Facebook says hackers accessed data of 29 mn users

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Facebook said Friday that hackers accessed personal data of 29 million users in a breach at the world’s leading social network disclosed late last month. The company had originally said up to 50 million accounts were affected in a cyberattack that exploited a trio of software flaws to steal “access tokens” that enable people to …

Data Breach: Google limits third-party app access to users’ data

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Google has announced a new Play Store policy meant to prevent intrusive Android apps from collecting call log and SMS information from users’ devices. According to Google, only an app that has been selected as the phone’s default app for making calls or sending text messages will be able to access call logs and SMS …

Google+ is Shutting Down After a Vulnerability Exposed 500,000 Users’ Data

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Google is going to shut down its social media network Google+ after the company suffered a massive data breach that exposed the private data of hundreds of thousands of Google Plus users to third-party developers. According to the tech giant, a security vulnerability in one of Google+’s People APIs allowed third-party developers to access data …

Why these PUBG players are unhappy with New Update

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Player unknown’s battlegrounds or PUBG has been a sensation inside the gaming global and increasingly people are trying their fingers at the sport and becoming addicted to it. while the unfastened mobile version of the war royale sport is already successful with gamers, its unique laptop version had also were given an update currently that …

China spying on Apple, Amazon and over 20 other companies: Report

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A media report today revealed details of a significant supply chain attack which appears to be one of the largest corporate espionage and hardware hacking programs from a nation-state. According to a lengthy report published today by Bloomberg, a tiny surveillance chip, not much bigger than a grain of rice, has been found hidden in …

New iPhone Passcode Bypass Hack Exposes Photos and Contacts

Jose Rodriguez, an iPhone enthusiast, has discovered a passcode bypass vulnerability in Apple’s new iOS version 12 that potentially allows an attacker to access photos and contacts, including phone numbers and emails, on a locked iPhone XS and other recent iPhone models. Rodriguez, who also discovered iPhone lock screen hacks in the past, has posted …

Hackers Stole 50 Million Facebook Users’ Access Tokens Using Zero-Day Flaw

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Facebook just admitted that an unknown hacker or a group of hackers exploited a zero-day vulnerability in its social media platform that allowed them to steal secret access tokens for more than 50 million accounts. In a brief blog post published Friday, Facebook revealed that its security team discovered the attack three days ago (on …

Facebook reveals how many people use ‘Stories’ feature daily

NEW YORK: Facebook said Wednesday it now has 300 million daily users of “stories,” a format inspired by Snapchat, and would now begin delivering ads with these visual messages. The announcement shows Facebook is making strides in this new format which allows people to share videos or photos with emojis and augmented reality options that …

Nike becomes first major brand to launch hijab for women

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Nike’s new hijab is designed to make sport more comfortable for Muslim women and goes on sale in 2018. The light fabric has tiny holes for breathability and the length has also been designed to stop it coming untucked during activity. Nike said it had been developing the new sporting hijab for a year. Sporting …

Useful PC Keyboard Shortcuts for Social Media Users

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Keyboard shortcuts for Facebook PC keyboard shortcuts for Facebook differ from one browser to the next. In all of the shortcuts below, replace the “#” symbol with the corresponding “access key” number listed. Shortcuts for navigating Facebook: Internet Explorer: Alt + #, then Enter Firefox: Shift + Alt + # Chrome: Alt + # Access keys: 0 – Help 1 – Home 2 – Timeline 3 – Friends 4 – Inbox 5 – …