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U.S. Customs and Border Protection says photos of travelers were taken in a data breach

Pedestrians and vehicles head into the United States in January along the Paso del Norte International Bridge, which connects the cities of El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua. (Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post) June 10 at 7:54 PM U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Monday that photos of travelers had been compromised as […]

Gears & Gadgets

New speculative execution bug leaks data from Intel chips’ internal buffers

First disclosed in January 2018, the Meltdown and Spectre attacks have opened the floodgates, leading to extensive research into the speculative execution hardware found in modern processors, and a number of additional attacks have been published in the months since. Today sees the publication of a range of closely related flaws named variously RIDL, Fallout, […]

Emerging Tech

Digital Trends Live: Facebook data security, Ubisoft helps Notre Dame, and more

On the latest episode of  Digital Trends Live, we discuss the top trending tech news, including the most recent Facebook and Instagram data security issues, Amazon’s free ad-supported music service,  Ubisoft’s pledge to help rebuild Notre Dame, and more. Other topics include the theft of 100  Car2Go vehicles, Netflix taking a look at a “Random” […]

Gears & Gadgets

Intel’s new assault on the data center: 56-core Xeons, 10nm FPGAs, 100gig Ethernet

Enlarge / Left-to-right: Cascade Lake Xeon AP, Cascade Lake Xeon SP, Broadwell Xeon D-1600, and up front Optane DC Persistent Memory. Intel Intel today launched a barrage of new products for the data center, tackling almost every enterprise workload out there. The company’s diverse range of products highlights how today’s data center is more than […]