All posts by Cora Quigley

Cora is a digital copywriter for Having eight years of experience in online content creation, she is a versatile writer with an interest in a wide variety of topics, ranging from technology to marketing.

Google will expand its dark web report to Gmail users

Google recently announced at its annual developer conference, Google I/O, that it would expand its dark web report feature to all Gmail users in the US. Until now, this feature has only been available to Google One subscribers. According to The Verge, Google said it would eventually expand the service to “select international markets” but did not specify which ones and when. 

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EU expands AI regulation draft legislation

The EU is close to creating the first-ever rules regarding Artificial Intelligence (AI). The new draft legislation for the Artificial Intelligence Act aims to introduce transparency and risk-management controls for AI systems. While this legislation has been on the cards for several years now, with the explosion of AI products over the past year, it became apparent that the proposed law needed amendment to reflect the current technological landscape. 

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Google now supports passwordless logins

Google is now offering passkeys as an alternative to using passwords and two-step verification codes, joining a myriad of tech companies that have been doing the same in recent times. This is welcome news for proponents of passkeys and security experts.

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Former Meta security manager accuses Greece of spying on her phone

Artemis Seaford, a former security policy manager at Meta, has filed a lawsuit against Greece’s national intelligence service for wiretapping and hacking her phone in 2021. 

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How hackers hijacked a popular tech YouTube channel

YouTube channel Linus Tech Tips and two related channels within the same media group were recently taken over by hackers and deleted. For several hours chaos broke out across the Linus Media Group, which has a combined followership of over 25 million people. The hackers did everything from advertising dodgy cryptocurrency to mass deleting videos, eventually resulting in YouTube terminating the channels due to breaching its terms of service.

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Telehealth startup Cerebral shared patient data with social media

While online applications and services have made people’s lives easier in myriad ways, the convenience can come with downsides, particularly when it comes to user privacy and data collection. Telehealth, in particular, has helped make healthcare more accessible to so many people, especially during lockdown periods of the COVID-19 pandemic. Because of this, people could attend therapy and refill prescriptions from the safety of their own homes. However, users using such platforms have much to lose if their data is compromised. 

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