After a security breach in 2019, dating application MobiFriends is now under fire after experiencing yet another incident. According to ZD Net, the data reportedly obtained from the January 2019 breach are now up for sale on the dark...
Amazon Web Services (AWS) announces on Monday, May 11, the general availability of Amazon Kendra, an advanced and highly accurate enterprise search service. The company challenges Google’s keyword search algorithm and uses natural language queries to get precise and relevant...
A long-running joke has just become a reality following the cancellation of DEF CON and Black Hat, the two biggest cyber-security conferences of the year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On Saturday, May 9, organizers of DEF CON officially...
Zoom Video Communications, Inc. will be taking steps to handle what is now known as Zoombombing or the act of hacking and disrupting Zoom meetings, said NPR. This came after incidents in which conferences are interrupted by attackers to...
Tech giant Microsoft is currently on cybersecurity spotlight after a hacker has claimed to have stolen over 500 GB data from the company’s private GitHub repositories. In a report from Bleeping Computer, the hacker, who goes by the name Shiny...
French security researcher and expert Robert Baptiste or Elliot Alderson exposed Aarogya Setu, a contact-tracing app, of exposing the health data of 90 million Indian citizens. On Wednesday, May 6, 2020, Alderson posted on Twitter that a security vulnerability of...
A group of researchers is looking into the creation of what they call a “Racetrack Memory,” an innovation on data storage expected to improve computing and memory performance, said a report by the New York University (NYU). Yassine Quessab, the...
Adult live-streaming platform CAM4 unknowingly left their production server exposed to the public, leaving billions of user records and private information accessible to the public. Among the information were private messages, email addresses, and sexual preferences, notes Naked Security...
Dell Technologies has jumped into the midrange data storage market, launching the EMC PowerStore last Tuesday, May 5. The company’s groundbreaking acquisition of EMC back in 2016 enabled them to solidify force and become a leading IT vendor. EMC provided...
Israel-based Orca Security announced Tuesday it has raised $20 million in a Series A funding round led by venture capital firm GGV Capital. Existing investors of the firm, namely YL Ventures GP Ltd. and Silicon Valley CISO Investments (SVCI),...
Motorola Solutions launched the Safe Schools program last April 29, 2020, Wednesday. The program leverages data analytics and security via its artificial intelligence (AI)-enhanced platform. According to Motorola, the new program uses video, data, voice, and analytics technology to...
A data security flaw found on Advanced Computer Software left 10,000 legal documents exposed, containing property transactions and personal information. The online database containing all the sensitive details were scanned and uploaded by legal firms using the product of British...
With the fight against the virus pandemic is still on-going, the public and private sectors are turning to contact tracing as a way of addressing the issue. All About Circuits reported that several governments are looking into data storage...
French newspaper Le Figaro has come under fire following a data leak that exposed roughly 7.4 billion records of its staff and readers. The leak, which was identified to be caused by human error, involved data of personally identifiable...
Arweave is currently developing a “virtually unlimited” and permanent data storage said Coin Desk. The company will be using blockchain technology to achieve this goal and is using funds from the token sale it launched last year. Arweave’s permaweb project...
As the United States government aims to cover additional individuals and businesses in light of the virus pandemic, the Small Business Administration (SBA) reports that it’s loan program affected nearly 8,000 applicants. According to Forbes, news of the data breach...

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