May 25, 2017

U.S. tests screening larger electronic devices separately at airports

Travelers at some U.S. airports are being asked to place electronic devices bigger than a cellphone in separate bins so that they can be examined more closely. The Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday that it has been testing the procedure at 10 airports for ...

May 19, 2017

Zurich Insurance deploying robots to decide personal injury claims

Zurich Insurance is deploying artificial intelligence in deciding personal injury claims after test trials cut the processing time from an hour to just seconds, its chairman said. “We recently introduced AI claims handling … and saved 40,000 work hours, while speeding up the claim ...

'Shadow Brokers' threatens to release more cyber attack tools

/ May 18, 2017

'Shadow Brokers' threatens to release more cyber attack tools

The mysterious “Shadow Brokers” group, which leaked the stolen hacking tool used in last week’s global cyberattacks, is threatening to release more such tools next month. In a taunting online message in broken English late Tuesday, the group said it will take payments beginning ...

May 15, 2017

The 'WannaCry' wake-up call

The deepening integration of information technologies into all facets of daily life has created dangerous vulnerabilities that need to be addressed.