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Twitter, WhatsApp users in Cuba report disruptions amid free speech protests

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 days ago

Western technology services are great for amplifying dissent, until they stop working.

Baidu apps in Google Play Store left users vulnerable to tracking, Palo Alto finds

by Shannon Vavra • 1 week ago

It's some of the most sensitive device data.

Apple says iOS anti-tracking feature is still on the way, also takes shot at Facebook

by Joe Warminsky • 2 weeks ago

The App Tracking Transparency (ATT) technology will arrive in early 2021, an Apple executive said Thursday while charging that Facebook wants to "collect as much as possible" about users.

Zoom pushes new tools meant to counter 'Zoombombing'

by Tim Starks • 3 weeks ago

The announcement comes after U.S. authorities ordered Zoom to increase their security mechanisms.

Flaw in Philippines’ contact-tracing app served up data on 30K health care providers, research finds

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

The flaw has been fixed, but it’s a reminder of how software tools used to combat the pandemic can open up new fronts in data insecurity

Breach at food delivery service Chowbus reportedly affects hundreds of thousands of customers

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The incident is a blow for a budding company that had recently attracted funding from Silicon Valley and New York venture firms alike.

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