Top Stories Security
- How Much Will Australia's Metadata Retention Plan Really Cost?
- Google Still Cares More About Profits Than Privacy
- Four Ways To Make Hybrid Security Work Better
- When Facebook Falls, The Internet Trembles
- Carhacking: Why Your Computerised Car Could Actually Be Less Secure
- Why Google Stopped Securing Older Versions Of Android
Another handy addition to the security features in Google’s Chrome browser: it will pop up a warning if a site encourages the downloading of toolbars, search enhancers and other unwanted junk that messes up your system.
After the European Court of Justice ruled that there was a “right to be forgotten” from Google’s search results, Google’s Advisory Council embarked on a roadshow aimed at debating the issue. While this debate poses many interesting questions, Google’s agenda is apparent in the way it has answered them — as revealed in the Advisory Council’s recently published report.
Just as hybrid cloud is often the best solution to cloud deployment challenges, hybrid security — mixing managed services with on-premises IT security — is often the best way to secure your business. Here are four useful strategies to adopt while doing that.
Another month skates by, and another pile of Patch Tuesday updates rolls out overnight from Microsoft. This time around, the pile of critical updates is just three downloads deep.
The Silk Road trial has concluded, with Ross Ulbricht found guilty of running the anonymous online marketplace for illegal goods. But questions remain over how the FBI found its way through Tor, the software that allows anonymous, untraceable use of the web, to gather the evidence against him.
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Checking social networks is a morning ritual for many, and when that routine is disrupted — as it was recently when Facebook’s servers went down — its absence can come as a surprise. But what also becomes apparent is that when the world’s most popular social network is inaccessible, so too are many thousands of websites that rely upon Facebook services.