An Overview of the California IoT Security Law

The California Civil Code has recently been amended to accommodate three additional Sections. These are reportedly added to regulate the security accorded to the Internet of Things Devices (IoT Devices), which have earlier been subject to vulnerabilities. The legislation however uses the term ‘Connected Device’, in order to mean any devices connected to the internet. […]

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Huawei CFO Arrested in Canada

Meng Wangzhou, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the world’s second largest Telecom giant Huawei, and the daughter of its Founder RenZhengfei was recently arrested in Vancouver, Canada and extradited to the US. Geng Shuang, a spokesman for China’s Foreign Ministry, demanded the immediate release of Miss Meng Wangzhou. The Spokesperson said  “To detain someonewithout giving […]

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Yoast SEO 9.1 Vulnerability Could Allow Command Execution

A few days ago, a researcher discovered a serious security flaw in Yoast plugin. This Yoast SEO 9.1 Vulnerability could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary commands. Fortunately, Yoast has patched the flaw in the recent release 9.2. Therefore, the users should ensure upgrading to the latest version to stay protected from potential attacks. Yoast […]

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How scientists are studying dreams in the lab

Once, studying dreams was the domain of mystics, prophets, and a certain sex-obsessed Austrian psychoanalyst. With neuroimaging techniques and better technology, dreams have become a focus of scientific research, from efforts to record dreams to studies investigating how lucid dreaming might be beneficial to mental health. Journalist Alice Robb is the author of Why We Dream: The […]

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Google warns app developers of three malicious SDKs being used for ad fraud

A few days ago, Google removed popular Cheetah Mobile and Kika Tech apps from its Play Store following a BuzzFeed investigation, which discovered the apps were engaging in ad fraud. Today, as a result of Google’s ongoing investigation into the situation, it has discovered three malicious ad network SDKs that were being used to conduct ad fraud […]

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Tech companies slam new Australian law allowing police to spy on smartphones

Facebook and other tech companies are warning about the privacy risks from a new Australian law that gives government agencies the power to demand access to encrypted messaging services such as iMessage and WhatsApp. Lawmakers voted in favor of the Telecommunications Access and Assistance Bill late Thursday. The government argues the new measures will help […]

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Schools bomb hoaxes: Teenager jailed for nationwide threats

A teenager who sent thousands of hoax bomb threats to schools and triggered an American airline security scare has been jailed for three years. George Duke-Cohan, 19, sparked nationwide panic and a transatlantic investigation from the bedroom of his home in Watford, Hertfordshire. He pleaded guilty at Luton Crown Court in September to three counts […]

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Huawei: Meng Wanzhou faces Iran fraud charges, court hears

The chief financial officer of the Chinese telecoms giant Huawei faces fraud charges in the United States, a Canadian court hearing has revealed. Meng Wanzhou, daughter of Huawei’s founder, is accused of breaking American sanctions on Iran. She was arrested in Vancouver on Saturday and faces extradition to the US. China has demanded Ms Meng’s […]

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Huawei Blacklisted In New Zealand

Following a ban in the US and Australia, Huawei is presently blacklisted by the New Zealand Government over certain network security issues. New Zealand’s Intelligence Bureau has reportedly stated that the Huwaei’s 5G infrastructure poses a significant network security risk. Therefore, Spark, one of the top 3 telecom service providers in the country has been […]

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What marijuana does to your sex life

As marijuana legalization spreads and stigma recedes, older narratives claiming that copulation and cannabis don’t mix are falling by the wayside. Today, marijuana lube products fill internet storefronts, and there’s no end to claims that weed enhances sex, despite research that draws far more nuanced conclusions. Though it’s unclear whether cannabis goods really make sex better, bigger-picture studies suggest that […]

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