Apple Dropped Plan For Encrypting Backups After FBI Complained

According to Reuters, Apple dropped plans to let iPhone users fully encrypt backups of their devices in the company’s iCloud service after the FBI complained that the move would harm investigations. The tech giant’s reversal, about two years ago, has not previously been reported. It shows how much Apple has been willing to help U.S. law …

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Microsoft Exposes 250M Customer Support Records On Leaky Servers – Experts Comments

Microsoft disclosed a security breach that led to the accidental exposure of around 250 million customer support and service records, some containing personally identifiable information, between 05 and 31 December 2019. The exposure was caused by a misconfigured internal customer support database, which consisted of a cluster of five Elasticsearch servers, a technology used to …

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BitPyLock Ransomware Evolves Its Tactics

The new BitPyLock ransomware seems to have stepped up its game, going from targeting individual workstations to spreading to the network in a file-stealing spree. Discovered at the beginning of the month by MalwareHunterTeam, the bug has claimed new victims almost daily. Interestingly, the ransom notes have already evolved to reflect the progressively ambitious aims […]

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