Malicious intent can turn Chrome speech recognition into spying device

A speech recognition expert contends malicious players can turn Google’s Chrome web browser into a remote listening device. Last year around this time, Google updated Chrome, adding a unique feature to the company’s web browser—Speech Recognition. Six months later, Tal Atar, a SME in this field, discovered what he considered a serious breach of security in the Chrome web browser, and the culprit—speech-recognition. How Chrome’s speech recognition works Google created…

Google Drive security hole leaks users’ files

We often repeat this advice from former Naked Security writer Graham Cluley: for a better understanding of how you should approach security in the cloud, simply replace all instances of the words in the cloud with the words on somebody else’s computer. Google just handed us another opportunity to do just that. It turns out that Google Drive has been incontinent, dribbling out private data courtesy of a security hole…

Cyber Insurance: The Next Big Thing for Businesses

Earlier this year, New York City-based staffing agency Clarity bought cyber insurance for the first time. This spring it added more coverage. “We were actually hearing about it from our clients,” said Elizabeth Wade, Clarity’s operations manager. “They were asking us about it and in order to prevent being behind the eight ball we felt like we really wanted to be proactive and get the insurance ’cause we knew it…

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Daily as You Roll Out of Bed

The morning is a powerful time to frame your mindset for the day ahead. One of the best lifestyle practices you can get into as an entrepreneur is to start the day with some bold and optimistic questions to set the tone for how you’re going to approach what comes next. This helps you to be prepared for opportunities throughout the day by keeping your eyes open to possibility when…