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We all live in a digital world in which being in constant touch with technology is not just an option, but it is a necessity. This definitely has had a number of positive effects on society, but it also comes with its fair share of drawbacks. And one such drawback is in terms of the whole host of pr...
With much of the country still under some form of lockdown due to COVID-19, communities are increasingly reliant upon the internet to stay connected. The coronavirus’s ability to relegate professional, political, and personal communications to the web underscores just how important end-to-end encr...
Around the world, a diverse and growing chorus is calling for the use of smartphone proximity technology to fight COVID-19. In particular, public health experts and others argue that smartphones could provide a solution to an urgent need for rapid, widespread contact tracing—that is, tracking who ...
By building contact-tracing into their operating systems, the companies could make a difference in the global pandemic response Last week, Apple and Google surprised us with an announcement that the companies are spinning up a system to enable widespread contact tracing in an effort to contain t...
TraceTogether works by exchanging short-distance Bluetooth signals between phones to detect other participating TraceTogether users in close proximity. [UPDATE: According to Singapore's Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan's Facebook post on the morning of March 23, TraceTogether has b...
The lawsuit against Amir Golestan and his web-services provider firm Micfo is shedding light on the ecosystem that governs the world of online spammers and hackers, a Wall Street Journal article said on Monday (Feb. 17). In this first-of-its-kind fraud prosecution of a small technology company, Go...
PortSwigger Web Security has released its annual rundown of the best web hacking techniques of 2019. The 10 methods, chosen by a junction of community and expert panelists, are defined, predominately, by breathing new life into once dated techniques. Collective research that succeeds in fixing som...
"In the future, everyone will be anonymous for 15 minutes." So said the artist Banksy, but following the rush to put everything online, from relationship status to holiday destinations, is it really possible to be anonymous - even briefly - in the internet age? That saying, a twist on Andy Warhol's ...
It’s a known fact that Google, along with other major tech players like Amazon, Apple, and Facebook, is increasingly trying to grab a slice of the $3 trillion dollar healthcare industry. Now, the search giant is flexing its cloud muscle to team up with healthcare providers to make further inroad...
In Summary Every time you use your Android device, access YouTube, Instagram or WhatsApp, even your internet provider is in on it - Big Brother is watching. A fraudster now has key information that could allow them access banking details, government accounts etc. According to University of Massachus...
A once-unified online world has broken into new warring states. The global internet continues to fragment. Governments, in particular, are using their influence to shape the ways that digital companies, markets, and rights connect us online. This new form of realpolitik, which we call “digitalpoli...
[Source: This article was published in fbi.gov - Uploaded by the Association Member: Carol R. Venuti] Operation SaboTor, a multi-agency law enforcement action between January and March 2019 that targeted opioid sales on the Darknet, included this search of a vehicle and a residence in California. Th...
[Source: This article was published in csoonline.com By Josh Fruhlinger- Uploaded by the Association Member: Eric Beaudoin] Catch a glimpse of what flourishes in the shadows of the internet. Back in the 1970s, "darknet" wasn't an ominous term: it simply referred to networks that were isolated from t...
[Source: This article was Published in cointelegraph.com BY Henry Linver - Uploaded by the Association Member: Jeremy Frink] On June 10, one of the top cryptocurrency media sites, CCN, initially announced that it would shut down, citing a June 3 Google Core Update for stifling its traffic. Wri...
[Source: This article was Published in ca.news.yahoo.com BY Bree Fowler - Uploaded by the Association Member: James Gill] Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with advertisers on this site. We’ve all been there. You talk on the phone with a friend about something, say sneakers, and then ...
 [Source: This article was Published in aljazeera.com BY Charlotte Mitchell - Uploaded by the Association Member: Daniel K. Henry] Sudan's internet blackout has gained global attention, but it is not unique. Shutdowns are on the rise around the world. For almost a week, Sudan has been almost comp...
 [Source: This article was Published in fastcompany.com BY MARK SULLIVAN - Uploaded by the Association Member: Bridget Miller] Under Senators Mark Warner and Josh Hawley’s DASHBOARD Act, big tech companies would have to report the value of the user data they harvest to the Securities and Exchange...
[Source: This article was Published in forbes.com BY TJ McCue - Uploaded by the Association Member: Clara Johnson] This story was written in collaboration with Forbes Finds. Forbes Finds covers products we think you’ll love. Featured products are independently selected and linked to for your conve...
[Source: This article was Published in forbes.com BY TJ McCue - Uploaded by the Association Member: Robert Hensonwn] This story was written in collaboration with Forbes Finds covers products we think you’ll love. Featured products are independently selected and linked to for your convenience. If...
[Source: This article was Published in wired.com BY ANDY GREENBERG - Uploaded by the Association Member: Joshua Simon] DESPITE ALL THE cybersecurity industry’s talk of preventing “breaches,” a computer network in some ways is less like a fortress and more like a human body. And skillful hacke...
 [Source: This article was Published in mirror.co.uk BY Sophie Curtis - Uploaded by the Association Member: Issac Avila] Google now lets you automatically delete your location history after a fixed period of time It probably comes as no surprise that Google keeps track of everywhere you go via the ...
[Source: This article was Published in mashable.com BY KARISSA BELL - Uploaded by the Association Member: Deborah Tannen] Here's something you might want to think about next time you check your email: chances are, at least some of your messages are being tracked. From how many times you open a mes...
 [Source: This article was Published in zdnet.com By Catalin Cimpanu - Uploaded by the Association Member: Deborah Tannen] Extension developer says he sold the extension weeks before; not responsible for the shady behavior. Google has removed a Chrome extension from the official Web Store yesterday...
[Source: This article was Published in venturebeat.com By EMIL PROTALINSKI - Uploaded by the Association Member: James Gill] Google today released the Suspicious Site Reporter Extension. As its name implies, the extension lets users report suspicious sites to Google’s Safe Browsing service. Googl...
[Source: This article was Published in ibvpn.com By IBVPN TEAM - Uploaded by the Association Member: Alex Gray] Since when are you an Internet user? For quite a while, right? How many times have you asked yourself which are the dangers that might hide at the other side of your connection and how a ...
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