Optrics Insider – CanPar Express & U of Utah Ransomware, AI Fighter Beats Ace & Lock Your Computer

Join Scott Young and Shaun Sturby from Optrics Engineering as they discuss both CanPar Express and the University of Utah getting hit by ransomware (interestingly they paid the ransom and Shaun explains why), plus how an AI fighter pilot beat a real ace (in simulation) and as a bonus, why you should lock your workstation before you walk away.

Canpar Express hit by ransomware outbreak:

https://www.theregister.com/2020/08/24/in_brief_security/

University of Utah paid $457K for ransomware:

https://www.theregister.com/2020/08/21/utah_pays_ransomware/

AI Fighter pilot better than real ACE – in simulation:

https://www.theregister.com/2020/08/21/ai_beats_f16_pilot/

Why you should lock your workstation when you walk away:

https://www.theregister.com/2020/08/21/6yo_buys_19k_monster_truck_off_ebay/

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