A well-established research team from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel has detailed today a new method of extracting data from air-gapped computers using speakers, headphones, earphones, or earbuds.
Following a similar no-quarter approach taken by Facebook, Google plans to ban crypto-related advertising starting in June. The ban includes ads for initial coin offerings (ICOs), wallets and trading advice, across any Google platforms. The prohibition will be far ranging: Google’s ad engines place ads on not just its own sites but also on third-party outlets.
A new family of point-of-sale malware, dubbed PinkKite, has been identified by researchers who say the malware is tiny in size, but can delivered a hefty blow to POS endpoints.
WhatsApp has agreed to suspend data-sharing with Facebook after an investigation revealed it actually had no legal reason to share customers’ information with the social network.
Three popular VPN services have been found to leak private user information, which if exploited could be used to identify users.
An Albany, N.Y. hospital suffered a data breach affecting about 135,000 patients when an unauthorized party gained access to its servers.