Touching 26b records, it's the 'Mother of all Breaches'
IN THIS ISSUE: The Mother of all Data Breaches; 10 Stand-out Products from CES 2024; Browser BOLO; Adding AI The Easy Way; A New Way for New Versions; Optimize Build Times the Meta Way
With the number of gargantuan data breaches that have taken place in recent years, it's saying a lot to call one the "Mother of all Data Breaches." With LinkedIn topping the list and more than 26 billion records compromised, this one certainly qualifies.
The hundreds of thousands of brave souls who attended the Consumer Electronics Show 2024 in Las Vegas in January might have missed some of the gems that tech gurus have been talking and writing about ever since. For the rest of us, industry veteran Rob Enderle gives his take.
Be on the lookout for phishing attacks jumping into the boat through the browser. According to a report by Melo Security, which (full disclosure) makes browser security tools, such attacks doubled in the second half of last year and are getting more sophisticated.
Google last week introduced a new way to prompt users that there's a new version of the app they just launched. If for whatever reason the app user isn't on the latest, a prompt like the one above appears at each launch, gently reminding the user that a new version is available.
Developers at Meta have revealed their AI-based methods for reducing build and executables-packaging times by "double-digit percentages" according to claims.