Tech To Catch And Flag Phishing Links In Emails

November 15th, 2018

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In today's Technology Today, we chat through how MetaCert's new software is catching phishing links in emails.

What You Need To Know

MetaCert, founded by Paul Walsh, has released it's NEWEST product launch Beta - the best anti-phishing security, for emails on you iPhone.

Nyc & Arlington To Be The New Amazon Hq’s

November 14th, 2018

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In today's Technology Today, we discuss Amazon's announcement of their NEW duel-HQ in both NYC and Arlington.

What You Need To Know

Amazon has named two cities it's NEW HQ - NYC, in Long Island City, Queens and Arlington, Virginia.

Ibm Buying Red Hat For $34 Billion

November 1st, 2018

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In today's Technology Today, we chat through IBM's recent acquisition of Red Hat.

What You Need To Know

This week IBM announced that they bought Red Hat for $34 Billion. IBM spent $190 a share, which technically was overpaying, as at close on Friday, Red Hat was worth $117 a share - however; Red Hat did not necessarily want to be sold.

Yahoo’s $50 Million Settlement For Past Security Breach

October 24th, 2018

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In today's Technology Today, we discuss what could be YAHOO's settlement for the biggest consumer internet hack to date.

What You Need To Know

Most remember YAHOO's data breach of 2013? It had gone on, under wraps for about three years, until 2016, when Verizonannounced it would acquire YAHOO for $4.8 Billion.

Google+ To Shut Down In The Wake Of A Security Breach

October 11th, 2018

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In today's Technology Today, we uncover why Google+ is shutting down, for good.

What You Need To Know

Google+ will be shutting down in the coming months, after a security bug. Google's own engineers decided that damage done by the breach and the ailing nature of the platform were reason enough to bring it to an end.

Google To Accept Cryptocurrency Advertising

October 10th, 2018

In today's Technology Today, we chat through how Google will reinstate cryptocurrency-based advertising.

What You Need To Know

Google previously forbid cryptocurrency online advertising, earlier this year. They are now lifting that ban, starting in the United States and Japan, next month.

Facebook Uses Your 2fa Phone Number For Ad Targeting

September 28th, 2018

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In today's Technology Today, we discuss how Facebook is using the numbers you provided for 2FA (two factor authentication) to ad target.

What You Need To Know

Facebook is currently using your 2FA phone numbers, as well as other numbers provided for overall security purposes, to better help them target ads.

Uber Agreed To Pay $148 Million In Data Breach Settlement

September 27th, 2018

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In today's Technology Today, we shed light on Uber's settlement of $148 million for their data breach of 2016.

What You Need To Know

Uber Technologies Inc.'s data breach of 2016 was no small event - the breach affected 57+ million people - roughly 50 million riders and 7 million drivers - and left Uber execs scrambling to cover up the scandal.

Chrome 69’s Forced Login Breaches User Privacy

September 25th, 2018

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In today's Technology Today, we dissect how Chrome 69's forced login, goes against user privacy.

What You Need To Know

This NEW forced login feature in the latest version of Google's Chrome is now in the spotlight, as it directly goes against user privacy.

User Passwords Are Reset After Adguard Experiences Account Breaches

September 21st, 2018

In today's Technology Today, we discuss the recent breach AdGaurd experienced and by what means they took action.

What You Need To Know

Yesterday, AdGuard detected 'continuous attempts' of logins from suspicious IP addresses - which belonged to servers around the world - in an undertaking from hackers to retrieve username/password combos, to then try and use on other sites, in what is known as a 'stuffing attack'. Luckily, the attempts were halted by a rate limiter.