CES 2022: Space security – no more flying blind

And no more worrying about your satellite being smashed by a “drunk driver” as new tech promises to predict hazards in orbit. Headed to space and worried about astral fender benders from space junk collisions? There’s a CES vendor for that. Worried too many satellites are snooping in your direction? Same thing. Want a comfy … More CES 2022: Space security – no more flying blind

Google scores big win as court blocks iPhone tracking lawsuit

The tech giant wins an appeal against a claim that it unlawfully collected personal data of millions of iPhone users. Google has just scored a major court win after the United Kingdom’s Supreme Court has thrown out a mass action lawsuit where the company could have ended up paying billions in compensation to millions of … More Google scores big win as court blocks iPhone tracking lawsuit

Google squashes Android zero‑day bug exploited in targeted attacks

Beyond the vulnerability in the Android kernel, the monthly round of security patches plugs another 38 security loopholes. Google has released its monthly round of security patches for Android that plugs a bevy of vulnerabilities, including a zero-day flaw that is believed to be actively exploited in the wild by threat actors. “There are indications … More Google squashes Android zero‑day bug exploited in targeted attacks

Brave browser replaces Google with its own search engine

Brave Search will become the default search option for new users in the US, UK, Canada, Germany and France, with more countries to follow soon. Brave, the company most widely known for its eponymous privacy-focused browser, has announced that it will replace Google and other search engines with its own Brave Search as the default … More Brave browser replaces Google with its own search engine

Google to turn on 2FA by default for 150 million users, 2 million YouTubers

Two-factor authentication is a simple way to greatly enhance the security of your account. Google has announced that by the end of 2021 it plans to automatically enroll 150 million users into two-step verification (2SV), a security measure also commonly known as two-factor authentication (2FA). “For years, Google has been at the forefront of innovation in … More Google to turn on 2FA by default for 150 million users, 2 million YouTubers