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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Vishing Scams Are Surging as Companies Shift to Remote Work

Working remotely goes hand in hand with tech support scammers and vishing actors.The number of crooks calling people who are working from...

Young Irish SIM Swapper Sentenced to Three Years in Prison

A youngster from Dublin has pleaded guilty to participating in a SIM-swapping scheme.The group stole more than $2.5 million from at least...

Exciting New Features Are Landing on Facebook’s Instagram and Messenger

Facebook's Instagram and Messenger get more new features, starting with the US-based users.“Watch Together” has finally landed, enabling friends to watch something...

Cyble Is Accused of Extorting Data Breach Victims, but the Company Flatly Denies It

The threat intelligence company “Cyble” is accused of forcing companies to subscribe to its services.Some media believe that the Indian data protection...

Official Trump 2020 App Collected and Possibly Even Sold User Data

The official app of the Trump 2020 political campaign has scraped user data without asking for consent.The app developer is in a...

YouTube Announces Changes With Immediate Effect in Its Terms of Service

YouTube has announced some game-changing shifts and additions on its Terms of Service.Creators will have part of their revenues withheld by Google...

Apple to Cut App Store Commissions to 15%, but Not for Everyone

Apple will go easier on developers who make less than one million in a year, reducing App Store commissions to 15%.This will...

Hackers Can Hear Conversations Through Robot Vacuum Cleaners

Robot vacuum cleaners can be turned into “laser-microphones,” sending sound waves to hackers over Wi-Fi.The owners of these products wouldn’t realize the...

Crypto-Trading Platform ‘Liquid’ Announced Catastrophic Data Breach

Hackers have accessed the KYC documents that users of Liquid uploaded to the platform.The incident was actually the mistake of the platform’s...