New Mac Ransomware Is Even More Sinister Than It Appears

New Mac Ransomware Is Even More Sinister Than It Appears

The threat of ransomware may seem ubiquitous, but there haven’t been too many strains tailored specifically to infect Apple’s Mac computers since the first full-fledged Mac ransomware surfaced only four years ago. So when Dinesh Devadoss, a malware researcher at the firm K7 Lab, published findings on Tuesday about a new example of Mac ransomware,…

Behind Bars, but Still Posting on TikTok

Behind Bars, but Still Posting on TikTok

In Kevin Smith’s most popular TikTok video, he shows off a makeshift water heater he built in prison. Narrating over Eminem’s song “Godzilla,” Smith explains how he diverted an electrical wire from a light fixture to a metal bucket hung from a hook on the wall. “Before I made it to work release this is…

In These Factories, Inspector Robot Will Check Your Work

In These Factories, Inspector Robot Will Check Your Work

The UK company P2i adds water-repelling nanocoatings to smartphones and other gadgets. Normally, it flies engineers to its clients’ factories to identify and solve quality-control problems.That’s not an option in a world where flights are grounded, borders closed, and security tightened. So in some plants, P2i now relies on a system that uses artificial intelligence…