Sunday, May 27, 2018
Steve Wozniak explains why he deactivated his Facebook account

Steve Wozniak explains why he deactivated his Facebook account

As his 5,000 Facebook friends are about to find out, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has well and truly left the building.
YouTube illegally collects data from kids, group claims

YouTube illegally collects data from kids, group claims

A coalition has filed a complaint with the FTC, charging that Google's YouTube is breaking COPPA: the law to protect children's privacy.
Hacker mines up to $1 million in Verge after exploiting major bug

Hacker mines up to $1 million in Verge after exploiting major...

According to a forum post, a malicious miner appeared to have found a way to subject Verge to a widely-hypothesised blockchain takeover called a “51% attack”.
“Most people on Facebook” have had data scraped by malicious actors

“Most people on Facebook” have had data scraped by malicious actors

Facebook has disabled the account recovery feature that allowed the scraping of any public profile data
WhatsApp phishing – how it works, and what to do [VIDEO]

WhatsApp phishing – how it works, and what to do [VIDEO]

When you think of phishing, you probably think of email - but the crooks know how to abuse closed messaging systems like WhatsApp, too.
Intel won’t fix Spectre flaws in older chips

Intel won’t fix Spectre flaws in older chips

If your PC runs one of Intel’s older microprocessors, bad news
Cloudflare’s 1.1.1.1 promises to make DNS more secure

Cloudflare’s 1.1.1.1 promises to make DNS more secure

On April Fools' Day Cloudflare launched a new public DNS (Domain Name System) service using the memorable network address 1.1.1.1.
Get into RSA for free, hear Sophos experts talk, play our VR game

Get into RSA for free, hear Sophos experts talk, play our...

Want a free pass to RSA conference in San Francisco? Look no further!
5 million credit cards exposed in Saks and Lord & Taylor data breach

5 million credit cards exposed in Saks and Lord & Taylor...

A Dark Web monitoring company announced the breach via Twitter on April Fool's Day, but it wasn't a joke.
Stop swearing on Skype! And don’t even think about sending that nude selfie…

Stop swearing on Skype! And don’t even think about sending that...

Microsoft has banned nudity, swearing and other unsavoury behaviors in Skype, Xbox, email, and Office 365 docs.

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