A Set of Severe Flaws Affect Popular DNSMasq DNS Forwarder

Cybersecurity researchers have uncovered multiple vulnerabilities in Dnsmasq, a popular open-source software used for caching Domain Name System (DNS) responses, thereby potentially allowing an adversary to mount DNS cache poisoning attacks and remotely execute malicious code. The seven flaws, collectively called “DNSpooq” by Israeli research firm JSOF, echoes previously disclosed weaknesses in the DNS architecture,…

ServiceNow Bolsters AI Capabilities With Acquisition of Element AI

On November 30, 2020, ServiceNow, a large cloud-based IT services company, announced their plans to acquire Canadian artificial intelligence (AI) startup, Element AI, which helps companies across industries deploy AI solutions. According to TechCrunch, the purchase price was around $500 million, with a valuation between $600 and $700 million. 

Apple Removes macOS Feature That Allowed Apps to Bypass Firewall Security

Apple has removed a controversial feature from its macOS operating system that allowed the company’s own first-party apps to bypass content filters, VPNs, and third-party firewalls. Called “ContentFilterExclusionList,” it included a list of as many as 50 Apple apps like iCloud, Maps, Music, FaceTime, HomeKit, the App Store, and its software update service that were…

ServiceNow Bolsters AI Capabilities With Acquisition of Element AI

On November 30, 2020, ServiceNow, a large cloud-based IT services company, announced their plans to acquire Canadian artificial intelligence (AI) startup, Element AI, which helps companies across industries deploy AI solutions. According to TechCrunch, the purchase price was around $500 million, with a valuation between $600 and $700 million. 

Local SEO Guide for 2021

Search is an integral part of the buyer’s journey. When a person searches for a product or a service, they would initially search for a business that provides it near them. In fact, 46% of Google searches are looking for local information and 97% of search engine users search for local businesses (Go-Gulf). These are…