Security FBI is investigating more than 1,000 cases of Chinese theft of US technology Windows 7 bug prevents users from shutting down or rebooting computers Lock My PC takes on tech scammers with free recovery key offering, software withdrawal Scam, spam and phishing texts: How to spot SMS fraud and stay safe Cybersecurity: A guide for parents to keep kids safe online The security risks of running unsupported Windows 7 (ZDNet YouTube) Best home security of 2020: Professional monitoring and DIY (CNET) How to set up secure credential storage for Docker (TechRepublic) … [Read more...] about Phishing attack: Students’ personal information stolen in university data breach
With new features comes additional complexity, which may add more chances for security vulnerabilities to slip into Signal's engineering, warns Matthew Green, a cryptographer at Johns Hopkins University. Depending on Intel's SGX feature, for instance, could let hackers steal secrets the next time security researchers expose a vulnerability in Intel hardware. For that reason, he says that some of Signal's new features should ideally come with an opt-out switch. "I hope this isn't all or nothing, that Moxie gives me the option to not use this," Green says. … [Read more...] about Signal is finally bringing its secure messaging to the masses
Checks and balances Comey began the talk with an anecdote about his desk. Right by the spot where there's usually a small pile of requests for the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, he keeps a much older piece of paperwork related to surveillance. It's the application for a wiretap, sent to the US Attorney General in the 1960s, asking to wiretap Martin Luther King Jr on the grounds that his movement had a "communist influence." … [Read more...] about FBI chief Comey: “We have never had absolute privacy”
Why 45W won't matter for most of us anyway Charging a 3,500mAh Note 10+ from empty to full takes 55-58 minutes with the 45W charger, while charging the same phone with the 25W charger that comes with the Note 10+ — and with the S20 Ultra — takes 65-70 minutes. The reason for this is that like all chargers, you only get the maximum speed during the first few minutes while the battery is almost empty. As the battery refills, the charging speed gets slower and slower to prevent your phone from overheating. It's also better for the battery long-term. … [Read more...] about What’s the best 45W charger for Galaxy S20 Ultra in 2020?
Before Friday, Facebook didn’t have any guidelines for influencers who create sponsored content for politicians and political campaigns. But after Mike Bloomberg’s presidential campaign was found to have paid popular Instagram meme pages for posts, Facebook decided to allow these paid political partnerships. … [Read more...] about Facebook won’t catalog sponsored Mike Bloomberg memes as political ads