Social Media Companies Top Data Grabber List

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By John P. Mello Jr. Oct 27, 2020 4:10 AM PT When it comes to an appetite for data, social media outfits are the most voracious, according to a recent study released this month by cybersecurity company Clario Tech. The analysis of nearly 50 of the world’s biggest brands found that Facebook collects more than…

Google Mending Another Crack in Widevine

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For the second time in as many years, Google is working to fix a weakness in its Widevine digital rights management (DRM) technology used by online streaming sites like Disney, Hulu and Netflix to prevent their content from being pirated. The latest cracks in Widevine concern the encryption technology’s protection for L3 streams, which is…

Virtual Blackboard Pro (100% discount)

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Virtual Blackboard is a unique and innovative educational cum presentation tool with new functionalities that have never been covered before. This product is a blending of writing, presentation, and drawing tools. It is simple to use, allowing you to make a tutorial quickly and efficiently. Lead your audience with a flexible interactive tool. Add documents,…

The Trials and Tribulations of Paying Ransomware Hackers

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Hackers hit German enterprise integration and IoT platform Software AG with ransomware twice this month. On Oct. 5 data was downloaded from the company’s servers and employees’ notebooks, and its internal systems were disrupted. The hackers reportedly demanded more than US$20 million to de-encrypt the data. When Software AG refused, the hackers released screenshots of…

The Now-Defunct Firms Behind 8chan, QAnon

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Some of the world’s largest Internet firms have taken steps to crack down on disinformation spread by QAnon conspiracy theorists and the hate-filled anonymous message board 8chan. But according to a California-based security researcher, those seeking to de-platform these communities may have overlooked a simple legal solution to that end: Both the Nevada-based web hosting…