Cybersafety Sentinel January 2023 Week 2

Claudiu’s Top Post

Is human knowledge obsolescent in the age of synthetic expertise? Should we worry about AI ending knowledge based industry? Not even a little bit. Here’s a fair question, mined from the shallow depths of the twittersphere: Read More.

Gmail End-to-End Encryption

Google announced on Friday that it’s adding end-to-end encryption (E2EE) to Gmail on the web, allowing enrolled Google Workspace users to send and receive encrypted emails within and outside their domain. Read More.

Tactics Used by 4 Ransomware Families

Microsoft has shed light on four different ransomware families that are known to impact Apple macOS systems. “While these malware families are old, they exemplify the range of capabilities and malicious behavior possible on the platform.” Read More.

Posting Photos of Students

Public schools are online just as much as their students, with profiles across social media. They were also concerned that access to Facebook data by third parties like government and police agencies may violate laws meant to protect student privacy. Read More.

Biden Speaks to Big Tech ‘abuses’

U.S. President Joe Biden said in an opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal that Democrats and Republicans need to come together to pass strong bipartisan legislation in order to hold major tech companies accountable. Read More.

YouTube Children’s Privacy Lawsuit

This most recent court opinion, delivered by Judge M. Margaret McKeown, now overturns portions of the lower court. In short, YouTube and the channel owners were unsuccessful in having the class action cut short. Read More.