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Ajit Pai refused to discuss carrier tracking scandal with lawmakers

Lawmakers want to know why the FCC still allows mobile carriers to share their subscribers' location data with aggregators, but they won't be getting answers from its chairman anytime soon. Ajit Pai has refused to attend an emergency briefing request...

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 01:31

Hope You're Using Protection as Love Letter MalSpam has Nasty Surprises

It is almost February and love is in the air, but that doesn't mean you should open every love letter you receive. A large malspam campaign has been discovered that uses romantic and endearing email subjects to trick recipients into getting infected with ransomware, miners, and more. [...]

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Monday, January 14, 2019 - 18:51

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Chrome Will Block Bad Ads Worldwide From July

Since launch, Google Chrome has tried to protect users from the worst elements of the web. This is why you no longer see pop-ups, and are warned when you navigate to a site containing malware. And now Google Chrome will filter out the worst online advertising.

Google Starts Blocking Bad Ads

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Monday, January 14, 2019 - 17:30

Microsoft Awarded Five-Year $1.76 Billion IDIQ Contract by DoD

Microsoft was awarded a $1,760,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract under the DoD Enterprise Software Initiative (ESI) to provide the Department of Defense with Microsoft Enterprise Services in accordance with the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement, Section 208.74. [...]

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Monday, January 14, 2019 - 14:00

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Massachusetts Amends Law Protecting Consumers From Security Breaches

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed a new law on January 10 that amends the state's data breach law removing the fees imposed by credit reporting agencies for security disclosures and freezes of consumer credit reports [...]

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Monday, January 14, 2019 - 16:20

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First Windows 10 Build for Microsoft’s Foldable Devices Appears Online

BuildFeed, a site that keeps track of the latest Windows 10 and Window Insider builds, has found a new build that may indicate that Microsoft is internally testing builds for foldable Windows 10 devices. This new build has a version of 18313.1004 on Microsoft's servers and comes from the Windows 10 19H1 development. [...]

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Monday, January 14, 2019 - 16:50

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