Boundaries between the physical and digital worlds are rapidly evaporating, especially with augmented reality. This raises a host of privacy and security threats, some of them familiar, others brand-new.
Machine learning, enabled by finely tuned algorithms and a plethora of data, "artificial intelligence" is quickly growing in influence among security professionals, cybercrime rings, and data-probing government agencies. Here’s how.
With nothing more than a boarding pass bar code, someone could steal your airline miles, access your personal data, stalk you, and even cancel or register your flight to himself, a security researcher demonstrates.