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September 3, 2022, 6:00 PM

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MacRumors:
A source details the behavior of iPhone 14 Pro's always-on display, including Widgets fading in and out to prevent OLED burn-in and customizable visual elements  —  The iPhone 14 Pro will feature unique behavior on the Lock Screen and significant changes to the status bar thanks to its always-on display …
NBC News:
A profile of Kiwi Farms, a forum owned and operated by former 8chan admin Josh Moon, that has become synonymous with doxxing, swatting, and harassment campaigns  —  A trans streamer and a Republican congresswoman were targeted at their homes in the last month.  Experts warn this is just the beginning.
TechCrunch:
Samsung says hackers stole some customer data, including names, contact and product registration information, in a breach of its US systems in late July 2022  —  U.S. electronics giant Samsung has confirmed a data breach affecting customers' personal information.
Richard Rubin / Wall Street Journal:
The IRS says it inadvertently posted confidential information involving ~120,000 individuals on its website before discovering the error and removing the data  —  Tax agency says error led to posting about some taxpayers with IRAs  —  WASHINGTON—The Internal Revenue Service inadvertently posted …
Aaron Gordon / VICE:
Yandex confirms hackers created a traffic jam in Moscow on September 1 by ordering dozens of taxis from Yandex Taxi to converge on the same location  —  Attackers attempted to disrupt ride-hailing app service on Thursday, the company confirmed.  —  Hackers created a traffic jam in Moscow …
Washington Post:
Some online disinformation experts criticize Twitter's stance on Libs of TikTok, as some US children's hospitals face threats inspired by the anti-LGBTQ account  —  Employees are warning colleagues to take action against the anti-LGBTQ account, saying it's ‘only a matter of time’ its posts lead to violence.
Debby Wu / Bloomberg:
Taiwanese prosecutors indict the head of Luxshare, a Chinese iPhone assembler, for allegedly using a shell company to take over local company Speed Tech in 2012  —  Taiwanese prosecutors have indicted the head of Luxshare Precision Industry Co. for using a shell company to surreptitiously …
Jim Brunner / The Seattle Times:
A Washington court rules Meta repeatedly violated the state's campaign finance transparency law for political ads and must pay yet-to-be-determined penalties  —  Meta, Facebook's parent company, repeatedly and intentionally violated Washington campaign-ad transparency law and must pay penalties yet …

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