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"
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M1 MacBook Users Report Their Screens Cracking and Nobody Knows Why

A growing number of M1 MacBook owners are reporting mysterious cracks on the laptop’s screen.The users claim they never mishandled or dropped...

Scientists Prove Tricking Sophisticated Voice Authentication Systems Is Feasible

Researchers proved that state-of-the-art voice verification systems can be fooled using existing tools.All that would be needed is a set of machine-learning...

DISH and Sling TV Filed Lawsuits Targeting 4 Sports Streaming Pirate Sites

DISH and Sling TV filed a lawsuit against 'SportsBay', 'Freefeds', and 'live NBA' streaming domains.These platforms are redistributing the broadcasters’ sports channels...

Italy’s Lazio Region Hit by Ransomware Actors Who Crippled Vaccination Process

Ransomware actors have delivered a blow to the online vaccine reservation portal of Lazio, in Italy.The actors moved during the weekend to...

Court Approves Google Subpoena Compelling Microsoft to Disclose Millions of Documents

Microsoft was pushed in the corner after U.S. court forces them to produce large volumes of evidence.The company is fighting with Google...

‘Sandhills’ Mental Health Center Breached and Patient Data Now Auctioned on the Dark Web

The ‘Sandhills Center’ in North Carolina appears to have been breached by hackers.The actors are now auctioning 634 GB of sensitive information...

U.S. DoJ Concludes that ‘Solarwinds’ Hackers Accessed Emails of 27 State Attorneys

The U.S. DoJ has confirmed that the ‘Solarwinds’ hackers accessed the emails of 27 state attorney offices.The compromise includes all incoming and...

Many Popular Dash Cams Aren’t Having Any Consideration for Data Privacy and Security

Several widely used dash cams carry important security and data privacy flaws or weaknesses.While some are worst than others, almost all vendors...

Sign-In on Android 2.3.7 “Gingerbread” Devices to be Disallowed by September 27, 2021

Google will block out older Android 2.3.7 devices from accessing its services in September 2021.These are ten-year-old devices that should have been...