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

These 29 Countries are Susceptible to Simjacker Attacks

Researchers reveal that 61 operators in 29 countries are vulnerable to Simjacker. The company responsible for the development of the exploit hasn’t...

Cannabis News Website “Leafly” Exposes Customer Information

Leafly is sending breach notification emails to thousands of its users. The exposed information includes usernames, emails, phone numbers, and more. No payment...

FISC Court Rules That the FBI is Violating the Fourth Amendment

The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court bashed the FBI for acting against the constitution. The ruling of the court reveals a systematic violation...

18 Members of an ATM Skimming Operation Arrested in the U.S.

The FBI has arrested a group of card skimming operators and money laundering actors. The 18 defendants now face severe charges that...

Apple Pushes Privacy Features for Siri on the Upcoming iOS 13.2

Siri will get new privacy features and opt-out options that will empower users with more choices. Apple will no longer analyze Siri...

Hookers.nl Forum Hacked and the Data of 250,000 Users Exposed

Hookers.nl hacked, and 250,000 usernames, emails, and IP addresses were stolen. The data will soon go for sale on the dark web,...

Ransomware Actors Exploiting iTunes and iCloud Zero Day on Windows

Researchers have discovered a blunder in Bonjour’s coding, which introduces a well-documented flaw. A capable group of malicious actors have found it and...

HP Touchpoint Analytics Client Vulnerable to Privilege Escalation Attacks

HP’s hardware performance monitoring tool is vulnerable to severe remote execution attacks. The tool runs on high system privileges but doesn’t follow...

American Companies Do As the Chinese Communist Party Tells Them

Apple and Blizzard made controversial moves, and the community is criticizing them. People are supporting the Hong Kong protests and democracy, but...