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1 day ago Black Hat USA axes anti-abortion congressman as keynote speaker after outcry - and more news from infosec land

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Your quick guide to hacks, patches and scandal

Roundup Here's a quick roundup of recent infosec news beyond what we've already reported.…

2 days ago Courts to decide Assange fate after UK signs US extradition request: Report

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will face an extradition hearing on Friday.

2 days ago JavaScript Template Attacks expose new browser fingerprinting vectors

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Environment-dependent JavaScript property values allow for user fingerprinting.

2 days ago When virtual mittens sell for thousands, of course gamers are ripe targets for cyber shenanigans

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Guys, your security hygiene stinks

Akamai Edge World Players of games like Fortnite and Minecraft have emerged as juicy targets for cybercriminals.…

1 day ago This "most dangerous" hacking group is now probing power grids

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Hackers that tried to interfere with the safety systems of an industrial plant are now looking at power utilities too.

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1 day ago Instagram Shows Kids' Contact Details in Plain Sight

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Sharing Email Address, Phone Numbers May Be Risky, Experts SayTens of thousands of minors on Instagram expose their email addresses and phone numbers, which child-safety and privacy experts say is worrisome. The kids have turned their profiles from personal ones to business ones, which Instagram mandates must have contact details. But is that appropriate for a child?

1 day ago Europol turns cryptocurrency crimes into a game

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Gamification is the way forward when it comes to training officers in tracking down criminals.

1 day ago Privacy improvements in Chrome 76 will make it easier to bypass paywalls

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Future improvements to Chrome will fix a gap in Incognito Mode, preventing publishers from blocking users from using incognito mode to jump over soft paywalls.

1 day ago New API Changes How Ad Blockers Work in Chrome

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Google this week announced the introduction of a new API that effectively changes the manner in which ad blockers work in Chrome. 

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5 minutes ago AMCA data breach has now gone over the 20 million mark

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Healthcare billing vendor got hacked last year and hackers put patient data for sale online.

5 minutes ago Security researcher finds critical XSS bug in Google's Invoice Submission Portal

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Security bug would have allowed hackers access to one of Google's backend apps.