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Is proctoring software unfair to students?

An academic explains why the automated software is alarmingly incompetent. Plus, more news bytes of the week including an op-ed written by a robot!

11 September 2020 min read

Does your college know too much about you?

perex__ Popular information-gathering tools can easily be misused

Popular information-gathering tools can easily be misused

11 September 2020 min read

Hackers possibly “testing” pro-Trump websites

perex__ Plus, more news bytes of the week, including a stingy Slack and the hidden “dark patterns” on social media

Plus, more news bytes of the week, including a stingy Slack and the hidden “dark patterns” on social media

4 September 2020 min read

Everything you should know about social media scraping

perex__ Scrapers may have easier access to your account info than you're aware of

Scrapers may have easier access to your account info than you're aware of

3 September 2020 min read

Beware of FritzFrog, a nasty piece of malware

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FritzFrog has been found in various networks since the beginning of the year

2 September 2020 min read

What is adblock?

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Adblockers play a key role in protecting our privacy and providing a smooth browsing experience

1 September 2020 min read

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Pandemic triggers most scams in recent history

perex__ Plus, one U.S. university pays ransomware attackers $475K and spyware is found on over a thousand iOS apps

Plus, one U.S. university pays ransomware attackers $475K and spyware is found on over a thousand iOS apps

28 August 2020 min read

DoppelPaymer: The latest ransomware innovation is all about distribution

perex__ Here's how DoppelPaymer has beefed up the ordinary ransomware game

Here's how DoppelPaymer has beefed up the ordinary ransomware game

24 August 2020 min read

“Mailto” attacks could steal files

perex__ Plus, Carnival Cruises gets hit by ransomware and the U.S. president spreads disinformation on mail-in voting

Plus, Carnival Cruises gets hit by ransomware and the U.S. president spreads disinformation on mail-in voting

21 August 2020 min read

Lessons learned from the ProctorU breach: Be transparent and timely

perex__ The recent ProctorU breach affects the brand, students, and the future of the virtual classroom landscape alike

The recent ProctorU breach affects the brand, students, and the future of the virtual classroom landscape alike

18 August 2020 min read

Scammers sell fake likes, views on Reels

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Just one week after the launch of Reels, Instagram’s new short-form video platform, scammers are already profiting by selling likes and views for Reels posts by the thousands.

14 August 2020 min read

An elections security progress report: Black Hat edition

perex__ Exploring the latest findings on election security and interference around the world

Exploring the latest findings on election security and interference around the world

12 August 2020 min read