“A seemingly indestructible android is sent from 2029 to 1984 to assassinate a waitress, whose unborn son will lead humanity in a war against the machines, while a soldier from that war is sent to protect her at all costs” (Terminator 1984, IMDb) Artificial Intelligence is not a new concept. Its storytelling origins go far … Continue reading Opinion¦ The Future of War: Robots vs. Hackers
Be Like Water: The Bruce Lee Approach to Building a Resilient Organization
Organizations that do not adapt, simply do not survive. It’s a norm that applies to humans and businesses alike. Reality is that more than 52% of companies listed on Fortune 500 have disappeared since 2000 due to their inability to adapt to the digital age. Resilient organizations can pursue digital innovations with greater confidence and … Continue reading Be Like Water: The Bruce Lee Approach to Building a Resilient Organization
Cryptocurrency-Mining Malware: A New Threat?
Cryptocurrency has exploded during the past few years. Investors increasingly saw cryptocurrency as a modern way to diversify their portfolios and reduce risks associated with traditional stocks and bonds. December 2017, the cryptocurrency market witnessed exponential growth spearheaded by Bitcoin which reached just under $20,000. The volatility of the cryptocurrency market encouraged miners to seek … Continue reading Cryptocurrency-Mining Malware: A New Threat?
News: DeepLocker- new breed of A.I powered malware is coming our way very soon.
I recently published an article entitled “Artificial Intelligence: The Cyber Weapon of the Future” in which I highlighted the rapid development of Artificial Intelligences (A.I) technology across industries as well as the opportunity and threat it represents. In the wrong hands, A.I can be used for malicious purposes by breaking through various traditional security measures. IBM … Continue reading News: DeepLocker- new breed of A.I powered malware is coming our way very soon.
Artificial Intelligence: The Cyber Weapon of the Future
What is Artificial Intelligence? More than a simple buzz word, Artificial Intelligence (A.I) is actively being used in every application by embedding algorithms that have the ability to self-improve through experience, commonly referred to as “Machine Learning”. In other words, A.I applications are designed to deliver a certain task on their own by exploring infinite … Continue reading Artificial Intelligence: The Cyber Weapon of the Future
The Dark Secrets of the Internet, Everyone Should Know.
The Dark Net is associated with the “evil” side of the internet, where hackers, criminals, drug traffickers and extreme experimental users meet to exchange illegal information and to sell their products and services. The Dark Net is a subset of the Deep Web, which contains websites that normal search engines (i.e. Google) cannot find. They … Continue reading The Dark Secrets of the Internet, Everyone Should Know.
Our data is fueling the digital economy. Should we be paid for it?
Your personal information is what keeps the digital engine running. Without it, many digital companies would disappear. Not only you are offering insights about who you are, where you are and what are you doing but you are giving them enough information to predict what you will do in the future. I attended a conference … Continue reading Our data is fueling the digital economy. Should we be paid for it?
‘Sextortion’ uses targets’ real passwords to blackmail them.
Every internet user should be aware about phishing scams. What is phishing? Wikipedia defines phishing as the fraudulent attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details (and money), often for malicious reasons, by disguising as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication. Hackers are increasing using psychological techniques like fear, … Continue reading ‘Sextortion’ uses targets’ real passwords to blackmail them.
Beware: Is your Phone Spying on You?
During several occasions, friends, family members and colleagues approached me with exciting discoveries. “Cedric, I found this great app which has made my life easier. More importantly it’s free”. What most people seem to forget is that NOTHING is FREE. Let’s take a step back and put ourselves in the mind of a developer. He/she … Continue reading Beware: Is your Phone Spying on You?