With the release of Disney+ with amazing new shows and movies available it's hard to see any negatives. Wrong, just mere hours after the release thousands of accounts have been hacked and hijacked. Many accounts now are being offered on hacking forums from ranges as of free to $11. With the account sharing process, many have used it as a charity for other users on the hacking forums while others sell off the accounts which some even have 3 years of pre-paid subscription.
A recent Smartwatch exposes the location of more than 5,000 children and parents. Chinese SMA-Watch-M2 is one of the most vulnerable smartwatches in the market to date. The IoT testing division AV-TEST found enormous amounts of security measures in place to protect the backends of mobile apps.
Microsoft said in a post today that it would apply California's upcoming strict privacy legislation across the US. So Non-Californians get the benefits. The California Consumer Privacy Act or the CCPA is planned to go into effect on January 1, 2020. This law is going to be the most restrictive privacy legislation to date.
Russia has announced a new sovereignty law that would disconnect Russia’s internet from the global internet. President Putin approved this law back in May with the proposed intentions to use this law in effect if the country is in event of a national emergency or foreign threat.
"If you got nothing to hide, you got nothing to fear" is the worst sentence I've heard in my twenty-two years of existence. Not enough users take security seriously, and the popular excuse is "I have nothing interesting. I don't care if they see my cat pictures and memes" or "if they want to hack into my webcam and watch me stare at the screen what can they do with that?"