Cybercriminals set sights on bot attacks and mobile apps

The past six months have seen a 13% increase in human-initiated cyberattacks. Here’s what cybercriminals are targeting. How to protect physical infrastructure from cyberattacks Andrew Kling and Peter Martin of Schneider Electric explain how the company responded to cyberattacks, and best practices for rapid response. Cybercriminals are always looking for the next vulnerability to target. …

Want to get new Python features sooner? Proposal to update programming language every 12 months

The proposal by Python Core Developer Lukasz Langa suggests updating Python every 12 months, but making releases smaller with fewer features to compensate. The worst programming languages to learn in 2019 Codementor lists the struggling languages that may not be worth your time. Python developers could get their hands on new features and bug fixes …

Phishing scams targeting Mac users on the rise with 1.6 million attacks in 2019

Kaspersky caught 1.6 million phishing attacks disguised as the Apple brand in the first six months of 2019. How sophisticated phishing grants attackers total control of your computer Phishing is all about the bad guy and fooling the victim, says Kevin Mitnick, founder, Mitnick Security Consulting. Mitnick knows about bad guys-he used to be one. …

IoT will dominate Bluetooth market in 2024

By 2024, more Bluetooth shipments will be for IoT devices than for smartphones, according to a new survey. Why IoT developers should consider bluetooth low-energy technology Developers can tap bluetooth low-energy technology found in most smartphones to create IoT applications, according to Mohammad Afaneh, founder of Novel Bits. When you hear the word “Bluetooth” you …