Viral app hit FaceApp, which makes users look old, has privacy concerns

Viral app hit FaceApp, which makes users look old, has privacy concerns

If you’ve been anywhere near social media for the last few weeks, you’ve probably seen people posting photos of themselves, but aged to make them…

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Facebook $5 Billion U.S. Privacy Settlement Approved by FTC

Facebook $5 Billion U.S. Privacy Settlement Approved by FTC

U.S. officials approved a record $5 billion privacy settlement with Facebook Inc. to resolve the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, people said, prompting an immediate outcry from lawmakers…

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Crashed UAE Military Spy Satellite Raises Possibility Of Enemy Cyberattack

Crashed UAE Military Spy Satellite Raises Possibility Of Enemy Cyberattack

An investigation has been launched by the European Space Agency (ESA) and French aerospace group Arianespace into the failed launch of a rocket carrying a military spy satellite…

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25 Million Android Phones Infected With Malware That ‘Hides In WhatsApp’

25 Million Android Phones Infected With Malware That ‘Hides In WhatsApp’

As many as 25 million Android phones have been hit with malware that replaces installed apps like WhatsApp with evil versions that serve up adverts,…

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7 Ways the Hidden World of the Darknet Is Evolving

7 Ways the Hidden World of the Darknet Is Evolving

The darknet isn’t as hidden as it used to be. The seamy digital underbelly of the internet, according to some sources, may be shrinking or entering the…

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More than two million major cyberattacks hit globally last year

More than two million major cyberattacks hit globally last year

Last year saw more than two million major cyberattacks strike businesses across the world. The latest figures by the Internet Society’s Online Trust Alliance claim that these…

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British Airways faces record £183m fine for data breach

British Airways faces record £183m fine for data breach

The airline, owned by IAG, says it is “surprised and disappointed” by the penalty from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). At the time, BA said…

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China installs spyware on tourists’ Android phones, downloads data from iPhones

China installs spyware on tourists’ Android phones, downloads data from iPhones

Foreigners visiting certain areas of China are having their smartphones searched at the border. With Android phones, authorities install a piece of spyware that has…

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US wants to isolate power grids with 'retro' technology to limit cyber-attacks

US wants to isolate power grids with ‘retro’ technology to limit cyber-attacks

The US is very close to improving power grid security by mandating the use of “retro” (analog, manual) technologies on US power grids as a…

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A bug in firewall systems took Cloudflare customers offline

A bug in firewall systems took Cloudflare customers offline

AT&T was not the only service provider to suffer an outage Tuesday morning. Several websites relying on Cloudflare servers were knocked offline as well. According to Gizmodo, Cloudflare…

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