Nigerian military to explore space technology in security – Olonisakin

By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-THE Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, said yesterday that the Nigerian Military would utilize space technology in security the country’s territorial interest. A handout picture from the Nigerian military taken on February 26, 2015 shows troops posing with a flag of Boko Haram after dismantling a Boko Haram camp along […]

Twitter posts a new version of its rules with updated sections on abuse, spam, violence and more

 Twitter today published a new version of its rules, in an effort to further clarify its policies about abuse, spam, self-harm and other topics, as well as to better explain how it determines the appropriate action – like suspending an abuser’s account, for example. The company says the updated documentation doesn’t represent changes to the […]

Dashlane universal password manager comes to Linux, Chromebook and Microsoft Edge

 Dashlane, a popular password manager that now reaches 9 million users, is launching today on Linux, Chromebook, and in Microsoft Edge for the first time. The company before required users to install its desktop software to work with web browsers, but with today’s release of Dashlane 5, the software is available as an extension that […]

Signal escapes the confines of the browser with a standalone desktop app

 If you’re an active Signal user (and why aren’t you?) you likely already know about the desktop app — or what passes for one. It’s actually Chrome App, requiring Google’s browser to function. Well, that nightmare is over, as Signal has released a standalone app with no troubling dependencies on billion-dollar companies. Read More

ForeScout Technologies prices IoT security IPO at $22

 ForeScout Technologies, the Internet of Things security company, priced its security IPO at $22, the top of its proposed range. It also enlarged the size of the IPO to 5.3 million shares, meaning the company raised about $116 million in the offering. ForeScout helps businesses and government agencies monitor the devices connected to their networks. It […]

Microsoft’s Sonar lets you check your website for performance and security issues

 The team behind Microsoft’s Edge browser launched a new open-source tool today that lets you check your website — or really any other website if you’re so inclined — for potential performance and security issues. Sonar, as the project is called, is a linting tool and site scanner with a focus on helping developers build […]

A new ransomware attack called Bad Rabbit looks related to NotPetya

 On Tuesday, reports surfaced that a new kind of malware was spreading around Europe. The apparent ransomware which researchers are calling Bad Rabbit bubbled up in Russia and Ukraine and appears to also be affecting Turkey and Germany, though spread isn’t fully known at this time. Initial targets include Ukraine’s Ministry of Infrastructure and Kiev’s […]