Jonathan Keane

Jonathan Keane

Former Digital Trends Contributor

Jonathan is a freelance technology journalist living in Dublin, Ireland. He's previously written for publications and sites like The Daily Dot, Paste Magazine, BBC News and Tech.eu covering everything from cyber security to start-ups and the internet of things to drones.

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States are waging guerrilla warfare to save net neutrality. Here’s how

States across the country are retaliating against the FCC's repeal of net neutrality by introducing their own laws. But how viable are these actions when standing up against federal regulators?
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Top Microsoft lawyer slams government for ‘stockpiling’ vulnerabilities

Microsoft chief legal officer Brad Smith has criticized the NSA for "stockpiling" vulnerabilities in the wake of last weekend's WannaCry ransomware incident, saying the practice puts people at risk.
Computing

People are looking up VPNs after the House voted away internet privacy rules

In the days following a vote that would allow ISPs to sell customer data without permission, searches for VPN services has seen a noticeable increase, but are these people actually buying the software?
Computing

Cybersecurity can’t rely on artificial intelligence too much, report says

Artificial intelligence and machine learning offer cybersecurity some much-needed help but researchers are warning companies to not put too much faith in machines just yet as the kinks are still being ironed out.
Computing

Microsoft sued for $5 million in class action over Windows 10 upgrades

Microsoft is staring down another Windows 10 upgrade lawsuit and possibly $5 million in damages through a class action suit filed in Illinois that claims the upgrade caused damage to people’s computers and wiped their files.
Computing

Latest bugs in LastPass allowed attackers to steal passwords

LastPass is patching three serious vulnerabilities in its password manager software that left passwords potentially at risk of being stolen. The bugs were discovered by Google’s Tavis Ormandy, a serial bug hunter.