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For the latest news and recent updates in the technology industry and about Qumulus Solutions, please browse through our collection of industry articles and press releases.

What is zk-SNARK?

Posted: Wed, 08/17/2022 - 7:29am

Zk-SNARK, which stands for zero-knowledge succinct non-interactive argument or knowledge, is the most popular zero-knowledge protocol. 

Safe Security debuts two free risk assessment tools for businesses

Posted: Tue, 08/16/2022 - 11:09am

Cybersecurity risk assessment company Safe Security on Tuesday rolled out two new online risk assessment tools for businesses to use, in order to help them understand their vulnerability to cyberattacks and the costs of insuring against them.

Exposed VNC instances threatens critical infrastructure as attacks spike

Posted: Tue, 08/16/2022 - 8:08am

New research from threat intelligence and cybersecurity company Cyble has identified a peak in attacks targeting virtual network computing (VNC) – a graphical desktop-sharing system that uses the Remote Frame Buffer (RFB) protocol to control another machine remotely

3 ways China's access to TikTok data is a security risk

Posted: Mon, 08/15/2022 - 6:28am

The short-video platform TikTok has come under fire in recent months. Both lawmakers and citizens in the U.S. have questioned its data collection practices and potential ties to the Chinese state.

Top 5 security risks of Open RAN

Posted: Mon, 08/15/2022 - 6:28am

When a cell phone or other mobile device connects to the nearest cell tower, the communication takes place over something called a RAN -- a radio access network.

New exploits can bypass Secure Boot and modern UEFI security protections

Posted: Fri, 08/12/2022 - 4:11pm

Two teams of researchers have revealed vulnerabilities this week in Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) implementations and bootloaders that could allow attackers to defeat the secure boot defenses of modern PCs and deploy highly persistent rootkits.