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Confidential Computing By Linux Foundation Gets Backing From Biggest Tech Companies To Encrypt Data In Transit

The Linux Foundation recently formed a new group called the Confidential Computing Consortium. The subgroup’s primary aim appears to be ensuring the protection of sensitive data while it is in transit. Interestingly, most of the leaders in the tech industry, including  Alibaba, Arm, Baidu, Google Cloud, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Red …

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Confidential Computing By Linux Foundation Gets Backing From Biggest Tech Companies To Encrypt Data In Transit

The Linux Foundation recently formed a new group called the Confidential Computing Consortium. The subgroup’s primary aim appears to be ensuring the protection of sensitive data while it is in transit. Interestingly, most of the leaders in the tech industry, including  Alibaba, Arm, Baidu, Google Cloud, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Red …

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Stealthy Trojan Malware Available For Free On The Dark Web Could Give Rise To Phishing Attacks For Financial Profits

Trojan malware is often in great demand from malicious attackers. Usually, potent Remote Access Trojans (RAT) are sold for handsome amounts, but a new version of a powerful form of Trojan malware that recently surfaced on the Dark Web is available for free, discovered a cyber-security company. Experts are cautioning …

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Millions Of Fingerprints Exposed Online In A New Data Breach Controversy

Many big names have been recently involved in data breach controversies during the last few months. Unfortunately, the list does not end here and a new security data breach resulted in exposing biometric data of millions of people online. The report suggests that a public database has leaked personal information, …

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State-Sponsored Hackers Attacking Video Game Industry In Addition to Cyber Espionage Discover Web Security Researchers

In addition to conducting cyber-espionage, fractions of large and state-sponsored hacking groups appear to be engaged in executing financially motivated cyber-attacks. These cybercrimes appear targeted to quite a few specific segments, but the most affected is the ever-increasing online video game industry. Individuals are reportedly a part of a larger …

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Microsoft Listening To Skype And Cortana Recordings Just Like Apple And Google Reveals Severe Lapse Of Privacy And Confidentiality

Microsoft has been reportedly sending audio clips to actual human beings for “analysis and improvement” of its services. After Google and Apple, both admitted to using the same controversial methodology, it turns out Microsoft too has been doing the same. The personal conversations between Skype users as well as audio …

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Germany Not Worried About Huawei’s Allegedly Vulnerable 5G Equipment, Will Adopt Multi-Vendor Approach And Improve Encryption To Counter Alleged Risks

Chinese mobile communications and wireless networking giant Huawei may have been facing a lot of problems in the U.S for allegedly installing and preserving backdoors and other espionage-enabling tactics in its equipment. However, Germany has casually shrugged off all the potential concerns while using Huawei’s next-generation 5G hardware and communication …

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Stolen Credit Cards Available On The Dark Web Reveal Details About The Organized Trade Of Illegally Acquired Financial Products

Stolen or illegally acquired credit and debit card details have always been available for purchase. However, a new report about the easy availability of the most common and popular financial products on the Dark Web reveals some interesting and disturbing details. The report also indicates how the organized, systematic and …

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Popular Browser Extensions For Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox Collecting And Possibly Profiting From User Data?

Browser extensions help extend the functionality or stop annoying aspects of web browsers. However, several popular extensions for Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome have reportedly been collecting and hoarding a lot of data from the users of these browsers. The extensions have not only been collecting data, but they also …

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New Malware Confirms User Activity Before Exploiting Backdoor To Conduct Cyber-Espionage

Cybersecurity company ESET has discovered a known and elusive hacking group has been quietly deploying a malware that has some specific targets. The malware exploits a backdoor that has passed under the radar successfully in the past. Moreover, the software conducts some interesting tests to ensure it is targeting an …

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