Facebook Does Not Plan To Notify Half-Billion Users Affected by Data Leak

Facebook did not notify the more than 530 million users whose details were obtained through the misuse of a feature before 2019 and recently made public in a database, and does not currently have plans to do so, a company spokesman said on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotApr 7th, 2021

Laiye, China’s answer to UiPath, closes $50 million Series C+

Robotic process automation has become buzzy in the last few months. New York-based UiPath is on course to launch an initial public offering after gaining an astounding valuation of $35 billion in February. Over in China, homegrown RPA startup Laiye i.....»»

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TikTok sued for billions over use of children"s data

The case is being brought on behalf of millions of children by England's former children's commissioner......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News2 hr. 29 min. ago

Vietnam exports to EU hit US$10 billion in 1Q21

Exports from Vietnam to the EU experienced an 18% on-year growth to reach nearly US$10 billion in the first quarter of 2021, according to a report citing data from the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT)......»»

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Brace yourselves. Facebook has a new mega-leak on its hands

Facebook Email Search v1.0 can process 5 million email addresses per day, researcher says. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Still smarting from last month's dump of phone numbers belonging to 500 million Facebook users, the social media giant ha.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News4 hr. 1 min. ago

MI5 Warns of Spies Using LinkedIn To Trick Staff Into Spilling Secrets

According to the United Kingdom's Security Service, known as MI5, hostile states are creating fake LinkedIn profiles to trick users into spilling secrets. The BBC reports: At least 10,000 UK nationals have been approached by fake profiles linked to h.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 29 min. ago

Plan CO2 — A Thing or Two About Monitoring CO2

Tim Dye of TD Environmental Services is a leading expert in air quality sensors. He knows a thing or two about CO2. When I first started thinking about how we might use CO2 to measure the proper ventilation of indoor spaces, I thought of Tim and hi.....»»

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Ransomware Gang Tried To Extort Apple Hours Ahead of Tuesday Event

An anonymous reader writes: The operators of the REvil ransomware are demanding that Apple pay a ransom demand to avoid having confidential information leaked on the dark web. The REvil crew claims it came into possession of Apple product data after.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 1 min. ago

Everybody hates “FLoC,” Google’s tracking plan for Chrome ads

The EFF, Mozilla, Brave, Vivaldi, and DuckDuckGo, say "no way" to FLoC. Enlarge / Vivaldi's graphic on FLoC. (credit: Vivaldi) Google wants to kill third-party tracking cookies used for ads in Chrome with the "Chrome Privacy Sandbox." Since G.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 1 min. ago

Would Be Cool if Everyone Normalized These Pesky Data Leaks, Says Data-Leaking Facebook in Leaked Memo

Facebook wants you to believe that the scraping of 533 million people's personal data from its platform, and the dumping of that data online by nefarious people, is something to be "normalised." The Register: A blundering Facebook public relations op.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 1 min. ago

Chat App Discord Ends Takeover Talks With Microsoft

Microsoft and video-game chat company Discord have ended takeover talks after Discord rejected a $12 billion bid, Bloomberg reported Tuesday, citing a people familiar with the matter. From the report: Discord is now focused on a potential public list.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 1 min. ago

Who’s funding privacy tech?

New regulations, stricter cross-border data transfer rules and increasing calls for data sovereignty have helped the privacy startup space grow thanks to an uptick in investor support. Privacy isn’t dead, as many would have you believ.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News10 hr. 29 min. ago

Braman dealerships affected by cyberattack, report says

Florida dealership group says it "experienced a network outage which is currently impacting our operations," but did not confirm that it was a cyberattack......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News10 hr. 29 min. ago

Supplier Nemak swings to Q1 net profit

Revenue rose 15 percent to about $1.04 billion in the first quarter on volume growth, an improved product mix, higher aluminum prices and the euro's appreciation against the U.S. dollar......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News10 hr. 29 min. ago

Elon Musk denies Autopilot was active before deadly crash in Texas

"Data logs recovered so far show Autopilot was not enabled," Musk tweeted. Enlarge (credit: felixmizioznikov / Getty) Tesla CEO Elon Musk is fighting back against speculation that a deadly Tesla crash in the Houston area on Saturday might hav.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 1 min. ago

Venmo’s new crypto service lets you buy and sell bitcoin, ether, and litecoin

PayPal subsidiary Venmo rolls crypto platform out to users starting today. Enlarge / Promotional image of Crypto on Venmo. (credit: Venmo) The PayPal-owned Venmo service will let users buy, sell, and hold bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies wit.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 1 min. ago

Geico Admits Fraudsters Stole Customers" Driver"s License Numbers For Months

Geico, the second-largest auto insurer in the U.S., has fixed a security bug that let fraudsters steal customers' driver's license numbers from its website. From a report: In a data breach notice filed with the California attorney general's office, G.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 1 min. ago

The Windows 10 app store could major update that includes Win32 support

A new Windows 10 app store could deliver major design changes and also solve the app gap problems that developers and Windows users have long complained about......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 29 min. ago

Data Science and Machine Learning Drive Innovation in Civil Engineering at Stevens

Stevens professors are accelerating research in civil engineering disciplines, from developing smart infrastructure to predicting storm surges Machine learning—fueled by data analytics, data mining—is one of the most pervasive and applica.....»»

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Google product reviews algorithm update was big but not like a core update, say data providers

Here is a roundup of the impact of Google’s most recent algorithm update that touched down on April 8, 2021. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article......»»

Category: internetSource:  searchenginelandRelated News14 hr. 1 min. ago

Facebook downplays data breach in internal email

Its strategy appears to be to "normalise" the incident and and hope media coverage will die down......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News14 hr. 1 min. ago