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10 Black Friday threats. How to avoid them?

Black Friday threats are present, besides some incredible bargains. It is the time of the year when people spend billions of dollars to buy cheaper stuff. We all get excited and try to get the best deals, but forget about the huge threats. As we spend lots of money online…
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Facebook: Government demands for more user data

Facebook announced that the US Government demands for more user data then ever. The demand increased by 16% during the first half of this year compared to the second half of last year. Thus, this is the highest number of government demands it has received since…
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Hackers attack Germany, Italy and US

Security researchers tracked activities of a new group of financially-motivated hackers. So, the hackers target a few companies and organizations in Germany, Italy, and the United States. And they try to infect them with backdoor, banking Trojan, or ransomware malware. The…
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Pay with your data to use Facebook pay

Facebook pay, a new payment service will let anyone send or receive money without fees. At the same time, Facebook mentioned that payment data across Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger can be used for ads. So, you should pay with your data to use it. The service…
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Facebook defends political ads

Facebook announced it would not remove political ads before the UK’s General Election. The decision comes although there were complaints that the Conservative Party is trying to influence users with misleading information. Twitter announced plans to ban political…
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Twitter staff recruited to spy for Saudi Arabia

Two former Twitter staff were recruited by the Saudi Arabian governement to spy the critics of the regime. The prosecutors claim that two US citizens of Saudi origin accessed personal information of over 6.000 accounts in 2015. These included Omar Abdulaziz, a governement…
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Malvertising campaign distributed an exploit kit

A malvertising campaign exploited a fake advertisement and exposed users to the new Capesand exploit kit. The Capesand exploit kit operates by delivering malicious payload to the victim’s computer. The malvertising campaign that presented users with a fake blog post…
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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…