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Google’s ad portal had a disturbing bias

The Markup is reporting on Google’s Keyword planner.  The tool, which helps advertisers choose which terms to associate with ads, showed some unsettling results.. The…

TechAisle weighs in on Lenovo

Closing with a follow up.  Last week I reported on the Lenovo Managed Services offerings, and TechAisle has their take on it, which includes a…

More security learnings from the Twitter breach

More details about the security profile of Twitter are emerging Of note, the internal tools that can change user account settings and hand control over…

Work from home is all the rage

The Wall Street Journal has a long piece about the coming “Work from Home Revolution”, and noting it is just getting started, estimating that the…

Microsoft’s new intelligence

Microsoft is launching new policy enhancements for its Insider Risk Management service for Microsoft 365. This product uses machine learning to detect data leaks, intellectual…

Monetization drives criminals

Sonicwall offers a midyear update to their 2020 Cyber Threat Report research – Criminal activity in the US leveraging ransomware spiked nearly 110% during the…

Twitter’s CEO talks security

Some more follow up to the intrusion by bit-coin focused criminals. Twitter has confirmed that 130 accounts were accessed, and 45 sent tweets, of which…

Apple muscles developers

The Washington Post is reporting that Apple’s opening of it’s Find My app to third party developers came with a number of restrictions, including limiting…