Zoom Removes Code That Sends Data to Facebook

Zoom Removes Code That Sends Data to Facebook

On Friday video-conferencing software Zoom issued an update to its iOS app which stops it sending certain pieces of data to Facebook.

Coursicle  -  Loginless – A New Standard for User Identification

Coursicle - Loginless – A New Standard for User Identification

Option D (most convenient): if the user has ever provided us with their email or phone number, they can re-enter that PII and we'll send them a link they can use to associate their device with their UUID.

Web Cache Deception Attacks are Still Around, Says New Research

Web Cache Deception Attacks are Still Around, Says New Research

Web Cache Deception Attacks are Still Around, Says New Research.Web Cache Deception attacks are still impacting many popular websites, says new research.Researchers noticed that 25 of the Alexa Top 5,000 websites were impacted by the Web Cache Deception attack.

If you care about user privacy, do NOT use Facebook JS SDK

If you care about user privacy, do NOT use Facebook JS SDK

inject an iframe in your website to display the Continue as {MyName} or Login with Facebook button.The good news is this is actually easy as Facebook implements OAuth2/OpenID standard so you can use any OAuth2/OpenID library to add the Facebook login button.

Google’s login chief would rather you use Apple’s sign-in button than keep using passwords

Google’s login chief would rather you use Apple’s sign-in button than keep using passwords

It’s hard to put a finger on the benefit of all of these different login tools, but it does feel like things are getting better?

Facebook employees had access to millions of user passwords

Facebook employees had access to millions of user passwords

stored up to 600 million user account passwords without encryption and viewable as plain text to tens of thousands of company employees, according to a report Thursday by cybersecurity journalist Brian Krebs.

Facebook’s new 10-digit security hole

Facebook’s new 10-digit security hole

Well, the answer is because cell phone companies are run by idiots when it comes to security, so even if you leave specific instructions with your provider to not port your SIM without a PIN and photo ID, smooth-talking criminals can still convince telco employees to do it anyway, with the result that the crook obtains control of your phone number – and can receive any communications sent to it.

Best Privacy Tools for a Private 2019

Best Privacy Tools for a Private 2019

Most of the responses can be divided into separate categories: Search Engines Mail Clients Browsers Browser Plugins Password Managers Virtual Private Networks (VPN) Messaging Cloud Storage 2 Factor login Android OS Other Here is a list of those that where mentioned most often as the preferred software/tool in each category.

Massive 'Fortnite' security hole allowed hackers to take over accounts, eavesdrop on chats

Massive 'Fortnite' security hole allowed hackers to take over accounts, eavesdrop on chats

By Variety LOS ANGELES — "Fortnite" players were exposed to hackers who could control their accounts, purchase in-game items through their credit cards, and drop into in-game chats posing as the hacked player, cybersecurity firm Check Point Software Technologies discovered in November.

Government Hackers Assault Hundreds Of 'Secure' Google Accounts With Evil Phishes

Government Hackers Assault Hundreds Of 'Secure' Google Accounts With Evil Phishes

A fake Google page set up by hackers attempts to trick targets into handing over their password and their two-factor authentication codes.

California Banned Default Passwords, But Will This Increase Security?

California Banned Default Passwords, But Will This Increase Security?

This law mandates that manufacturers preprogram a unique password for each individual device and that the user is required to change this password upon first login.

Regain Control of Your Digital Identity – Hacker Noon

Regain Control of Your Digital Identity – Hacker Noon

Currently, the SelfKey Identity Wallet enables individuals to securely store personal data and digital assets on their local machine. Likewise, there’s no need to send your browser and application history back to social media platforms, furthering the problem of unnecessarily oversharing personal information — which get repackaged, targeted or utilized as a digital commodity.

A Seemingly Small Change to Chrome Stirs Big Controversy

A Seemingly Small Change to Chrome Stirs Big Controversy

For privacy-conscious users who don't want to be signed into Chrome in any way and risk another policy change that exposes more of their data, the best option for continuing to use Chrome seems to be using a secondary browser for your Gmail and other Google services.

Google quietly started logging people into Chrome without their consent, and a security expert says it's terrible for privacy

Google quietly started logging people into Chrome without their consent, and a security expert says it's terrible for privacy

But on Sunday, a security expert wrote that Google had quietly changed the requirements so when users login into a Google service, such as Gmail, Chrome will automatically sign the browser into their account without consent.

A popular fetish app stored passwords in plain text

A popular fetish app stored passwords in plain text

Should hackers have gained access to this database, they could've potentially figured out the real identities of users either through the app itself or through other services where those credentials are identical.

How to Turn Off Facebook Login from third party apps and websites?

How to Turn Off Facebook Login from third party apps and websites?

Facebook login is ready to use login process that gives direct entry into the third party apps and websites without any registration. If we use facebook login then these third party apps and websites can get access to any information including our public profile, home town, current city, email address.