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Category: Cybersecurity

Biometrica Announces Release Of New SSIN, With Mobile App That Allows Near Real-Time Facial Recognition

According to the FBI’s violent crime database, there are currently approximately 33,000 violent street gangs, outlaw motorcycle gangs, and prison gangs, with about 1.4 million active members criminally active in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. (KYC???) Source: Biometrica Announces Release Of New SSIN, With Mobile App That Allows Near Real-Time Facial Recognition

Energy Tesla’s solar roof to cost less than a regular roof – even before energy production, says Elon Musk

Solar, Wyly, investment

https://electrek.co/2016/11/17/tesla-solar-roof-cost-less-than-regular-roof-even-before-energy-production-elon-musk/

Biometrics: The Whats, The Whens, The Hows, And The Whodunnits | Biometrica Systems Inc

A conversation with Biometrica CEO Wyly Wade, who has almost certainly collected more biometrics across more countries than any single individual in the world, we get down to the basics. We look at what constitutes biometrics, what are identifiers, and how biometric identification is done and used. Source: Biometrics: The Whats, The Whens, The Hows, And…

1.4 billion yen ($12.7 million) stolen from 1,400 convenience store ATMs across Japan in the space of two hours

The theft at convenience store ATMs took place in the morning of May 15 in Tokyo and 16 prefectures across the country, and police believe over 100 people might have coordinated in the unlawful withdrawal. In each of the approximately 14,000 transactions, the maximum amount of 100,000 yen was withdrawn from Seven Bank ATMs using…

India will replace all street lights of the country with LED bulbs in next 24 months

The central government expects Karnataka to be in top five in the implementation of new and renewable energy programmes the minister added. India has the target of producing 1,75,000 MW and Renewable energy in next five years. The government also launched Solar Mission to generate 1 lakh MW solar power in the country. Similarly wind…

India now has an airport completely powered by solar energy

The massive solar plant providing power to the airport is made up of more than 46,000 solar panels spread across a 45-acre stretch of land near the airport’s cargo complex. All in all, the airport will have between 50 and 60 thousand units of electricity a day, thanks to the plant — enough to make…

Remote control of a Jeep — the battle is just beginning

Hackers took control of a car and crashed it into a ditch by remotely breaking into its dashboard computer from 10 miles away. In the first such breach of its kind, security experts cut out the engine and applied the brakes on the Jeep Cherokee, sending it into a spin – all while sitting on their sofa.…

Hacking Team’s BGP hack to hijack IPs it didn’t own

The ease of fraudulently manipulating the BGP system has long been recognized as a key weak point in Internet security. The Hacking Team e-mails (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9) move that risk out of the theoretical and into the practical. It also underscores the need for universal norms to be…

A cyber attack on the US east coast could cost economy $1 trillion

The report from the University of Cambridge Center for Risk Studies and the Lloyd’s of London insurance market outlines a scenario of an electricity blackout that leaves 93 million people in New York City and Washington DC without power. The scenario, developed by Cambridge, is technologically possible and is assessed to be within the once-in-200-year…

Hackers Ground 10 Flights and 1,400 Passengers in Poland

Around 1,400 passengers of the Polish airline LOT were grounded at Warsaw’s Chopin airport on Sunday after hackers attacked the airline ground computer systems used to issue flight plans, the company said. The computer system was hacked in the afternoon and fixed after around five hours, during which 10 of the state-owned carrier’s national and…

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