Cybercrime: Europol illuminates the'dunkle seite' der kunstlichen intelligenz'dunkle seite' der kunstlichen intelligenz

Criminals can bring artificial intelligence (ki) in position in order to make cyber attacks easier to carry out and thus to make more damage. Before that, Europol, the Interregional UN Institute for Criminality and Justice Research (Unicri) and the IT Security Company Trend Micro in a Joint Study "vicious" of the technique.

With Ki criminals, according to the analysis, could be the ability, in a short time their "Odds" to maximize, exploit new victims and "Innovative criminal business models" to develop. At the same time, the risk for them decreases to be caught. "KI-AS-A service", So prefabricated IT solutions from the pole, could the "Entrance barrier" Reduce: Rough skills and knowledge in dealing with artificial intelligence are no longer necessary.

Deep Fakes – Criminal Exclusion attempts

The authors conclude that Cybercriminal Ki will use on the one hand as an attack agent. They were able to use machine learning to automatically guess passwords and making malware even more effectively. At the same time, badly secured KI applications also served as a worthwhile target for attacks.

NVIDIA Ampere A100: Full graphic function and CPU independently

In the background language with chief developer Jonah albums c’t learned some more, interesting details on Nvidia’s recent A100 chip for data centers. He has full graphics functions, a HBM2 module "too much of" and can be almost independent as the EGX-EDGE accelerator with a smart network chip from the CPU.

The A100 is the first chip with the new ampere architecture of Nvidia. For this purpose, the manufacturer integrates a comprehensive arsenal of computational units for different purposes, such as tensor-cores for machine learning, and much ECC-protected memory from the L1 cache to the 40 GB of local HBM2 – and that, although the A100 is not yet at all the full expansion of the ampere architecture (GA100) has.

In the presentation of the functioning area, NVIDIA focused on the features that can be particularly points for the advanced clientele: strong improvements in machine learning (Machine Learning, ML) and high-performance computing (HPC) with double-accurate floating-point calculations. Sometimes short in the presentation of other aspects such as the graphics functions of the chip came.

Attack on the anonymity: Polish face machine Pimeyes in criticism

Politicians of government and opposition in the German Bundestag require a regulation of the Polish Startup Pimeyes. This analyzes faces in photos you uploaded, through the internet and shows allegedly matching pictures. On your website, the company writes the database comprises 900 million faces.

Grid.Org has looked at the search engine and says they analyzes mass faces and stores the biometric data, Pimeyes is a comprehensive attack on the anonymity. The search engine does not deliver any names, over the displayed pages, comparable photos come, but have a lot of information to find out. The abuse potential is roughly.

Politics and companies Ub criticism

Due to the research, state politicians have become ugly. Tankred Schipanski, digital policy speaker of the Union in the Bundestag said the DPA: "If (a regulation) should not succeed in a timely level at the level of the EU, we must be tatig here as national legislators." Jens Zimmermann of the SPD calls for an accurate exam and says: "Let’s really live in a society in which anonymity in public space is de facto no longer possible?" Even Anke Domscheit mountain from the left rated Pimeyes as "upright" and turned to the Federal Data Protection Officer, Ulrich Kelber. The search and database could violate the Data Protection Regulation. It is said that the processing of biometric data for unambiguously identifying a natural person is prohibited.

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Speed, Precision, Robustness – Nikons D6 plays in the professional league of sports, agency and nature photography and is a real work animal. Corona delayed her market launch, but now she can be measured on our prud – also with its argest competitor Canon EOS-1D X Mark III.

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The Nikon D6 introduces itself in the current ie to a laboratory and practical test.

How this is a special focus on high standard formation rates. With mechanical clasps are now up to 14 pictures per second (D5: 12 B / s) possible – motif tracking and exposure resources inclusive. However, the range is limited to 200 recordings in a row. The competitor is easily in the advantage here, because it creates it on 16 pictures per second and has no restrictions quasi. In our test in the C “T photo 5/2020 you simply ran through until the card was full. Both Profi-DSLR here are transferred to the new, particularly fast CFEXpress standard (compatible with XQD).

First impression of Canon EOS R5: Fast and detailed full format camera

The EOS R5 is already Canon’s fourth mirrorless full format camera. But she is the first to approach the mirror sisters of the EOS-5D series. In fact, she has the potential to even decelerate the wretched series.


That Canon professionalizes his system is already shown by handling. It is now strongly leaning against the EOS mirror reflex cameras. Unlike the alter R models, the R5 has, for example, the Typical rough dial on the back side for the DSLR. At which the thumb also finds sufficient space and does not run danger mistaken other buttons – for example, the Q menu – to be stated.

The menus are structured as usual and can be configured extensively. Anyone who has already familiarized here with Canon software can be done quickly. However, some details hide the manufacturer so sent that only a look at the manual helps. In it, for example, you learn that behind the "HDR PQ settings" The new compressed 10-bit data format sensitive. In the medium term, the JPEG should be removed.

Bit noise: AMD in Hohenrausch, Intel on Abwartskurs, X86 for China

AMD boss Lisa Su has its shop well under control: Sales in the third quarter 2020 grew clearly on nearly three billion US dollars. The resulting share price uses AMD to engage in the FPGA market operator Xilinx. Although this envision won the share price again a little, but did not go as strong as with Intel, where he rushed by more than ten percent in the cellar after notification of the actual quarter numbers. But the new AMD Ryzen 5000 with Zen 3 sink Intel’s core I fleet for desktop PCs whose turns shrink. Only with notebooks does it run pretty well for Intel, here is Tiger Lake goes in.

Therefore, Intel’s client computing division also enabled slightly, while server technology slipped – instead of 50 percent, as at the beginning of the year, only 46 percent of Intel sales were accounted for in the third quarter "Data Centric Products" Like Xeons, Optane Storage and Network Chips. Intel even pays IoT products here. But if there are no really new chips since 2016 – the 10-nanometer atom x6000e has just ran from the stack – then the buying mind also decreases.

Also on qualifying questions about delayed products Weub Intel no convincing answers. The first Xeon-SP with 10 nanometer technology "ICE LAKE" Coming at the beginning of 2021. As a pausefuler Intel already avited a few security features, but donated new confusion. And at the 7-nanometer compute accelerator Ponte Vecchio threaten delays that drove to the delay of the Exaflops supercomputer Aurora. Instead of Prestige, this 500 million-US dollar project Intel thus brings new worries. And AMD can hope to win the bunny and hedgehog game with supercomputers, you have hot iron like Frontier and El Capitan in the fire.

FAIRTEC: FAIRPHONE offers partners more sustainable mobile phone okosystem

The Amsterdam Smartphone-Bauer Fairphone, the Parisian Operating System Producer / E /, the Strabburger Hardware Mediator Commount and Alternative Mobile Service Providers like Wetell from Freiburg have been common for Wednesday. You have founded the collective FAIRTEC and thus offer a central platform that users can rent or buy a fair smartphone and you can select a more sustainable mobile phone tariff.

The aim of the Alliance of European companies is to achieve a paradigm shift towards a responsible handling of mobile devices and more sustainable production in the technology sector. It should not only be about hardware and software, but also more sustainable business models. These do not only protect your claim for users’ data, but also the environment. The aim is to be a whole digital okosystem that will allow a variety of areas of the value chain of a smartphone.

Drug horse of the initiative is the Dutch company FAIRPHONE. With it, the claim to produce sustainable and social to produce, on the entire CV of the telephone from the raw materials over the production to recycling. With the current Fairphone 3, which is currently traded with prizes from around 370 euros, the FAIRTEC customers should be a modular and repairable design elections, "consists of ethically and responsible materials and is aligned for longevity".

Tenfold battery capacity by air drainage

Hannover, 22. May 2009 – Researchers of the Scottish University of St. Andrews see the possibility to increase the capacity of batteries through a new design to tenfold. This was announced by the British Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). Instead of the Currently Cobal Oxyd Electrode from Lithium Cobalt Oxyd is currently used for the new battery type poroser carbon. This should react when unloading with oxygen from the ambient air and thereby release electrical energy. The oxygen replaces a chemical component of producing batteries; That’s better than to transport them in the battery, the head of the research project said Peter Bruce. In addition, the porose of carbon is a lot cheaper than lithium-cobalt-oxide, so the Scot.

Series application at the latest 2014
Current batteries provide a capacity of about 130 milliams per gram used lithium cobalt oxides. Those of their developers "ST. Andrews Air "(Stair) Baptized batteries were able to store in the first attempts of up to 1000 billion hours per gram used in the first attempts, according to the researchers. That with just under 1.6 million pounds Sterling (CA. 1.8 million euros) Required research project "Oxygen electrode for lithium battery" is still running until mid-2011. With a series production of the batteries they have developed, the researchers do not expect 2014.

From the researcher’s point of view, the technology has the potential to improve the performance of portable devices such as mobile phones or laptops. The use of renewable energy could also give you a boost. Because the batteries are also suitable for the use of wind or solar energy "lumen" as a power buffer to compensate for. In addition, the procedure was facilitating to develop lighter drive batteries for electric cars. The goods make an important progress in order to achieve higher ranges with consistent or lower battery weight. (TIG / C’T)

Volkswagen’s planned games for a new budget brand could also emphasize the growth-bearing car market Brazil after consultation of works council Bernd Osterloh. "With such a car we were not just going to East Asia", he said in the conversation with the German Press Agency with regard to the last brain sales development in the Sud American country. "If you can sell it in a specific region, an entry-level model could also be interesting elsewhere."

Europe’s coarser car manufacturer is still relatively weak in the ASEAN countries. "The discussion about that we need a ‘low-budget-car’ we drove for some time. You can quite go into such land with simpler technology and a vehicle below the up – maybe with a SEAT or ŠKODA", said Osterloh.

The Group offers its own version of the previous VW minimodell for the growing middle class in rural areas, Osterloh for unlikely: "With a car like the up itself, its special engines and suspensions it was difficult to be difficult if the car does not match the existing infrastructure. Then well fit models like our pickup amarok." VW Brazil boss Thomas Schmall holds the micro segment under the VW Polo currently for the most promising in the giant market.

In the third quarter of 2008, after surveys of the market researchers of Canalies worldwide, 8.8 million so-called Personal Navigation Devices (PND) were sold – 14 percent more than in the same period of the previous year. In Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) – the still large sales region for PNDS – the analysts registered in the same period, on the other hand, a ridge of 6 percent to 4.3 million. And that, although just in Germany navigation gates with the most desirable products in IT and in digital consumer electronics.

Despite the double-digit sales figures, the industry is subject to sustainable consolidation, because the hard competition with a continuous price decline has led to a revenue of 20 percent after consultation of Canalys – absolute figures does not call the market research company. The PND business is firmly in the hands of the three providers, Garmin, TomTom and Mio Technology, which share around three quarters of the overall market.

While Garmin (35 percent) and TomTom (29 percent) argue from quarter to quarter around the top position, the number three, Mio (including the Navman brand) is already filled with 9 percent market share behind it. For smaller providers, the business with purebred navigation devices is becoming increasingly difficult – as well as the short bankruptcy of MyGuide in this country. The situation is encompassed by the growing number of cell phones and smartphones that have integrated GPS features.