Tag: Computers

How Apple stomped on Intel’s plans to make RealSense emotionally smart

Intel has grand plans for computers that will recognize human emotion using its RealSense 3D camera, but Apple appears to have dealt it a setback. RealSense uses a combination of infrared, laser, and optical cameras to measure depth and track motion. It’s been used on a drone that can navigate its own waythrough a forest,

Petya ransomware overwrites MBRs, locking users out of their computers

It’s hard enough for non-technical users to deal with ransomware infections: understanding public-key cryptography, connecting to the Tor anonymity network and paying with Bitcoin cryptocurrency. A new malicious program now makes it even more difficult by completely locking victims out of their computers. The new Petya ransomware overwrites the master boot record (MBR) of the