Month: March 2019

BREAKING: Facebook says it exposed hundreds of millions of 🔑 passwords

Facebook improperly stored hundreds of millions of its users’ passwords internally in a readable format, the company said on Thursday, in a revelation that will further heighten concerns about the privacy of its users’ information. The world’s largest social network said in a blog post that during a routine review in January it had found […]

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BREAKING: Apple announces AirPods 2 with wireless charging case, better battery life and ‘Hey Siri’

The Apple product surprises keep rolling out this week. For the third day in a row, the iPhone maker quietly launched new gadgets ahead of a press event scheduled for Monday that will likely focus on the launch of its rumored streaming service. The company announced Wednesday its next-generation wireless earbuds, AirPods 2. It features […]

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YouTube Bans Comments on All Videos of Children

YouTube says it will switch off comments on almost all videos featuring under-18s, in an attempt to “better protect children and families”. Several brands stopped advertising on YouTube after discovering that paedophiles were leaving predatory comments on videos of children. YouTube had originally disabled comments on videos that were attracting predatory and obscene comments. But […]

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New York Requests Documents from Facebook in Data Privacy Probe

New York regulators are probing Facebook’s gathering of intimate consumer data such as menstrual cycles and body weight through smartphone applications, a person familiar with the matter said Thursday. Facebook meanwhile confirmed it had received a letter from New York state’s Department of Financial Services seeking information about the data sharing. The regulator, best known […]

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