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Cybersecurity, Security

Google slapped with $5 billion fine by EU for Android antitrust breach

July 18, 2018

Via: Mashable

European antitrust regulators have fined Google with a 4.34 billion euro ($5.04 billion) fine for abusing its position in the smartphone market to increase the dominance of its search engine, the European Commission announced in a statement Wednesday. Google was […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Google to Remove HTTPS Secure Indicator in September

May 22, 2018

Via: WebPro

The Secure URL label HTTPS will no longer be seen on Google Chrome by September of this year. Google believes that secure websites should be the norm and as such, do not need any more labels. The news was confirmed […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Securing IoT Devices with Microsoft’s Azure Sphere

April 26, 2018

Via: InfoQ

In an effort to improve security of IoT devices, Microsoft announced Azure Sphere, an end-to-end solution for Internet-connected microcontrollers (MCUs), during the April 2018 RSA infosec conference. Azure Sphere is organized around a three-layer architecture composed of hybrid microcontrollers running […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Google’s New Cloud Security Tools Increase DDOS Protection, Transparency and Usability

April 6, 2018

Via: InfoQ

Google have introduced several new cloud-focused security enhancements for the Google Cloud Platform (GCP). These enhancements include new services like Cloud Security Command Center (Cloud SCC), Google Cloud Armor, VPC Service Controls, and several new features for G Suite administrators. […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Tesla’s cloud account hacked to mine cryptocurrency

February 21, 2018

Via: TechSpot

There was a time when ransomware was the weapon of choice for hackers. Now, it seems that cryptohacking has become the preferred method of making money. Following a recent number of mining hacks, Tesla has become the latest firm to […]


Cybersecurity, Internet, Security, Wireless & Cloud

How to secure your wireless account against phone number thefts

February 9, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

In the last few years, there has been a simmering identity theft fraud, where scammers get a hold on your personal details, including your phone number, and try to access bank and other payment accounts you might have associated with […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Windows Defender will soon detect, remove cleaner scareware

February 1, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Microsoft is taking action against applications that use scare tactics to swindle money out of consumers. From March 1, Windows Defender and other Microsoft security products will classify programs that display “coercive messages” as unwanted software. Upon detection, such programs […]


Cybersecurity, Security

How a Zero Trust Network Can Keep Your Business Data Secure

January 19, 2018

Via: WebPro

The numerous data breaches that occurred over the years clearly indicate that cybersecurity is still prone to failure. Every new security measure system defenders come up with is eventually thwarted by hackers. The number of affected users is staggering. A […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Last Npm Incident Uncovers Security Vulnerability

January 15, 2018

Via: InfoQ

Last week, the npm registry had an operations incident that caused a number of highly depended on packages, such as require-from-string to become unavailable. While the incident was relatively straightforward to solve, it uncovered a major security vulnerability that could […]


Cybersecurity, Security

How containers and microservices change security

December 12, 2017

Via: Info World

Today organizations large and small are exploring the adoption of cloud-native software technologies. “Cloud-native” refers to an approach that packages software within standardized units called containers, arranges those units into microservices that interface with each other to form applications, and […]