Gerald is a steadfast believer in the inviolable right of every citizen to freedom of expression. Writing about online privacy and security without any regard for political correctness is his way to counter the instruments threatening our liberty. In his spare time, he loves to binge watch Netflix, anime and play video games.
Microsoft decided to go with Amazon’s App Store when Windows 11 supported Android applications. On the other hand, Samsung has successfully run its App Store for Galaxy smartphones and devices alongside the Google Play StoreContinue Reading
The Maryland Department of Health was targeted by a cyberattack detected on December 4th, 2021. Unfortunately, this attack forced the agency to take some of its servers offline. As a result, the department couldn’t updateContinue Reading
Various Chinese media outlets report that Alibaba Cloud is experiencing fallout from government regulators after informing the Log4J vulnerability to Apache before the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT). China regulator suspends cyber securityContinue Reading
The Belgian Ministry of Defense has confirmed a cyberattack concerning the Log4j vulnerability on its networks. Belgian Defense Ministry confirms cyberattack through Log4j exploitation https://t.co/I9naHp812i — ZDNet (@ZDNet) December 21, 2021 Olivier Séverin, the spokesperson forContinue Reading
The United Kingdom’s National Crime Agency has donated more than 585 million passwords to the Have I Been Pwned service. This service allows users to inspect if their login information has leaked online. UK govtContinue Reading
Portland hotel and brewpub chain McMenamins was hit by a ransomware attack on 12th December 2021. The attack left their computer system nonfunctional, and the attackers may have stolen employee records but didn’t touch theContinue Reading
Brazil’s Ministry of Health became a target of a second cyberattack within a week. This cyberattack compromised several internal systems, including the station that holds vaccination data of individuals regarding COVID-19. The news was confirmedContinue Reading