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"
3116 articles

Google Plus to Get Terminated Sooner After a Second Serious API Bug Discovery

Google+ API to see the end of the road in the next 90 days An API bug allowed external apps to gain non-public...

Facebook Patents Methods and Systems to Predict Where You’ll Go Next

Facebook files three patent applications aimed at tracking user location and predicting the next one Prediction is made possible through the analysis of...

Apple States iPhones will Remain Available in the Chinese Market

Apple’s older iPhone models in danger of getting banned in China Qualcomm claiming Apple infringed two of their own patents without compensation The...

Apple Patents a Security-Focused Wireless Charger Design

Apple patent application for AirPower shows hints of functionality Security to be a major concern, with Apple incorporating encrypted communication AirPower most likely...

A New Generation of Android Click-fraud Apps is Causing Concern

Android adware apps became smarter and more versatile than ever Scammers look to maximize their ad revenues through new techniques 22 apps removed...

iOS Bugfix Release 12.1.1 Renders iPhones Unable to Connect via Mobile Data

New 12.1.1 release introduces mobile data connection killing bug Apple knew about it since early beta stages, but still rolled out the update ...

Google Groups and Facebook Events Serve as Reliable Platforms for Scammers

Google Groups and Facebook Events filled with malware-ridden content Scammers taking advantage of the lack of game cracks to promote their files Google’s...

Sextortion Scammers Have Found a New Way to Trick People, and it Works Wonders

A new surge of sextortion campaigns comes with dangerous malware that will steal your payments data AZORult has been updated and strengthened, ready...

Google is Incorporating their “Smart Reply” Technology on Hangouts Chat

Google “Smart Reply” assistive technology to land on Hangouts Chat. Gmail’s implementation has raised both satisfaction and scrutiny for not being always great. ...