Among one of the more damaging issues Demirkapi found in Follett’s student information system was an improper access control vulnerability, which if exploited could have allowed an attacker to read and write to the central Aspen database and obtain any student’s data.
Twitter recently revealed to its users that their privacy settings may not have been protecting their data from Twitter’s ad partners, which constitutes a breach in privacy. Targeted advertising leads us to Twitter’s second bug; Twitter used their inference system to serve “relevant” ads to all of their users, ignoring their privacy settings.
Google is facing controversy after it recently admitted that it has ‘accidentally’ been storing user passwords in plaintext. Apparently, Google has been storing passwords in plaintext due to a bug.
However, Google also says that the plain text passwords were stored not on the open Internet but on its own secure encrypted servers and that the company found no evidence of anyone's password being improperly accessed.
Internal Engine is now complete and operative cURL is now used to generate pseudo-random requests HTML response is now parsed using grep Bad URLs are now filtered using a wordlist mechanism (wordlist is located in a file named badwords) ✅ Changed. and python are now no more required to run the script disabled user-defined number of processes [0.0.2] - 2019-03-18.
Bugs always need a way to deliver the data they're gathering to their owners, so deep bug sweeps should go beyond regular electronics detection to scan for laser beam and microwave transmission setups.
Facebook confirmed Thursday in a blog post, prompted by a report by cybersecurity reporter Brian Krebs, that it stored “hundreds of millions” of account passwords in plaintext for years. Both companies said passwords were stored in plaintext and not scrambled.
The bug was briefly disclosed in Google’s patch notes from January , described only as a high-severity vulnerability with “insufficient policy enforcement.” After a new report from Positive Technologies, we now know that the bug affected Android’s WebView component, which is commonly used to display pages inside Android apps.
Most recently, the team at Google has reported and publicly disclosed a “high severity” flaw in the macOS kernel which can grant an attacker access to a users computer without their knowledge.
Until the bug is resolved, Android TV owners won’t be able to set Google Photo albums as their screensaver or view pictures with Google Assistant on their set-top devices or smart TVs, as reported by Android Police .
The truth is, most companies don’t care about the privacy or security of your data.
Twitter claims accounts that have been deactivated and deleted are removed from the service along with all the rest of the account’s data after 30 days.
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Apple has released an iPhone update to fix a FaceTime flaw that allowed people to eavesdrop on others while using its group video chat feature. (AP Photo/Brian Skoloff, File) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple has released an iPhone update to fix a software flaw that allowed people to eavesdrop on others while using FaceTime.
Last week, Turkish security researcher Melih confirmed The Hacker News that he discovered the alleged flaw in October 2018, and then responsibly reported it to the Apple's security team with steps to reproduce the bug and a video demonstration, showing how he was able to read personal iCloud data from other Apple users without their knowledge.
On Friday, Apple’s product security team encouraged Ms. Thompson, a lawyer, to set up a developer account to send a formal bug report. The company reacted after a separate developer reported the FaceTime flaw and it was written about on the Apple fan site 9to5mac.com , in an article that went viral.
Serious glitch, which can also turn on video without people’s knowledge, comes amid increasing concerns over privacy Apple has made the group functionality on its FaceTime application temporarily unavailable as it rushes to fix a glitch that allowed users to listen in on the people they were calling when they did not pick up the call.
San Francisco (CNN Business)A newly discovered bug in Apple's FaceTime software lets Apple users listen in on the people they are calling, and even see through their front-facing camera, without them picking-up the call.
There's a FaceTime bug that lets you hear through someone else's iPhone, even if they haven't answered your phone call. I tried placing a video call to my editor from my iPhone using Apple's FaceTime app.
A major privacy flaw in Apple's FaceTime video chat product has been discovered allowing someone to secretly eavesdrop on another user before they answer the call.
A possible explanation might be expressed in what’s known as Linus’s Law : “many eyes make any bug shallow.” This ‘mantra’ of the Open Source community suggests that users should not worry about the quality of OSS if enough people look at the code.
Raymond Hill, known as Gorhill online, the author of the popular content blockers uBlock Origin and uMatrix, voiced his concern over some of the planned changes; these changes, if implemented as proposed currently, remove functionality that the extensions use for content blocking.
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Well, it all started with a Tweet from an Amazon employee Abby Fuller today wherein they said after they popped in their new SIM into a new phone, and logged into WhatsApp, they could see the message history associated with the WhatsApp account of the previous owner of the number.
Bug-hunter Florian Kunushevci today told The Register the security flaw, which has been reported to Microsoft, allows the person in possession of someone's phone to receive a Skype call, answer it without unlocking the handset, and then view photos, look up contacts, send a message, and open the browser by tapping links in a sent message, all without ever unlocking the phone.