Cloudflare, a website security company, providing CDN, DDoS mitigation, and other website infrastructure services, may have violated U.S. regulations, according to a disclosure in a regulatory filing. Cloudflare is in the process of creating an initial public offering, and may go public this week. The company in documents declaring the
On Monday, Privacy International, a U.K.-based advocacy group said that Menstruation tracking apps have been sharing highly sensitive data with Facebook. And that this data has been used for ads targeting. In a blog post, Privacy International said apps including Maya and MIA had shared information with Facebook. The shared
Users of the Exim email server software should update their installations immediately due to a vulnerability that allows hackers to install malicious code with root privileges. The vulnerability is found in all versions of Exim before, 4.92.2, released Friday night to address the problem. Exim is a very widely used
Telegram, a privacy focused messaging app with millions of users, has fixed a bug allowing users to recover media that was ‘unsent’ by other people. Telegram, offers a messaging feature that allows users to “unsend” sent messages that were sent by mistake or otherwise. This removes the message from other people’s inboxes.
After major data breaches, like the leaked data from MoviePass, Facebook and Equifax. It’s easy to forget you can still have your data stollen the old low tech way. But it happens. According to a translation by SoraNews Yusuke Taniguchi, a 34-year-old store clerk working in a mall in Koto City,
Facebook just announced a partnership with Microsoft and seven universities to launch a Deep Fake Detection Challenge. The contest offers a $10 million prize to spur the development of methods to identify, AI altured videos known as deepfakes. Artificial intelligence being used to superimpose a person’s face and voice on another
A database with the phone numbers of more than 419 million Facebook users was found online. The data, found on an unsecured cloud storage instance included phone numbers, Facebook user IDs and incomplete records of the user’s country, name and gender. Facebook may not be singularly responsible. According to TechCrunch the
Facebook is still cracking down on fake accounts, this time the target is the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Speaking with the Associated Press on Tuesday Facebook said the department is no different from everyone else and the company will shut down fake accounts, including those belonging to undercover law enforcement, when