US patent office granted patent to QU team for adaptive security

US patent office granted patent to QU team for adaptive security

Dr Khaled Khan and Dr Armstrong Nhlabatsi from the College of Engineering at Qatar University (QU) have recently obtained a US Patent (No. 10,713,355) for their invention of adaptive security.

Deep learning computer system can predict weather changes

Deep learning computer system can predict weather changes

Rice University engineers have created a deep learning computer system that taught itself to accurately predict extreme weather events, like heat waves, up to five days in advance ...

Google goes global with 10 events for new Pixel phones

Google goes global with 10 events for new Pixel phones

Alphabet Inc's Google unveiled on Tuesday the third edition of its Pixel smartphone, its first tablet computer and a new Google Home smart speaker that includes a display.

Four arrested over Taiwan's 'first' bitcoin robbery

Four arrested over Taiwan's 'first' bitcoin robbery

Bitcoin is a virtual currency created from computer code that allows anonymous transactions and its value has soared since it came into being in 2009.

Russia may have tested cyber warfare on Latvia, Western officials say

Russia may have tested cyber warfare on Latvia, Western officials say

Moscow was probably behind interruptions in Latvia's mobile communications network before Russia's war games last month, in an apparent test of its cyber attack tools ...

Indonesia restricts app over 'terrorism' content

Indonesia restricts app over 'terrorism' content

Indonesia has blocked web-based access to a popular messaging service and threatened a full ban on the app due to its "terrorism" content, the government said.

AI wins as Google algorithm beats No. 1 Go player

AI wins as Google algorithm beats No. 1 Go player

Google's computer algorithm AlphaGo narrowly beat the world's top-ranked player in the ancient Chinese board game of Go, reaffirming the arrival of what its developers tout as a new form of artificial intelligence.

Ministry issues advisory on ransomware malware

Ministry issues advisory on ransomware malware

The Ministry of Transport and Communications' (MoTC) Qatar National Information Security Centre (Q-cert) is guiding all entities and institutions in Qatar to be aware of a ransomware malware.

Russia says spyware found in state computer networks

Russia says spyware found in state computer networks

Russia's intelligence service said on Saturday that the computer networks of 20 organizations, including state agencies and defence companies, have been infected with spyware...

Cyber thieves exploit banks' faith in SWIFT transfer network

Cyber thieves exploit banks' faith in SWIFT transfer network

Shortly after 7 p.m. on January 12, 2015, a message from a secure computer terminal at Banco del Austro (BDA) in Ecuador instructed San Francisco-based Wells Fargo ...