Category Archives: Security

Facebook pays to transcribe voice chats

If something is on the Internet, then it’s online forever. We are using many chat apps and intelligent assistants, like Apple’s Siri, Microsoft’s Cortana, Amazon’s Alexa and Google’s Assistant. And while we do so, there is a question: what about our privacy? While Apple is using protection of users’ privacy in its marketing, what about social networks like… Read More »

Hacked by Lightning cable?

It’s impossible to believe, what can be used to hack your computer by hackers. Forget about tracking people by GPS metadata on photos taken on their iPhones or catching passwords via keyloggers. A security researcher named MG created an evil Lightning cable that can give hackers a way to remotely access your computer. Cable is directly from Apple,… Read More »

Tech firms “can and must” put backdoors in encryption, said US Attorney General

Privacy is a fundamental human right. In the past, most communication was not encrypted, so government could spy upon you. Today, we use end-to-end encryption. Though, some end-to-end services are not “reliable”, like we may see at Facebook’s Messenger or its owned WhatsApp, which co-worked with government. Maybe you remember cause with Apple and shooter in San Bernardino,… Read More »

Facebook will pay you for your privacy

Facebook is known as a data gatherer. It sells your data, mostly for activity tracking and – in best case – selling these data to ad companies. Facebook faced many privacy scandals and received many fines. Recently Facebook canceled controversial Onavo programme following outcry over the social media giant paying children to let it access their data, but… Read More »

SHA-1 certificates are no longer supported in macOS Catalina and iOS 13

If you still have a Windows XP, you may see that some webpages won’t load, some webpages won’t allow you to log in, etc. Also, a lot of software do not support Windows XP anymore, including web browsers and also you can’t use the newest security certificates and features. Apple, known for fast dropping old technology, dropped support… Read More »

Flipboard was hacked

Flipboard is a curated news app. You can add many magazines created by people or hashtags and to enjoy great news “delivered” right to your device. It’s something like Apple News or other news services. Flipboard application is pretty good, available for Android, iOS, Windows or web browser. I like to read many great news. But recently, something… Read More »