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Stop online abuse! Women ask for social media action

A group of 200 prominent women are calling for action against online abuse on social media platforms. They have published an open letter at the UN Generation Equality Forum, in Paris. In this, they called upon Google, Facebook, Twitter and TikTok to take action against…
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Google Showcase opens in Canada. One giant step back

Google News Showcase will start working in Canada, after the search giant signed deals with a few important publishers. The product and licensing program provides a space for newsrooms to curate their content for readers across Google News and Discover. The showcase…
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Facebook AI will spot and stop fights in the groups

The company announced the use Facebook AI in order to identify and stop fights in the groups around the platform. Thus, the system will alert administrators, in order to take action and calm things down. Facebook AI will send “conflict allerts” According to an…
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Data watchdog fined Microsoft for breaking the rules

South Korean data watchdog fined Microsoft and five other companies, with a combined total of US$75,000. South Korea’s Personal Information Protection Commission found that each company had failed to protect administrative accounts. This led to the leak of over 119,000…
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Interpol blocked over $80 million for cybercriminals

Interpol managed to intercept $83 million that victims transferred to cybercriminals. The HAECHI-I operation, which targeted online fraud, involved more than 40 officers, in the Asia Pacific region. It is the first operation in a three-year project. Interpol focused on…
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The Russian Nobelium group comes back with phishing

The Russian hackers in the Nobelium group, who were behind the SolarWinds attack are back with a phishing attack. They struck again, according to Tom Burt, Microsoft vice president. Nobelium sent phishing emails In his post, Burt mentioned that hackers managed to gain…