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A Microsoft Windows bug deactivates Windows 10 Pro licenses and downgrades to Windows 10...

Yesterday, Microsoft users reported that a bug has affected the Microsoft Windows activation service which causes the Windows 10 Pro licenses to be downgraded...
Machine learning based Email-sec-360°surpasses 60 antivirus engines in detecting malicious emails

China Telecom misdirected internet traffic, says Oracle report

The Naval War College published a paper titled, “China’s Maxim – Leave No Access Point Unexploited: The Hidden Story of China Telecom’s BGP Hijacking”...
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US Supreme Court ends the net neutrality debate by rejecting the 2015 net neutrality...

Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court refused the request by the telecommunications industry against net neutrality. This indicated a formal end to the legal...
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Qubes OS 4.0.1-rc1 has been released!

Yesterday, the Qubes OS community announced the first release candidate of Qubes OS 4.0.1. This is the first of at least two planned point...
EU slaps Google with $5 billion fine for the Android antitrust case

Senator Ron Wyden’s data privacy law draft can punish tech companies that misuse user...

On Thursday, Sen. Ron Wyden, a Democrat from Oregon, introduced a draft data privacy bill with harsh penalties for companies that violate data privacy....
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Zimperium zLabs discloses a new critical vulnerability in multiple high-privileged Android services to Google

Tamir Zahavi-Brunner, Security Researcher at Zimperium zLabs posted the technical details of the vulnerability affecting multiple high-privileged Android devices and its exploit, earlier this...
Google

Google now requires you to enable JavaScript to sign-in as part of its enhanced...

“Online security can sometimes feel like walking through a haunted house - scary, and you aren’t quite sure what may pop up” Jonathan Skelker, product...

Apple T2 security chip has Touch ID, Security Enclave, hardware to prevent microphone eavesdropping,...

Apple’s special event held in Brooklyn yesterday, saw the unveiling of a host of new hardware and software including the MacBook Air 2018 and...

Machine generated videos like Deepfakes – Trick or Treat?

A Reddit user named “DeepFakes” had posted real-looking explicit videos of celebrities last year. He made use of deep learning techniques to insert celebrities’...
Twitter

Twitter plans to disable the ‘like’ button to promote healthy conversations; should retweet be...

Yesterday, Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey announced that the popular social media platform might eliminate its heart-shaped like button, according to The Telegraph. The Twitter...

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Introducing Firefox Sync centered around user privacy

“Ensure the Internet is a global public resource… where individuals can shape their own experience and are empowered, safe and independent.” -Team Mozilla Yesterday, Firefox explained...

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