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Facebook discussions with the EU resulted in changes of its terms and services for...

Earlier this week, Facebook updated its terms and services after discussions with the European Commission and consumer protection authorities. Facebook will now clearly explain...
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Mozilla developers have built BugBug which uses machine learning to triage Firefox bugs

Yesterday the team at Mozilla announced that the company is receiving hundreds of bug reports and feature requests from Firefox users on a daily...
Mozilla launches Firefox 63.0

Mozilla adds protection against fingerprinting and Cryptomining scripts in Firefox Nightly and Beta

Last year, the company announced about adopting an approach to anti-tracking considering user data privacy. The company listed a few key initiatives mitigating harmful...
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U.S. senators introduce a bipartisan bill that bans social media platforms from using ‘dark...

Two U.S. Senators, namely  Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Deb Fischer (R-NE), introduced a bill yesterday, to ban large online platforms ( with over...
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Norsk Hydro shares a 4-minute video on how its employees stood up for the...

It was later last month on 19th March, when Norsk Hydro ASA, a Norwegian and one of the world’s largest aluminum producer firm, had...
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Elite US universities including MIT and Stanford break off partnerships with Huawei and ZTE...

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has broken off its partnerships with Chinese telecoms equipment makers Huawei and ZTE, amidst them facing US federal investigations....
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Cisco merely blacklisted a curl instead of actually fixing the vulnerable code for RV320...

Last week, RedTeam Pentesting had discovered a command injection vulnerability in the web-based certificate generator feature of the Cisco RV320 router. According to RedTeam Pentesting,...
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The FTC issues orders to 7 broadband companies to analyze ISP privacy practices given...

The Federal Trade Commission announced yesterday that they have issued orders to seven U.S. Internet broadband providers to analyze how these broadband companies carry...
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ASUS servers hijacked; pushed backdoor malware via software updates potentially affecting over a million...

Motherboard, today, reported of a backdoor malware attack on ASUS’ servers, which took place last year between June and November 2018. The attack was...
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Microsoft announces: Microsoft Defender ATP for Mac, a fully automated DNA data storage, and...

Microsoft made a series of new announcements, earlier this week. These include a new Microsoft Defender ATP for Mac, a first fully automated DNA...

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