Imagine a world where your toaster and coffee maker know what time you wake up in the morning and your toaster starts warming up, while your coffee maker starts brewing your coffee before you come downstairs. As part of your wardrobe, you put on a shirt that sends vital information to your doctor if you suddenly become ill. Your car knows exactly what temperature you like the environmental controls set to, and your tablet starts downloading news stories based on… read more →
If you have never heard of or experienced ransomware? If not, you can consider yourself very lucky. In this age of growing cyber crimes and online terrorism are on the rise. It is important that everyone know what ransomware is and how to fight it. Our nation’s critical infrastructure, including both private and public sector networks, are targeted by adversaries. American companies are targeted for trade secrets and other sensitive corporate data, and universities for their cutting-edge research and development.… read more →
It appears as though countries such as China and Russia are about to have access to one of the most bureaucratic and government-independent agencies in the world, and there are a lot of people who do not like the idea. But what is really going on and is the situation really as bleak as everyone is making it out to be? A close look at the ICANN contract with the U.S. Department of Commerce shows that the contract will lapse… read more →
On June 10, 2016, former Oi CEO Bayard Gontijo resigned from the company after it was obvious that his attempts to negotiate a new debt settlement with shareholders was about to fall apart. Oi SA is the fourth largest mobile telecom company in Brazil, and it is the only telecom company in the country partially funded by the government. In 2010, Oi signed an agreement with the Brazilian government to expand the country’s archaic and failing landline system to rural… read more →
Apple has unlocked iPhone’s for authorities at least 70 times since 2008. Google celebrated Internet Safer Day earlier this month to raise awareness of ‘how they can help you stay secure online’.
Tech companies have been battling relentlessly with governments over access to people’s electronic information.
Last Tuesday rallies were held across the US to protest the FBI’s demands that Apple unlock the iPhone at the center of the San Bernardino investigation.