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New York beats Silicon Valley for AI jobs

A new study into the AI job market across the US has revealed that New York is hiring AI specialists the most.
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Criminals exploit Bluetooth trackers

Bluetooth trackers like Apple AirTag are becoming increasingly popular among organized crime groups, warns Europol.
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DataDome launches invisible CAPTCHA

A fraud and bot management company has launched Device Check, a new challenge response for customers.
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Holiday warning: QR codes conceal scams

As the holiday season ushers in a spirit of giving, don’t be so quick to leave tips by scanning QR codes, since they have become a breeding ground for potential scams.
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Norton Healthcare discloses data breach affecting 2.5M people

A not-for-profit healthcare system with eight hospitals in Kentucky and Indiana has fallen victim to a ransomware attack. Consequently, sensitive data of 2.5 million people was exposed.
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YouTube ad-blocker crackdown backfires

Global crackdown on ad-blocker apps appears to have ignited a scramble by internet users – for ways to keep watching content free of commercial breaks.
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Merry Xmas: Google shuts down dormant accounts

Today may be the first day of the Christmas Advent Calendar – but it’s also when Google officially terminates accounts that have been dormant for two years or more.
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Global smartphone sales rebound after prolonged slump

The global smartphone market has been contracting for 27 straight months but finally grew 5% year-on-year in October, a new report said.
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Meta apps take top four spots as most privacy-invasive, study reveals

Among the 100 most popular apps on Apple App Store, Meta’s newest app, Threads, took the top spot as the most invasive, collecting 86% of its user’s personal data, research by The Money Mongers has found.
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Brits could lose almost $1 billion to online scams this festive shopping season

New research has found that British shoppers could lose £800 ($977) million to online scams during the Christmas shopping period. Experts are urging people to stay alert.
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Mortgage and loan giant Mr. Cooper confirms cyberattack

Mr. Cooper, a mortgage and loan giant with more than four million clients, has confirmed that its customer data was exposed during a recent cyberattack.
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Digital wallets gain momentum as preferred payment in North America

Digital wallets and payment apps – such as PayPal, Apple Pay, and Google Wallet – are now the fourth most popular payment method for online purchases made by North American consumers, according to a new survey.
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Cyber insurance prices are peaking, and so is the demand

Cyber insurance is raising its requirements and prices, with experts taking it as a positive sign.
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Scammers are preying on veterans, warns FTC

As Veterans Day approaches, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released a reminder that scammers might be targeting veterans to extort money or personal information, regardless of whether they left the service decades ago or just recently.
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Half of Brits sign terms and conditions without reading them first

Lack of awareness is causing Brits to willingly sign away their data, according to new research from Thales.
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NSA opens AI security center as general sounds warning

The National Security Agency (NSA) in the US has announced a new department dedicated to overseeing the integration of machine learning into the country’s defense systems.
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Researchers extract audio from still images and silent videos

What if you could hear photos? Impossible, right? Not anymore – with the help of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, researchers can now get audio from photos and silent videos.
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DarkBeam leaks billions of email and password combinations

DarkBeam, a digital risk protection firm, left an Elasticsearch and Kibana interface unprotected, exposing records with user emails and passwords from previously reported and non-reported data breaches.
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