A New Tractor Jailbreak Rides the Right-to-Repair Wave
A hacker has formulated an exploit that provides root access to two popular models of the company’s farm equipment. Powered by...
Flaw in the VA Medical Records Platform May Put Patients at Risk
The Veterans Affairs’ VistA software has a vulnerability that could let an attacker “masquerade as a doctor,” a security researcher warns. Powered by WPeMatico
The Feds Gear Up for a Privacy Crackdown
Plus: Cisco gets hit by ransomware, Twilio gets phished, a new way to fight email spammers, and much more. Powered by WPeMatico
Bank of Russia Aims for Full Launch of Digital Ruble in 2024
The Central Bank of Russia plans to begin the comprehensive implementation of the digital ruble two years from now, according to a paper detailing its monetary policy priorities for the 2023 – 2025 period. As the development of the state-issued digital currency continues, the monetary authority intends to gradually connect various financial institutions to the platform. Russia’s Central Bank to Introduce Digital Ruble Currency in 2...
US Venture Capital Firm Leads New Investment in Nigerian Startup Teamapt
The United States-based venture capital (VC) firm, QED Investors, recently led an investment round that raised more than $50 million for the Nigerian fintech Teamapt. The investment, as well as the VC firm’s hiring of personnel tasked with spearheading its investments in Africa, seem to point to QED Investors’ newfound commitment towards the continent. Teamapt’s Pre-Series C The fintech-focused venture capital firm, QED Investors,...