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"
2578 articles

Dutch Security Report Warns of the Most Successful Ransomware Strains

The Dutch NCSC warns of the dangers of the LockerGoga, MegaCortex, and Ryuk strains. The organization identifies 1800 entities that are affected...

Hackers Steal Dormant Netflix Accounts and Reactivate Them

Hackers are taking over dormant Netflix accounts and charge the owners’ bank accounts. These accounts are either kept for own use or...

Apple Can’t Keep Up with AirPods Pro Demand and Doubles Production

Apple orders AirPods Pro manufacturer to double the production rate to two million units per month. The third generation of Apple’s wireless...

Twitter Wanted to Delete Inactive Accounts But Decided Not to

Twitter warned holders of inactive accounts to decide what they’ll do until December 11, 2019. The platform hasn’t considered what will happen...

Magento Marketplace Suffers User-Exposing Data Breach

A breach in one of Magento’s databases resulted in the leak of customer and seller data. Adobe claims that their services haven’t...

MediaTek Unveiled its Next Flagship Called ‘Dimensity 1000 5G’

MediaTek presented their next-gen 5G flagship which performs better than Snapdragon 855 Plus. The new chip comes with eight cores and a...

HPE SSDs Will Fail in Less than Four Years Unless you Update the Firmware

HPE warns users to upgrade their SSD firmware or expect massive and simultaneous failures. All of the affected models will crash in...

A Fresh Batch of 4 Million Credit Cards Put Up for Sale on Joker’s Stash

Joker's Stash is doing what it knows best again, selling an “unspoiled” set of 4 million card entries. This data is the...

Encrypt.me Absorbs Buffered VPN Through an Integration Merger

Encrypt.me will absorb Buffered VPN services and customers, without raising the costs. Buffered VPN was a privacy-champion but lacked server numbers, while...