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NEWS & INDUSTRY UPDATES

Super Micro tells customers and SEC that Bloomberg’s Chinese spy chips story is wrong [Read More]
Mozilla will offer some Firefox users the chance to subscribe to a VPN service provided by ProtonVPN [Read More]
Japanese government orders Facebook to improve protection of users' personal information following data breaches affecting tens of millions of people worldwide [Read More]
Mozilla announces that Firefox Nightly now supports encrypting the Transport Layer Security (TLS) Server Name Indication (SNI) extension [Read More]
Apple users can now get a copy of the data the tech giant has on them, directly from a refreshed and expanded privacy website rolled out this week [Read More]
Tumblr has patched a vulnerability that could have been exploited to obtain user account information, including email addresses and protected passwords [Read More]
Google released Chrome 70 on Tuesday and the latest version brings updated sign-in options and patches for 23 vulnerabilities [Read More]
A new iPhone passcode bypass method that works on the latest version of iOS was disclosed just days after Apple patched a similar vulnerability [Read More]
All major web browsers will deprecate support for the older Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.0 and 1.1 protocols in the first half of 2020 [Read More]
The latest Android leverages Google Cloud’s Titan technology to better protect users’ backed-up application data [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Privacy

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Lance Cottrell's picture
By surreptitiously monitoring and engaging with potential attackers and malware developers you can successfully gain information about emerging attack methods, patterns, and practices in the cyber underground.
Jim Ivers's picture
With the advent of connected devices, privacy and security have become tightly linked because theft of private data is often the goal of malicious attacks.
Jim Ivers's picture
Enlightened toy manufacturers likely begin to embrace the basic concepts of IoT security and build connected toys that can be trusted by parents.
Erin O’Malley's picture
Today, we expect ultimate convenience. But at what cost? More and more, I’m left wondering whether modern conveniences—grâce à today’s advanced technologies—are truly worth the risk.
Jim Ivers's picture
If a car’s systems can be hacked to disable critical systems, then attacks can also be used to extract information. Similar to IoT, if data is being collected, data can be exfiltrated.
David Holmes's picture
The portion of encrypted traffic keeps rising, so IT security administrators will be forced to do more SSL decryption if they are to get any value at all out of their fancy security tools.
David Holmes's picture
In the initial hours after the Paris attacks by Islamic terrorists, when the PlayStation 4 rumor was first circulating, I decided to see exactly what kind of encryption the PS4 uses for its messaging system.
James McFarlin's picture
U.S tech giants are playing a game of high-stakes global brinksmanship around who has rights to control their data, which impacts their European growth prospects, business models, and ultimately stock valuations.
Adam Firestone's picture
The misconception that Internet privacy equals anonymity must be dispelled if cyberspace is to be a secure and safe place. At the same time, mechanisms must be incorporated to ensure that communications remain confidential and resistant to unauthorized alteration by third parties.
Tal Be'ery's picture
The Google-backed "Certificate Transparency" initiative has gained much momentum and may have a real chance to amend the battered Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI).