Malware That Spits Cash Out of ATMs Has Spread Across the World – This Week in Tech – 10/20/2019

Malware That Spits Cash Out of ATMs Has Spread Across the World

A joint investigation between Motherboard and the German broadcaster Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR) has uncovered new details about a spate of so-called “jackpotting” attacks…


New Bill Promises an End to Our Privacy Nightmare, Jail Time to CEOs Who Lie

“Mark Zuckerberg won’t take Americans’ privacy seriously unless he feels personal consequences. Under my bill he’d face jail time for lying to the government,” Sen. Ron Wyden said…


Blizzard Denies Reports That It’s Banning Twitch Viewers for Pro-Hong Kong Chat

Blizzard denied reports that it was issuing bans for Twitch viewers who expressed pro-Hong Kong views via chat…


California Governor Signs Bill Banning Facial Recognition Tech Use By State’s Law Enforcement Agencies

California has become the first state in the US to ban facial recognition tech use by local cops. Matt Cagle has more details on the ACLU-backed law…


Messages Show Boeing Employees Knew in 2016 of Problems That Turned Deadly on the 737 Max

Instant messages between two high-level Boeing employees in 2016 indicate the company was aware of major problems with an automated feature on the 737 Max jet that has been implicated in two deadly crashes…


Apple’s China Stance Makes for Strange Political Alliances, as AOC and Ted Cruz Slam the Company

In a rare instance of bipartisanship overcoming the rancorous discord that’s been the hallmark of the U.S. Congress, senators and sepresentatives issued a scathing rebuke to Apple for its decision to take down an app at the request of the Chinese government…


Study Finds Insufficient Evidence of Gaming as a Clinical Disorder

According to research conducted by Oxford University, in partnership with Cardiff University, there’s nothing clinically ‘wrong’ with obsessive gamers…

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