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NYT Facebook exposé fallout: Board defends Zuckerberg and Sandberg; Media call and transparency...

On Wednesday, New York Times published a report on Facebook that raised questions on the company's way of dealing with the controversies surrounding it,...

Chinese company ZTE Corp to assist the Venezuelan government to monitor citizen behavior using...

ZTE Corporation, a Chinese multinational telecommunications company, is assisting Venezuela to create a system that can monitor citizen behavior through a new identification card...
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DeepMasterPrints: ‘master key’ fingerprints made by a neural network can now fake fingerprints

New York University researchers have found a way to generate artificial fingerprints that can be used to create fake fingerprints. They do this by...
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What is Facebook hiding? New York Times reveals Facebook’s insidious crisis management strategy

Today has been Facebook’s worst day in its history. As if the plummeting stocks that closed on  Wednesday at just $144.22.were not enough, Facebook...

Seven new Spectre and Meltdown attacks found

A group of researchers recently disclosed seven additional attacks in the Spectre and Meltdown families. These seven attacks are said to impact the AMD,...
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This fun Mozilla tool rates products on a ‘creepy meter’ to help you...

Mozilla has come up with a fun creepy product rater and guide to help people be aware of privacy issues by helping them shop...
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Open Invention Network expands its patent non-aggression coverage in Linux system

Open Invention Network (OIN), a non-aggression patent community, announced an expansion in its patent non-aggression coverage by updating the freedom of action in a...
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Microsoft fixes 62 security flaws on Patch Tuesday and re-releases Windows 10 version 1809...

Yesterday, on Microsoft's Patch Tuesday the company released its monthly security patches that fixed 62 security flaws. These fixes also included a fix for...
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Monday’s Google outage was a BGP route leak: traffic redirected through Nigeria, China,...

Google faced a major outage on Monday this week as it went down for over an hour, taking a toll on Google Search and...
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Introducing Firefox Sync centered around user privacy

“Ensure the Internet is a global public resource… where individuals can shape their own experience and are empowered, safe and independent.” -Team Mozilla Yesterday, Firefox explained...

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Why skepticism is important in computer security: Watch James Mickens at...

"Technology, in general, and computer science in particular, have been hyped up to such an extreme level that we've ignored the importance of not...

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