News2020-04-03T20:39:21-04:00

Am I Hacked?

Overview Just like driving a car, sooner or later you may have an accident no matter how secure you are. Below are clues to help figure out if you have been hacked and, if so, what to do. The sooner [...]

Russian telco hijacks internet traffic for Google, AWS, Cloudflare, and others | ZDNet

Earlier this week, traffic meant for more than 200 of the world's largest content delivery networks (CDNs) and cloud hosting providers was suspiciously redirected through Rostelecom, Russia's state-owned telecommunications provider.The incident affected more than 8,800 internet traffic routes from 200+ [...]

12k+ Android apps contain master passwords, secret access keys, secret commands | ZDNet

A comprehensive academic study published this week has discovered hidden backdoor-like behavior -- such as secret access keys, master passwords, and secret commands -- in more than 12,700 Android applications.To discover this hidden behavior, academics from Europe and the US [...]

Washington State Legalizes Restricted Use of Facial Recognition Technology

A bill permitting the use of facial recognition technology with certain restrictions has been signed into law in Washington State. Governor Jay Inslee signed the new bill on March 31 after it was passed by the Washington State House of Representatives on March [...]