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The EFAIL vulnerability - why it's OK to keep on using email

This week’s bug of the month is the trendily-named EFAIL.

Like many groovy bugs these days, it’s both a BWAIN (bug with an impressive name… 1,437 more words


IBM bans USB drives - but will it work?

A job worth doing is worth doing well.

And when a job is worth doing well, it’s often worth going all-in.

A good example is how to quit smoking: you can try cutting down a bit in the hope of tapering off; you can try smoking milder cigarettes; you can try replacing your addiction to the nicotine in cigarettes with an addiction to the nicotine in something else; you can even carry on smoking but tell everyone, including yourself, that you didn’t inhale. 1,155 more words


Increasingly Difficult to Conduct Sensitive Business

Craig S. Smith updates us on some of the latest misuses of Alexa and Siri — with attackers “exploiting the gap between human and machine speech recognition.”  Using only audio an attacker can mute your device, then begin issuing commands.  158 more words

Risk Management

Twitter admits to password storage blunder - change your password now!

We just received a warning from Twitter admitting that the company had made a serious security blunder: it had been storing unencrypted copies of passwords… 586 more words


You Publicise Your Privacy Unconsciously

In recent years, privacy leaking issue emerged. Many people complain about this in their speech or write an article in particular media. They voice that people are not supposed to ask or know about private things which are unacceptable to be appeared in public, Such as relationship status, salary, etc. 494 more words


How to check if your Facebook data was shared with Cambridge Analytica

We’re sure you’ve heard of Cambridge Analytica (CA), the controversial company that harvested data from Facebook and then used it in ways that you almost certainly wouldn’t have wanted. 446 more words


General Data Protection Regulation – is your protection in place?

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) takes effect on May 25, 2018, and hardly a day goes by without some news about it – and that’s the way it should be! 1,660 more words