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Tor Project releases first alpha of Android mobile browser

The Tor Project, the organization behind the Tor network and the Tor Browser, launched today its first ever mobile browser with the release of the Tor Browser for Android. The Tor Browser for Android app is available through the official Google Play Store and is currently considered an alpha release, meaning some bugs should be expected. This first official version… Read more →

Why don’t more people over 60 have YouTube channels?

Despite media coverage suggesting “mature” vloggers (anyone over 40) are up and coming in the beauty sector, there are not many successful YouTube channels that showcase skills, talents, and passions hosted by those over 60 years old. “Wisdom” ambassadors seem to be in short supply on YouTube. It could be that men and women aged over 60-plus do not use… Read more →

US government releases post-mortem report on Equifax hack

MUST READ Equifax’s big fat fail: How not to handle a data breach The ineptitude of Equifax following a data breach impacting 143 million is galling. Read More The Government Accountability Office (GOA) has published a report to detail how the Equifax hack went down and how the credit reporting company answered during and after the incident. The report comes… Read more →

Microsoft’s October 2 Fall Event: What to expect

Rumors that Microsoft was planning some kind of Surface event for some time this fall have been circulating for months. Now, Microsoft made that official, sending out invitations to an October 2 event in New York City. This event will likely be about more than just new hardware, I’m hearing. Also: Windows 10 October 2018 Update: Microsoft hustles to kill… Read more →

Top Mac anti-adware software in App Store steals your browsing history

Apple recently revealed a new set of rules that app developers must follow. From October, App Store developers will have to clearly and explicitly say just how users’ personal data is used, secured and shared in a transparent manner. These new rules might cause one app developer, in particular, serious problems — as it appears that Adware Doctor, one of… Read more →

Infosys targets Southeast Asia growth with Temasek joint venture

Infosys has set up a joint venture with Singapore’s state-own investment firm, Temasek Holdings, with the aim to expand its footprint in Southeast Asia and boost support for customers in the region. The Indian IT consulting vendor would own 60 percent of the joint venture, to be headquartered in Singapore, with its vice president Shveta Arora leading the entity as… Read more →

iPhones, iPads, MacBooks: What new hardware will Apple unveil next week?

As Apple prepares for what is the biggest and most important unveiling of the year. But as usual, fans and pundits what Apple to update and refresh anything and everything in one go. But that’s not going to happen. Must read: Apple products you should not buy (September 2018 edition) I’m coming across “claims” that Apple will use the September… Read more →

What new hardware will Apple unveil next week?

As Apple prepares for what is the biggest and most important unveiling of the year. But as usual, fans and pundits what Apple to update and refresh anything and everything in one go. But that’s not going to happen. Must read: Apple products you should not buy (September 2018 edition) I’m coming across “claims” that Apple will use the September… Read more →

Schneider Electric may have shipped USB drives infested with malware

Schneider Electric has warned customers that USB drives shipped with some of the firm’s products are potentially infected with malware. USB flash drivers sent with Conext Combox and Conext Battery Monitor products, part of Schneider Electric’s solar power range, were “contaminated” during the manufacturing process, according to a security advisory released by the industrial equipment manufacturer. Schneider Electric says that… Read more →

Crims not spooks dominate cybersecurity threats: Sophos CEO

“We’re fanboys of AI, but particularly deep learning and how it applies to cybersecurity,” says Kris Hagerman, chief executive officer of Sophos. “With deep learning we can now basically process every single piece of malware on the planet.” Deep learning turns one of the cybercriminals’ strengths into a weakness, Hagerman told ZDNet last month. A flood of malware variants is… Read more →