Google Sued for Incognito Mode Abuse

Incognito: having one's identity concealed, as under an assumed name, especially to avoid notice or formal attentions. With this definition in mind, I assume, therefore, that when I choose to browse in Incognito Mode on Google's Chrome Browser, I will have my identity concealed. I don't think that's expecting too much. Google, itself, promises that … Continue reading Google Sued for Incognito Mode Abuse

Attackers Use Fake reCAPTCHAs to Trick Corporate Executives

I am sure that at some point in your cyber life, you have failed to prove you were a human. You have failed the CAPTCHA or reCAPTCHA test. Can't you identify a bicycle when you see one? Can't you read the letters in a twisted word? Humans can do that so you must be a … Continue reading Attackers Use Fake reCAPTCHAs to Trick Corporate Executives

Beware of RATs in Images

There's nothing new about hiding malware in an image. Once hackers learned that image files could mask malware, they began using them.  The name given for hiding a file in a file is steganography. It's always been a sneaky way to avoid detection because the average user believes pictures are innocent; that pictures are pictures … Continue reading Beware of RATs in Images

Using Artificial Intelligence to Unmask Users of the Deep Web

Back in 2019, MIT released a story that got little media attention. It was entitled, Artificial intelligence shines light on the dark web. The few people who visited the site probably just thought, "that's nice" and continued on their way. However, hidden beneath the somewhat ambiguous title was some surprising information. Apparently, MIT's Lincoln Laboratory's … Continue reading Using Artificial Intelligence to Unmask Users of the Deep Web

Will Satellite Internet Become the Norm?

It's beginning to look that way. Many big name tech companies are planning to launch more than 50,000 satellites in the coming years to create constellations of satellites that will allow anyone anywhere on Earth to receive a high speed internet connection. But why do they need so many satellites, and isn't satellite internet already … Continue reading Will Satellite Internet Become the Norm?