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August 5, 2020
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Twitter warns investors of possible fine from FTC consent order probe

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Twitter has disclosed it’s facing a potential fine of more than a hundred million dollars as a result of a probe by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) which believes the comp....

July 18, 2020
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Daily Crunch: More details emerge in Twitter hack

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Fallout continues from this week’s big Twitter hack, podcaster Harry Stebbings launches a small VC fund and robots help with sorting the mail. Here’s your Daily Crunch....

July 6, 2020
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How Have I Been Pwned became the keeper of the internet’s biggest data breaches

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When Troy Hunt launched Have I Been Pwned in late 2013, he wanted it to answer a simple question: Have you fallen victim to a data breach? Seven years later, the data-breach notifi....

June 4, 2020
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Zoom faces criticism for denying free users e2e encryption

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What price privacy? Zoom is facing a fresh security storm after CEO Eric Yuan confirmed that a plan to reboot its battered security cred by (actually) implementing end-to-end enc....

April 12, 2020
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Decrypted: Zoom’s security fallout, Crowdstrike’s new CTO, Bugcrowd raises $30M

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Another week in quarantine. As the world adjusts to working from home under mandatory stay-at-home orders, hackers are keeping busy. Microsoft said this week that coronavirus-relat....

March 30, 2020
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A Norwegian school quit using video calls after a naked man ‘guessed’ the meeting link

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A school in Norway has stopped using popular video conferencing service Whereby after a naked man apparently “guessed” the link to a video lesson. According to Norwegia....

February 25, 2020
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Deviceplane wants to bring over-the-air updates to Linux edge devices

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Deviceplane, a member of the Y Combinator Winter 2020 class, is developing an open-source toolset to manage, monitor and update Linux devices running at the edge. “We solve t....

December 5, 2019
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A Sprint contractor left thousands of US cell phone bills on the internet by mistake

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A contractor working for cell giant Sprint stored on an unprotected cloud server hundreds of thousands of cell phone bills of AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile subscribers. The storage bu....

October 27, 2019
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Alexa, where are the legal limits on what Amazon can do with my health data?

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The contract between the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) and ecommerce giant Amazon — for a health information licensing partnership involving its Alexa voice AI — has b....

October 19, 2019
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MyGate raises $56M to bring its security management service to more gated communities in India

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MyGate, a Bangalore-based startup that offers security management and convenience service for guard-gated premises, said today it has bagged more than $50 million in a new financin....