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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Tenta VPN Pro Browser Offers Two Years of Free Private Browsing Service

The Tenta Browser is offering its new and existing subscribers two years of free VPN service. From July 4, people will have...

German Police Raid House of OmniRAT Developer and Arrest Him

The OmniRAT developer was arrested and had his hardware seized by the German police. Possibly, this is related to the action that...

Attunity Leaked 750 Gigabytes of Compressed Email Backups

A data management and migration company has left three Amazon S3 buckets exposed to the public. The information contained was a treasure...

Amazon Alexa Finally Lands on Android Smart TVs Through Sony

Sony Bravia TVs received Amazon Alexa app, so people can control their TVs by talking to them. The Bravia TVs can now...

Snapdragon 855 Becomes the First Mobile Chip to Receive BSI Security Certification

BSI approves the first ever mobile System on Chip, with Qualcomm Snapdragon 855. This takes the security level of the particular chip...

UK Police Confirms the Arrest of the Supremacy Kodi Repo Owner

UK Police and the Federation Against Copyright Theft confirm that they arrested the Supremacy developer. The police decided to conduct a raid...

Phishing Campaign Promises Instagram Account Verification to Users

Phishing actors steal Instagram account and Email account credentials on the promise of a verification badge. Desperate users who are getting rejected...

Researchers Abuse Power Query in Microsoft Excel to Perform Remote DDE Execution

A researcher found a way to plant malware on a system silently, using Excel's Power Query. The dropping server can be set...

US Companies Want to Keep Doing Business With Huawei, and They Are

US chip makers are using different labels and shipment routes to sell to Huawei lawfully. FedEx is suing the US Department of...