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IBM is diving into quantum computing

Since last year, IBM has been offering quantum computing as a cloud service. The first version released was a 5 qubit version, however today the company announced a 20 qubit version. In just 18 months IBM achieved such a large leap, this may spell a unique direction for the future of technology. IBM’s next prototype

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Android security update! KRACK be gone and band-aid adhesion!

Android deployed its recent patch for their phones. This patch holds significant updates, that involve KRACK (Key Reinstallation Attack) and also some fixes for the newly released Pixel 2 phones! Surprisingly, Google actually released three updates for November. There is the main update that involves the normal bug fixes and performance updates. The second patch

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USB with breach measurements found in Heathrow

Recently, a USB was found discarded on the streets of London. Well that’s fine right? Nothing is abnormal about some misplaced USB’s…until this one. The USB that was found contained very high detailed information involving the Queen’s route when using the airport and the security measures taken, as well as timetables of patrols used to

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Qualcomm VS Apple

Apple is being sued by Qualcomm for a breach in software license contract. As of yesterday, it was made public that Qualcomm is suing Apple, saying Apple violated a license contract to benefit a rival chipmaker known as Intel Corp for making broadband modems. Apparently, this isn’t the first time Apple and Qualcomm have butted

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Update on the wild Bad Rabbit

Ukraine speaks out on the Bad Rabbit running rampant in Russia, stating that the hackers behind the NotPetya virus were the probable group responsible for the release of Bad Rabbit. A Ukrainian official stated that the attacks from Bad Rabbit could have been mitigated greatly had organisations followed the recommended methods of malware handling, as

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Equifax update. They knew months ahead that a breach was possible

Unfortunately there are some in this world who choose to close their eyes to the issues. Equifax seems to be the type to commit such ignorant acts. Reportedly, six months ago Equifax was warned about the possibility of a security breach in their network. An anonymous security researcher had informed Equifax that they were susceptible

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Ransomeware inbound! Another threat is looming on the web

This year alone, there has already been three large outbreaks involving online security and breaches. Recently a new ransomware campaign has begun, and the targets have been high profile, for example Russia and Eastern Europe. This new threat has been named Bad Rabbit. The appearance of Bad Rabbit had been a grand event, simultaneously hitting

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OnePlus Update

OnePlus has been under some heat lately for their non-consensual data snooping through their mobile devices. After a security researcher had exposed OnePlus for their snooping, they have reportedly admitted to the non-consensual action. Their address to their customer service forum on Friday the 13th confirmed such accusations. OnePlus tried to clarify and explain that

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OnePlus is getting more than one.

The Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus has been caught sneakily collecting tons and tons amount of data from its smartphones and the users. The data that’s being collected from the smartphones have been getting transferred to a server along with the serial number of the device. According to a security researcher, OnePlus devices running the OxygenOS

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