Avast Blog – 9.29.20 (9.24.20)
Earlier this week, we announced the launch of Avast Smart Life for 5G, its first smart home security solution for 5G, delivered as a virtualized network function (VNF). Avast Smart Life for 5G enables operators to protect their subscribers’ smart home and all connected devices at the virtual router level, based on Avast’s artificial intelligence (AI) driven threat detection technology. The solution scans traffic and immediately blocks security risks on all of a customer’s devices, both inside the home and on-the-go.
Source: Introducing Smart Life For 5G | Avast
Kaspersky Blog – 9.29.20 (9.25.20)
For some cybercriminal groups, attacks on banks and other financial institutions are like an assembly line. Many people know tracing stolen funds is usually impossible, but not everyone knows why. A joint report by BAE Systems and researchers from the payment system SWIFT details how cybercriminals launder stolen money.
Source: Money laundering schemes
Surfshark Blog – 9.24.20 (9.23.20)
Do you know how your everyday tools operate? For example, do you know how a Virtual Private Network works? Well, it’s as good a time as any to find that out. This article should answer all the questions you should have about Virtual Private Networks’ inner workings.
Source: How Does a VPN Work – Surfshark
Abine Blog – 9.21.20 (9.14.20)
The internet allows millions of users to complete tasks quickly and conveniently. However, one of the main concerns people have is online privacy. Companies like Facebook are known to collect and share data from their users. Data brokers like Whitepages often buy and sell information. A data broker is a company that specializes in collecting an individual’s information from public and private sources. Google is another major tech company that controls 62% of mobile browsers and 69% of desktop browsers. Around 92% of internet searches use Google. How much information does Google collect? And, does Google sell your personal information?
Source: Does Google sell your personal information?
Kaspersky Blog – 9.18.20
At first glance, TikTok, the fun and fresh social media platform doesn’t seem to offer much beyond addictive dance videos and risky challenges, but TikTok does host educational content as well, with more added every day. You just need to know how to find it.
Source: How TikTok can help with education
Avast Blog – 9.17.20
When Tim Cook and the team at Apple gave the world its first look at iOS 14 at WWDC in June, privacy was at the heart of the announcement. Apple iOS 14 has now been released, and with it come a number of notable privacy features.
Source: iOS 14 Brings Privacy Protections