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DoubleVPN service taken down ... 06/2021
... by a group of international law enforcement agencies
According to CNN "A group of international law enforcement agencies have taken down DoubleVPN, a virtual private networking service allegedly used by ransomware gangs to hide their online tracks, in a coordinated operation aimed at disrupting cyber criminals."
Verkada has suffered a massive hack
Hackers Breach 150,000 of Security Cameras
According to Bloomberg "A group of hackers say they breached a massive trove of security-camera data collected by Silicon Valley startup Verkada Inc., gaining access to live feeds of 150,000 surveillance cameras inside hospitals, companies, police departments, prisons and schools."
AXIS HONORED WITH THREE DHS "Astor" AWARDS
American Security Today recognizes multiple Axis solutions for top honors
The Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards is the preeminent U.S. Homeland Security Awards Program highlighting the most cutting-edge and forward-thinking security solutions coming onto the market today, to ensure our readers have the information they need to stay ahead of the competition, and keep our Nation safe – one facility, street, and city at a time.
Going out of business
"We sadly must inform our customers that Q-See will be closing the doors effective January 31st, 2021. We would like customers to make appropriate changes to their security needs by January 31st, 2021. 1 our support portal will be accessible for self-support for technical support needs till March 31st." (Q-See Website)
AXIS COMPANION LINE
Axis Communications has decided to only carry NDAA-compliant products in their portfolio. Accordingly, they have elected to discontinue all AXIS Companion hardware products since several of the products do not meet NDAA compliance.
Might End Privacy
An Australian techie invented a tool that could end your ability to walk down the street anonymously, and provided it to hundreds of law enforcement agencies, ranging from local cops in Florida to the F.B.I. and the Department of Homeland Security.