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Privacy, Security

Google adds a VPN and enhanced network features to Project Fi

November 13, 2018

Via: Techradar

In an effort to further improve the browsing experience of its Project Fi customers, Google is introducing its new enhanced network feature which allows devices to switch between Wi-Fi and mobile networks faster as well as its new optional always-on […]


Privacy, Security

Severe vulnerabilities expose wireless access points to attack

November 2, 2018

Via: Techradar

Researchers from the enterprise IoT security company, Armis have discovered two severe vulnerabilities in several popular wireless access points that, if exploited, could allow hackers to compromise enterprise networks. The two critical vulnerabilities are related to to the use of […]


Privacy, Security

Preventing data loss in a perilous digital age

October 19, 2018

Via: Techradar

After decades of an eager and unbridled embrace of the online ecosystem, companies and consumers are becoming painfully aware of the vulnerabilities associated with the digital age. A superfluous series of high-profile data breaches, cases of corporate mismanagement, and tragic […]


Privacy, Security

SimpliSafe’s home security system now works with Google Assistant

September 19, 2018

Via: The Verge

SimpliSafe, maker of the best do-it-yourself home security system, according to our recent review, is today releasing a new integration with Google Assistant that will let owners control their home security systems with a Google Home or another device that […]


Cybersecurity, Privacy, Security

Safeguard your code: 17 tips to develop more-secure code

July 25, 2018

Via: Info World

The scary stories from the web are getting worse. First there were a few stolen credit card numbers. Then there were a few thousand. Now we hear about millions of financial records being exposed by security breaches, and we grow […]


Hacking, Privacy, Security

Gmail users at risk of phishing attacks, US intelligence officials warn

July 19, 2018

Via: DailyMail

A new feature added in the recent Gmail redesign could present an ’emerging threat’ to users, US intelligence officials have warned. The new feature, known as ‘Confidential Mode’, could leave an increased number of users susceptible to attacks from cyber […]


Mobile, Mobile Apps, Privacy, Security

iOS 11.4.1’s ‘USB Restricted Mode’ will block law enforcement from using USB devices to crack device passcodes

July 9, 2018

Via: TechSpot

The many goodies arriving with iOS 12 may still be a ways away, but that doesn’t mean users have nothing to look forward to in the meantime. On the contrary; the company today released the latest version of the software […]


Privacy, Security

‘We Look Forward to Improvements.’ Big Tech Plans to Fight Back Against California’s Sweeping New Data Privacy Law

July 2, 2018

Via: Fortune

Last week, the California state legislature passed a law that introduces almost European-grade privacy rules regarding the protection of people’s personal data. However, privacy advocates should not rest easy, as there’s still a chance that tech lobbyists could push back […]


Privacy, Security

Founders Fund Partner Talks Privacy, Facebook, and His Time at Peter Thiel’s Secretive Data Company

June 6, 2018

Via: Fortune

Founders Fund partner Trae Stephens found his way to venture capital from the public sector. After graduating from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, he began his career working in the office of then Congressman Rob Portman and then took […]


Computing, Hardware, Privacy, Security

Inside Microsoft’s Azure Sphere hardware for secure IoT

May 29, 2018

Via: Info World

It sounds like the set up for a bad joke: What do a cricket bat and a coffee machine have in common? The answer is, at least after exploring the recent Microsoft Build show floor, Azure Sphere, Microsoft’s secure IoT […]