Server Patching: Zerologon – Shrouded in Mystery

Good system security is based on good system management But face it. Server patching can be every IT department’s nightmare. From the operating system to applications, server patching is never as simple as installing updates and performing a reboot. It’s time consuming, labor intensive, seemingly always risky, and it’s a detailed procedure made more complex…

Google Caught Spying Without Consent: Eavesdropping Tool May Be Installed On Your Device

It has recently been exposed that Google’s Chrome has been remotely installing a component via the Chromium browser which allows your computer to perform as an “open microphone,” and largely without users’ permission. Though Google claims it is a tool meant to support its new “OK, Google” hotword detection, privacy advocates claim the component is…

Are You Being Watched? All Signs Lead To Yes

Facial recognition technology has made some huge strides in recent years. Facebook’s DeepFace and Google’s FaceNet algorithms already allow them to identify you and your friends in photos with amazing accuracy. Microsoft hosts billboards that can recognize you when you walk by, and a plethora of other unknown companies and applications are using this technology…