Mozilla Firefox to begin slow rollout of DNS-over-HTTPS by default at the end of the month

Posted on 10-09-2019
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/09/mozilla_firefox_dns/

On Friday, Mozilla said it plans to implement the DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) protocol by default in its Firefox browser, with a slow rollout starting in late September. Under development since 20...

Wikipedia taken offline by massive DDoS attack

Posted on 08-09-2019
https://betanews.com/2019/09/08/wikipedia-offline-after-ddos-attack/

A DDoS attack rocked Wikipedia on Friday, taking the site offline in a number of countries. The online encyclopedia was forced offline for several hours across Europe and the Middle East, and the sit...

The Promise And Limitation Of Blockchain

Posted on 06-09-2019
https://www.asianscientist.com/2019/09/features/promise-limitation-blockchain-technology/

Companies have been searching for ways to solve practical problems using blockchain technology, but there is not yet a one-size-fits-all solution, said a panel of experts at SMU. AsianScientist (S...

Threatpost Cloud Security Malware Vulnerabilities

Posted on 06-09-2019
https://threatpost.com/critical-bugs-food-safety-remote-attacks/148009/

The AK-EM 800 software from Danfoss centralizes alarm management, automatic data collection and food-quality reporting. Two critical vulnerabilities in a food-quality management software packag...

Deepfake Mayhem Continues As Chinese App ‘Zao’ Steps Into the Spotlight

Posted on 05-09-2019
https://latesthackingnews.com/tag/video-hacking/

After FaceApp, a new Chinese app is going viral among users. Named ‘Zao’, the app leverages deepfake technology offering face swapping. While the app is apparently fun to use, it also rais...