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Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
Duo Security survey of 120K+ Chrome extensions finds 35.4% ask users for permission to access and read all their data on any site, 84.7% had no privacy policy   —  Eighty-five percent of all Chrome extensions don't have a privacy policy.  —  More than a third of all Google Chrome extensions ask users …
Feb 22, 2019, 8:50 AMIn context
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
US Government Accountability Office issues a report that calls on Congress to consider developing comprehensive legislation on internet privacy   —  Government officials, academia, and advocacy groups say it's time for the US to get its own GDPR-type law.  —  An independent report authored …
Feb 16, 2019, 1:00 PMIn context
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
Researcher finds what appears to be an unsecured facial recognition database of 2.5M+ Uyghur Muslims in China, with ID card data and near real-time GPS data   —  Researcher finds one of the databases that the Chinese government has been using to track its Uyghur Muslim population.
Feb 14, 2019, 2:00 PMIn context
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
Google warns about two iOS zero-day vulnerabilities that hackers have been actively exploiting; the vulnerabilities have been fixed in iOS 12.1.4   —  iOS users are advised to update to iOS 12.1.4; release which also fixes infamous FaceTime bug.  —  A Google top security engineer …
Feb 7, 2019, 8:40 PMIn context
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
Citing data privacy and security flaws, EU orders recall of Safe-KID-One, a kids' smartwatch made by German company ENOX, the first recall of its kind in the EU   —  EU warns that ENOX Safe-KID-One smartwatches contain several security flaws that let third-parties track and call children's watches.
Feb 5, 2019, 2:15 PMIn context
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
Three suspects arrested in Ukraine as FBI and several EU countries seize the domain and servers of xDedic, an online marketplace for access to hacked servers   —  xDedic provided access to more than 85,000 hacked servers in its heyday.  —  The FBI, together with authorities from several European countries …
Feb 3, 2019, 10:45 PMIn context
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
Researcher finds “” backdoor accounts on 2,000+ exposed MongoDB databases that handle financial transactions of businesses operating in Russia   —  “” account spotted on thousands of Russian-linked, internet-exposed MongoDB databases.
Feb 3, 2019, 7:05 PMIn context
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
Office 365, Dynamics 365, and Azure Government Cloud saw global authentication outage affecting new sessions on Tuesday; Microsoft says it is now resolved   —  Office 365, Dynamics 365, Azure Government Cloud impacted by authentication issue.  —  Microsoft engineers can't seem to catch a break.
Jan 29, 2019, 10:50 PMIn context
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
Japan amends law to let government staff scan 200M+ IoT devices and hack the ones with weak passwords, so they can then be secured ahead of 2020 Olympics   —  Japanese government wants to secure IoT devices before Tokyo 2020 Olympics and avoid Olympic Destroyer and VPNFilter-like attacks.
Jan 27, 2019, 11:05 AMIn context
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
A casino group behind sites like left 108M+ records exposed on a server including players' bets, withdrawals, names, home addresses, phone numbers   —  Server is now down but is unclear if the cloud provider took it down and if the parent company knows it leaked users details in the first place.
Jan 21, 2019, 12:30 PMIn context

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