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2 days ago Verizon to roll out free robocoll spam protection to all customers

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Call Filter service to be made available to all wireless and wired customers with compatible phones in March 2019.

2 days ago WiFi firmware bug affects laptops, smartphones, routers, gaming devices

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List of impacted devices includes PS4, Xbox One, Samsung Chromebooks, and Microsoft Surface devices.

2 days ago Bug bounty programs: Everything you thought you knew is wrong

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One common criticism of bug bounty programs is that very few hackers actually make money. Not only is this untrue, but it misses the point.

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7 hours ago Report: Federal Trade Commission Weighs Facebook Fine

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Facebook Probed by FTC Over Failures that Enabled Cambridge Analytica ScandalThe U.S. Federal Trade Commission is close to concluding its investigation into Facebook over the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the Washington Post reports, noting that the social network may face a record-setting fine, exceeding the $22.5 million fine the FTC in 2012 slammed on Google.

7 hours ago DNC: Russian Hackers Attacked Us Again After Midterm Elections

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Hackers believed to be associated with the Russian government targeted the US Democratic National Committee (DNC) shortly after the 2018 midterm elections, court documents show.

1 day ago Websites can steal browser data via extensions APIs

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Researcher finds nearly 200 Chrome, Firefox, and Opera extensions vulnerable to attacks from malicious sites.

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7 minutes ago Websites Can Exploit Browser Extensions to Steal User Data

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Web applications can exploit browser extensions to access privileged capabilities and steal sensitive user information, including credentials, a researcher has discovered. 

36 minutes ago GDPR: Google hit with €50 million fine by French data protection watchdog

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Largest fine so far under new European privacy regulations.

51 minutes ago Report: Facebook's Privacy Lapses May Result in Record Fine

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Facebook may be facing the biggest fine ever imposed by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for privacy violations involving the personal information of its 2.2 billion users.

51 minutes ago Former Employee Hacks Popular WordPress Plugin's Website

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The website for a popular WordPress plugin was hacked over the weekend, when a former employee abused a previously implemented backdoor to take over the domain.

1 hour ago Trio sent behind bars over illegal drug, painkiller trades in the Dark Web

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Selling fentanyl and associated drugs in the web's underbelly have earned the UK residents over 43 years in prison.

2 hours ago Russia: We're suing Facebook, Twitter for snubbing law on storing users' data locally

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Facebook and Twitter are in breach of laws requiring personal data to be kept on Russian soil, say the authorities.

4 hours ago Hackers Wield Commoditized Tools to Pop West African Banks

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Attackers Combine Off-the-Shelf Hacking Tools With Legitimate Admin UtilitiesBanks in West Africa have been targeted by at least four hacking campaigns since mid-2017, with online attackers wielding commoditized attack tools and "living off the land" tactics to disguise their efforts, Symantec warns.