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Best Buy reportedly pulling Kaspersky software from shelves over concerns of Kremlin ties

Kaspersky antivirus software is reportedly being pulled from Best Buy shelves amid concerns over its ties to the Russian government. Best Buy has reportedly opted to stop selling Kaspersky cybersecurity software in its stores. According to the StarTribune, Best Buy decided to cease sales of Kaspersky products over growing concerns that the company is connected […]

Hackers hid malware in CCleaner software

Hackers have successfully breached CCleaner’s security to inject malware into the app and distribute it to millions of users. Security researchers at Cisco Talos discovered that download servers used by Avast (the company that owns CCleaner) were compromised to distribute malware inside CCleaner. “For a period of time, the legitimate signed version of CCleaner 5.33 […]

Facial recognition software for lemurs could help save endangered species

A team biologists and computer scientists have created the first ever facial recognition system for lemurs, able to identify more than 100 different individuals with 98.7 percent accuracy. It’s hoped that the software, dubbed LemurFaceID, will help with conversation efforts for the primate; giving researchers an easier and less invasive way to track individuals and […]

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