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scientificamerican.com — Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives. Today’s internet is a playground for hackers. From insecure communication links to inadequately guarded data in the…
07.07.2019 0 comments From Alex
mercurynews.com — Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday. Nearly all of them were caught before they had a chance to become “active” users of the social network. In a new report, Facebook said it saw a “steep incr…
24.05.2019 0 comments From Alex
engadget.com — China has blocked Wikipedia to varying degrees over the years, but now that censorship appears to be farther-reaching. A recent Open Observatory of Network Interference report has shown that China started blocking Wikipedia in all languages sometime in April, not just the Chinese-language version as…
16.05.2019 0 comments From Alex
theguardian.com — Faulty server migration blamed for mass deletion of songs, photos and video. Myspace, the once mighty social network, has lost every single piece of content uploaded to its site before 2016, including millions of songs, photos and videos with no other home on the internet. The company is blaming a…
19.03.2019 0 comments From Alex
nbcnews.com — YouTube will no longer recommend videos "claiming the earth is flat, or making blatantly false claims about historic events like 9/11."   Full Article >>
11.02.2019 0 comments From Alex
engadget.com — Old habits die hard, but they do eventually have to die. Microsoft knows there are still plenty of businesses and organizations out there using Internet Explorer because the outdated browser supports legacy web apps, but the company is asking people to finally let go of their old ways and to embrace…
09.02.2019 0 comments From Alex
wired.com — When hackers breached companies like Dropbox and LinkedIn in recent years—stealing 71 and 117 million passwords, respectively—they at least had the decency to exploit those stolen credentials in secret, or sell them for thousands of dollars on the dark web. Now, it seems, someone has cobbled togethe…
31.01.2019 0 comments From Alex
wired.com — In September, members of Google's Chrome security team put forth a radical proposal: Kill off URLs as we know them. The researchers aren't actually advocating a change to the web's underlying infrastructure. They do, though, want to rework how browsers convey what website you're looking at, so that …
30.01.2019 0 comments From Alex
npr.org — Microsoft says its search engine is no longer accessible in China. The country is known for blocking electronic access to information deemed harmful to the state. The Microsoft search engine, Bing, appears to have been blocked in China since Wednesday. Bing was one of the last well-known foreign sea…
24.01.2019 0 comments From Alex
pcworld.com — Over 1,160,253,228 combinations of email addresses and passwords have been published online in one of the largest data breaches ever. Check to see if your data has been slurped up. The collective list of 773 million email addresses from several sources, published to the cloud storage service MEGA, …
18.01.2019 0 comments From Alex