Tag: Security

Google DeepMind and NHS Controversy

One of the hot topics today are the growing concerns with privacy and security of the general public. Nothing has caught the masses attention more than the Snowdon case, which questioned governments authority across the world in using technology for mass surveillance and having access to personal data. In fact some critics have brought to light that the public trusts private companies, like Facebook and Google -which openly state that […]

Backblaze, committed to support TOTP by August 2017

Backblaze, if you’ve never come access the company is based in Silicon Valley, has been up and running for 10 years and offers an affordable solution to backing up your PC or Mac to the cloud. Security This week I was curious, I have been using the service for around a year or so now and noticed that that the login procedure supports two-step verification, however via SMS. While using […]

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Windows zero-day Flash exploited by the same group behind DNC hack

Evidence is mounting up that the Windows Kernel has a severe vulnerability that is already being exploited by hackers. Microsoft claims the bug is now being actively exploited by the Russian hacking group –  ‘Strontium’. BetaNews has explained that the group have also gone under various other names too – widely known as ‘Fancy Bear’. This is the same group previously cited as a ‘Russian state actor’, indicating some kind […]

Nest launches new outdoor security camera

Over the last few months the whole company structure at Nest has had mix up and as the CEO and founder Tony Fadell stepped down not so long ago there is quite a few people concerned as to what the Nest is going to do next with its product line up. Earlier today we sort of know, it isn’t anything new or different to what the company currently offers but […]