Facebook Updates Privacy and Security Measures

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Facebook Privacy Settings

As the world of the internet continues to evolve, privacy continues to be a great concern amongst users worldwide. One of the obstacles, however, is how this concern is translated between the user and the providers of the services they use. Users like to have control over how their information is used, displayed, and stored, especially in the over-sharing culture … Read More

Facebook Suspends Apps as Part of their Privacy Initiative

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Facebook Suspends App to Improve Privacy

The unsealing of court documents surrounding the Cambridge Analytica case recently forced social media giant, Facebook, to admit that it has uncovered far more suspect apps than it was initially willing to admit. In fact, the number of purged apps appears to exceed 69,000 — far greater than the 400 it originally disclosed. The apps were found to have improperly … Read More

Telegram Bug Allows Recovery of “Unsent” Messages

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Telegram Bug Lets Users Save "Unsent" Photos

The mobile messaging app, Telegram, recently announced that a fix to a nettlesome bug had been published on September 5. Security researcher Dhiraj Mishra found the problem while investigating Telegram’s MTProto protocol. The app has a feature that allows users to “unsend” messages that have been sent to others’ inboxes. This convenient mechanism allows users to retract messages that have … Read More

Suspected Malware Infects Technology at Cleveland Airport

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Cleveland Airport Infected Malware

A technical issue with the computer systems at the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport has now caused blank information board screens for four days and counting. Screens that show people their flight times, boarding gates, and baggage claim information have been dark since Sunday, April 20. All Systems Not A Go The airport first noticed issues with the computer operating systems … Read More