Uber drivers, who were beginning to suspect that the ridesharing company was charging customer more with “upfront pricing” but not paying drivers more in turns, on Friday Uber admitted in a Bloomberg report to using AI to find the upper limits of what people are willing to pay for a ride based on their routes in 14 cities.
The revelation essentially confirm the suspicions of critics like the University of Washington’s Ryan Calo and Alex Rosenblat of the Data & Society Research Institutes. Together, they wrote a scathing papers that warned Uber may use vast amount of customer data to act in a predatory manner—for example, price gouging based on your income levels or other [...]
The WannaCry ransomware has infected thousands of computer systems around the world, but Adrien Guinet a security researcher of Quarkslab, has found a way to recover the unknown encryption keys used by the ransomware.
Adrien said that in order to retrieve the keys, your computer must not have been rebooted after being infected. The tool allows recovering the prime numbers of the RSA private key that are used by Wannacry.
It does that by searching for them in the “wcry.exe process. This is the process that generates the RSA private key. The main problem is that the CryptDestroyKey and CryptReleaseContext don’t erase the prime numbers from memory before freeing the [...]