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Brazilian citizen data under threat with sale of national tech firms

One of the state-controlled firms the Brazilian government is planning to sell has voiced concerns around areas including citizen data protection as the privatization agenda advances. Employees at the Social Security Technology and Information Company (Dataprev) released a manifesto following the announcement that the company is one of the assets that Jair Bolsonaro’s government is looking to sell in order… Read more →

Cloud needs a modern data foundation, modern data needs a cloud foundation

It’s almost a chicken-or-egg conundrum: going to cloud requires a modern data foundation, going to modern data requires a cloud foundation. The good news is both can be advanced along at the same time.  Photo: Joe McKendrick That’s the word from a recent survey of 504 IT executives by Deloitte, authored by a team which included Tom Davenport, Ashish Verma and David… Read more →

BodyGuardz cases and screen protector for Galaxy Note 10 Plus: Unequal tech protecting your Samsung phone

Pad & Quill Lowry Cuff Edition for Apple Watch: 3-piece aviator band offers style and quality There are some extremely expensive cuff style bands for the Apple Watch, but thankfully the folks at Pad & Quill offer an affordable, exquisitely constructed handmade leather option … Source Article from https://www.zdnet.com/pictures/bodyguardz-cases-and-screen-protector-for-galaxy-note-10-plus-unequal-tech-protecting-your-samsung-phone/#ftag=RSSbaffb68BodyGuardz cases and screen protector for Galaxy Note 10 Plus: Unequal tech… Read more →

Pad & Quill Lowry Cuff Edition for Apple Watch: 3-piece aviator band offers style and quality

iPhone, iPad, and Mac buyer’s guide: July 2019 edition Here’s a tour of what’s fresh and what’s not so fresh in the Apple Store. Source Article from https://www.zdnet.com/pictures/pad-quill-lowry-cuff-edition-for-apple-watch-3-piece-aviator-band-offers-style-and-quality/#ftag=RSSbaffb68Pad & Quill Lowry Cuff Edition for Apple Watch: 3-piece aviator band offers style and qualityhttps://www.zdnet.com/pictures/pad-quill-lowry-cuff-edition-for-apple-watch-3-piece-aviator-band-offers-style-and-quality/#ftag=RSSbaffb68http://www.zdnet.com/blog/rss.xmlLatest blogs for ZDNetLatest blogs for ZDNethttps://zdnet3.cbsistatic.com/fly/bundles/zdnetcore/images/logos/zdnet-144×144.png

WordPress sites under attack as hacker group tries to create rogue admin accounts

A hacker group is exploiting vulnerabilities in more than ten WordPress plugins to create rogue admin accounts on WordPress sites across the internet. The attacks are an escalation part of a hacking campaign that started last month. During previous attacks, the hackers exploited vulnerabilities in the same plugins to plant malicious code on the hacked sites. This code was meant… Read more →

Jack Dorsey’s Twitter account got hacked

Reuters/Twitter Hackers have taken over Jack Dorsey’s Twitter account, and tweeted and retweeted offensive and racist content. The incident happened earlier today. The tweets and retweets have been since removed after the Twitter’s CEO name started trending on the site. A Twitter spokesperson confirmed the hack, but did not offer any other details. “Yes, Jack’s account was compromised,” said Brandon… Read more →

Jack Dorsey’s Twitter account got hacked

Reuters/Twitter Hackers have taken over Jack Dorsey’s Twitter account, and tweeted and retweeted offensive and racist content. The incident happened earlier today. The tweets and retweets have been since removed after the Twitter’s CEO name started trending on the site. A Twitter spokesperson confirmed the hack, but did not offer any other details. “Yes, Jack’s account was compromised,” said Brandon… Read more →

Gear4 cases for Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus: D30 technology protects from high drops

iPhone, iPad, and Mac buyer’s guide: July 2019 edition Here’s a tour of what’s fresh and what’s not so fresh in the Apple Store. Source Article from https://www.zdnet.com/pictures/gear4-cases-for-samsung-galaxy-note-10-plus-d30-technology-protects-from-high-drops/#ftag=RSSbaffb68Gear4 cases for Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus: D30 technology protects from high dropshttps://www.zdnet.com/pictures/gear4-cases-for-samsung-galaxy-note-10-plus-d30-technology-protects-from-high-drops/#ftag=RSSbaffb68http://www.zdnet.com/blog/rss.xmlLatest blogs for ZDNetLatest blogs for ZDNethttps://zdnet3.cbsistatic.com/fly/bundles/zdnetcore/images/logos/zdnet-144×144.png

LGBTQ: The missing letters in Google’s YouTube alphabet and the moral struggle of algorithms

YouTube instructional hacking videos: To ban or not to ban YouTube removed ‘instructional hacking’ content from a prominent educational channel. Supporters fought back. Google has been sued by a group of independent video producers for restricting their YouTube channels and not allowing them to buy advertising to promote their LGBTQ related content.  Eight plaintiffs representing the LGBTQ community — a… Read more →

Company behind Foxit PDF Reader announces security breach

Image: ZDNet Foxit Software, the company behind the Foxit PDF reader app, said today that hackers breached its servers and have made off with some user information. ZDNet learned of the breach from a Foxit customer who shared a copy of the email the company is sending out to affected users, asking them to choose new passwords when logging in… Read more →

Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 20H1 test build adds cloud-reset option

Microsoft rolled out a new Windows 10 20H1 test build on August 29 which includes a couple of new featuers. Windows 10 20H1 test build 18970 marks the beginning of the rollout of Microsoft’s promised feature for using the cloud to reset a PC. It also includes a new “desktop” mode for tablet users. Microsoft already enables some Surface users… Read more →