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July 3, 2022, 10:55 AM

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Ionut Ilascu / BleepingComputer:
HackerOne says an employee stole vulnerability reports submitted through its bug bounty platform and disclosed them to seven companies for financial rewards  —  A HackerOne employee stole vulnerability reports submitted through the bug bounty platform and disclosed them to affected customers to claim financial rewards.
Yiwen Lu / Washington Post:
RadioShack, purchased by private equity firm REV in 2020, reintroduces itself as a crypto exchange trying to attract users with a stream of often profane tweets  —  Gen Z may not be familiar with the RadioShack of their grandparents, but they're getting to know its replacement.
Nelson Rauda Zablah / New York Times:
How El Salvador President Nayib Bukele weaponized bitcoin to whitewash his government's growing authoritarianism on the world stage and spread local propaganda  —  SAN SALVADOR — Bitcoiners — enthusiasts of the world's most popular cryptocurrency — aren't supposed to trust government.
Chris Gilliard / Wired:
ML-powered surveillance systems will never eliminate the risk of school shootings in the US, no matter how expansive and intricate those systems become  —  The failure is not only in the spurious systems, but in the belief that more data can improve them.  —  If we are to believe the purveyors …
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Michael McSweeney / The Block:
Voyager Digital suspends trading, deposits, withdrawals, and rewards citing market conditions, after issuing a default notice to 3AC in June over a ~$650M loan  —  - “This was a tremendously difficult decision, but we believe it is the right one given current market conditions,” CEO Stephen Ehrlich said in a statement.
Mitchell Clark / The Verge:
Google plans to auto-delete visits to abortion clinics, domestic violence shelters, weight loss centers, and other sensitive places from users' location history  —  Along with visits to other potentially sensitive locations  —  Google says it'll start automatically deleting visits to abortion clinics …
Dan Primack / Axios:
BlockFi agrees to an option to be acquired by FTX for up to $240M, plus a $400M revolving credit facility; BlockFi CEO: “we continue to see a healthy ecosystem”  —  Troubled crypto lender BlockFi said Friday that it agreed to an option to be acquired by FTX for up to $240 million.
Zoho:
The Story and History behind CA Day Retold by Zoho Books  —  On 1 July 2022, Chartered Accountant Day, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) will welcome its 74th year of service.  And to all the CAs and aspiring accountants spread across the country and worldwide, we're here to say: We celebrate you.
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Alex Barinka / Bloomberg:
In a letter to nine GOP senators, TikTok says China-based employees who clear internal security protocols can access certain information on TikTok's US users  —  TikTok, the viral video-sharing app owned by China's ByteDance Ltd., said certain employees outside the US can access information …

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