iTunes Wi-Fi synch feature could allow hackers to hijack your iPhone, iPad remotely

A couple of days ago at RSA Conference, security researchers from Symantec disclosed a new iOS vulnerability which shows a new wave of multi-device attacks. The attack, dubbed “TrustJacking,” could allow someone you trust to remotely take control of, and extract data from your Apple device. Once enabled, the feature allows the computer owner to secretly spy on your iPhone over the Wi-Fi network without requiring any authentication, even when your phone is no longer physically connected to that computer.

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New driverless cars milestone achieved as DRIVEN shows off vehicles interacting for first time

Yesterday (Wednesday 18th April 2018) the DRIVEN consortium demonstrated publicly for the first time the capabilities of its fleet of autonomous vehicles to interact and ‘talk’ to each other. From its headquarters at the RACE Building at the Culham Science Centre in Abingdon, DRIVEN set two of its vehicles, a white and blue 2014 Ford Fusion Titanium hybrid and a 2017 Ford Mondeo hybrid on the roads to show assembled media the latest milestone in the project.

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automatica 2018: Robotics Innovations for Smart Production Concepts

The automation industry is booming, and robotics manufacturers are pushing forward with pioneering developments. This will also be reflected at automatica2018 on the grounds of Messe München from June 19 to 22. Hybrid robots, cobots, dual-arm robots as well as new four- and six-axis kinematics are paving the way for smart production concepts.

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The British Safety Council Warns UK Businesses of Introducing Robots in the Workplace

Technology threatens the safety of employees in the workplace, claims the British Safety Council (BSC). In a recent report entitled Future Risk, the BSC has highlighted the potential risk that new technology and machinery will have on the UK workforce. The report, published by Robertson Cooper on the 21st of February 2018, urges businesses, trade unions, educators and governments to help make the inevitable introduction of robotics into the workforce as smooth as possible for all parties involved.(1)

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