Tracking user location from IP address using Google API

Tracking user location from IP address using Google API

Tracking user location from IP address using Google API.ISP Geolocation LocationNotice the identified latitude and longitude, marking it on google map (below)you can see the distance of this location from my original point of access.

So I reverse engineered two dating apps...

So I reverse engineered two dating apps...

In this post I show some of my findings during the reverse engineering of the apps Coffee Meets Bagel and The League.It would be best if the developers make sure the app only attaches authorization bearer header in requests to The League API.

How to Set Your Google Data to Self-Destruct

How to Set Your Google Data to Self-Destruct

While there have been tools we can use to manually purge our Google search histories, few of us remember to do so.In May, the company introduced an option that lets us automatically delete data related to our Google searches, requests made with its virtual assistant and our location history.

Google Begins Testing Extension Manifest V3 in Chrome Canary

Google Begins Testing Extension Manifest V3 in Chrome Canary

Google has begun testing their upcoming extension manifest V3 in the the latest Chrome Canary build, and with this initial 'alpha' release, developers can begin testing their extensions under the upcoming specification.Error when using unsupported APIs If you switch the extension to use a service_worker instead then the extension loads properly into Google Chrome.

Vulnerability in WebEx and Zoom allows hackers to access their sessions

Vulnerability in WebEx and Zoom allows hackers to access their sessions

Vulnerability testing specialists point out that any web application that uses numeric or alphanumeric identifiers is exposed to enumeration attacks.

New Warning Issued Over Google's Chrome Ad-Blocking Plans

New Warning Issued Over Google's Chrome Ad-Blocking Plans

The discovery was made by security researcher Sam Jadali, who told me at the time that Google’s Manifest V3 does not solve this specific problem: “It has some improvements however it explicitly states that server communication (potentially changing extension behavior) will still be allowed.

These are the sneaky new ways that Android apps are tracking you

These are the sneaky new ways that Android apps are tracking you

Egelman added that the workings of these apps often made the deception obvious to researchers: “There are many apps that we observed which try to access the data the right way through the Android API, and then, failing that, try and pull it off the file system.”.

Facebook and Google: This is What an Effective Ad Archive API Looks Like

Facebook and Google: This is What an Effective Ad Archive API Looks Like

The 10 experts are based at Oxford University, the University of Amsterdam, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Stiftung Neue Verantwortung, and other institutions. To do this work effectively, there must be fully functional, open APIs that enable advanced research and the development of tools to analyse political ads targeted to EU residents.

Google planning changes to Chrome that could break ad blockers

Google planning changes to Chrome that could break ad blockers

with 110 posters participating Share this story Google is planning to change the way extensions integrate with its Chrome browser. For example, extensions will no longer be able to load code from remote servers, so the extension that's submitted to the Chrome Web store contains exactly the code that will be run in the browser.

Facebook bug exposed private photos of 6.8 million users

Facebook bug exposed private photos of 6.8 million users

The company said that during that interval the bug allowed Facebook third-party apps to access more than just the user's public photos. Bar said that a Facebook investigation revealed that 1,500 apps built by 876 developers might have been able to access the non-public photos of up to 6.8 million users.

Why You Should Never, Ever Use Quora – Waxy.org

Why You Should Never, Ever Use Quora – Waxy.org

But for years, Quora has also explicitly forbidden the Internet Archive from indexing their site. Quora could do literally nothing, and the Internet Archive would actively preserve the work of their millions of users for the future, but they’ve chosen to exclude their site from being archived.

New Documents Show That Facebook Has Never Deserved Your Trust

New Documents Show That Facebook Has Never Deserved Your Trust

Company executives proposed several different schemes, from charging certain developers for access per user to requiring that apps “[Facebook] doesn’t want to share data with” spend a certain amount of money per year on Facebook’s ad platform or lose access to their data.

Facebook staff discussed selling API access to apps in 2012-2014

Facebook staff discussed selling API access to apps in 2012-2014

An employee of unknown rank sent an internal email suggesting Facebook charge developers $250,000 per year for access to its platform APIs for making apps that can ask users for access to their data.

Google, Mozilla working on letting web apps edit files despite warning it could be 'abused in terrible ways'

Google, Mozilla working on letting web apps edit files despite warning it could be 'abused in terrible ways'

A group led by Google and Mozilla is working to make it easy to edit files using browser-based web apps but wants advice on how to guard against the "major" security and privacy risks.

Google+ Shutting down after info from 500k Accounts is leaked

Google+ Shutting down after info from 500k Accounts is leaked

Today Google has announced that they are shutting down consumer version of Google+ after an API bug has leaked the personal information of up to 500k accounts. After performing a code review of the Google+ APIs, they discovered a bug that could leak the personal information of Google+ account users.

Project Strobe: Protecting your data, improving our third-party APIs, and sunsetting consumer Google+

Project Strobe: Protecting your data, improving our third-party APIs, and sunsetting consumer Google+

This project looked at the operation of our privacy controls, platforms where users were not engaging with our APIs because of concerns around data privacy, areas where developers may have been granted overly broad access, and other areas in which our policies should be tightened.