Avast apologizes and withdraws from selling user data. Is that enough?

Is this a sincere apology? When in December Mozilla and Google blocked Avasta browser extensions from their stores with add-ons Firefox and Chrome, on charges of sending user data to Avasta servers without their knowledge, Avasta CEO downplayed the case. It was enough though another loud affair with the manufacturer's applications in the lead rolethat … Read moreAvast apologizes and withdraws from selling user data. Is that enough?

The etuo.pl store fell victim to a hacker attack. Customer data has been stolen

Customers have a problem. Online shop etuo.pl specializing in smartphone accessories, said on On January 26, 2020, he fell victim to a hacker attack. By breaking the existing security, an unauthorized person gained access to the server and copied a database containing order history and personal data of customers. The store informs that after detecting … Read moreThe etuo.pl store fell victim to a hacker attack. Customer data has been stolen

Avast sells your data. Every click, purchase, search

The scale of the problem is larger than thought. So it's worse than we thought. Last December, Google and Mozilla blocked Avast and AVG extensions in Chrome and Firefox web browsers. The reason was accusations of sending user data without their knowledge to Avasta servers. In mid-December, Avast's CEO downplayed the matter just saying that … Read moreAvast sells your data. Every click, purchase, search

Google provides user data for good money – the more, the more expensive

Information is a valuable commodity. It's no secret that Google works with US law enforcement agencies to share its users' data. Polish authorities are also asking Google, but their number is incomparably smaller. The Mountain View giant explains that due to the growing number of applications he had to introduce … fees. The rates for … Read moreGoogle provides user data for good money – the more, the more expensive

Microsoft "by accident" revealed the data of 250 million people on the network

According to the company – nothing happened. While most people celebrated the beginning of 2020, Microsoft's security team worked overtime to close and fix the company's potentially largest vulnerability. This week, Microsoft revealed that its database gave access to 250 million records and user data using customer service and technical support. Anyone who has a … Read moreMicrosoft "by accident" revealed the data of 250 million people on the network

Private data of thousands of women with sex cams leaked into the network

Addresses, identity cards … Ladies working on various types of websites with sex cams usually take care of their privacy quite well. It sounds subversive and controversial, I know, but mostly they actually manage to maintain relative anonymity and avoid all sorts of stalkers and other dangerous individuals. More than 4,000 models of the PussyCash … Read morePrivate data of thousands of women with sex cams leaked into the network

Google's auto-complete will receive support for biometric data

Something for "security" fans. Surfing the web safely is becoming more and more difficult. Still, it's worth taking care of the basics, i.e. protecting your accounts with unique passwords. As the latest reports show, combinations of the type "123456" are still very popular. The auto-complete system from Google can help you get away from not-so-good … Read moreGoogle's auto-complete will receive support for biometric data

Facebook reveals the data of people running company profiles. Error or function?

Should it be that way? One of our readers (thanks Dawid!) Shared with me a discovery related to Facebook, which – I will not hide – I find very disturbing. Well, it turns out that any Facebook user has insight into who administers individual fanpages and who posts them. On the one hand, this state … Read moreFacebook reveals the data of people running company profiles. Error or function?

Compromising celebrity data from the Samsung cloud has hit the network

The Fappening 2020. You certainly remember the affair hailed with the name "The Fappening" and also known as Celebgate. In mid-2014, over 500 private celebrity photos, mainly women, leaked from the Apple iCloud cloud to the web. They were primarily photos containing nudity, which can still be found in various nooks of the network to … Read moreCompromising celebrity data from the Samsung cloud has hit the network

8TB of data in your pocket? Here is the new Western Digital portable SSD

SuperSpeed ​​USB SSD media. Western Digital presented a whole range of new products at CES 2020. It is worth noting, among others for the world's smallest pocket prototype SSD with SuperSpeed ​​USB 20Gbps interface, as well as external memory for laptops and smartphones SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive Luxe USB Type-C 1TB. Pocket disk with capacity … Read more8TB of data in your pocket? Here is the new Western Digital portable SSD