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Students swap data for coffee at cashless cafe

2 Říjen, 2018 - 12:14
In this US-based cashless cafe, university students hand over personal data in exchange for a dose of caffeine and sponsorship propaganda.

How to have that difficult “stay safe online” conversation with your kids

1 Říjen, 2018 - 16:45
As your children start using the internet with greater independence, help keep them - and their data - safe with these simple tips.

You gave your number to Facebook for security and it used it for ads

1 Říjen, 2018 - 13:24
Facebook has been adding phone numbers registered for 2FA to the other data it uses to target people with advertising.

Monero fixes major ‘burning bug’ flaw, preventing mass devaluation

1 Říjen, 2018 - 13:13
The flaw arises from the use of stealth wallet addresses, an anonymity concept that's especially important to privacy-sensitive Monero users.

Monday review – the hot 23 stories of the week

1 Říjen, 2018 - 11:31
From the big Facebook breach to vulnerable Android password managers - catch up with everything we've written in the last seven days. It's weekly roundup time.

Big Facebook data breach: 50 million accounts affected

28 Září, 2018 - 20:43
Facebook has suffered a data breach affecting almost 50 million accounts. Another 40 million have been reset as a "precautionary" measure.

WhatsApp cofounder: “I sold my users’ privacy”

28 Září, 2018 - 15:27
Regretful WhatsApp cofounder Brian Acton has joined the ranks of the Silicon Valley mea-culpa-rati.

Android password managers vulnerable to phishing apps

28 Září, 2018 - 14:30
Several leading Android-based password managers can be fooled into auto-filling login credentials on behalf of fake phishing apps.

Power to the people! Google backtracks (a bit) on forced Chrome logins

28 Září, 2018 - 13:53
Google thought it was a such a great idea to start logging you into everything when you logged into something... that it forgot to ask.

Robocallers slapped with huge fines for using spoofed phone numbers

28 Září, 2018 - 13:30
One poor woman whose phone number was hijacked by robocallers got several calls a day from irate consumers who thought she was trying to market to them.

Cryptojacking – coming to a server-laptop-phone near you (and how to stop it)

27 Září, 2018 - 16:58
Cryptomining apps were banned from the Play Store some time ago - but that hasn't stopped the crooks getting cryptojackers past Google...

Firefox Monitor starts tracking breached email addresses

27 Září, 2018 - 13:09
Mozilla has formally launched Firefox Monitor, a privacy-engineered website that hooks up to Troy Hunt’s Have I Been Pwned? (HIBP) breach notification database.

Spotify offers playlists tailored to your DNA

27 Září, 2018 - 13:00
Spotify and Ancestry have teamed up to let you use your real DNA to tell your “musical” DNA.

Malware hits fashion giant SHEIN; 6.42 million online shoppers affected

27 Září, 2018 - 12:56
The online fashion store is now contacting affected users and asking them to change passwords for their online store accounts.

Finally, a fix for the encrypted web’s Achilles’ heel

26 Září, 2018 - 15:58
Everyone knew that SNI needed to be fixed sooner or later, but nobody was quite sure how.

Microsoft is killing passwords one announcement at a time

26 Září, 2018 - 13:43
Windows 10 and Office 365 users can now log in to Azure AD applications using only the Authenticator App.

Domain flub leaves 30 million customers high and dry

26 Září, 2018 - 13:33
Zoho's CEO begged for help on Twitter after his domain registrar effectively took the company offline, stranding millions of users.

Facebook scolds police for using fake accounts to snoop on citizens

26 Září, 2018 - 12:52
Put down that “Bob Smith” fake account and back off, Facebook told the Memphis Police Department, waving its real-names policy in the air.

Millions of Twitter DMs may have been exposed by year-long bug

26 Září, 2018 - 12:20
Though the bug was present for over a year, Twitter hasn't found any DMs or protected tweets that were delivered to the wrong developer.

Users fret over Chrome auto-login change

25 Září, 2018 - 13:37
Users were complaining this week after discovering they'd been logged in to Google’s Chrome browser automatically, after logging into a Google website.