by Filip TRUTA, from IoT Security Insights , on 12.07.2019
An investigation into Google’s practices for storing and analyzing audio files recorded via Google Home smart speakers has revealed that the tech giant hires people to systematically listen to recordings with the purpose of improving the technology. A report from Belgian broadcaster VRT NWS titled “Google employees are eavesdropping, even in your living room” sent ...
The post Google uses human reviewers to listen to Home assistant recordings, investigation reveals appeared first on Bitdefender.
by Business Insights , on 12.07.2019
The cloud-based approach is growing in popularity among businesses worldwide, with more enterprises feeling confident in making the shift. Yet they feel obliged to take a different path due to concerns about data security in cloud computing, according to 24% of them, as well as limited budgets and high costs (22%), according to a recent survey from Netwrix. read more
by Business Insights , on 11.07.2019
Bitdefender announces controlled availability release ofGravityZoneSandbox Analyzer On-Premises
Improvestargeted attackdetectionacross multiple vectors with enhanced data security and privacy
Integrates with Bitdefender andthird-party solutions for complex workflows and automated response read more
by Filip Truta, from Business Insights , on 10.07.2019
In only three days, businesses big and small with customers in the European Union have been told to cough up a cumulated €315 million in penalties after failing to comply with the GDPR rulebook. read more
by Luana PASCU, from HotForSecurity , on 10.07.2019
US coastal and maritime defense is at risk, warns the Coast Guard. An alert released on Monday cautions that hackers have actively been targeting the networks of commercial vessels with phishing attacks. This is not a one-time hit. In 2018, the FBI, DHS and US Coast Guard worked together on investigating a major ransomware attack [and#8230;] read more
by Graham CLULEY, from HotForSecurity , on 10.07.2019
The UK’s Information Commissionerand#8217;s Office (IOC) has announced its intention to fine the US hotel group Marriott International £99.2 million (US $123 million) for a data breach that exposed the personal details of hundreds of millions of guests. In its initial announcement in November 2018, Marriott said that the hack of its Starwood guest reservation [and#8230;] read more
by Cristina POPOV, from IoT Security Insights , on 10.07.2019
The term ”smart home” may sound like science fiction to some, bringing to mind a huge space of minimalistic, sober design, full of steel and screens. A house that gently wakes the owner by parting the curtains and playing his/her favorite music after a short analysis of the quality of sleep. A home that picks ...
The post What is a smart home? appeared first on Bitdefender.
by Liviu ARSENE, from Bitdefender Labs , on 09.07.2019
During routine detection monitoring from our Advanced Threat Defense technology, Bitdefender researchers found an interesting spike in malware activity that involved using Microsoft binaries in the infection process, as well as GitHub and Google Drive for delivering payloads. After analyzing the detection details, we identified this activity as a resurgence of the Astaroth spyware, a […] read more
by Business Insights , on 09.07.2019
The market for AI in cybersecurity is expected to soar. According to the market research firm Markets and Markets, sales and support of AI software and services will reach $38 billion by 2026 — up from nearly $9 billion this year. read more
by Filip TRUTA, from HotForSecurity , on 08.07.2019
The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office intends to fine British Airways £183.39 million over a breach that compromised the personal data of some 500,000 customers. In October of 2018, the self-touted “world’s favorite airline” announced it had fallen victim to an embarrassing cyber attack that exposed hundreds of thousands of customer records. The attack lasted more [and#8230;] read more