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Facebook gave certain companies special access to customer data

3 Červenec, 2018 - 12:35
What do Mail.ru, Nissan, Spotify, and Nike have in common? They were all afforded temporary extensions to access private Facebook data API.

Typeform data breach hits thousands of survey accounts

3 Červenec, 2018 - 12:19
Survey company Typeform has admitted suffering a breach caused by attackers downloading a “partial backup” of its customer data.

Fake Bitcoin exchange traps drug dealers on the dark web

2 Červenec, 2018 - 16:37
You never know who you’ll meet on the dark web. In the case of one money laundering operation, it turned out to be Homeland Security agents.

Brave adds Tor to reinvent anonymous browsing

2 Červenec, 2018 - 13:03
The Brave privacy browser has added another feature to bolster its blossoming anti-surveillance credentials - the ability to use the Tor anonymity system by launching a tab.

Second former Equifax staffer charged with insider trading

2 Červenec, 2018 - 12:41
In another entry for the ‘what were they thinking’ file, a second former Equifax executive has been charged with insider trading in advance of the company’s massive data breach announcement last September.

Monday review – the hot 23 stories of the week

2 Červenec, 2018 - 12:14
From the Linux distro hacked on GitHub and Facebook and Google's manipulation of us with “dark patterns” to the security camera footage sent to the wrong person, and more!

Facebook and Google accused of manipulating us with “dark patterns”

29 Červen, 2018 - 13:37
Privacy advocates are concerned that tech giants are using design patterns that discourage us from exercising our rights to privacy.

Linux distro hacked on GitHub, “all code considered compromised”

29 Červen, 2018 - 13:09
Gentoo Linux has been hacked, with "all code considered compromised" on GitHub - fortunately, the master repository is safe.

The Ticketmaster breach – what happened and what to do

28 Červen, 2018 - 17:35
40,000 Ticketmaster customers in the UK and beyond were definitely affected - for the rest of us, maybe change that password anyway...

Windows 10 security can be bypassed by Settings page weakness

28 Červen, 2018 - 16:34
The file type used by Windows 10’s settings page can be used to trick Windows into running files it's supposed to block.

OMG! I just received someone else’s security camera footage!

28 Červen, 2018 - 12:50
The opposite of serendipity - a security camera service sent video alerts to the wrong user... who just happened to be a BBC staffer.

Are you happy with this technology that Facebook’s developing?

28 Červen, 2018 - 12:20
New patents suggest Facebook's going to soon know when you're asleep, when you're awake, and is going to have a good guess at when you're going to die.

US legislators put industrial control system security on the map

28 Červen, 2018 - 11:59
After a spate of attacks on industrial control systems (ICS), the US this week officially recognized the need to secure them with a new bill.

Twitter introduces another way for you to better secure your account

28 Červen, 2018 - 11:46
Twitter has added the ability to authenticate to the service using hardware tokens such as Yubico’s YubiKey.

WPA3 is here but how will it make Wi-Fi more secure?

27 Červen, 2018 - 14:23
New Wi-Fi security standards don’t come along very often but the Wi-Fi Alliance has just formally launched one, Wi-Fi Protected Access 3, or WPA3.

Man travels across world to attack online friend, shot by girl’s mum

27 Červen, 2018 - 14:20
She somehow allowed an online "friend" to get hold of her address - with a tragic outcome.

US authorities now need warrant for your cellphone location data

27 Červen, 2018 - 14:16
Privacy activists scored a legal victory this week after the Supreme Court ruled it unlawful for law enforcement and federal agencies to access cellphone location records without a warrant.

Woman ruined, sent death threats after #PermitPatty shaming video goes viral

27 Červen, 2018 - 13:21
The latest subject in a string of online shaming incidents was scrabbling to make amends this week as her business life fell apart and the death threats flooded in.

“Safer hops for email” – EFF’s plan to cut down on email snooping

27 Červen, 2018 - 02:27
STARTTLS is the email command that switches into encrypted mode. EFF just announced "STARTTLS Everyhere" to get everyone on board...

Mozilla tests new Firefox Privacy Monitor tool

26 Červen, 2018 - 18:10
Mozilla’s enthusiasm for Troy Hunt’s Have I Been Pwned? service has cranked up a level with the news it plans to integrate its breach checking into a new tool called Privacy Monitor.