Five Years Ago
This week in 2015, the administration made the meaningless gesture of sanctioning North Korea over the Sony hack, while James Clapper was calling it the most serious cyberattack on the US to date, implying there have been no serious ones, and Neil deGrasse Tyson was offering up the...
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From law enforcement to hacking firms everyone wants to hack iPhone security researchers at Google have done it again.
This is a post from HackRead.com Read the original post: Google hackers successfully use remote exploit to hack iPhone
During the early years, The Pirate Bay promoted an ‘official’ clothing store, which sold t-shirts and hoodies for reasonable prices.
This site has since disappeared, but it’s not hard to find Pirate Bay-themed clothing elsewhere. Dozens of vendors have copied the iconic logo to sell cheap...
From February 1, Uber will no longer operate in Colombia after losing a case brought against it by taxi drivers who were alleging the company has unfair business practices.
This will come as a big blow to the tech company which had around two million active users and 88 000 drivers in the...
Encryption has many states. There’s encryption for data in transit which is typically encrypted using protocols such as HTTPS, SSL, TLS, FTPS. Data at rest – which is “data that is temporarily held in computer memory“.
Traditional encryption methods can secure data in transit and data at rest...
Things have gotten worse and worse for Amazon's Ring over the past several months. Once just the pusher of a snitch app that allowed city residents to engage in racial profiling from the comfort of their homes, Ring is now synonymous with poor security practices and questionable partnerships...
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Enlarge / Indian prime minister Narendra Modi addresses the United Nations General Assembly in 2019. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
The Indian region of Kashmir has had most Internet service blacked out since August. The government of Narendra Modi says the online blackout is a necessary...
For much of this year, broadband customers have been complaining that Frontier Communications, the nation's third-biggest telco, had been charging its customers a rental fee for modems they already owned. Normally, you're supposed to be able to buy your own modem instead of paying your...
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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has warned organizations that malicious hackers continue to exploit a widely known Pulse Secure VPN vulnerability.
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The Federal Communications Commission plans to grant a request from AT%26T and other ISPs to make more rural-broadband funding available for slower-speed services with lower data caps.
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai initially proposed distributing $20.4 billion...
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Deal will expand Atlantic Broadband's presence in Southeastern Connecticut.
Buckle up folks, because this story takes a few twists and turns, and some of them may make you angry -- though I hope people will hold back their kneejerk reactions, because that kind of thing is what created this mess in the first place.
As you probably recall, a year ago, there was a whole...
As of February 2020, the existing CCNA certification will be obsolete. The NEW 2020 CCNA certification allows you to take one exam that encompasses a multitude of subjects, instead of several exams for all subjects. CCNA 200-301 is the new industry standard networking certification for network...
The UK Data Protection Regulator (the Information Commissioner's Office - ICO) has issued a monetary penalty of £500,000 ($654,000) against Dixon Carphone for what it describes as multiple, systemic and serious inadequacies in the firm's security posture.
Like pretty much everyone else, New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is using facial recognition software. Like pretty much everyone else, it doesn't really have any success stories to share.
According to the [MTA] email, the “initial period for the proof of...
2019 was the “Year of the CCPA” as companies around the world worked tirelessly to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018. The CCPA aims to provide data privacy rights for California residents and imposes significant new requirements on covered businesses. As we look toward forward...
For most game developers around the world, piracy is no laughing matter. Particularly on PC, games are pirated in their millions, diverting large revenues away from creators thus damaging the market, many believe.
But for Warhorse Studios, the developer behind Kingdom Come: Deliverance, having a...
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), on Thursday (9th January 2020) hosted the Swedish Ambassador to ECOWAS, Ghana, Cameroon and Nigeria, Mr. Carl Grans at NCC Head Office with discussions centering on how the country can enhance Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capacity...
The long-fought, once-controversial gTLD .gay is to launch a month from now. Top Level Design, which won the string at auction against three other applicants last February, this week informed registrars that its sunrise period will begin February 10 this year. General availability will start May 20...
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