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“Most people on Facebook” have had data scraped by malicious actors

5 Duben, 2018 - 18:10
Facebook has disabled the account recovery feature that allowed the scraping of any public profile data

Facebook and Twitter may be forced to identify bots

5 Duben, 2018 - 12:46
If passed, the bill would give platforms 72 hours to investigate reports of bots seeking to mislead Californians and to remove or disclose them.

Cloudflare’s 1.1.1.1 promises to make DNS more secure

5 Duben, 2018 - 12:39
On April Fools' Day Cloudflare launched a new public DNS (Domain Name System) service using the memorable network address 1.1.1.1.

YouTube employee’s Twitter account hijacked during shooting

5 Duben, 2018 - 12:23
In less than an hour after he tweeted from a barricaded room, Vadim Lavrusik's account was hijacked.

Free Virgin Atlantic tickets? No, it’s a WhatsApp scam

4 Duben, 2018 - 14:51
Two free tickets for every family? It sounds great! It has to be a scam.

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4 Duben, 2018 - 14:51
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Hand over your social media history before you enter the US

4 Duben, 2018 - 14:27
The US Government will request 5 years' worth of social media details for 14 million visa applicants, if this proposal goes into effect.

Grindr was sharing HIV status of users, but now it’s not

4 Duben, 2018 - 14:10
Grindr has found itself with the uncomfortable job of explaining why it has quietly been sharing the HIV status of its users with third parties.

Those Facebook videos you thought were deleted were not deleted

4 Duben, 2018 - 12:32
Facebook's blamed a bug. Let's wait and see what other critters crawl out of those data archives many of us have been downloading!

Panera Bread customer records exposed via leaky database – dough!

3 Duben, 2018 - 18:35
There's a war of words going on at the moment between veteran cybercrime reporter Brian Krebs and US bakery chain Panera Bread.

5 million credit cards exposed in Saks and Lord & Taylor data breach

3 Duben, 2018 - 16:23
A Dark Web monitoring company announced the breach via Twitter on April Fool's Day, but it wasn't a joke.

YouTube prankster sued by In-N-Out Burger

3 Duben, 2018 - 13:00
#Funny? #JustAPrank? Nah. How about instead #Lawsuit, #RestrainingOrder, #$25KInDamages?

Tuesday review – the hot 24 stories of the week

3 Duben, 2018 - 11:27
From the Apple password leak and the MyFitnessPal breach to police using a dead man's fingers to unlock his iPhone, and more!

150 million MyFitnessPal accounts compromised – here’s what to do

30 Březen, 2018 - 14:15
Under Armour's hugely popular fitness tracker, MyFitnessPal, has been hacked.

Boeing hit by WannaCry, reminding everyone the threat is still there

29 Březen, 2018 - 18:49
Is this the return of WannaCry? Or did it simply never go away?

Facebook revamps security, privacy settings following huge data scandal

29 Březen, 2018 - 18:31
Facebook says it's going to reach into the 20 or so dusty corners where it's tucked away privacy and security settings and pull them into a centralized spot for users.

Football team pays $2.5 million to criminals in transfer fee scam

29 Březen, 2018 - 15:58
According to reports, Italian football club Lazio just paid a transfer fee of $2.5m to scammers instead of the proper recipients.

Hackers hit 911 system, emergency dispatch affected

29 Březen, 2018 - 14:18
We don't know what the attackers were after, but they managed to knock down one server that supported Baltimore's emergency dispatching.

Firefox add-on limits Facebook’s tracking of you

29 Březen, 2018 - 14:09
Firefox's Facebook Container extension keeps your Facebook data, well, contained.

Microsoft’s Windows 7 Meltdown patch created ‘worse’ flaw

29 Březen, 2018 - 13:52
Microsoft’s updates for the Meltdown microprocessor mega-flaw inadvertently left users running Windows 7 64-bit systems open to a “way worse” flaw.