Today’s Tech Sightings:
A recent study from IOActive says half of the vulnerabilities it found in the smart cars of a “leading vehicle manufacturer” could give a hacker full control of the car. Researchers also found that nearly three quarters of the vulnerabilities could be easily exploited.
A recent Dropbox survey is trumping the notion that older IT workers are not as tech-savvy as their younger counterparts. Of those surveyed, only about 13 percent of people aged 55 and older had trouble using multiple devices, compared to 37 percent of 18-to-34-year olds. The survey of 4,000 workers revealed people over 55 are less likely than younger workers to find using technology in the workplace stressful.
A crowded sprawl of ramshackle shelters housing 6,000 Afghan, Sudanese, Iraqi and Iranian refugees sits close to the English Channel in Calais, France. The place, considered one of the worst refugee camps in France, is better known as The Jungle. But despite the squalor, the camp offers free Wi-Fi at certain times of the day that gives the refugees a glimpse into the outside world.
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