Alert: Gmail users warned of cyber attack

The new feature can require users to click a link in order to access the messages. Gmail users have been alerted about a new Google Mail feature which could be leveraged by online crooks to carry out a wave of scams, media reported. The company,…

California: Demand Community Control of Police Surveillance

If enacted, SB 1186 will require law enforcement agencies across California to seek civilian approval before acquiring new surveillance equipment. It would also require them to disclose to the public what kinds of technology they use to conduct surveillance, and their policies governing the use…

Intel Deems Newly Discovered TLBleed Vulnerability Unimportant – Latest Hacking News

A security researcher has discovered a new flaw in Intel processors that might require a lot of work by Intel Intel Deems Newly Discovered TLBleed Vulnerability Unimportant on Latest Hacking News. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Intel Deems Newly Discovered TLBleed Vulnerability Unimportant – Latest Hacking…

Should AI Always Identify Itself? It’s more complicated than you might think.

EFF Opposes California Bill to Require Bot Disclosures    The Google Duplex demos released two weeks ago—audio recordings of the company’s new AI system scheduling a hair appointment and the other of the system calling a restaurant—are at once unsettling and astounding. The system is…

Oakland: The New Gold Standard in Community Control of Police Surveillance

There is a new gold standard in the movement to require transparency and community engagement before local police departments are permitted to acquire or use surveillance technology. Oakland’s Surveillance and Community Safety ordinance builds upon the momentum of several cities and counties that have enacted…

Multi-Vendor Networks Require Open Thinking and Collaborative Working

Emerging services like 5G and ultra high definition video will require more bandwidth, speed and agility than many networks can currently support. Service providers are realising that the ways they have operated networks up till now are no longer going to be enough. VISIT THE…

California’s Senate Misfires on Network Neutrality, Ignores Viable Options

Yesterday, the California Senate approved legislation that would require Internet service providers (ISPs) in California to follow the now-repealed 2015 Open Internet Order. While well-intentioned, the legislators sadly chose an approach that is vulnerable to legal attack. The 2015 Open Internet Order from the Federal…

Creating Next-Gen Global Business Networks

Multinational, global enterprise growth continues to rise, and these businesses require reliable, agile, and seamless connectivity with end-to-end global SLAs. Many of the global companies we talk to are banks, manufacturers, and insurance companies that have a growing international presence or customer base, and they…