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Did your Gmail data train the AI Bard?
Last week a tweet went viral asking whether Google's AI Bard was trained on Gmail data. The question was underlined by the fact that Bard itself said it was trained on "Google Search, Gmail and other data".
3 reasons why updates are important: No. 1 is Security!
If you search the web for why software updates are important, you will get loads of results that say there are "3 or 5 reasons why software updates are important". While this may be correct, there is only one major reason why you must keep your software up to date: Security. This has been dramatically proven by the LastPass breach.
US federal agencies required to adopt post-quantum security, private sector advised to follow
New US legislation aims to protect federal systems and data from the threat of quantum-enabled data breaches and cyber attacks. Becoming "quantum resistant" is now a strategic goal for the US government. The same is going to be true for the private sector soon.
WhatsApp joins the fight against UK’s proposed version of the Online Safety Bill
Secure communication apps are lining up to oppose measures in the U.K.’s Online Safety Bill (OSB) that would make the web less safe for everyone.
Collateral Victims of Sting Operations: The Risks of Closed-Source Software
Law enforcement use closed-source "secure" communication tools to catch criminals, but this compromises the privacy of law-abiding users. Exclu, An0m, EncroChat - these all prove why only open source software can be trusted.
No more custom domains in Microsoft Outlook?
Microsoft will stop letting you create custom domain email addresses in Outlook.com - but we've got you covered. Check out what Tutanota can do for you!
"There is no prosecution at any cost."
On March 1, the German Parliament held a hearing in the Digital Committee on the EU Commission's draft law for client-side scanning to fight child sexual abuse online, also named 'chat control'. IT experts, civil libertarians, law enforcement officials and even child protectors agree: the EU's proposal does not protect children, but poses major risks to fundamental rights.
Dear Mr. Sunak, will you block access to encryption, just like Russia & Iran?
Following the statement of Signal to 'walk out' of the UK should the Online Safety Bill pass, the encrypted email service Tutanota, says: "We will not 'walk out' of UK. We will also not comply with any requests to backdoor the encryption."
Why U2F is important: How it works and why you need it.
As security experts we recommend that you protect your accounts with U2F two-factor authentication. You use a key to lock your front door or your car. Similarly you must use a key to lock your online accounts as these are just as valuable and need just as much protection. To secure your digital accounts with a U2F hardware key is the most secure option to protect your login credentials! In this post we explain why U2F is important and how it works.
Germany pushes back against Palantir's indiscriminate big data dragnet
The recent news about Germany challenging Palantir's big data dragnet is a timely reminder of the importance of protecting our online privacy.