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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....

September 7, 2019
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A huge database of Facebook users’ phone numbers found online

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Hundreds of millions of phone numbers linked to Facebook accounts have been found online. The exposed server contained more than 419 million records over several databases on user....

August 22, 2019
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After data incidents, Instagram expands its bug bounty

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Facebook is expanding its data abuse bug bounty to Instagram . The social media giant, which owns Instagram, first rolled out its data abuse bounty in the wake of the Cambridge Ana....

July 26, 2019
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Flaws in widely used corporate VPNs put company secrets at risk

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Researchers have found several security flaws in popular corporate VPNs which they say can be used to silently break into company networks and steal business secrets. Devcore resea....

May 10, 2019
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An unsecured SMS spam operation doxxed its owners

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A massive SMS spamming operation kicked out tens of millions of text messages, pestering unsuspecting recipients with links to fake sites flogging loans and free money. The operati....