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Three years ago ProtonMail was launched. Today, it is launching ProtonVPN

ProtonMail announced ProtonVPN is now available to the general public. ProtonVPN is officially out of beta. You can now directly get ProtonVPN by visiting https://protonvpn.com After more than 1 year of development, and four months of beta testing by over 10’000 members of the ProtonMail community, we’re finally making ProtonVPN available to everyone. And we
Publish At:2017-06-21 18:15 | Read:179 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID privacy ProtonMail ProtonVPN VPN

Mexican Government was spying on Journalists and Activists with Pegasus Surveillance software

Journalists and activists in Mexico accused the government of spying on them with the powerful surveillance software Pegasus developed by the NSO Group. Journalists and activists in Mexico accused the government of spying on them with a powerful surveillance software. According to the journalists, the authorities used an Israeli spyware to hack their mobile
Publish At:2017-06-20 05:25 | Read:157 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking Hacktivism Malware Mobile M

DRA firm left 1.1 TB of data unsecured on an Amazon S3, 198 million US voter records exposed

The popular security expert Chris Vickery revealed the DRA firm left 1.1 TB of data unsecured on an Amazon S3, 198 million US voter records exposed. Researcher Chris Vickery has found nearly 200 million voter records in an unsecured Amazon S3 bucket maintained by Deep Root Analytics (DRA), it is the largest exposure of its kind in history. The records includ
Publish At:2017-06-19 11:00 | Read:143 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Digital ID Chris Vickery data brea

BAE Systems accused of selling mass surveillance software Evident across the Middle East

BC Arabic and the Danish newspaper Dagbladet accuse British BAE Systems of selling mass surveillance software called Evident across the Middle East. The British company BAE Systems has been selling mass surveillance software called Evident across the Middle East, the findings are the result of a year-long investigation by BBC Arabic and the Danish newspaper
Publish At:2017-06-18 16:35 | Read:168 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Intelligence Security BAE Evident H

Facebook inadvertently revealed moderators’ identities to suspected terrorists

A bug in the software used by Facebook moderators to review inappropriate content resulted in the disclosure of identities of moderators to suspected terrorists. According to the Guardian, the social network giant Facebook put the safety of its content moderators at risk after inadvertently exposing their personal details to suspected terrorist users on the
Publish At:2017-06-18 16:35 | Read:162 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking Social Networks Terrorism F

Egypt blocks dozens of websites including ‘Medium’ without any official announcement

The Egyptian government blocked a number of websites in Egypt, including the publishing platform Medium, without any official announcement. Egyptians users of the online publishing platform, Medium were not able to access the service from their country. Readers and bloggers using both desktop and mobile app suffered access problems, the reason of the blackou
Publish At:2017-06-12 13:15 | Read:252 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Terrorism Censorship Egypt Medium p

US Defense is working on new multifactor authentication systems

DARPA is currently developing a multifactor authentication system that will replace the current common access card (CAC). According to a report published by American Security Today, the DARPA High-Assurance Cyber Military Systems (HACMS) program is designing technology for the creation of safe and secure cyber-physical systems. DARPA is currently developing
Publish At:2017-06-11 18:50 | Read:237 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking authentication biometrics D

4 Possible Ways to Make Your Browser Hacker-Proof

Browsers are constantly targeted by hackers. Here are 4 ways you can make your browser hacker-proof. Use them to stay secure on the web. Browsers have long been a hot target of numerous hacking-related incidents. They are the primary source of hacking incidents as we search, share, watch and download files from browsers. Moreover, various vulnerabilities exi
Publish At:2017-06-07 04:20 | Read:198 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID browser hacker-proof Hacking privac

Chrome design flaw allows sites to record Audio/Video without indication

A developer has discovered a flaw in the Chrome browser that could be exploited to secretly Record Audio/Video without indication. The AOL developer Ran Bar-Zik discovered a disconcerting vulnerability in Google’s Chrome browser could be exploited by attackers to record audio or video without giving any visual notification or alert. “After gettin
Publish At:2017-05-31 17:55 | Read:262 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking Chrome design flaw privacy

With Less Than 1 Year To Go Companies Place Different Priorities on GDPR Compliance

The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect in one year from now, but a large number of firms are far from prepared. It feels like Y2K all over again. We are less than one year until the impact of the GDPR is realized, no one is certain what will happen, and everyone is taking a different approach to mitigation. In April 2016,
Publish At:2017-05-30 05:10 | Read:251 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Laws and regulations GDPR Law priva

Hackers demonstrated that it is too easy to bypass the Samsung S8 iris scanner.

Hackers demonstrated that it is very easy to bypass the Samsung S8 iris scanner by using a camera, a printer, and a contact lens. Security experts have once against bypassed mobile Biometric system installed on a mobile device, the Samsung S8 model. Hackers used a camera, a printer and a contact lens to bypass the iris scanner installed on the Samsung S8. So
Publish At:2017-05-24 01:50 | Read:331 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking Mobile Security biometric a

UK Government’s secret programme for mass surveillance on internet and phones leaked

According to a draft document leaked online, UK Government is assigning itself more powers to spy on live communications and use malware for surveillance. While the NSA is announcing it will stop surveillance activities on emails, texts, and other internet communications, the UK government has secretly drawn up more details of its new bulk surveillance power
Publish At:2017-05-07 10:15 | Read:364 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Intelligence Laws and regulations e

Information Security Practices of Aadhaar – 135 Million Indian government payment card details leaked

A CIS study estimated number of Aadhaar numbers leaked through 4 gov portals could be around 135 million and 100M bank account numbers. The Aadhaar is the world’s largest biometric ID system, with over 1.123 billion enrolled members as of 28 February 2017. The role of the system is crucial for both authenticating and authorizing transactions and is a pillar
Publish At:2017-05-03 14:15 | Read:312 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Digital ID Aadhaar data breach dat

Turkey banned Wikipedia because its content web contents that represents a threat to national security

The monitoring group Turkey Blocks confirmed that Turkey banned Wikipedia because its content web content that represents a threat to national security. According to the telecommunications watchdog, Turkey has blocked the access to the online encyclopedia Wikipedia on Saturday, the Government has taken this decision citing a law that allows it to ban access
Publish At:2017-05-01 03:35 | Read:279 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Security Censorship Hackers social

Four Essential Security & Privacy Extensions for Chrome

Here are the top four extensions for the Chrome browser to keep your online activity safe, secure and private. The recent global wave of cybercrimes, particularly via exploiting loopholes in many leading browsers, has put internet privacy and online security directly in the line of fire. Internet users, in general, are worried about securing their data again
Publish At:2017-04-27 02:15 | Read:405 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Chrome extensions cyber security pr

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