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Laura Stevens / Wall Street Journal:
How shopping online, shared Amazon accounts, web browser histories, and targeted advertising make it hard to keep holiday gifts secret from family and friends   —  Online shopping makes it simple to buy gifts, but cookies, browsing histories and thumbprint passwords make it hard to hide them; it's from Amazon, not Santa
Dec 24, 2016, 1:55 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Opera launches a free and unlimited VPN app for iOS   —  European technology titan Opera Software is today launching a virtual private network (VPN) client for iPhones and iPads.  This launch comes three weeks after the announcement of such a feature for its desktop Opera browser.
May 9, 2016, 10:15 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
OpenSSL fixes high-severity bugs allowing cookie decryption and code execution   —  Aging and bloated OpenSSL is purged of 2 high-severity bugs  —  Padding oracles and memory corruption threats caused by use of older schemes.  —  Maintainers of the OpenSSL cryptographic library …
May 4, 2016, 2:10 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
iOS cookie theft bug that allowed hackers to impersonate users fixed by Apple after 2.5 years   —  iOS cookie theft bug allowed hackers to impersonate users  —  Apple fixes vulnerability 2.5 years after receiving private report.  —  Apple has squashed a bug in its iOS operating system …
Jan 21, 2016, 10:30 AMIn context
Jeremy Seth Davis / SC Magazine:
AVG's Chrome extension exposes personal data of 9 million users   —  Google Project Zero researcher Tavis Ormandy discovered a vulnerability, since fixed, in AVG Web TuneUp, a Chrome extension that forcibly installs when users install the AVG antivirus software.
Dec 29, 2015, 11:40 PMIn context
Michael Mimoso / Threatpost:
Facebook and security researcher clash over disclosure best practices and compensation over Instagram bug and researcher's further systems probing   —  Facebook, Researcher Spar Over Instagram Vulnerabilities  —  A security researcher is in a bit of a scrum with Facebook over vulnerability disclosures …
Dec 18, 2015, 11:15 AMIn context
Chris Baraniuk / BBC:
Facebook to require Belgian users to log in to view pages in response to cookie privacy ruling   —  Facebook bows to Belgian privacy ruling over cookies  —  Facebook has said that it will respond to a privacy ruling in Belgium by requiring users to log in to view pages on the site.
Dec 2, 2015, 2:30 PMIn context
Steve Huffman / reddit:
Reddit updating privacy policy to honor Do Not Track; CEO Huffman urges users to consider privacy browser extensions that block third-party scripts, cookies   —  We are updating our Privacy Policy (effective Jan 1, 2016)  —  In a little over a month we'll be updating our Privacy Policy.
Nov 20, 2015, 2:45 PMIn context
ProPublica:
Verizon merges its cellphone tracking supercookies with AOL's ad network, will be able to match users' online habits with personal details   —  Verizon's Zombie Cookie Gets New Life  —  Verizon is giving a new mission to its controversial hidden identifier that tracks users of mobile devices.
Oct 6, 2015, 11:55 PMIn context
Martin Anderson / The Stack:
Researchers: cookies can be used to bypass HTTPS, reveal private session information in all modern browsers   —  Cookies can render secure websites vulnerable in all modern browsers  —  Share1  —  Pin1  —  TOTAL SHARES 3  —  CERT have issued a new directive notifying that cookies …
Sep 25, 2015, 5:45 AMIn context

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