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The U.S. Government Adds Twenty Eight Chinese Tech Firms to the Entity List

A new batch of high-profile Chinese tech firms has just been added onto U.S.A.’s blacklist. The companies will have to wait and see if special licenses for them will be granted or...
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These are the D-Link Home Routers you Should Avoid Buying Altogether

D-Link acknowledged the recent flaw in their home Wi-Fi routers, but they’re not planning to fix it. Those who have bought the router will have to replace it with a new model...
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Drupal Installations are Still Under Attack by Drupalgeddon2 Actors

Unpatched Drupal systems are being targeted by powerful malware based on a year-old flaw. The actors have several specialized PoC samples at their disposal, focused on version 7 or 8. The...
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British Spy Agency Finds Vulnerabilities in Three VPNs

A unit of GCHQ discovered vulnerabilities in three VPNs. All three vendors have already released security patches. VPNs are supposed to help maintain your privacy while online, but it seems that at least some...
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Disney Drops Netflix Ads as Disney+ Launch Approaches

Disney bans Netflix ads on entertainment networks like ABC and Freeform. ESPN, HBO Max, and Peacock will continue to carry Netflix ads for now. The Walt Disney Company has banned Netflix from advertising on...
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Yahoo May Give You Up to $358 for Those Data Breaches

Yahoo is informing victims of their two data breaches that they may be eligible for compensation. Yahoo users in the US and Israel can file claims for cash and more. Over 3 billion Yahoo...
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PayPal Backs from the Libra Cryptocurrency Project and Facebook Starts Seeing Cracks

The Libra cryptocurrency project is going through its most uncertain period, as PayPal abandons it. Other key members are taking legal advice against their participation seriously, so we may see more quits....
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Anti-Piracy Enforcement in France Has Been Furious in 2019

French anti-piracy has been very busy in 2019, breaking all previous records of prosecution numbers. Already, they have sent out more than six hundred thousand warning notices to pirates in the country....
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One Million New Zealanders Had Their Medical Data Exposed

About a million New Zealanders have had their data exposed and possibly accessed by hackers. The breached organization discovered the old breach only recently, following a defacing attack. People are advised...
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Signal Messenger Vulnerability Allows Caller to Auto-Connect with Unaware Recipient

Signal vulnerable to an auto-answer exploit, which requires a modified client for the caller. The attacker may activate the microphone of the target device without the recipient realizing it. Signal fixed...