Microsoft announced on Wednesday that it has identified dozens of hospitals that have vulnerable gateway and virtual private network (VPN) appliances in their infrastructure that make them susceptible to more sophisticated human-operated ransomware attacks during the COVID-19 crisis. “To help these hospitals, many already inundated with patients, we sent out a first-of-its-kind targeted notification with important information […]
While Google doesn’t specifically sell users’ data, it participates in the process through real-time-bidding.
Microsoft earlier this week released an emergency update to fix a bug in Windows 10 that prevented some users from reaching the cloud or accessing the internet. The issue is related to devices using a proxy, especially those using a virtual private network (VPN). “An out-of-band optional update is now available on the Microsoft Update […]
Vermont is suing the tech company for collecting photos of Vermonters without their knowledge or consent.
Pickpocketing and common robbery on on the rise at K-12 schools and college campuses, according to a study which focused on mobile device theft. The 2020 Mobile Theft and Loss Report, released by Prey, Inc., an open-source anti-theft software provider, found it is six times more likely that a device owner is pickpocketed at school or […]
Zoom’s popularity has skyrocketed as organizations, family and friends are using the video conferencing platform to communicate from their homes during COVID-19. Now, the software is becoming a social networking app popular among younger generations and has been adopted as a desktop version of FaceTime as screenshots of dozens of people meeting up via Zoom […]
A battery farm installed by Tesla is helping South Australia power up its people in the event of an emergency.
If you’re working from home, there’s a good chance you’re using some video conferencing platform to communicate with your coworkers, customers and clients. Many of you are just getting familiar with some popular videoconferencing platforms, including Zoom, which itself is exploding in popularity with an enormous amount of people working from home or other out-of-office […]
France’s competition regulator is fining Apple for anti-competitive behavior in the region, including working with other wholesalers to not compete against one another.
What types of cyberattacks were carried out this week, March 30, 2020? Read on to find out about the latest cyberattacks and who got hacked this week.