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“Geofencing” often begins with an innocent click. Smartphone apps ask if they can access location to improve service. When users say they yes, they often don’t realize that the apps that help them drive, cook, or pray are likely reselling their information to far-flung for-profit entities. This and other information detailing people’s behaviors and preferences is valuable for businesses trying to target customers.

Tyson Foods, Inc., is teaming up with Gatik AI, Inc., in a multi-year collaboration to deploy autonomous, "self-driving" refrigerated box trucks to bolster Tyson routes in Northwest Arkansas. Operating 18 hours a day, trucks will deliver Tyson, Jimmy Dean and BallPark products, among others, to the company’s distribution and storage facilities in the Rogers and Springdale, Ark., areas.

Most people are more worried about the effects of online fraud than other crimes, such as knife attacks, burglary and sexual offences, according to a recent large-scale survey.

The poll - for criminal justice experts at Crest Advisory – also found that young people were the group most likely to be affected by online fraud, even though half of those questioned believed the elderly were most at risk.

What's being described as an "IT malfunction" has paralyzed Volkswagen Group's central infrastructure, forcing the automaker to suspend production at several plants on Wednesday. 

German business newspaper Handelsblatt spoke with a Volkswagen spokesman who said an "IT disruption of network components at the Wolfsburg location" was detected around 12:30 pm local time. 

Owners of Apple's iPhone 15 Pro are checking the temperature of their new smartphones, claiming devices are heating up over 100 degrees Fahrenheit.

Several images of these temperature checks have been shared online, with one showing a silver iPhone 15 Pro that clocked in at 108 degrees.

The owner said he only used the smartphone for a five-minute call before it became too hot to handle

Now officially recognized as a libwebp flaw, it involves a heap buffer overflow in WebP, impacting Google Chrome versions preceding 116.0.5845.187.

This vulnerability resides within the Huffman coding algorithm used by libwebp for lossless compression and it enables attackers to execute out-of-bounds memory writes using maliciously crafted HTML pages.

This type of exploit can have severe consequences, from crashes to arbitrary code execution and unauthorized access to sensitive information.

Hackers are utilizing a new trick of using zero-point fonts in emails to make malicious emails appear as safely scanned by security tools in Microsoft Outlook.

Although the ZeroFont phishing technique has been used in the past, this is the first time it has been documented as used in this way.

In a new report by ISC Sans analyst Jan Kopriva, the researcher warns that this trick could make a massive difference in the effectiveness of phishing operations, and users should be aware of its existence and use in the wild.

Google has patched the fifth Chrome zero-day vulnerability exploited in attacks since the start of the year in emergency security updates released today.

"Google is aware that an exploit for CVE-2023-5217 exists in the wild," the company revealed in a security advisory published on Wednesday.

The security vulnerability is addressed in Google Chrome 117.0.5938.132, rolling out worldwide to Windows, Mac, and Linux users in the Stable Desktop channel.

Apple on Thursday released urgent security updates for iPhones, iPads, Macs, Apple Watch, and Safari users to patch against three vulnerabilities that Apple says are being actively exploited.

Ahmed Eltantawy is a former Egyptian Member of Parliament who previously served as the chairman of Egypt’s al-Karama political party. In March 2023 he announced his intention to run in the upcoming Egyptian presidential election, stating that he planned to offer a “democratic” alternative to the current president.