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A security researcher identified eight unsecured databases that held “approximately 60 million records of LinkedIn user information.” GDI Foundation, where the security researcher is from, is a nonprofit organization with a mission to “defend the free and open Internet by trying to make it safer.” The researcher, Sanyam Jain, contacted Bleeding Computer when he noticed “something
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McAfee has a rich history in helping to shape the industry’s response to the ever-changing threat landscape.  We started as a pioneer in cybersecurity over three decades ago. Today, we are the device to cloud cybersecurity market leader, supporting consumers to small and large enterprises to governments. But we don’t do this on our own.
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Shares of Zoom (Nasdaq: ZM) began trading at $65 a pop Thursday morning after the video conferencing unicorn priced its shares at $36 apiece Wednesday, above its anticipated range. The company initially planned to price its shares at between $28 and $32 per share, but following big demand for a piece of a profitable tech
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The government department that is responsible for implementing the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has committed an email faux pas with UK journalists which could also mean it has broken its own rules.  Flagged by Guardian journalist Alex Hern on Twitter, the email was regarding its announcement on age verification rules on online pornography. Hern tweeted:
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by Paul Ducklin In this episode, the Naked Security podcast tells you how to make your web signup forms safer [02’52”], explains how Android phones can be used as security tokens [08’13”], and looks into a Facebook “hidden message” that escaped into the wild [14’04”]. With Anna Brading, Paul Ducklin and Matthew Boddy. This week’s links: Serious Security:
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An unprotected database belonging to JustDial, India’s largest local search service, is leaking personally identifiable information of its every customer in real-time who accessed the service via its website, mobile app, or even by calling on its fancy “88888 88888” customer care number, The Hacker News has learned and independently verified. Founded over two decades
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Microsoft warned users of its web email services that accounts may have been compromised, and some sensitive data may have been accessed. Beginning late Friday, Microsoft sent email messages to users of Outlook, Hotmail and MSN Mail, alerting them that an unauthorized third party gained partial access to Microsoft-managed accounts between Jan. 1 and March
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Some users of Microsoft’s web-based email services such as Outlook.com had their account information exposed in an incident that, as it later emerged, also impacted email contents Microsoft has acknowledged a security incident that, for almost three months, gave hackers access to information related to an unknown number of email accounts on the tech giant’s
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Even after Google’s security oversight over its already-huge Android ecosystem has evolved over the years, malware apps still keep coming back to Google Play Store. Sometimes just reposting an already detected malware app from a newly created Play Store account, or using other developers’ existing accounts, is enough for ‘bad-faith’ developers to trick the Play
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Tinder parent company Match Group, also the owner of a suite of dating apps including OKCupid, Meetic, Match, PlentyofFish and others, announced this morning plans to restructure its leadership team in order to better focus on the market opportunities for dating apps in Asia. Specifically, the company has appointed three new General Managers in Asia
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This week’s banishment of host Scott Rogowsky was merely a symptom of the ongoing struggle to decide who will lead HQ Trivia. According to multiple sources, over half of the startup’s staff signed an internal petition to depose CEO Rus Yusupov who they saw as mismanaging the company. But Yusupov then fired three core supporters
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Matrix users are encouraged to change their passwords after an unauthorized actor gained access to the servers hosting Matrix.org. Those using IRC bridging are also encouraged to change their NickServ passwords. An open network for secure, interoperable, decentralized, real-time communication over IP, Matrix is used across instant messaging, VoIP/WebRTC signaling and internet of things (IoT)
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I’ve noticed something interesting lately. Five years ago, senior developers with significant iOS experience available for new work seemed approximately as easy to find as unicorns who also laid golden eggs. Even two years ago, they were awfully hard to unearth. This year, though? Maybe it’s just a random blip — but this year, like