Researchers Uncover Android Spying Campaign Targeting Pakistan Officials

Two new Android surveillanceware families have been found to target military, nuclear, and election entities in Pakistan and Kashmir as part of a pro-India, state-sponsored hacking campaign. Dubbed Hornbill and Sunbird, the malware impersonates legitimate or seemingly innocuous services to cover its tracks, only to stealthily collect SMS, encrypted messaging app content, and geolocation, among…

UiPath’s Recent $35 Billion Valuation Shows the Impact of Automation

Have you ever felt like a million bucks? How about $35 billion? Personally, I don’t know what it feels like, but if you’re wondering, I’d recommend asking UiPath, Leader on the G2 Grid® Report for Robotic Process Automation (RPA) for Winter 2021. Having raised $750 million in their latest fundraise (Series F), they are now worth a whopping $35 billion. 

New AI technique lets robots detect human touch by analyzing shadows

Scientists from Cornell University have developed a way for robots to identify physical interactions just by analyzing a user’s shadows. Their ShadowSense system uses an off-the-shelf USB camera to capture the shadows produced by hand gestures on a robot’s skin. Algorithms then classify the movements to infer the user’s specific interaction. Study lead author Guy Hoffman said the method…

Researchers Uncover Android Spying Campaign Targeting Pakistan Officials

Two new Android surveillanceware families have been found to target military, nuclear, and election entities in Pakistan and Kashmir as part of a pro-India, state-sponsored hacking campaign. Dubbed Hornbill and Sunbird, the malware impersonates legitimate or seemingly innocuous services to cover its tracks, only to stealthily collect SMS, encrypted messaging app content, and geolocation, among…

UiPath’s Recent $35 Billion Valuation Shows the Impact of Automation

Have you ever felt like a million bucks? How about $35 billion? Personally, I don’t know what it feels like, but if you’re wondering, I’d recommend asking UiPath, Leader on the G2 Grid® Report for Robotic Process Automation (RPA) for Winter 2021. Having raised $750 million in their latest fundraise (Series F), they are now worth a whopping $35 billion. 

WandaVision: Elizabeth Olsen explains a surprising character change

Long before the release of WandaVision on Disney Plus, die-hard and casual Marvel fans alike noticed something curious about Wanda Maximoff. When Elizabeth Olsen’s character was first introduced to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, she and her twin brother Pietro (played by Aaron Taylor-Johnson in Avengers: Age of Ultron) had very distinct Sokovian accents. But when WandaVision…