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Why Yahoo scanning user email is no cause for panic

cs, 08/30/2018 - 14:26
The Wall Street Journal yesterday published an unsettling report that the owner of Yahoo, Verizon subsidiary Oath, has been quietly analysing the emails of its 200 million users to sell to advertisers.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Chinese hotel chain’s customer data on Dark Web – 500M records for $50K

cs, 08/30/2018 - 13:58
You often have to share a lot of personal information when you check into a hotel - as cybercrooks know only too well.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Hacked stalking app reveals victims’ photos, texts and location info

cs, 08/30/2018 - 12:19
Another mobile stalking app has been hacked, endangering both its customers and the victims that they spy on.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Football team drops the privacy ball with email Cc blunder

cs, 08/30/2018 - 12:04
But at least now you know how to get in touch with people who might have an extra ticket...
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Instagram fights misinformation and account hijackings with new tools

cs, 08/30/2018 - 11:30
Users will soon be able to use authenticator apps for 2FA codes, request blue verified badges, and get more context about big accounts.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

And you you thought you were safe behind your laptop screen…

sze, 08/29/2018 - 17:10
Modern LCD screens don't spew out electronic emissions like the old "tube" displays - but apparently they make telltale noises instead.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Facebook: It’s too tough to find personal data in our huge warehouse

sze, 08/29/2018 - 13:57
GDPR: it means give users their data when they ask for it, and Facebook's refusal to do so has provoked an inquiry by the Irish DPC.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Tumblr outlaws creepshots and deepfake porn

sze, 08/29/2018 - 13:51
The blogging site wants to go back to a simpler time, where, it says, people were a lot nicer ... and didn't glorify gore and upskirting.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Google created “unnecessary risk” for Fortnite users, claims Epic boss

sze, 08/29/2018 - 13:34
Google disclosed the bug "in order to score cheap PR points", said Epic CEO and founder Tim Sweeney,
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Listening Watch sounds out security idea with websites that listen

sze, 08/29/2018 - 13:07
Listening Watch, a project based on earlier work by researchers Prakash Shrestha and Nitesh Saxena, uses the power of sound to log you into your favourite websites.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

NSA leaker Reality Winner gets 63 months in jail

k, 08/28/2018 - 13:01
Reality Leigh Winner, the NSA contractor who leaked sensitive information to the Intercept last year, was sentenced to 63 months in prison last week along with three years of supervised release.
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Facebook helps woman track down her brother’s killer after 37 years

k, 08/28/2018 - 12:07
The murder took place long before the World Wide Web, but Facebook turned up both the killer and his sons, who had witnessed the crime.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Woman sues US border patrol over data copied from seized iPhone

k, 08/28/2018 - 10:54
The Muslim American wants assurances that the data - including photos of her not wearing a hijab - are deleted.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Tuesday review – the hot 23 stories of the week

k, 08/28/2018 - 10:24
Get yourself up to date with everything we wrote last week - it's roundup time.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek