Ever since Craig Wright said, but couldn’t prove, he was mysterious Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakomoto, the world of cryptocurrency has been relatively silent. To most, it’s a bunch of people with too many graphics cards creating value from nothing in order to anonymously spend money around the web.So, you’d be forgiven if you saw the price of Ethereum jump some 2,300 percent this year, and assumed this was more internet hype once again mixing with the volatility of magic internet money. So, just what is this Ethereum thing? Will it really make our current monetary system obsolete? Are we all gonna be rich? The answer is, well, just maybe.
Man in the middle spoof of SMS, phone call, and security question validation? Security gets harder and harder …
If SMS is used to validate your account, then the attacker’s registration site will also use SMS to validate you. When your service provider asks the attacker for the code sent to your mobile phone, the victim is asked on their registration form to input the SMS received. Once the victim provides the SMS on the attacker’s form, absent any additional protocols, the unsuspecting user’s email or other online service account has just been hijacked.
Feeble human! Your spouse is clamoring for cute kid photos and you once again forgot to send them. Well, stand aside: Google’s artificial intelligence (AI) will now share your photos for you.They will be shared automatically, aided by facial recognition and a somewhat kludgy understanding of who you have relationships with.