In case you haven’t noticed, Facebook has been rolling out a more robust search functionality. The service, launched last week, is called Search FYI.
Tom Stocky, Facebook’s VP of Search, said in a post, “When something happens in the world, people often turn to Facebook to see how their friends and family are reacting. Today, we’re updating Facebook Search so that in addition to friends and family, you can find out what the world is saying about topics that matter to you.” Sounds great, right? In theory, yes. However as often happens with Facebook’s technological advances – there could be some negative implications.Read more
IBM is warning companies to stop using the Tor anonymising network and completely block it from corporate networks to avoid being open to increasing ransomware and distributed denial of service attacks.
In a new threat intelligence report, IBM says that targeted ransomware is on the rise and that cybercriminals are increasingly making use of the Tor network to mask where the malware came from. Tor is the name for software that anonymises and redirects internet traffic through a worldwide network of relays comprised of volunteers who set up their computers as Tor nodes.Read more