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Networking Security, Security

Google’s plan to replace tracking cookies goes under UK antitrust probe

January 8, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

Google’s plan to end support for third party cookies in the Chrome browser and its Chromium engine is under investigation by the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). The antitrust regulator said today that it’s launched a probe under Chapter […]


Networking, Tech

The attack on the Capitol is fueling a backlash against social media

January 8, 2021

Via: Fortune

The shock waves from Wednesday’s attack on the U.S. Capitol continue to reverberate. And as Danielle explored in yesterday’s newsletter, the crisis is roiling social and online media, where the attack was discussed and planned ahead of time, incited in […]


Networking Security, Security

Protect your personal information online with NordVPN

January 8, 2021

Via: BGR

Shopping on the Internet shouldn’t be difficult. Sure, you may realize that the PlayStation 5 sold out before you had a chance to buy one, but you’ll have other shots to purchase it. While you’re buying items for your home, […]


Software, Tech

Google develops an AI that can learn both chess and Pac-Man

December 24, 2020

Via: ArsTechnica

The first major conquest of artificial intelligence was chess. The game has a dizzying number of possible combinations, but it was relatively tractable because it was structured by a set of clear rules. An algorithm could always have perfect knowledge […]


Infrastructure, Wireless Infrastructure

AT&T plans thousands of layoffs at HBO, Warner Bros., rest of WarnerMedia

October 9, 2020

Via: ArsTechnica

AT&T is planning thousands of layoffs at HBO, Warner Bros., and other parts of WarnerMedia as part of a plan to cut costs by up to 20 percent, The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday. WarnerMedia is what used to be […]


Attacks & Breaches, Security

Elusive hacker-for-hire group Bahamut linked to historical attack campaigns

October 9, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Attack attribution is one of the most difficult aspects of malware research and it’s not uncommon for different security companies to attribute attack campaigns to different threat actors only to later discover that they were the work of the same […]


Operations Security, Security

European antitrust regulators settle with Broadcom a year after ‘interim measures’ flex

October 7, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

A European antitrust probe of chipmaker Broadcom has been settled at an impressive clip, a little over a year after formally kicking off. The Commission announced today it has accepted commitments from the U.S. chipmaker to suspend all existing agreements […]


Networking Security, Security

Chrome 86 arrives with a slew of new security features

October 7, 2020

Via: TechSpot

The highlight feature is support for the ‘.well-known/change-password’ file. Should Google detect that one of your saved passwords was part of a security breach, you’ll be prompted to change it. Not only are you informed of the danger, but Google […]


Policy, State & Local

John McAfee arrested, indicted on tax evasion charges, sued for fraud

October 6, 2020

Via: ArsTechnica

Noted cybersecurity eccentric John McAfee is under arrest in Spain awaiting extradition to the United States after being indicted on federal tax evasion charges. The Department of Justice unsealed the indictment (PDF) yesterday following McAfee’s arrest by Spanish authorities at […]


Operations Security, Security

New FBI strategy seeks to disrupt threat actors, help defenders through better coordination

October 6, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Last week, the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued a joint announcement about the potential threat that foreign-backed online journals pose in spreading misinformation ahead of the crucial 2020 US presidential […]