Ford invested $1 billion in Argo AI to help bring self-driving cars to the masses. But don’t count on them arriving any time soon, if Argo’s CEO is to be taken at his word. In a post on Medium, CEO Bryan Salesky suggests the public temper its expectations of near-future autonomous cars: “We’re taking a pragmatic […]
The KRACK attack hits any device using WPA2 security, and it may hit smart homes the hardest. Aaron Robinson/CNET The latest massive security vulnerability hits close to home. It’s called KRACK, short for Key Reinstallation Attack, and it’s a vulnerability that affects any Wi-Fi connection using the common encryption method WPA2. That means pretty much […]
Google knows these are two different cats. Amanda Kooser/CNET Last week, Google Photos gave me a “Meow Movie,” a video slideshow stuffed with pictures of my two sibling black cats. What it didn’t include were photos of other people’s cats, of which I have many. On Monday, Google confirmed it can not only identify cats and […]
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James Martin/CNET Wi-Fi is everywhere, and you’re on it all the time. Get your guard up. A newly revealed Wi-Fi weak spot puts just about every device at risk, from your work computer to the phone in your hand and the laptop you tote to the coffee shop. What’s especially frustrating is that a potential […]
iPhone 8? Big deal. More people are buying last year’s iPhone 7 than the newly released 8, reports Reuters citing analysis from KeyBanc Capital Markets and carrier surveys conducted in the US and UK. This bucks the usual trend of new iPhones being super popular — with select models often selling out — in the weeks […]
James Martin/CNET Google will work to fix Android devices that were impacted by a security flaw called KRACK researchers recently discovered, the company said Monday. “We’re aware of the issue, and we will be patching any affected devices in the coming weeks,” Google said in a statement. The weakness in the WPA2 protocol, designed to […]
If you have Windows Update enabled and applied recent security updates, you should be safe. Sarah Tew/CNET Microsoft customers who have enabled Windows Update and applied security updates from Oct. 10 are automatically protected from a Wi-Fi security flaw nicknamed “KRACK,” according to a company spokesperson. The weakness in the WPA2 protocol, designed to protect wireless […]