Google pulls ads for stalkerware

Plus, the CIA invests in Wickr and Singapore rolls out some robots

15 Oct 2021 min read

Facebook outage: How to prevent your own network failures

To prevent a colossal outage in your own network, get serious about DNS protection

8 Oct 2021 min read

Hacker leaks 125 GB of Twitch data

Plus, Telegram goes up when Facebook goes down, and James Bond fans get scammed, not stirred

8 Oct 2021 min read

Social media surveillance by law enforcement is a violation of rights, advocates say

This method of surveillance is one of the latest law enforcement privacy violations of people of color in the U.S.

5 Oct 2021 min read

Former OnlyFans employees retain access to sensitive personal data

However, employee access to — and abuse of access to — sensitive data is not unique to OnlyFans

4 Oct 2021 min read

Facebook spends $50 million on metaverse research

Plus, BloodyStealer hits play, while Instagram Kids hits pause

1 Oct 2021 min read

The Epik data breach is political in nature — here's why you should care

Given the prevalence of hacking, it's concerning to see a group of hackers target an organization and its members due to their political beliefs

29 Sep 2021 min read

Facebook hits pause on Instagram for kids

Although this decision prioritizes the mental health of tweens, Facebook's responsibility for the wellbeing of its users remains hazy

28 Sep 2021 min read

Here are OWASP's top 10 vulnerabilities in 2021

The top 10 list is one of the major milestones of how application security has evolved over the past couple of decades

28 Sep 2021 min read

Epik data breach impacts 15 million users

Plus, the “Elon Musk Club” is not a thing, and we say goodbye to a home computer pioneer

24 Sep 2021 min read

Introducing a new schema to track ransomware vulnerabilities

The schema includes dozens of vulnerability listings for products including Microsoft Office, SharePoint, and SonicWall

22 Sep 2021 min read

Facebook releases Ray-Ban Stories

Plus, Apple patches against Pegasus and the FTC warns about LGBTQ+ dating app scams

17 Sep 2021 min read

Avast 2021 Digital Citizenship Report: Online life has changed forever post pandemic

While digital competency has increased through the pandemic for many, online privacy and security concerns remain barriers to full participation

16 Sep 2021 min read