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4G Internet Is Headed To The Moon

NASA has big ambitions to put 4G internet on the moon, and has tasked Nokia with turning their dream into a reality. It seems like the next logical step, really, since 4G has basically conquered planet earth. It can even be found on offshore oil rigs and atop Mount Everest, but the moon? It’s actually […]

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Ficker Malware Tricks People To Get Their Passwords

Jiri Kropac, the head of ESET’s Threat Detection Labs, recently reported a new malware campaign to be aware of. This one is a bit different in terms of methodology. Hackers most commonly employ emails utilizing various social engineering tricks in an attempt to lure unsuspecting recipients into clicking malicious links or downloading poisoned files. In […]

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A robot that can help you untangle your hair

With rapidly growing demands on health care systems, nurses typically spend 18 to 40 percent of their time performing direct patient care tasks, oftentimes for many patients and with little time to spare. Personal care robots that brush hair could provide substantial help and relief.  This may seem like a truly radical form of “self-care,” […]

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Media Advisory — MIT researchers: AI policy needed to manage impacts, build more equitable systems

On Thursday, May 6 and Friday, May 7, the AI Policy Forum — a global effort convened by researchers from MIT — will present their initial policy recommendations aimed at managing the effects of artificial intelligence and building AI systems that better reflect society’s values. Recognizing that there is unlikely to be any singular national AI policy, but […]

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Climate solutions depend on technology, policy, and businesses working together

“The challenge for humanity now is how to decarbonize the global economy by 2050. To do that, we need a supercharged decade of energy innovation,” said Ernest J. Moniz, the Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Physics and Engineering Systems Emeritus, founding director of the MIT Energy Initiative, and a former U.S. secretary of energy, […]

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Latest Windows 10 Update Replaces Edge Legacy With Chromium Edge

It’s no secret that Microsoft has struggled where web browsers are concerned. Internet Explorer was basically a security-riddled disaster and was eventually retired for that very reason. The company’s next attempt was Microsoft Edge, but unfortunately, it never gained much traction in the market and the company never did a lot with it. What they […]

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With a zap of light, system switches objects’ colors and patterns

When was the last time you repainted your car? Redesigned your coffee mug collection? Gave your shoes a colorful facelift? You likely answered: never, never, and never. You might consider these arduous tasks not worth the effort. But a new color-shifting “programmable matter” system could change that with a zap of light. MIT researchers have […]

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Update Adobe Now For Several Critical Security Updates

Adobe continues to work at a feverish pace to address critical security vulnerabilities in its product line. Their most recent patch addresses a total of ten security flaws across the following four products: Photoshop Adobe Digital Editions Adobe Bridge RoboHelp Of the ten flaws addressed by the latest patch, seven are rated as being Critical […]

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Security Is Top Priority In Latest Chrome Build

Back in February, Google began experimenting with a new feature that defaulted all URLs to use “https:” rather than the less secure “http:.” While defaulting to the secure socket layer isn’t ironclad protection for ‘netizins, it’s certainly a step in the right direction, which is why Google recently promoted the change out of the canary […]

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Hackers Are Using Legitimate Google Services To Wreak Havoc

The Microsoft 365 Defender Threat Intelligence Team recently issued a dire warning that every IT professional should take seriously. They’ve discovered an emerging threat in the form of hackers utilizing legitimate “Contact Us” forms associated with Google websites to distribute malware to unsuspecting site visitors. Since the website is legitimate, it almost always bypasses email […]

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Happy Birthday, Riskalyze!

Bonus!  Watch CEO Aaron Klein prove he IS ready for primetime with February’s inaugural Video Fintech Report Card! It should come as no surprise that Ethical-Advisor.Com supports clear, consistent conversations with Wealth Management clients about the risks in their portfolios.  As an early-ish adopter, we were amazed by the conversations that Riskalyze facilitated.  Quarterly meetings, […]

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FBI Warning Healthcare Providers to Prepare for Ransomware Attacks

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is warning hospitals and healthcare providers to brace for a deluge of ransomware attacks. The advisory, which was issued jointly with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), states that the agencies have “credible information” of an increased and imminent cybercrime threat […]

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What Should Businesses Expect under California’s Proposition 24?

Since taking effect on January 1, 2020, the CCPA has faced criticism from both business and consumer privacy groups due to its ambiguity. The Privacy Rights and Enforcement Act seeks to strengthen and clarify the CCPA, as well as establish a dedicated enforcement agency. California Consumer Privacy Act Former Gov. Jerry Brown signed the California Consumer […]

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Is NYDFS Targeting Social Media for Its Next Round of Cyber Regulations?

Is NYDFS Targeting Social Media for Its Next Round of Cyber Regulations? After adopting comprehensive cybersecurity regulations for financial services companies, the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) is now turning its attention to social media companies. The agency recently concluded its investigation into the recent Twitter hack aimed at accounts of cryptocurrency firms and […]

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