Social engineering is the use of deception to manipulate individuals into disclosing sensitive information that may be used to compromise a network, infiltrate an organization, gain access to trade secrets, or in furtherance of an espionage operation. In this article we look at ways to protect yourself from these types of attacks.
Today, a report has revealed that Google wants to bring Microsoft's Windows 10 support to Chromebooks. Reports indicate that the company is working on a new project called "Campfire" that would allow Chromebook owners to dual boot Windows 10 and Crome OS.
Archive.org is testing a decentralized version, or DWeb version, of their web site that allows their content to be delivered over peer-to-peer connections with different hosts sharing portions of or the same content.
Facebook announced today that it removed 32 Facebook and Instagram accounts and pages for exhibiting behavior consistent a political influence campaign, which Facebook said it previously saw during the 2016 US Presidential Election.
The European Commission has levied fines against four consumer electronics manufacturers —Asus, Denon & Marantz, Philips, and Pioneer— for fixing online resale prices.
Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Twitter have announced on Friday, July 20, the Data Transfer Project (DTP), an initiative to create an open-source, service-to-service data portability platform so that users of their sites and others can easily migrate data from one platform to another.
IT firm Capita has come clean about a bug in the software it supplies to UK schools that has been mismatching kids with the wrong families since December 2017.
Researchers from NVIDIA, Aalto University, and MIT have developed an AI algorithm, first of its kind, that can remove noise and artifacts from images without having to look at clean photos in advance.
Two US senators have asked the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate smart TV makers amid fears and evidence that companies might be using devices to collect data and track users without their knowledge.
In current times, the term may describe a person who attempts to gain unauthorized access to computers, with less than honorable intentions, or the person who counters the bad intentioned one. But, there is a pretty broad spectrum of hackers and a variety of motivations for hacking.
Finnish-based fitness tracking app Polar has temporarily disabled its global activity map feature after last week journalists used it to track down the real-world identities of military and intelligence personnel.
Scientists from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UWM) have developed a new type of material that can hide an object's heat signature from infrared sensors.
In a 747-page document provided to the US House of Representatives' Energy and Commerce Committee on Friday, Facebook admitted that it granted special access to users' data to 61 tech companies.
The number of satellites transmitting GPS locations, cellphone signals and other sensitive information has been rapidly increasing, which has resulted in the creation of favorable circumstances for hackers. Even with all the advances in satellite technology, much of the US military's satellite technology remains vulnerable.
Huawei is one of the companies that have always tried to innovate in terms of design. At Computex, Huawei announced a new variant of MateBook D with a 14-inch display and the model is now available as a Walmart exclusive in the United States.
Despite the new GDPR regulation entering into effect across Europe, Facebook and Google are manipulating users into sharing personal data by leveraging misleading wording and confusing interfaces, according to a report released today by the Norwegian Consumer Council (NCC).
A survey conducted among the tech workers, including many employees of Silicon Valley's elite tech companies, has revealed that over 57% of respondents are suffering from job burnout.
Pre-crime, is a vast potpourri of information, on everyday activities, used to try to predict and prevent future behavior. In "predictive" policing, computer algorithms identify signs of pre-crime in a realm in which we are all potential suspects.