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Facebook gave Tinder special access to user data

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave Tinder and similar dating apps special access to user data, revealed leaked emails between two executives, reports Forbes. The leaked correspondence released last Wednesday is a part of a long-running lawsuit between Facebook and Six4Three LLC, a former Facebook app developer that produced a way […]

Facebook says 100 app developers may have improperly accessed user data

Facebook in a blog post on Tuesday disclosed yet another privacy breach that gave unauthorized access to users’ data to roughly 100 partners over the last 18 months. In a recent security review, the social networking giant found that the apps- primarily social media management and video streaming apps – […]

These iPhone Lightning Cable Can Hijack Your Computer

Legit-looking modified lightning cables can be used to access Apple devices remotely A security researcher has created a modified Apple Lightning cables that could potentially allow an attacker to remotely access your Mac computers. The inventor of the cable, only known as _MG_ on Twitter, demonstrated the Apple USB Lightning cable […]

GitHub Restricting Access For Developers In US Sanctioned Countries

GitHub starts blocking developers in countries like Crimea and Iran, which are under US trade sanctions Microsoft-owned GitHub, the largest source-code repository in the world, is “restricting” users from countries that are facing US-imposed trade sanctions from using its online services. The countries affected are Crimea, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, […]

Windows 10 will soon allow you to access your Linux files

Windows Subsystem for Linux update will allow you to access Linux files from Windows 10 Microsoft yesterday announced in a blog post that Windows 10’s April 2019 Update will bring in some new features to the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) in version 1903. The changelog for build 18836 has also been […]

North Korean hackers get access to Chile’s ATM after employee falls for fake job interview over Skype

Employee tricked into giving North Korean hackers access to Chile’s ATM over fake Skype job interview North Korean hackers fooled a Redbanc employee into a fake job interview over Skype and then tricked him into downloading malware onto his work computer to get access to the company’s interbank network, according to […]

Someone Hacked NASA And Gained Access To Employees’ Information

NASA is an independent agency of the United States Federal Government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. A few days ago this technologically advanced space research center sent an email to all employees. This email informed the employees’ about the recent data breach through […]

Google admits third-party developers can access users’ Gmail inbox

Google still allows third-party developers to scan your Gmail accounts In July this year, we had reported how Google is allowing third-party app developers access to user’s private messages in Gmail. Now, the search giant has officially admitted in a letter to US lawmakers that it allows third-party apps to […]

Facebook is testing ‘paid subscriptions’ for private groups

Facebook admins could charge you monthly subscription fee for access to your favorite groups If all goes well, you could soon have to pay a monthly subscription fee for being a member of user-created groups in order to access the content within. Apparently, Facebook, the social media giant, is rolling […]

Facebook shared its users’ data with 60 Companies

Facebook shared users’ personal data with 60 companies including Apple, Samsung, and Amazon While Facebook is still reeling under the heat of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, a new report in The New York Times has raised fresh concerns about Facebook’s privacy protection policies. The Times has claimed that the social networking […]