Las Vegas, NV – The Voting Machine Hacking Village at this year’s DEFCON 26 hacking conference was crowded with hackers of all ages proving just how vulnerable the US voting system is to data tampering.
T-Mobile is asking smaller carriers that run services on its mobile network to publicly come out in favor of the company’s proposed merger with Sprint, according to Reuters.
Arguing that the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) deeply unpopular repeal of net neutrality rules is both unlawful and poses real safety hazards for Americans, 23 state attorneys general asked a federal appeals court to reinstate the regulations.
Important: Starting November 12, 2018, WhatsApp backups will no longer count towards the Google Drive storage quota. Furthermore, WhatsApp backups that haven’t been updated in more than one year will be automatically removed from Google Drive storage.
Verizon Wireless’s throttling of a fire department that uses its data services has been submitted as evidence in a lawsuit that seeks to reinstate federal net neutrality rules.
New details have emerged regarding the no-bid State Department contract awarded last year to SCL Group, the parent company of the now-defunct data analysis firm Cambridge Analytica.
Chrome 69, due to be released on September 4, is going to take the next step toward phasing out support for Adobe’s Flash plugin. Chrome started deprecating Flash in 2016, defaulting to HTML5 features and requiring Flash to be enabled on a per-site basis.