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Google to End Plus, Inbox, and URL Shortener

Google will be winding down its Google Plus service following a massive data breach that led to the leakage of user information. The announcement comes on the back of Google’s…

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Palantir: A History of Exploiting Internet Users

Palantir is known for its involvement in the recent Cambridge Analytica scandal where millions of Facebook users had their private information compromised. And though the company was largely innocent in…

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Microsoft Blames the Government for WannaCry

WannaCry ransomware, which caused havoc in the summer of 2017, is a computer virus that infected and spread across 150 countries. According to Forbes, it affected the systems of 48…

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How YouTube Plans to Fight Propaganda

YouTube has recently devised a strategy to weed out the black sheep from the white sheep in regard to news sources. More accurately, the video streaming platform will label state…

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China’s Largest Mobile Messaging App Not Welcomed in Russia

On May 4, Russia’s federal censor blocked WeChat, China’s largest mobile messaging app. According to Roskomnadzor, WeChat failed to register with the federal government as an “information-dissemination organizer,” which is technically…