Google Launches New Security Functions on YouTube

Many parents use mobile phones to watch movies for their children, but have you ever worried about whether the clips for children are suitable for children? In addition, if children forget to do their homework or watch too long, can parents limit it?

In view of this, Google has launched a beta version of YouTube’s supervised service, which is designed for children aged 9-12. Parents can choose between “Explore”, “Explore more content” and “Most of YouTube content” according to their children’s age and interests. Set to supervise children’s time and content of watching videos.

In addition, Google has launched the “Youtube Kids” application specifically for children aged 3-12 since September last year. It uses large-size pictures with a brightly colored interface and clear icon design. It provides cartoons, educational videos, and nursery rhymes. , Or various math, science, or nature-related content, or individual videos and channels that parents allow their children to watch. Through a complete set of parental control settings, children can explore the content they are interested in under parental control and have a safer viewing environment.

More jobs for women cybersecurity professional due to COVID

There is a news report that says there are more women now employed to become cybersecurity professional thanks to COVID-19. According to the report given be IFsec global, 49% of women cybersecurity professionals says the pandemic has a positive impact to their careers whereas only 9% says it would have negatively impact.

Moreover, 89% of women who work in the industry think they have the job security and in fact many companies are still recruiting new members in their team.

30,000 Macs Are Infected by New Malware Researchers Said

Cyber security becomes a more serious issue today. With new work from home policies everywhere around the globe, cyber attackers are seeking every way to find their new preys.

Recently has reported by ZDnet, a new malware called Silver Sparrow targeted mainly Mac system was found by security researcher Red Canary and VMWare Carbon Black team. This new malware although doesn’t yet know its capabilities has already infected 29,139 MacOS with the span of 153 countries including the U.K, the U.S, Canada, France and Germany.

The experts said this new malware purposes is still yet to be discovered and the mainly concern is it can support the Apple new invention M1 chips.

France’s biggest cybersecurity firm was hacked

Stormshield, a french cybersecurity firm that has many contracts with the French government has reported that their source code was “stolen” by hackers in a recent cyber-attack. The incident was believed to be occurred in December last year, where an unauthorized access was recorded to a technical portal used by customers and partners to manage tech support tickets.

A number of customer accounts was accessed and viewed, and all the information store was possibly stolen as well. The company now is investigating this situation thoroughly and no doubts it will harm the company’s reputation and future prospects.