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Is Cloud-Computing An Inevitable Infrastructure To Embrace?

As the practical application of cloud computing becomes cheaper, there are still many people who still have vague anxieties about security. Examine the security of the public cloud itself and the dangers hidden in the operation of users, and explain the security strategy that should be considered in cloud utilization. The safety and security of

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Artificial Intelligence: Ally Or Enemy Of System Security?

The term “artificial intelligence” is now a keyword that has attracted a great deal of attention in the technological development of various fields. Image recognition, speech analysis, human interaction, medical use, surveillance camera security and economic analysis have an innovative impact on data management in the current day when data handling is commonplace. The existence

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Microsoft and Its Desire To Secure Global IoT Devices

The Microsoft Security Research and Defense (MSRD) team has issued a cybersecurity warning about the growing concerns of IoT (Internet-of-Things) security, especially botnet infections in their official blog. Redmond highlighted that IoT devices is forecasted to grow as much as 50-billion installations globally, with many devices having identified with security and privacy flaws fresh from

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The Growth Of Netherland’s Anti-Microsoft Telemetry Stance

Microsoft has found a new foe in its Windows-Office empire, as the Netherland’s Ministry of Justice and Security issued a stern warning Dutch public sector users of Office mobile, Office online and the enterprise version of Windows 10 about privacy risks. The ministry based its findings to the Data Protection Impact Assessment report made by

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IoT Suppliers From China, Should We Trust Them?

Internet-of-Things is one of our most favorite, if not the most favorite topic to discuss here. We wrote countless articles since 2017, about the inherent increase of acceptance of IoT devices, the security risks they add to the homes and offices, and the real cost of its operations overall. However, we have not tackled the

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Basic Online Shopping Safety Guide For All

Online shopping at the privacy of one’s home or mobile device is very convenient because you can shop at any time, anywhere, without physically going to a brick and mortar store. In addition, you can even purchase heavy things can be delivered to your home. But just like a regular Thethreatreport.com reader, you should know

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Russian-made FaceApp Accused Of Massive Facial Image Collection

We really are living in the future, with the growth and fast development of face recognition technology. It all started with the hardware, Android made face unlock a public feature starting with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) in 2011, that was eight years ago. It was seen as a gimmick, as a static image

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1,300+ Apps Bypass Android Permission Restrictions

Android 6.0 Marshmallow (and later) is hailed for giving its default user the capability to grant/deny granularly the permissions asked by apps, something that only rooted/custom roms users were able to do prior. However, contrary to the permissions feature, a study conducted by the University of Calgary, U.C. Berkeley, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and

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Mac’s Zoom Client Camera Bug Discovered, Patch Required

Since webcams came into existence the product came with a huge “if”. The possibility of some other people accesses the webcam online when they least expect it. Webcams exploded in popularity in the late ‘90s, primarily for use in conjunction with early instant messaging services such as Yahoo and ICQ. Today, webcams are highly integrated

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