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Verizon’s Visible Says Customer Data was Breached
Network service provider Visible said that malicious actors managed to access its customers' usernames and passwords and log in to accounts. The company is owned by Verizon, an...
Google Removes Several “Stalkerware” Ads
Google has removed several ads that promote spyware apps used by consumers to snoop on their partners' smartphones. This kind of spyware is commonly referred to as "stalkerware"...
European Parliament Votes to Ban Facial Recognition Tools
Lawmakers in Europe took a big step towards banning the use of facial recognition for criminal matters after the European Parliament passed a resolution to ban the use of...
Hackers Gain Unauthorized Access to Syniverse Systems
Telecommunications company Syniverse informed the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that hackers had unlawful access to its systems, which exposed billions of text...
Data of 1.5 Billion Facebook Users Being Sold on Hacker Forum
Data scrapers are selling the private and personal information of over 1.5 billion Facebook users on a popular hacking forum. The leaked data includes names, email, phone numbers,...
Russia Could Block YouTube in Retaliation for RT Channel Ban
Russia's state censor threatened to block YouTube after the site banned two German-language channels from its platform. The channels belong to Russian state-backed broadcaster RT...
Indian State Shuts Down Internet to Prevent Exam Cheating
On Sunday, September 26, the Indian state of Rajasthan decided to shut down the internet to prevent cheating in an examination. The government-mandated shutdown resulted in an...
Facebook Pauses Work on “Instagram for Kids”
Facebook has announced it will pause work on its Instagram for Kids application. The company said it believes that "Instagram Kids" is the right thing to do, however, it will...
Facebook Sets up Fund to “Responsibly” Build the Metaverse
Facebook has announced a $50 million investment towards responsibly building their metaverse. It defines the metaverse as "a set of virtual spaces where you can create and explore...