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March 14, 2017 3:30 PM App-enabled sex toy users get $10,000 each after privacy breach

An app-enabled sex toy was uploading its users' masturbatory habits to the cloud for company analysis. Now, that company's going to have to pay up. Users of an app-enabled sex toy cried foul after learning that their vibrators were uploading non-anonymized usage habits to the cloud. Now, the company responsible will be paying each of those customers 20

March 14, 2017 3:27 PM Your Fitness Trackers May Work Against You In 2017

A UK cyber security report warns the Internet of Things ransomware attacks will get more personal in 2017 A report from the United Kingdom’s National Crime Agency and new National Cyber Security Centre warns that Internet of Things devices will increasingly be used against their owners as botnet and ransomware attacks rise. The report, released on Tuesday 29

March 14, 2017 3:27 PM Brit infosec's greatest threat? Thug malware holding nation's devices to ransom – report

And cheap IoT kit's not helping matters The National Crime Agency and newly formed National Cyber Security Centre joint report on cybercrime unsurprisingly names ransomware as the top internet menace. The report notes that ransomware is a “significant and growing” risk, with file-encrypting malware poses a threat to a greater range of kit beyond PCs. Smartphones 24

March 14, 2017 2:30 PM Cyber crooks carrying out nation state-style attacks

Cyber criminals are targeting British businesses by imitating nation state-style attacks, the National Crime Agency warns. An annual assessment of the biggest threats has uncovered a growing fast-changing threat based on government-sponsored hacking. It discusses the trend of criminals copying suspected nation state ‘actors’ who are given license to attack 27

March 14, 2017 2:20 PM Ottawa-based sex toy maker settles privacy lawsuit for $5M

Company says users now have 'more choice in the data they share' The We-Vibe 4 Plus App Only product is one of several Bluetooth-enabled devices covered in a recent lawsuit settlement. The Ottawa-based maker of a smart sex toy has agreed to a $5 million settlement after two people sued, alleging the vibrator collected some very personal information 28

March 14, 2017 2:03 PM Tag Heuer’s latest smartwatch is modular, still very expensive

$1,650 for a tricked-out Android Wear device that you can turn into a regular watch. Swiss watch manufacturer Tag Heuer is following up its uber-expensive $1,500 smartwatch with an even more expensive wearable. Today, the company announced the Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45, an Android Wear smartwatch that comes in a range of materials and with a plethora 24

March 14, 2017 11:10 AM Xiaomi claims that Redmi Note 4 is the fastest smartphone to sell 1 million units in India

Xiaomi had a pretty good run in the Indian market last year, thanks to its mid-range Redmi Note 3 smartphone which was named as the highest shipped smartphone in the country’s online market. This year, its successor has continued the tradition for the company — Redmi Note 4. As per the company, it has sold 1 million units of Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 in India 26

March 14, 2017 10:36 AM Apple testing four new iPad models in San Francisco – report

Apple could be testing as many as four new iPad Pro models on the USA’s west coast, according to new research data. Mobile marketing firm Fiksu claims to have tracked four iPad devices with previously unseen model numbers. For the unaware, Fiksu owns a tracker SDK that many developers build into their apps, generating data. This tracker can tell what the model 16

March 14, 2017 5:03 AM Facebook Says Its Data Can't Be Used for 'Surveillance'

Facebook is cutting police departments off from a vast trove of data that has been increasingly used to monitor protesters and activists. The move, which the social network announced Monday, comes in the wake of concerns over law enforcement's tracking of protesters' social media accounts in places such as Ferguson, Missouri, and Baltimore. It also comes 43

March 13, 2017 10:59 PM Rumors Tip Imminent Arrival of New iPads

Apple hasn't made a major iPad refresh since the launch of the 9.7-inch iPad Pro last year, so the tablet lineup is ripe for updates. The Apple rumor mills are constantly churning, but they appear to be gaining steam this week with reports of new iPad models being tested in the wild. Four new iPad model numbers showed up in analytics data from mobile 30