Google announced today it’s launching a jobs search engine in the U.S. The service will focus on all types of jobs – from entry-level and service industry positions to high-end professional jobs. It will also leverage Google technologies like machine learning and A.I. to better understand how jobs are classified and related, among other things. Google CEO Sundar Pichai gave a brief preview of the job search engine, called “Google for Jobs,” at Google’s developer conference I/O this afternoon. “46% of U.S. employers say they face talent shortages and have issues filling open job positions,” explained Pichai. “While job seekers may be looking for openings right next door – there’s a big disconnect here…We want to better connect employers and job seekers through a new initiative, Google f
MasterCard has unveiled its brand new payment card that has a built-in biometric fingerprint scanner, allowing customers to authorize payments with their fingerprint, without requiring a PIN code or a signature. The company is already testing the new biometric payment cards, combined with the on-board chips, in South Africa and says it hopes to roll out the new cards to the rest of the world by the end of 2017. Don't Worry, It Still Supports PIN-based Transactions as Fallback Wait — If you think that this feature would not allow you to share your card with your child and spouse, don’t worry — Mastercard has a solution for this issue as well.= The company has confirmed that even if the card is configured to expect the fingerprint for authenticating a purchase, but i
Free, easy-to-use hacking tools help many young people slip into a life of cyber-crime, according to a report. The National Crime Agency (NCA) has detailed the "pathways" taken by people who become criminals. Many started by getting involved with game-cheat websites or forums that talked about ways to change or "mod" games, its report said. Mentors, role models and positive opportunities could deter people from committing cyber-crime, the NCA added. Social club The report is based on a small number of interviews with people arrested or cautioned for carrying out computer-based crimes as well as analyses of academic studies of offenders. It also draws on information resulting from many more "cease and desist" visits to people the NCA identified as being on the periphery of m...
As part of its Vault 7 series of leaked documents, whistleblowing website WikiLeaks today released a new cache of 27 documents allegedly belonged to the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Named Grasshopper, the latest batch reveals a CLI-based framework developed by the CIA to build "customised malware" payloads for breaking into Microsoft's Windows operating systems and bypassing antivirus protection. All the leaked documents are basically a user manual that the agency flagged as "secret" and that are supposed to be only accessed by the members of the agency, WikiLeaks claims. Grasshopper: Customized Malware Builder Framework According to the leaked documents, Grasshopper framework allows the agency members to easily create custom malware, depending upon the te
The Creators Update would land on people’s computers next week. But Microsoft wanted to garner some extra trust from its customers before they push their next big update on April 11. Making changes to their privacy statement, Microsoft has made attempts to make the data collection process on Windows 10 more transparent. During the initial days of Windows 10, the company was criticized for unclear data collection process on Windows 10. However, they didn’t turn a blind eye to people’s concerns. Users running the Creators Update would have more control over the data that is being collected from their machine. They would be able to choose from basic and full levels of data collection. Basic level includes data such as device information, app compatibility, quality-related informa
Networking large Cisco will be reportedly producing its own social networking operating system called Lindt. In this way, the company is definitely looking to individual some of the important software program for use in inexpensive switches. This may also permit the customers to utilize Cisco’ ersus operating system upon non-Cisco fuses in the near future. Nevertheless , at the moment, reviews tell that will Cisco isn’ t trying to make the OS on non-Cisco equipment. Capital t um make alone less dependent on the hardware company, networking huge Cisco is certainly making a large move. Just before telling you read more about the new proceed, let me tell you that will Cisco’ t switch company is the one of the biggest income streams. This past year, its changing segment drawn $14. seven
A new attack on smart TVs allows a malicious actor to take over devices using rogue DVB-T (Digital Video Broadcasting — Terrestrial) signals, get root access on the smart TV, and use the device for all sorts of nasty actions, ranging from DDoS attacks to spying on end users. The attack, developed by Rafael Scheel, a security researcher working for Swiss cyber security consulting company Oneconsult, is unique and much more dangerous than previous smart TV hacks. Current smart TV hacks aren't not really "dangerous" Until now, all smart TV exploits relied on attackers having physical access to the device, in order to plug in an USB that executes malicious code. Other attacks relied on social engineering, meaning attackers had to trick users into installing a malicious app on their TV
The last six months have marked the beginning of a new digital era in India. The newly born operator Reliance Jio has been delighting its customers with unlimited free 4G LTE data plans. Now, the Bangalore-based company ACT Pvt. Ltd. has launched the nation’s first 1Gbps fiber-optic broadband service under the brand name ACT Fibernet. Currently, Hyderabad is the city where the gigabit broadband service will be first rolled out. For optimum user experience, ACT Fibernet recommends an Intel Core i7 CPU @2.5Ghz, 8GB RAM, a 64-bit OS, and 1Gbps ethernet port. A CAT6 ethernet cable would be required to pump the high-speed internet to the user’s computer. It’s not the first time Indians have seen Gigabit speeds on their soil. A few years back, Google tested their 1Gbps fiber internet in
A commercial malware scanner used by businesses has recently detected an outbreak of malware that came preinstalled on more than three dozen Android devices. An assortment of malware was found on 38 Android devices belonging to two unidentified companies. This is according to a blog post published Friday by Check Point Software Technologies, maker of a mobile threat prevention app. The malicious apps weren't part of the official ROM firmware supplied by the phone manufacturers but were added later somewhere along the supply chain. In six of the cases, the malware was installed to the ROM using system privileges, a technique that requires the firmware to be completely reinstalled for the phone to be disinfected. "This finding proves that, even if a user is extremely careful, never cli...
Back in 2013, Facebook launched a feature called Graph Search to help the users find things easily. Just in case you don’t know much about Facebook search, here’s how to use it efficiently. Given the amount of data Facebook has, its search has become so powerful, much more than you realize. Now, a Belgian ethical hacker has created an online tool to tell you how much of Facebook data is public. Others can also use this tool to snoop for all your public pictures. I guess that’s why it’s called Stalkscan. Before going ahead and telling you more about it, let me tell you that its creator declares that the tool doesn’t violate any privacy settings of Facebook. Also, the site isn’t affiliated with Facebook. One can use this creepy search engine for Facebook to filter users on the basis of