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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Qualcomm Expresses Interest in an Enormous Investment in Arm if NVIDIA Acquisition Is Blocked

The probes over NVIDIA’s Arm acquisition are still on, and Qualcomm is stepping in to express interest.The American chipmaker states they are...

India May Start Treating Bitcoin as an Asset Instead of Banning it

India is still discussing a law proposal that suggests the banning of crypto ownership and investment.At the same time, a new law...

The U.S. and Russia Could Negotiate a Cybercriminals Exchange Deal

There are reports about Putin planning to propose a hackers exchange deal to Biden during their upcoming meeting.The U.S. President is under...

Russian Internet Watchdog Announces Audit Results and Fines

Roskomnadzor has published the results of its long-term audit on foreign IT companies.The fines for the various violations don’t make up impressive...

McDonald’s Suffers Customer Exposing Data Breach in Taiwan and South Korea

McDonald’s announced a security incident that has compromised the data of customers and employees.The only two countries that have been impacted by...

Volkswagen and Audi Report Data Leak Affecting 3.3 Million Customers

A vendor of Volkswagen and Audi has suffered a lengthy data breach between 2019 and 2021.The automakers learned about it only last...

“Avaddon” Gives Away Its Ransomware Decryption Keys for Free and Shuts Down Operation

“Avaddon” calls it a day by releasing decryption keys and shutting down its online portals.The ransomware group may just change branding, as...

China Censors Hong Kong’s Cinemas Banning Movies Considered a National Security Risk

China has forced Hong Kong to accept to regulate all films that play in the region’s theaters.The new regulations define five points...

Avaddon Ransomware Adds ‘Valley National Bank’ to Its Victims List

The “Avaddon” group has announced ‘Valley National Bank’ as a new victim on its extortion portal.The threat actors have posted some screenshots...