Microsoft Will Block Downloaded Office Macros by Default

Macros have long been a major factor in Office security issues, and it appears Microsoft is taking a major step toward addressing the problem.

UK May Sentence Execs to Jail Time for Their Platform’s ‘Crimes’

Regulators in the UK are taking the gloves off, considering legislation that would impose jail time for execs whose platforms are guilty of “crimes.”

iOS/iPadOS 15.2 Released With Major Privacy and Security Fixes

Apple has just dropped iOS and iPadOS 15.2, and it includes 38 privacy and security improvements, and should be a top priority for all users.

Apple’s Craig Federighi a Keynote Speaker at Web Summit 2021

Apple’s Craig Federighi has been selected as the keynote speaker for the Web Summit 2021 next week.

Ditch the Password for Your Microsoft Account

Microsoft has announced that users can ditch the password for their accounts, a move that brings a new level of convenience and security.

PSA: Google Updates Chrome to Fix Serious Security Issues

Google has issued another update to Chrome in an effort address security issues.

Another Week, Another Round of Serious Google Chrome Security Flaws

In what is becoming a regular occurrence, Google has issued another Chrome update to fix a number of issues, including seven serious security flaws.

Keystrokes and Mouse Clicks: Amazon’s Plan to Monitor Customer Service Staff

Amazon is rolling out a sweeping monitoring program, with the goal of tracking the keystrokes and mouse clicks of its customer service staff.

Firefox 90 Ends FTP Support

Mozilla has ended support for FTP in Firefox 90, citing security concerns with the aging protocol.

ServiceNow Expands Microsoft Partnership to Protect Data

ServiceNow is extending its partnership with Microsoft to help protect organization’s data.

Huawei Could Monitor Calls on One of the Largest Dutch Wireless Networks

Huawei is facing accusations that it had the access and ability to monitor all the calls made on KPN’s wireless network, one of the largest in the Netherlands.

Hackers Access 150,000 Security Cameras: Tesla, Hospitals and Prisons Exposed

A groups of hackers has gained access to roughly 150,000 Verkada security cameras, exposing a slew of customer live feeds.

TikTok Draws Scrutiny and Warning From EU

TikTok is once again under scrutiny for its data practices, with the EU warning that some data may be making its way to China.

Okta Buying Competitor Auth0 For $6.5 Billion

Okta has announced it is buying Auth0, in a deal worth an estimated $6.5 billion.

Linux Mint May Resort to Windows 10-Style Forced Updates

Linux Mint is considering measures to keep users up-to-date, including Windows 10-style forced updates.

TikTok Settles Privacy Suit For $92 Million

TikTok has agreed to pay $92 million to settle a lawsuit in the US over its privacy practices.

TikTok Runs Afoul of European Consumer Law

TikTok has found itself in trouble with the European Consumer Organisation BEUC, as a result of multiple infractions against EU consumer laws.

Clearview AI Dealt Blow in Canada, Called Illegal

Clearview AI has been dealt its biggest blow yet, with Canada calling the app illegal and demanding it delete photos of Canadian citizens.

iOS 14 iMessage Has a Major Security Upgrade

iMessage in iOS 14 has a major upgrade over previous versions, taking security to an all-new level.

SolarWinds Hack Was Supply Chain Attack, Says Datadog CEO

Datadog CEO Olivier Pomel discusses how the SolarWinds hack signals an increased focus by hackers to target software earlier in its development.