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"
2434 articles

Trail of Bits App Helps iPhone Owners Identify if they are Targeted by Hackers

Trail of Bits released their “iVerify” app, promising to warn you about iPhone exploits. The app looks for hacking “side effects”, and...

Malicious Actor is Impersonating Government Organizations to Deliver Malware

A new actor given the identifier TA2101 is showcasing highly sophisticated social engineering practices. The actor has recently targeted companies in Italy,...

Private.sh is Your New Cryptography-Based Private Search Engine

GigaBlast and Private Internet Access introduce a new private search engine called “Private.sh”. The new searching platform doesn’t collect user data and...

New Sextortion Botnet Spotted in the Wild and Getting Out of Hand

Cofense warns that a new sextortion campaign is growing out of proportion quickly. Already, it operates on a database of 330 million...

Symantec Endpoint Protection Vulnerable to Self-Defense Bypassing Attacks

Symantec’s Endpoint Security belongs to the big group of security apps that don’t validate DLL files. SafeBreach researchers have developed a proof...

Opera 65 Arrives With Better Tracker Blocker and a New Address Bar

Opera 65 is an incremental update that brings small but meaningful improvements here and there. The browser’s brand new tracker blocker is...

PrankDial.com Exposes 138 Million Records via Unprotected Database

PrankDial.com was all jokes and fun until a user data spilling database appeared online. People have had their IP addresses, emails, password...

Omniverse to Pay $50 Million in Piracy Damages to Hollywood Studios

Omniverse will settle with the Hollywood Studios that were chasing its boss, paying $50 million to them. The IPTV platform has already...

APT33 Targeting Oil and Aviation Firms Through Private VPN Network

APT33 relied on a private VPN network to control small botnet and collect key information. The researchers took the opportunity and correlated...