Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Last week, NY Times published an article - 'It’s Possible to Hack a Phone With Sound Waves, Researchers Show' - that since gained a lot of
attention and a lot of echoes in other media outlets. It’s not just about smartphones, as the title might suggest; but any system incorporating
a particular class of sensors (an accelerometer, in this case) allows under certain conditions a knowledgeable person to influence, control
or disable the device that incorporates it.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Security & Privacy
Apple has taken repeatedly a strong stance on privacy protection, especially when it comes to their flagship product, the iPhone. While, undoubtedly,
a lot of effort has gone into making it more secure, a lot still hinges on how conscious is the user of the dangers posed by some combinations of
enabled settings on the iPhone.
Sunday, January 29, 2017
For a number of years now, Adobe conducts a global survey to capture how people view creativity, it’s role in the their lives, it role in the business
environment, etc. The most recent report - Adobe State of: Create 2016 - was published at the beginning of October and has many interesting findings
businesses would do well to think about.