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Alexa, can you take the stand?

When your AI assistants are not your friends: (via CNet) Your Alexa and Fitbit can testify against you in court / https://www.cnet.com/news/alexa-fitbit-apple-watch-pacemaker-can-testify-against-you-in-court/

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Panera Breach

When responses to security standards are half-baked: (via NPR) For Months, Panera Bread Website Reportedly Exposed Millions Of Customer Records / https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/04/03/599135288/for-months-panera-bread-website-reportedly-exposed-millions-of-customer-records?utm_source=twitter.com&

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The Chrome Overlords

Chrome's Checkpoint Charlie feature: (via MB) Chrome Is Scanning Files on Your Computer, and People Are Freaking Out / https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/wj7x9w/google-chrome-scans-files-on-your-windows-computer-chrome-cleanup-tool

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HoneyBot Don't Care

Meet the anti-hacker HoneyBot: (via ZDNet) This small robot lures hackers away from other robots / http://www.zdnet.com/article/this-small-robot-lures-hackers-away-from-other-robots/

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Lord & Taylor Data Breach

Measuring up the attack: (via Reuters) Saks, Lord & Taylor hit by payment card data breach / https://www.reuters.com/article/us-hudson-s-bay-databreach/saks-lord-taylor-hit-by-payment-card-data-breach-idUSKCN1H81E8


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