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Facebook limits the number of ads run by a page

Facebook announced it will limit the number of ads run by a page at any time. Evan Klein, software engineer at Facebook, explained in a post what will happen. “In mid 2020, we are implementing a limit on the number of ads each Page can run at the same time. The ad limits…
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Malware poisoned online “political” campaigns

Cisco Talos released a study on the politically themed malware, used in everything from ransomware to remote access trojans (RAT). The study analysed a regular malicious spam campaign that used an executable named “Trump.exe”. The team discovered many similarly themed…
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Firefox will hide notification pop-ups

Firefox will hide the annoying notification popups, with the release of Firefox 72, in January 2020. This comes after the experiment Mozilla ran in April to see how users interact with notifications. Also, Mozilla looked at different ways of blocking notifications from being…
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New Chrome 0-day bug, patched. Update your browser!

Your Chrome browser needs urgent update! The latest version was released on Halloween night. Google is warning its billions of users to immediately install the update, in order to patch two high severity vulnerabilities. One of these was actively exploited to hijack…
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Malware Encrypted in SSL

The padlock, a symbol of trust, is sometimes used by new types of malware to hide behind it. The green icon that you see at the top of your browser when visiting a website via a connection encrypted with a valid SSL/TLS certificate should not be mistaken with the…
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Avoid the malvertising threat

“Malvertising” is a portmanteau of “malicious advertising,” which is the practice of using online ads to infect computers with various types of malware. Malware is defined as “a short for malicious software and refers to software programs designed to damage or do…
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Facebook decided to pay hackers

Facebook decided to pay hackers in the expansion of its bug bounty program. This is a way to enhance the security of third-party apps and websites that integrate with its platform, as Facebook users’ data that had been misused was exposed mainly as the result of a…