Firefox Scrambles DNS to Boost Consumer Privacy

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By John P. Mello Jr.Feb 26, 2020 4:00 AM PT Firefox users in the United States are getting an extra measure of privacy protection starting this week, the Mozilla Foundation announced Tuesday. Firefox Desktop Product Development Vice President Selena Deckelmann heralded the rollout of encrypted DNS over HTTPS (DoH) by default in Mozilla’s browser. The…

Zyxel 0day Affects its Firewall Products, Too

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On Monday, networking hardware maker Zyxel released security updates to plug a critical security hole in its network attached storage (NAS) devices that is being actively exploited by crooks who specialize in deploying ransomware. Today, Zyxel acknowledged the same flaw is present in many of its firewall products. This week’s story on the Zyxel patch…

FlowBreeze 5 (100% discount)

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FlowBreeze is an add-in for creating flowcharts in Microsoft Excel. It automates the process of making flowcharts by generating flowchart shapes as you type. It also automatically applies stylings, aligns shapes, and adds a connector arrow from the previous shape when each shape is created. You can associate keywords and prefixes with a given type…

Voices in AI – Episode 107: A Conversation with Nir Bar-Lev

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Today’s leading minds talk AI with host Byron Reese About this Episode On Episode 107 of Voices in AI, Byron and Nir Bar-Lev discuss narrow and general AI and the means by which we build them out and train them. Listen to this episode or read the full transcript at www.VoicesinAI.com Transcript Excerpt Byron Reese:…

Extortion Artists Prey on AdSense Users

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By John P. Mello Jr.Feb 19, 2020 5:00 AM PT A new extortion scheme targets users of Google’s AdSense program. The scam threatens to flood a website with bogus traffic until Google suspends the site’s AdSense account, unless the owner pays US$5,000 in bitcoin to avoid or stop the attack, security blogger Brian Krebs reported…