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Sprint is the latest carrier to stop selling location data

Sprint has announced that it will cease selling users' location data to third parties, following similar moves made by Verizon (Engadget's parent company), T-Mobile and AT&T. The four major US carriers are responding to a report published by Moth...

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 12:47

A 'Fortnite' security flaw could have exposed players' accounts

Fortnite fans who are able to log in and play without any issues (other than being eliminated before so much as building a ramp) might thank their lucky stars Epic Games has resolved a security issue. Check Point security researchers found vulnerabil...

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 13:32

Marco Rubio proposes a totally uninspiring data privacy bill

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) announced Wednesday a new privacy bill aimed at protecting personal data of American consumers from being sucked up indiscriminately by tech giants, according to Axios. The American Data Dissemination Act would ask the Fede...

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 15:31

NVIDIA Tesla T4 GPUs in Beta on the Google Cloud Platform

The Google Cloud Platform is the first cloud vendor to provide its customers with access to NVIDIA's professional Tesla T4 GPU, via a beta program with instances available for customers from Brazil, India, Netherlands, Singapore, Tokyo, and the United States. [...]

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 09:59

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MageCart Skimmer Hits Hundreds of Sites In Ad Supply Chain Attack

Most attackers who utilize malicious scripts known as MageCart to steal payment information usually try to keep a low profile to stay undetected on the sites they compromise. New research shows how one MageCart criminal group recently compromised an advertising script to inject MageCart into hundreds of sites at the same time. [...]

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 10:31

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Over 140 International Airlines Affected by Major Security Breach

Potential attackers could view and change private information in flight bookings made by millions of customers of major international airlines because of a security issue in the Amadeus online booking system [...]

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 12:02

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EU Copyright Directive to Turn Google into Ghost Town

Google's search results will look like a deserted town according to the search giant, with no article titles, no images, and no news summaries if the SERP templates following the EU Copyright Directive provisions will go live [...]

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 14:03

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