Latest news from Naked Security (2019/09/20)

Server-squashing zero-day published for phpMyAdmin tool

A researcher has just published a zero-day security bug in one of the web’s most popular database administration software packages.

IBM’s new 53-qubit quantum ‘mainframe’ is live in the cloud

IBM has boosted its growing stable of quantum computers with a new 53-quantum bit (qubit) device, the most powerful ever offered for commercial use.

Report: Use of AI surveillance is growing around the world

It’s not just China: at least 75 out of 176 countries globally are actively using AI technologies for surveillance purposes, research shows.

Facebook Libra rejected by France as “dangerous”

France finance minister: Libra won’t be allowed onto European soil.