‘TikTok is Spyware,’ Warns Reddit CEO. ‘We Don’t Care,’ Say Users

‘TikTok is Spyware,’ Warns Reddit CEO. ‘We Don’t Care,’ Say Users

Millennial social app TikTok is “fundamentally parasitic,” according to Steve Huffman, Reddit’s co-founder ...
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Clearview, a Startup Probably Holding Your Image, Gets Hacked

Clearview, a Startup Probably Holding Your Image, Gets Hacked

Clearview AI, a young, agile, privacy-busting startup, has been hacked in an embarrassing data breach ...
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TLS certificate

Apple Goes Rogue, Drops Unilateral TLS Certificate Guillotine

Safari will no longer trust certificates that last longer than 13 months. Yes, you read that right; IT and DevOps are spitting blood ...
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DISA Breach Could Impact 200,000, Says Trump’s IT Agency

DISA Breach Could Impact 200,000, Says Trump’s IT Agency

The U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) confirms the “potential compromise” of its users’ private data ...
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VPN backdoors

Iran Backdoors ‘Dozens’ of Companies via VPN 1-Day Vulnerabilities

| | Iran, SB Blogwatch, VPN
A report claims government-backed Iranian groups have been hacking companies around the world, by exploiting bugs in VPNs ...
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Chrome extensions

500+ Google Chrome Extensions Stealing Your Data for Years

Security researchers just found a huge cache of malicious Chrome extensions, infecting millions of browsers ...
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2017 Equifax Hack: ‘It was the Chinese Army,’ Alleges DoJ

2017 Equifax Hack: ‘It was the Chinese Army,’ Alleges DoJ

| | APT10, china, Equifax, SB Blogwatch
The U.S. government has indicted four Chinese citizens, accusing them of a hack of Equifax that leaked more than 150 million people’s data ...
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Busted: Wacom Secretly Tracks How You Use Your Apps

Busted: Wacom Secretly Tracks How You Use Your Apps

Wacom drawing tablets track how you use programs on your Mac or PC, and continuously upload it to Google—without informed consent ...
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certificate

Forgot to Renew Your TLS Certificate, Microsoft?

Microsoft Teams went dark for seven hours yesterday. It turns out the Teams team forgot to renew a TLS certificate ...
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Facebook privacy

Facebook’s Latest Privacy FAIL Costs Company $550M

Facebook has settled a class-action in Illinois for $550 million. It’s alleged that the social network’s face-recognition algorithms are illegal in the Prairie State ...
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