Category: Privacy

Privacy, Security

How to stop your emails from being tracked

June 11, 2021

Via: The Verge

All of those obnoxious marketing emails that crowd your inbox aren’t just pushing a product. They’re also tracking whether you’ve opened the email, when you opened it, and where you were at the time by using software like Mailchimp to […]

Internet, Privacy, Security, Wireless & Cloud

Most cloud security problems breathe

May 28, 2021

Via: Info World

A study by Ponemon and IBM indicates that misconfigured cloud servers cause 19% of data breaches. This is an expensive problem with an average cost of half a million dollars per breach. This figure does not consider the potential PR […]

Cybersecurity, Privacy, Security

How Apple Gave Chinese Government Access to iCloud Data and Censored Apps

May 18, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

In July 2018, when Guizhou-Cloud Big Data (GCBD) agreed to a deal with state-owned telco China Telecom to move iCloud data belonging to Apple’s China-based users to the latter’s servers, the shift raised concerns that it could make user data […]

Cybersecurity, Privacy, Security

Big Cybersecurity Tips For Remote Workers Who Use Their Own Tech

May 14, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

As the total number of people working from home has grown dramatically in the last year or two, so has the number of individuals who use all of their own technology for their jobs. If you’re a remote worker who […]

Hacking, Privacy, Security

Can Data Protection Systems Prevent Data At Rest Leakage?

May 13, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Protection against insider risks works when the process involves controlling the data transfer channels or examining data sources. One approach involves preventing USB flash drives from being copied or sending them over email. The second one concerns preventing leakage or […]

Privacy, Security

Google to turn on two-step verification by default

May 6, 2021

Via: Mashable

When someone asks me about improving their online security, I tell them to enable two-factor authentication (2FA). By introducing another security element besides your password, like a Google Authenticator code, you make it orders of magnitude harder for someone to […]

Computing, Cybersecurity, Data Management, Privacy, Security

Red Hat OpenShift ramps up security and manageability with Platform Plus

April 27, 2021

Via: Info World

Red Hat announced a new option for its OpenShift container platform at the virtual Red Hat Summit this week called Platform Plus, with a focus on helping customers more easily secure and manage their Kubernetes clusters regardless of which environment […]

Privacy, Security

Passwordless: More Mirage Than Reality

April 19, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

The concept of “passwordless” authentication has been gaining significant industry and media attention. And for a good reason. Our digital lives are demanding an ever-increasing number of online accounts and services, with security best practices dictating that each requires a […]

Privacy, Security

Mark Zuckerberg is now optimistic about Apple’s privacy changes to iOS 14

March 19, 2021

Via: TechSpot

Facebook has openly opposed and criticized Apple’s App Tracking Transparency feature that is expected to fully roll out for iOS this spring. The privacy control will essentially put iPhone users in charge of whether they want to be tracked by […]

Privacy, Security

You can now use a physical security key to log into Facebook on Android and iOS

March 18, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Facebook has just announced an improvement in its security features by making hardware security keys compatible with two-factor authentication across iOS and Android devices. Since 2017, hardware security keys on Facebook accounts have only been available for desktops as an […]