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2019-12-10 12:00:00 UTC
Naked Security | Sophos
Naked Security | Sophos
EU releases its 5G conclusions

The Chinese company is at the heart of a security spat with the US that has also been causing some consternation in the UK.

Government Security Mobile Privacy Security Threats 5G 5G Cybersecurity China EU Government Surveillance Huawei Telecomms UK Usa
2019-12-10 10:55:00 UTC
Naked Security | Sophos
Naked Security | Sophos
Facebook users were duped by Cambridge Analytica, FTC rules

Delete the data, and don't do any of that again, the FTC told the data analytics company, which already filed for bankruptcy in 2018.

Data Loss Facebook Law & Order Privacy Social Networks 2016 US Presidential Election Cambridge Analytica Cubeyou EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Ftc Global Science Research GSR GSRApp MyPersonality Pii Privacy Shield Psychographic Psychometrics Center Targeted Marketing Thisisyourdigitallife
2019-12-10 10:36:00 UTC
Naked Security | Sophos
Naked Security | Sophos
TikTok settles class action over child privacy one day after it’s filed

The $1.1m settlement is an “excellent result,” TikTok said, unsurprisingly: compared with its $5.7m FTC fine, it's dirt cheap.

Law & Order Mobile Privacy Social Networks ByteDance Child Predators Children Children Online Children's Privacy China Coppa Laura Lopez Pii Sherri LeShore TikTok
2019-12-09 22:10:00 UTC
Dark Reading
Dark Reading
Microsoft 'Campaign Views' Offers Full Look at Office 365 Attacks

Campaign views, arriving in public preview, aims to share more context around how attackers targeted an organization and whether its defenses worked.

2019-12-09 22:07:00 UTC
Birth Certificate Data Laid Bare on the Web in Multiple States

A platform that allows online applications for copies of birth certificates did not store its data properly.

Cloud Security Web Security Amazon Web Services AWS Birth Certificates Misconfigured Storage Bucket Online Applications
2019-12-09 21:07:00 UTC
Naked Security | Sophos
Naked Security | Sophos
Serious Security: Understanding how computers count

The hard disks that fail abruptly at 32,768 hours of use - why simply 'adding 1' can send you into oblivion.

Vulnerability Buffer Overflow Bug Overflow Serious Security Vulnerability
2019-12-09 20:36:00 UTC
Romanian Duo Receives Jailtime For Infecting 400,000 With Malware

Since 2007, the two allegedly operated a cybercrime ring called "Bayrob Group."

Government Hacks Bayrob Group Cybercrime Cybercriminal Department Of Justice Evil Corp Hack Hacker Infection Malware
2019-12-09 20:00:00 UTC
Dark Reading
Dark Reading
Maersk CISO Says NotPeyta Devastated Several Unnamed US firms

At least two companies may have been dealt even more damage than the shipping giant, which lost nearly its entire global IT infrastructure.

2019-12-09 19:23:00 UTC
FBI uses PlayStation to bust large scale drug deal

By Waqas

Who could have imagined PlayStation helping help FBI to bust large scale drug deals and putting culprit in court?

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2019-12-09 17:52:00 UTC
How bluetooth technology is changing the electric smokers industry

By Owais Sultan

In an age where most of us live in apartments that don’t have a backyard or a balcony, grilling meat at home can be an issue. Most smokers need good ventilation for operation and avoiding serious health issues, but electric smokers have been a boon for those living in small condos. They can safely be […]

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