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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Google Play Store Removes 15 Click-Ad Fraud Apps

Google Play Store removed 15 wallpaper apps that were downloaded more than 222000 Trend Micro analyzed and reported this set of apps to...

GIGABYTE and ASUS Drivers Found To Contain a Host of Severe Code Execution Vulnerabilities

GIGABYTE and ASUS provide drivers that can give attackers full access to your system. The vulnerabilities allow the execution of code at the...

Facebook Was Giving User Data to Other Tech Giants Under the Table, According to NYT

Facebook kept feeding companies with user data without asking for their consent Companies treated as “extensions” of the social platform’s functionality, operating in...

Hola VPN Once Again Accused by Cybersecurity Experts of Being Highly Insecure

Trend Micro bashes Hola VPN for offering unsafe services and false advertising to their free customers. Report findings include blatant exploitation of users...

NASA Reveals a Data Breach Exposing Personally Identifiable Information of Its Employees

NASA suffered a data breach that concerns the PPI of current and previous personnel The agency believes that the infiltration has not jeopardized...

Copyright Trolls Stunned as Courts Start Asking for More Than Just an IP

Court rules that an IP address is not enough of an evidence to proceed a copyright infringement case More courts in the US...

Text CAPTCHA AI Threatens to Make the System Obsolete Soon

A new machine learning CAPTCHA algorithm managed to break CAPTCHAs all over the internet Its developers fed it with 200000 CAPTCHAs, so it...

Wall Street Journal Website Defaced by PewDiePie Supporter

Wall Street Journal issues a fake apology to PewDiePie through a funny defacement of their website Hacker urges visitors to subscribe to the...

Twitter Knocked by Malware Memes That Try to Steal User Data

Twitter fixes a security bug that allowed malware authors to try and steal account data from users Trend Micro analyzed the malware that...