It doesn’t matter whether you added your fingerprint to your iPhone – it’s still trivially easy for anyone to get past the login screen and access your emails and photos.
The International Business Times reports that for just £120, anyone on the internet can buy specialist hardware that lets them hack into even the newest iPhones.
National security concerns have led China to restrict exports of high-performance drones and supercomputers.
The new regulations cover drones that can stay airborne for longer than an hour, handle bad weather and reach altitudes of 1 mile (1.5km).
Intel Capital, Intel’s global investment arm has made an undisclosed investment in Airware, Silicon Valley’s most heavily venture backed drone startup. The announcement comes as Airware releases their long anticipated operating system for commercial drones.
Airware’s operating system, known as its Aerial Information Platform (AIP) combines hardware, software, and cloud services to enable enterprises to safely operate drones at scale. I attended an exclusive launch event and demonstration hosted by Airware earlier this week and was impressed by their mission planning software and total solution.
The Defense Department has rolled out supersecret smartphones for work and maybe play, made by anti-government-surveillance firm Silent Circle, according to company officials.
Silent Circle, founded by a former Navy Seal and the inventor of privacy-minded PGP encryption, is known for decrying federal efforts to bug smartphones. And for its spy-resistant “blackphone.”
Over the past year, Hertz has been installing inward-facing video cameras in about 12% of its rental vehicle fleet as part of an upgrade to the NeverLost onboard navigation system.
Hertz has yet to activate the 60,000 cameras it has installed and said there’s no software behind them, yet. They’re simply unused hardware.