Google Account revamped — increased transparency and new security and privacy options

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/21/google-account-revamp/ Google has unveiled a new look for users’ accounts, making information clearer, improving transparency and adding new options. To make it easy to find information, Google has added a … Read more

Researchers develop SafeSpec to overcome vulnerabilities like Spectre and Meltdown

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/16/safespec-meltdown-spectre-fix/ Computer scientists from the University of California, the College of William and Mary, and Binghamton University have published a paper detailing a new “design principle” that avoids speculative execution … Read more

CVE-2018-3665: Floating Point Lazy State Save/Restore vulnerability affects Intel chips

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/14/floating-point-lazy-state-save-restore-vulnerability/ There has been something of a spate of chip vulnerability discoveries recently, and now another one has emerged. Known as Floating Point Lazy State Save/Restore, the security flaw (CVE-2018-3665) … Read more

Dixons Carphone suffers two major security breaches exposing customers’ bank card details and personal information

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/13/dixons-carphone-security-breach/ Another week, another cyberattack. This time around, it’s the Dixons Carphone group which says it has fallen victim to not one but two major breaches. The bank card details … Read more

Google doubles down on Chrome extension security by blocking inline installations

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/12/google-blocks-inline-chrome-extension-installation/ At the moment there are a couple of ways to install Chrome extensions — either via the Chrome Web Store as Google would prefer, or via an inline installation … Read more

New solution helps secure infrastructure across OT and IT environments

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/12/new-solution-helps-secure-infrastructure-across-ot-and-it-environments/ Historically, infrastructure systems and operational technology (OT) were designed to work in isolation from IT. But in the modern world these environments are increasingly converged and that can open … Read more

OnionShare – Share Files Of Any Size Securely And Anonymously

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/onionshare-share-files-of-any-size-securely-and-anonymously/ OnionShare is a free, open source file sharing application that can used to share files or folders of any size securely and anonymously over Internet. It works along with … Read more

Bitcoin plummets after hackers steal $37 million from South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Coinrail

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/11/coinrail-bitcoin-hack/ Bitcoin has once again demonstrated its volatility, dropping in value by 10 percent following news of an attack and theft from the South Korean exchange Coinrail. Coinrail has confirmed … Read more