Category Archives: Security

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 »

EternalBlue strikes again

Since May 7th, US city Baltimore is under ransomware attack, reports The Verge. It affected government services like its e-mail systems and systems for other government services. According to security experts, hackers used EternalBlue, a “technology” developed by NSA for high-profile cyberattacks, which was stolen from NSA in April 2017 by hacker group The ShadowBrokers. NSA was reportedly… Read More »

Personal data on Instagram got exposed

It’s nothing unusual that big social networks’ websites are regularly under attacks. Many users give to social networks many personal data like real name, e-mail addresses, phone numbers or even home address. Also on social networks are shared many personal data like personal photos and videos and people also communicate via social networks – like Facebook’s Messenger. Instagram,… Read More »

macOS Mojave Supplemental Update for 2018 and 2019 15.4-inch MacBooks Pro

Some Macs feature a security T2 chip, a custom silicon for Mac. As Apple said “By redesigning and integrating several controllers found in other Mac computers – such as the System Management Controller, image signal processor, audio controller, and SSD controller – the T2 chip delivers new capabilities to your Mac.” In short, T2 chip secures some features… Read More »

Facebook and about 50 million accounts with security issues

Today, Facebook is the biggest social network in the world. It stores many personal datas, so it’s popular target for hackers. I’m personally registered on Facebook, because “everyone is on Facebook”, but I don’t like this social network, because of (mostly) privacy and security issues. I prefer to use Telegram, but how to persuade all my contacts to… Read More »

HTTP pages will be marked as unsecure in Google Chrome

Many webpages still use HTTP – Hypertext Transfer Protocol – instead of its secured counterpart HTTPS. That extra “S” means that connection is encrypted by protocol TLS/SSL, so nobody can get data like data in formulars or even passwords. This is critical for services like Internet Banking or any e-shop. Never send passwords or any sensitive data via… Read More »