Tag Archives: privacy & security

  • wannacry china

    WannaCry: a Chinese lookalike for Android phones

    It comes from China a “tribute” to WannaCry, if we can say so. It is a malware virus for Android phones, whose graphics immediately reminds of WannaCry, and which, unlike much Android malware, does not just stop access to the phone, but it actually encrypts the files on the device – though for technical reasons […]

  • privacy

    Privacy and Safari: Apple’s browser new features

    Made safe of the name – honestly horrible: High Sierra – the new operating system that Apple is releasing for its Macs brings some under the hood refinements: stability, usability, and privacy first of all. For example, from next fall, Safari will do more than we can to protect our privacy while we visit several […]

  • ransomware

    The world’s youngest ransomware creator

    At age 14 I was thinking of doing something important in my life, but I never thought of creating a ransomware. Instead, an Osaka kid decided to spend his free time developing a software that can infect PCs. He added a free encryption system, actually creating the perfect ransomware: at first, it sneaks into a […]

  • twitter

    Twitter: a bug allowed to use accounts without password

    Twitter is one of the most important social media, though it continues to fall between the culprit and the bad. A few months ago a serious security problem was solved that would allow anyone – anyone – to post tweets from other accounts without any security check. Fortunately, the vulnerability was present in Studio, a tool […]

  • Facebook risponde alla May

    Facebook, Twitter, Google: we try to make our services hostile to terrorists

    A few days after the umpteenth terrorist attack in London, Google, Twitter, and Facebook confirmed they were working side-by-side with the UK government to enforce greater control over shared content across platforms. Theresa May, Prime Minister, stated the danger of social networks as channels for terrorism: according to her, terrorists can find online a safe […]

  • Google Chrome

    Google Chrome will block some ads starting from 2018

    Google revealed that the popular Chrome browser would block some online ads starting from 2018. According to early sources that have rushed to reveal further details, Chrome will use a native ad-block system, but that’s not entirely accurate. According to Google’s statement so far, In dialogue with the Coalition and other industry groups, we plan […]

  • Gmail

    Gmail security: Google launches new protection features

    Google has announced a new set of features for Gmail account security. Three new options are intended for Google Suite users, while the fourth one is immediately available to all Gmail users. Let’s start from the latter: Gmail users, both from the web and from applications, will now be more protected by attachments containing potential […]