file-sharing News of 11/19/19
Box Introduces Box Shield With Increased Security Controls And Threat Protection
Box has always had to balance the idea of sharing content broadly while protecting it as it moved through the world, but the more you share, the more likely something can go wrong, such as misconfigured shared links that surfaced earlier this year ...
File Storage App 4shared Caught Serving Invisible Ads And Making Purchases Without Consent
With more than 100 million installs, file sharing service 4shared is one of the most popular apps in the Android app store. But security researchers say the app is secretly displaying invisible ads and subscribes users to paid services, racking ...
UK Law Review Eyes Abusive Trends Like Deepfaked Porn And Cyber Flashing
The UK government has announced the next phase of a review of the law around the making and sharing of non-consensual intimate images, with ministers saying they want to ensure it keeps pace with evolving digital tech trends. The review is being ...
Google Drive Beta Test Expands Offline Support To Non-Google Files In Chrome
Google Drive’s offline capabilities are getting an upgrade. Currently, you can use Google Chrome to make your Docs, Sheets, and Slides available offline . On Tuesday, the company announced the launch of a beta test that will expand offline ...
UK Sets Out Safety-Focused Plan To Regulate Internet Firms
The UK government has laid out proposals to regulate online and social media platforms, setting out the substance of its long-awaited White Paper on online harms today — and kicking off a public consultation. The Online Harms White Paper is a ...
Red Points Closes $38m Series C For Its ‘Antivirus’ SaaS For Brands
Barcelona-based Red Points has closed a $38 million Series C led by Summit Partners. Existing investors Northzone, Mangrove, Eight Roads Ventures and Banco Sabadell also participated in the funding round which follows a $12M Series B last year. ...
Fifty Years Of The Internet
Leonard Kleinrock Contributor Share on Twitter Leonard Kleinrock is the Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Computer Science at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering. When my team of graduate ...
The Next Integration Evolution — Blockchain
Bilgin Ibryam Contributor Share on Twitter Bilgin Ibryam is a principal architect at Red Hat, committer and member of Apache Software Foundation. He is an open-source evangelist, blogger, occasional ...