Twitter admits hackers accessed DMs of dozens of high-profile accounts

Last week’s hack of over 100 very high-profile Twitter accounts did in fact expose the direct messages of many of those accounts, the company admitted today — including those of…

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Daily Crunch: More details emerge in Twitter hack

Fallout continues from this week’s big Twitter hack, podcaster Harry Stebbings launches a small VC fund and robots help with sorting the mail. Here’s your Daily Crunch for July 17,…

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Daily Crunch: Twitter hacked in crypto scam

A Twitter hack hits the platform’s most famous users, Netflix gets a co-CEO and Revel’s mopeds are coming to San Francisco. Here’s your Daily Crunch for July 16, 2020. The…

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Facebook discovers it shared user data with at least 5,000 app developers after a cutoff date

Facebook says it accidentally allowed around 5,000 developers to access data from their app’s inactive users, even though that access should have been cut off. The company explained on Wednesday…

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Apple Safari to Block Google Analytics From Collecting Data

Apple’s latest version of macOS contains an updated version of the Safari browser that blocks trackers, including Google Analytics, from collecting user data. The new version of macOS, called “Big…

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4 Ways To Secure Payment Processing

In this world where everything has gone online, cyber criminals are having the time of their lives in terms of e-commerce and m-commerce transactions. To stop them from playing with…

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The real threat of fake voices in a time of crisis

Jinyan Zang Contributor Jinyan Zang is a researcher at Data Privacy Lab and a Ph.D. candidate in Government at Harvard University. Latanya Sweeney Contributor Latanya Sweeney is a professor of…

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TrafficGuard Launches Free PPC Fraud Protection Service

TrafficGuard has announced the launch of its PPC Fraud Protection, aiming to mitigate fraudulent data and account traffic and protect the Google Ad campaigns of small and medium-sized businesses. BACK-OF-THE-BOX…

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Google Ads: We Blocked Over 5000 Ads Per Minute

Google posted some of their Google Ads preventative measures from 2019 saying they blocked over 5,000 bad ads per minute last year. Google blocked and removed 2.7 billion bad ads,…

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How Much Is PPC Fraud Really Costing Your Business?

How Do These Types of PPC Fraud Work? Broadly speaking, there are two types of ways you can fall victim to PPC fraud: Human interaction. Automated interaction. The most common…

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