Facebook Bug Made Up to 14 Million Users’ Posts Public for Days

Facebook has actually discovered itself the topic of another personal privacy scandal, this time including users' &#x 27; personal privacy settings . A problem triggered approximately 14 million Facebook users to have their brand-new posts accidentally set to public, the business exposed Thursday. The bug, which apparently took place while Facebook was checking a brand-new Read more about Facebook Bug Made Up to 14 Million Users’ Posts Public for Days[…]

The Billion-Dollar Hacking Group Behind a String of Big Breaches

This week, Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks Off 5th, and Lord &&Taylor outlet store– all owned by The Hudson’ s Bay Company– acknowledged an information breach affecting more than 5 million credit and debit card numbers. The perpetrators? The very same group that'&#x 27; s invested the last couple of years managing information break-ins from Omni Read more about The Billion-Dollar Hacking Group Behind a String of Big Breaches[…]

Army of 01101111: The Making of a Cyber Battalion

Satellite dishes mark the main gate of Fort Gordon, eggshell white and lasering up at the moon. It’s a modest shrine, as these things go. Many military bases put machines of might on the front porch—tanks or helos or jumbo artillery guns—but the dishes fit Fort Gordon just fine. They’re subtle. They’re quiet. Inside the Read more about Army of 01101111: The Making of a Cyber Battalion[…]

Inside the Mueller Indictment: A Russian Novel of Intrigue

It was the day of the biker rally, the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend 2016, when thousands of motorcyclists descend in a cacophonous blitz on Washington, DC, for the annual Rolling Thunder rally. Soon-to-be Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, wearing a blazer sans tie but with a red MAGA hat firmly ensconced on his head, Read more about Inside the Mueller Indictment: A Russian Novel of Intrigue[…]

An App That Encrypts Your Photos From Camera to Cloud

Photos provide a practical personal privacy problem: Keep them saved on your phone, and they'&#x 27; ll hog your storage and danger being lost permanently the next time your phone falls under a toilet. Stash them in the cloud , and they'&#x 27; re in the hands of Google, Apple, or anybody who can oblige Read more about An App That Encrypts Your Photos From Camera to Cloud[…]

Meet Antifa’s Secret Weapon Against Far-Right Extremists

The email arrived just as Megan Squire was starting to cook Thanksgiving dinner. She was flitting between the kitchen, where some chicken soup was simmering, and her living room office, when she saw the subject line flash on her laptop screen: “LOSer Leak.” Squire recognized the acronym of the League of the South, a neo-­Confederate Read more about Meet Antifa’s Secret Weapon Against Far-Right Extremists[…]

Security News This Week: Android Tracks Your Location Even When You Ask It Not To

As you emerge from your turkey-induced coma, take a minute to assess the previous week in security, which regardless of the vacation was chock-full of wonderments. From Uber shadiness to Android location-tracking, it was rather the whirlwind. Uber made headings midweek when it came out that the business had not just been breached a year Read more about Security News This Week: Android Tracks Your Location Even When You Ask It Not To[…]

The Vapor Wake Dogs That Protect the Thanksgiving Day Parade

As numerous as a million viewers end up for the Macy'&#x 27; s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Another 200,000 program up the night before to see the huge balloons pump up. Keeping New York City safe on a normal day is challenging enough; locking down an enormous parade path is all the more so. The New Read more about The Vapor Wake Dogs That Protect the Thanksgiving Day Parade[…]

Facebook’s Not Listening Through Your Phone. It Doesn’t Have To

In the bright-eyed naivet of my very first couple of weeks as Facebook'&#x 27; s very first leader of the advertisements targeting effort , I'&#x 27;d excitedly challenge each brand-new conspiracy theory. “” Is Facebook scanning my images and utilizing that for advertisement targeting?” “was one from a Los Angeles Times press reporter. “” My Read more about Facebook’s Not Listening Through Your Phone. It Doesn’t Have To[…]

Amazon Key Flaw Could Let Rogue Deliverymen Disable Your Camera

When Amazon released its Amazon Key service last month, it likewise provided a solution for anybody– reasonably, the majority of people– who may be sneaked out that the service provides random complete strangers unconfined access to your house . That security remedy? An internet-enabled cam called Cloud Cam , developed to sit opposite your door Read more about Amazon Key Flaw Could Let Rogue Deliverymen Disable Your Camera[…]