Security

Losing the cyberwar

Source: Daily Infographic

False positives?

Anti-malware programs sometimes flag legitimate software as infected. A certain amount of false positives is inevitable but sometimes the anti-malware programs even turn on themselves. Example 1: Antivirus flags itself as malware Source: DailyWTF Example 2: Microsoft security labels its own program unsafe Via Reddit Since XP, Windows has contained a security feature called Data […]

All about face recognition technology

Source: MakeUseOf

Useful and informative websites

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