Daily Archives: July 24, 2019

Facebook hit with $5bn fine over user privacy fears

Facebook has been hit with a record $5bn fine by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to settle privacy concerns over the Cambridge Analytica data-stealing scandal. The social network will also be required to establish an independent privacy committee that CEO Mark Zuckerberg will have no control over. The FTC …

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VPN security flaws could open up your network to attacks

New security flaws discovered in three popular corporate VPNs by researchers at Devcore could allow attackers to steal confidential information directly from companies’ networks. The firm’s Orange Tsai and Meh Chang first discovered the security flaws which affect corporate VPNs from Palo Alto Networks, Fortinet and Pulse Secure. While consumers …

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Walmart TV sale: the TCL 55-inch 4K TV gets a $300 price cut

If you didn’t snag a discounted TV during Amazon’s Prime Day sale, then you’re in luck. Walmart’s summer clearance sale is in full swing and includes massive price cuts on TVs from top brands such as Sony, LG, Vizio, and more. One of the best TV deals we’ve seen is …

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LinkedIn emails are hiding phishing scams

LinkedIn users are being warned to beware emails reportedly coming from the site following a rise in recent message scams. A report from KnowBe4 found that scammers are harnessing emails from some of the world’s most popular social media sites to launch phishing scams against unsuspecting users.  LinkedIn has become …

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Rural 4G deal can be achieved, culture secretary believes

The Culture Secretary reportedly believes a deal between the government and mobile operators to improve rural coverage without the need for a national roaming network is near – despite the ongoing caused by a change in Prime Minister and cabinet. Jeremy Wright told The Financial Times that he was optimistic …

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