Technology

Is China Racial-Profiling Its Minority?

Mainland China has already started its massive facial database of all mainland Chinese citizens and possibly permanent residents of the country as well. Beijing is keen on monitoring the movements of people in the mainland. This is the key to transform China into a cohesive unit, with the opposition to the ruling leaders in Beijing

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A Quick Glimpse Of Hong Kong’s Cybersecurity Readiness

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has governed under a One-China, Two-systems policy since 1997. That means the great firewall of China which is enforced in the mainland is not applied in Hong Kong. It decides on its own about its internal policies when it comes to governance, including the responsibility of making sure that

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Australia VS Huawei Devices Storyline Never Die

The political propaganda against Huawei devices continues in the land down under, as the Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne has ruled that the ban against Huawei’s 5G devices will continue to be implemented by the federal government. “We have taken the strongest advice from intelligence agencies in this country, the strongest technical advice as to

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Hacked Apps Put on iPhones Using Hijacked Apple Technology

Bad news for iPhone users! Apple technology has been hijacked by software pirates and used to put hacked apps on iPhones. Reuters reports that software pirates, using hijacked Apple technology, have distributed hackers’ versions of some popular apps, including Spotify, Angry Birds, Pokemon Go and Minecraft. As per the report from Reuters, illicit software distributors

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How to Secure Your ACS (Access Control System)

We live in a world where cybercrime has become a very common thing. Cybercriminals, who are turning more and more sophisticated with evolving technology, are always on the lookout for security holes that they can exploit to access systems, devices and networks to steal all kinds of data, ranging from corporate data to sensitive personal

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Amazon’s Ring Security System, Beware! You Are Being Watched

An interesting saga that is making rounds on the internet is that Amazon’s Ring devices granted the company’s Ukraine-based research and development team as well as U.S. executives and engineers a free round the clock access to live feeds from some customer’s cameras, obviously, Ring denies the claim. Regardless of whether they needed the information

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Discussing Cybersecurity Best Practices in the New Year

2019 is just over a week old; we at The Threat Report take this occasion to discuss cybersecurity best practices, stressing on important aspects including importance, training et al. Let’s begin with a proper introduction. Well, as part of the introduction, we’d like to point out that for any business today, especially those that depend

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Use Security Technology to Improve Business Operations

Security technology would continue to be as important for businesses in 2019 as it was in 2018; in fact, it would be much more important in 2019 than it was in 2018. As we know, security technology today is integral to business operations and contributes greatly to the continuity of any business and its operational

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User Resistance to UI Changes In Browsers Intensifies Recently

Mozilla Firefox underwent a massive UI change seven versions ago in Firefox 57 under the code name Quantum, its community is divided, but mostly accepted the changes as it provides speed. Google followed Mozilla’s footsteps, as it initiated a UI overhaul for Chrome in version 69 last September. However, compared to Firefox which is lagging

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Nokia Has Had Enough Of Daring New Malware Threats

If you’re like most people between the ages of 30-50, the Nokia brand probably gives you fond memories of seemingly indestructible pre-iPhone cell phones, which could last for a week on one battery charge. But even though Nokia lost significant phone market share as the iOS and Android wars became a thing, the Finnish corporation

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