Category: Privacy & Compliance

Consumer version Google+ is closed after discovery vulnerability

Consumer version Google+ is closed after discovery vulnerability

The consumer version of Google+ is closed. Google's Facebook competitor appears to have had a vulnerability for years, so that user data could easily be viewed by third parties. Many people had expected that the service would stop with a sigh, but now it turns out that it would happen with a bang. Y... Read more

date4 years ago
“Amazon wants to open 3,000 new Go stores.

“Amazon wants to open 3,000 new Go stores.

Just a year after the launch of the Amazon Go supermarket, the web giant has announced that it plans to open 3,000 new stores. This includes the United Kingdom. Amazon would be able to turn the market upside down considerably. The Amazon Go chain started as a concept store in Seattle. There, technol... Read more

date4 years ago
Vice President Mike Pence: Google must stop Project Dragonfly

Vice President Mike Pence: Google must stop Project Dragonfly

US vice president Mike Pence wants Google to stop developing Project Dragonfly. On Thursday, Pence suggested that Google should immediately stop censoring the version of its search engine that would be under development for the Chinese market. That's what Pence told us during a discussion at the con... Read more

date4 years ago
Facebook may be fined billions for data breach

Facebook may be fined billions for data breach

It looks like Facebook is going to get a hefty fine for the data breach earlier this week. Possibly the social network would have to pay a fine of $1.63 billion for the leak that may have hacked fifty million accounts. Earlier this week Facebook reported that the accounts of up to fifty million peop... Read more

date4 years ago
Hackers capture data from 50 million Facebook users

Hackers capture data from 50 million Facebook users

Last weekend, Facebook announced that, in the event of a security problem, the data of almost fifty million users had been captured. It is not yet entirely clear how the hack exactly took place, but it has to do with a vulnerability in the way the View as function works. In a blog, Guy Rosen, vice p... Read more

date4 years ago
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