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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‘LiquidVPN’ Sued for Piracy Facilitation by ‘Hunter Killer’ Studio

‘LiquidVPN’ finds legal trouble from rightsholders for promoting its use with Popcorn Time and Showbox.The service specifically mentioned safety precautions to keep...

CallX Exposed Voice Recordings and Text Messages of Thousands

A small Californian marketing firm has exposed the PII, text messages, and marketing targets' phone calls.The firm has failed to properly secure...

Brave Acquires ‘Tailcat’ Search Engine to Gradually Shy Away From Google

Brave is soon to introduce its very own search system, based on the Tailcat search engine.The browser wants to offer something truly...

Intel Ordered to Pay $2.18 Billion to VLSI Technology

Intel has lost a significant court battle to VLSI, which has made patent infringement claims against the chipmaker.The two patents presented in...

German Software Maker Targets U.S. Navy for Copyright Infringement

The U.S. Navy installed a software tool on its entire network even though they only had a single license.This basic error may...

The Ryuk Ransomware Is Now Turning Into a Dangerous Worm

A newly sampled variant of Ryuk appears to have the capability to spread on more computers on its own.Ryuk was already very...

Microsoft Pushes Urgent Updates for Exchange Server After the Discovery of Multiple 0-Days

Microsoft has fixed several 0-day flaws that Chinese hackers were exploiting.The vulnerabilities were chained together to achieve a high-level compromise, data access,...

DoS Vulnerability in Eclipse Jetty Calls for Urgent Updates

Eclipse Jetty was found to be vulnerable to a denial of service exploit of medium severity.A fix is already out, so those...

7 Best LastPass Alternatives That Offer a Free Tier

LastPass, one of the best free password managers out there, has decided to change its business model and ditch the freeloaders, so...