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Hackers Invited to Attack Swiss E-Voting System in Latest Bug Bounty Program

Published on: 18 Feb 2019

The Swiss government has just announced a CHF250,000 investment in a new bug bounty program to prevent voting manipulation. Swiss Post will let professional ethical hackers attack its system for a month to ensure the e-voting system is secure, glitch free and can be made available across the country, reads a press release on the Swiss Post website. Once the system is considered bug free, Swiss citizens will get their voting cards in the mail.

TikTok Might Be Banned in India over Cyberbullying

Published on: 15 Feb 2019

Indian authorities from the state of Tamil Nadu want to ban the popular video-making Chinese app TikTok, one of the most downloaded apps in Asia and the US. The video platform, which has more than 500 million users worldwide, has become very popular in India, especially among teenagers.

SiS Solution Showcase 2019

Published on: 13 Feb 2019

Bitdefender Thailand ได้เข้าร่วมงาน "SiS Solution Showcase 2019" เมื่อวันอังคารที่ 12 กุมภาพันธ์ 2562 ที่ผ่านมา ณ ศูนย์ประชุม ไบเทค บางนา (BITEC Bangna)

Update your iOS devices now against the FaceTime eavesdropping bug

Published on: 11 Feb 2019

Last week a bug became such big news that it broke out of the technology press, and into the mainstream media - generating headlines around the globe. The reason? A bizarre bug had been discovered in the way iPhones and iPads handled Group...

Nest Cameras Hacked Again. What Can Users Do?

Published on: 7 Feb 2019

Nest owners simply can’t get a break from hackers highlighting their security vulnerabilities, as breaches grow more common.

Hackers hit Airbus, steal personal details of employees

Published on: 5 Feb 2019

Aircraft manufacturer Airbus is investigating a security breach that has seen hackers steal personal information from its systems. In a statement published on its website, Airbus admitted that systems used by its commercial aircraft business had been accessed by an unauthorised party, and personal data related to European employees had been stolen. According to the...

Facebook to Merge WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook Messenger by 2020

Published on: 1 Feb 2019

Looking to gain more control over the company’s communication platforms and prevent users from switching to competitors, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will merge WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger, writes The New York Times. The integration is expected to be complete by 2020 and will serve over 2.6 billion users.

Researcher Releases Jailbreak PoC for iOS 12 on iPhone X

Published on: 28 Jan 2019

After tinkering with the latest iteration of Apple’s mobile operating system, a Chinese researcher has published a proof-of-concept of what he claims is a working exploit that can jailbreak iOS 12 on an iPhone X – and remotely, at that. Critical vulnerabilities in Apple’s Safari browser...

74% of Americans Are Clueless about Facebook’s Data Collection Algorithm, Survey Says

Published on: 25 Jan 2019

Americans don’t know much about Facebook and how its algorithm works, according to a survey from Pew Research Center conducted on 963 US Facebook users. The new study found that 74 percent of Facebook users in the US did not know that Facebook collects their traits and interests to help advertisers target ads. Users were also unaware that they could access this information in account settings.

Google Fined 50 Million EUR for Violating GDPR Rules

Published on: 24 Jan 2019

Tech giants Amazon, Apple, Google, Netflix and Spotify have all been accused of not complying with GDPR, Europe’s data privacy regulations, and could face hefty fines for continuous violations. Things have now escalated, as Google has to pay a fine of 50 million euros for an ongoing violation after French data regulator CNIL accused the company of “lack of transparency, inadequate information and lack of valid consent regarding ads personalization,” writes the BBC.