Why Do We Keep Clicking Malicious Links?
New survey shows an alarming number of repeat offenders falling for phishing attempts.
You’re cranking through email, half paying attention as you try to whittle down your inbox, when you accidently click on a link that turns out to be not-so-friendly. It happens. But alarmingly, people are repeat offenders when it comes to clicking on phishing links, which weakens security.
We Keep Falling for Malicious Emails
According to Verizon’s latest data breach report, 15% of workers who clicked on a malicious link once did so a second time as well. Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. [PYMNTS.com]
APIs Help Banks Balance Security and Access
Good news for consumers and developers: Banks are getting better at embracing APIs to provide access to account information, share data between institutions and address security concerns. [ABA Banking Journal]
Artificial Intelligence: Job Killer or Creator?
There’s been a lot of digital ink spilled on the potential for lost jobs as AI continues to become more pervasive. However, a new survey suggests that the technology might create more jobs than it will kill. [Recode]
Wearable Tames Parkinson’s Tremors
A Microsoft researcher has created a wearable device that helps control Parkinson’s tremors in the wearer’s arm. Could be huge news for those afflicted with the disease as they try to limit the symptoms and live normal lives. [FastCompany]
The Onion Tackles IT
From the fake news department: The Onion has a “profile” of a wistful network engineer second-guessing his career choice. [The Onion]