Bill Toulas

An open-source advocate who has been writing about Linux and SaaS tools for years. Having entered the fascinating world of InfoSec now, he reports on the daily news and developments in the fields of data privacy, data breaches, software vulnerabilities, phishing campaigns, malware, and all things "online danger". Contact me at "billtoulas@technadu.com"
2423 articles

Hungarian IPTV Operator Afraid of Coronavirus Was Raided by the Police

A man who operated a medium-sized pirate IPTV network in Hungary raided, and all equipment seized. The network was serving at least...

NBCU’s Peacock Will Soon Land on Roku Following Turmoil

Peacock will tap into Roku’s audience, as the negotiations with NBCU have had a good end. The two companies reached a point...

Nasty PHP Malware Reinfects Cleaned Website Files in Less Than a Second

PHP malware is used to initiate a persistent and powerful background process that can do it all on its own. The process is...

How Hexadecimal IP Addresses Help Spammers Evade Detection

Spammers who target people with fake pills for a variety of conditions are hiding their infrastructure behind hexadecimal IP addresses. This helps...

“Rampant Kitten”, an Iranian Surveillance Operation Coming to Light

Iranian expats, minority groups, and people who oppose the government are being targeted by a new surveillance campaign. The hackers who launch...

Former CEO of Anti-Fraud Company Charged with Multi-Million Fraud

A man responsible for keeping online vendors safe from fraud risks is now accused of fraud. The person has stolen $17.5 million...

WhatsApp Beta Demos Fingerprint Authentication for Web Sessions

WhatsApp may soon introduce fingerprint authentication for the creation of Web Sessions. While this is a privacy and security-enhancing feature, it could...

Düsseldorf University Clinic Hit by Ransomware and Patient Dies

A persistent ransomware infection that crippled the systems of the Düsseldorf University Clinic resulted in a person’s death. The hospital wasn’t admitting...

Apple to Launch Online Store in India on September 23

India will finally get an official Apple online store, coming with offers, events, and the full product range. The COVID-19 situation has...