Instagram account of Russian Minister of Communications was blocked by hackers

An account belonging to the Russian Minister of Communications on social network Instagram was temporarily blocked on Sunday,as a result of a cyber attack of some hackers, which were presented as a group of Turkish activists and posted images of Turkish warplanes and flags, according to Reuters.

2015 Retrospective

We ended an eventful year in technology, a year in which were launched a lot of gadgets and a year in which transactions were initialed by tens of billions of dollars. It ends a year in which some giant companies made major changes and have entered on new territories, while

Over 12,000 hackers and activists have gathered at a congress dedicated to Internet security

Approximately 12,000 hackers and online activists have gathered Sunday in the German city, Hamburg, at the ‘Chaos Communication Congress’ event dedicated to Internet security and freedom of expression in the digital age, writes Agerpres. This year edition, known as ’32C3′ will include more than 200 speakers and

Apple will pay 318 million euros to Italy to escape the accusations of tax evasion

Apple has negotiated for a long time with the Italian tax authorities and reached an agreement to pay 318 million euros, thus escaping the charges of tax evasion. Apple would be directed sales for five years, to the Irish subsidiary  in Italy, to not paying taxes, said

Google and Ford are discussing about a partnership in the field of autonomous vehicles

Google and Ford Motor are negotiating about a partnership to develop autonomous technology in the automotive sector, said a person close to the situation. The extent of the partnership between the US and the second largest car manufacturer Alphabet, the owner Google, is still under discussion, but could

Facebook will stop using flash for video and audio

Facebook dropped entirely to the use of Flash technology for videos and audio, developing instead a player based on HTML5 technology. All games on the network will still be using technology developed by Adobe, but Facebook wants to change this. Large sites such as YouTube, have quit Flash, criticized as

Paris Attacks were Coordinated Via Unencrypted SMS

According to The Intercept, there are signs that point to unencrypted communications between the attackers from the Paris Attacks that happened in November 2015. Remember that on the evening of 13 November 2015, a series of coordinated terrorist attacks occurred in Paris, the capital of France, and

Driverless Cars are too dangerous because always follows the rules

  As it expected, humans are kind of terrible at that. Which is a real problem for driverless-cars. But an obstacle for researchers is the fact that driverless cars are engineered to always follow the law. As an effect, according to a recent report from Bloomberg, “driverless cars are now seeing

Anonymous replied after Trump asked stopping the Internet

Anonymous replied after Trump asked stopping the Internet and interdiction of Muslims in the US. Hackers have taken a stand. So, Donald Trump and the Islamic State have one thing in common now: Anonymous. Anonymous hacker group reacted after Donald Trump said he will talk to Bill Gates to

Let’s Encrypt vulnerability discovered in ACME

Let’s Encrypt is a new Certificate Authority that it’s free, automated and open. Currently in Public Beta, Let’s Encrypt is a new step forward for better security and privacy. Let’s Encrypt team wants HTTPS to become the default. Everyone can own free SSL certificates signed by Let’s