.

Aspire News suffers from a data loss Special

A data breach has struck Aspire News, an app backed by Dr.Phil to help domestic violence victims covertly signal distress. This led to some personally identifiable information being exposed.

How an unsecured OneClass database exposed students Special

Over one million students in the U.S. have had personal data exposed onto the web. This followed a popular online learning platform leaving data in a publicly accessible cloud database.

Now you can digitize your dog into a computer game

Technologists have worked on a new form of motion capture technology that allows the user to digitize their dog without the expense of a motion capture suit and based around using just one camera.

Next-gen ultracapacitors revolutionise capability of IoT devices

Wearables play an increasing role in everyday life, and whether they are monitoring the temperature of food during transportation or oil rig drill pressure at the sea floor, they need to be efficiently and cost-effectively powered.

Too few people are concerned about working-from-扑克王游戏下载home security

A new survey finds that only a low number of U.S. citizens - 31 percent - are concerned about working-from-扑克王游戏下载home data security. Such concerns are important, given the increased application of remote working during COVID-19.

How the NCSC cam to catch a million phishing emails Special

The NCSC's Suspicious Email Reporting Service has received a million suspicious email reports from the public just two months after launching. This highlights the risks facing society.

Looking deep into the 'blue leaks' data leak revelation Special

It has been discovered that activist group DDoSecrets has published data they claim have been stolen from US law enforcement agencies and fusion centers. The data has been made available online on a searchable portal.

Looking back at the NotPetya cyber attack anniversary Special

Three years on from a major global cyberattack, there remain lessons to be considered from the NotPetya cyber attack, according to David Grout, CTO EMEA at FireEye.

UAE's Mars Mission — Hope project due to launch July 14

On July 14, the Emirates Mars Mission will launch its "Hope" probe to begin a seven-month-long journey to the Red Planet. The probe will study the dynamics of the Martian atmosphere and its interaction with outer space and the solar wind.

Cybersecurity and 75th anniversary of the UN charter Special

June 26th marks the 75th anniversary of the United Nations. The formation of the UN has probably led to a lowering of military conflict. How can it handle conflict moving into cyberspace?

NASA headquarters building named for first black female engineer

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced Wednesday the agency’s headquarters building in Washington, D.C. will be named after Mary W. Jackson, the first African American female engineer at NASA.

Millions lost to cyber-fraud during coronavirus pandemic Special

The organization Action Fraud has found that considerable sums have been lost to cyber-fraud since the beginning of COVID-19 Looking at the trends is Mark Crichton, Senior Director of Security Product Management, OneSpan, who comments for Digital Journal.

Huawei loses out in Singapore 5G bid

Nokia and Ericsson have been chosen as Singapore's main 5G network providers, telecom operators said, leaving Huawei with only a minor role as the Chinese tech giant faces growing US pressure.

Frost & Sullivan exposes data: What this means for customers Special

It has been announced that Frost & Sullivan experienced a data breach exposing sensitive information such as first and last names, log in names, and hashed passwords. This carries implications for customers.

Vulnerability discovered in IBM Maximo software

Positive Technologies experts have discovered a vulnerability in IBM’s Maximo Asset Management software. The weakness could have had serious implications for a range of different businesses, including major corporations.

Security weaknesses behind the Australian cyberattacks Special

Australia has experienced a major state-based cyber attack, affecting all levels of government as well as essential services and businesses. Tim Wellsmore, Mandiant Government Solutions looks at the lessons.

Babylon Health hit by major data breach Special

Digital health provider Babylon Health acknowledged that its video appointment application, aimed at general practitioners, suffered a data breach. The issue raises some concerns for telehealth.

China launches final satellite to complete rival to GPS

China on Tuesday launched the final satellite in its 扑克王游戏下载homegrown geolocation system designed to rival the US GPS network, marking a major step in its race for market share in the lucrative sector.

Google adds fact-check to images

Google said Monday it was adding fact-check labels to images as part of its efforts to stem visually misleading information.

Expert says new Ripple20 bugs underscore need for action Special

New research revealing the Ripple20 bugs that impact hundreds of millions of IoT device - from printers to insulin pumps to power grids - underscores the need to put pressure on device manufacturers to take security more seriously.

Need for speed: Japan supercomputer is world's fastest

Japan's Fugaku supercomputer, built with government backing and used in the fight against coronavirus, is now ranked as the world's fastest, its developers announced Monday.

Digital experiments to re-think 扑克王游戏下载home design

IKEA and its research and design firm SPACE10 have developed a new digital design solution, aimed at businesses and consumers. This is in form of an online platform called

How COVID-19 has upturned the e-learning market

The global coronavirus pandemic has helped to propel e-learning in new directions. For some this is an extension of what has been underway for the past few years, for others it is a completely new concept. Either way, the market is growing.

Construction begins in UK on world's largest liquid air battery

Construction is beginning near Manchester, the UK on the world’s largest liquid air battery, known as CryoBattery, which will store renewable electricity and reduce carbon emissions from fossil-fuel power plants.

Accelerating end-to-end supply chain digitization

Digitized plants have the data to pivot faster while ensuring the consistent quality customers expect and love. That translates into stronger sales and better margins, according to CEO Scott Sexton.

Taller wind turbine bases using concrete 3-D printing technology

GE Renewable Energy, COBOD, and LafargeHolcim have announced a three-way partnership to co-develop 3D printed, “record-tall” wind turbine towers. The partnership should boost global renewable energy production and lower the cost of energy.

Facial recognition: IT and police in delicate dance

Tech giants love to portray themselves as forces for good and as the United States was gripped by anti-racism protests a number of them publicly disavowed selling controversial facial recognition technology to police forces.

Claire's Magecart hit is a serious cyber attack Special

Hackers have successfully breached the websites of the U.S. accessory giant Claire’s, plus a subsidiary company called Icing. Through this, they have gained access to customer credit card data. This represents a significant retail issue.

Robots: allies during virus crisis, enemies later?

When human contact needs to be kept to a minimum, robots can save lives and factories. But when the coronavirus crisis is over, will they amplify job losses?

South African bank must replace 12M customer cards Special

The banking division of South Africa's Post Office called Postbank lost over $3.2 million will have to replace more than 12 million customer cards. This followed a cybersecurity incident.

The future of design post COVID-19 Special

Silvio Angori, who is the CEO of Pininfarina, the Italian design house, has written an essay titled:"Redesigning the future through... Design". Angori shares with Digital Journal some of the key points.

FT: Hackers for hire ‘targeted hundreds of institutions’ Special

It has been revealed that a hackers-for-hire group dubbed “Dark Basin” has targeted thousands of individuals and hundreds of institutions around the world.
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