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Facebook Says It Stored 'Millions' of Unencrypted Instagram Passwords  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
"Millions" of Instagram users had their passwords stored in unencrypted form on internal servers, Facebook said Thursday, raising its original estimate of tens of thousands. more
CloudBees acquires Electric Cloud to build out its software delivery management platform  TechCrunch · 3 days
CloudBees, the enterprise continuous integration and delivery service (and the biggest contributor to the Jenkins open-source automation server), today announced that it has acquired... more
Mueller report sheds new light on how the Russians hacked the DNC and the Clinton campaign  TechCrunch · 3 days
The Mueller report contains new information about how the Russian government hacked documents and emails from... more
A new state-backed hacker group is hijacking government domains at a phenomenal pace  TechCrunch · 4 days
A few months ago, researchers at Cisco’s Talos cybersecurity unit sounded the alarm after discovering a previously undiscovered hacker group targeting a... more
Russian lawmakers approve plan to take more control over internet traffic  THE VERGE · 5 days
Russian lawmakers are moving ahead with a proposal to take further control over internet... more
Prep for four of IT's most valuable certifications with this CompTIA bundle  Windows Central · 5 days
There's never been a better time to work in IT. Whether you're planning to work as a freelance IT professional for multiple companies or... more
Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp were down for more than two hours  THE VERGE · 1 week
Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp were all experiencing issues this morning for users worldwide. Facebook... more
Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp are down for users around the world  THE VERGE · 1 week
Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp are all experiencing issues this morning for users worldwide. Facebook... more
Prep to Earn Your Cisco CCNA certification with this $19 bundle  Windows Central · 1 week
There's never been a better time to work in IT. Thanks to an almost unlimited demand for IT professionals who can install, maintain, and troubleshoot an... more
Google’s managed database service to support Microsoft SQL Server  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
It’s not every day that you read a headline with both Google and Microsoft. Google is announcing today that its managed database service Cloud SQL will soon support Microsoft SQL... more
This $250 TerraMaster NAS makes for a great home media server  Windows Central · 2 weeks
This is TerraMaster's NAS for the masses. You likely don't require network-attached storage (NAS) that costs $1,000 or more, but if you need one that's capable... more
Google Cloud Run brings serverless and containers together  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Two of the biggest trends in applications development in recent years have been the rise of serverless and containerization. Today at Google Cloud Next, the company announced a new product called Cloud... more
Fallout 76 flirts with 'pay-to-win' by offering repairs for real money  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Fallout 76 marches on with its updates, although this latest one has some fans up in arms. Fallout 76 was one of the biggest misses of... more
Facebook CEO Says 'Still Looking Into' Exposed User Account Data Report  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Zuckerberg said the company is "still looking into" a report that millions of users' data was publicly accessible on Amazon.com's cloud servers. more
The nations of the Amazon want the name back  BBC · 2 weeks
Rainforest nations have opposed the creation of a new .amazon internet domain name. Why? more
Hundreds of thousands of ‘lost’ MySpace songs have been recovered  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
The Internet Archive has published a catalogue of 490,000 MySpace songs uploaded to the service between... more
Data on 540 million Facebook users exposed  BBC · 2 weeks
The personal data was found as cyber-security researchers looked for insecure Amazon servers. more
Facebook Removes Millions of Exposed User Records Stored Openly on Amazon's Servers  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Facebook said it had removed public databases containing its user data on Amazon.com's cloud servers after cybersecurity firm UpGuard discovered millions of exposed records. more
Millions of Facebook Records Exposed on Amazon Cloud Servers  MacRumors · 3 weeks
Millions of Facebook records were found on publicly accessible Amazon's cloud servers by researchers at UpGuard, a cybersecurity... more
Facebook Exposes Millions of Records on Amazon Cloud Servers  MacRumors · 3 weeks
Millions of Facebook records were found on publicly accessible Amazon's cloud servers by researchers at UpGuard, a cybersecurity... more
Millions of Facebook records were exposed on public Amazon server - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
Security researchers found a treasure trove of Facebook data on an unprotected server, including 22,000 passwords stored in plain text. more
Facebook caught exposing millions of private records from users on Amazon servers  9to5Mac · 3 weeks
In the latest security gaffe for Facebook, millions of private records from the platform’s users have been found unprotected on Amazon’s cloud servers. more…... more
Researchers find 540 million Facebook user records on exposed servers  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Security researchers have found hundreds of millions of Facebook user records sitting on an inadvertently public storage server. The two batches of user records were collected and exposed... more
Intel Unveils New Server Chips Aimed at Keeping Its Lead  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Intel is introducing 90 different versions of the Xeon processor aiming to expand the type of work its most lucrative model can handle. At the top end, the... more
Arizona Beverages knocked offline by ransomware attack  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Arizona Beverages, one of the largest beverage suppliers in the U.S., is recovering after a massive ransomware attack last month, TechCrunch has learned. The company, famous for its iced tea beverages, is still rebuilding... more
Okta brings identity management to server level  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Since it was founded in 2009, Okta has been focused on protecting identity — first for individuals in the cloud, and later at the device level. Today at its Oktane customer conference, the company... more
We found a massive spam operation — and sunk its server  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
For ten days in March, millions were caught in the same massive spam campaign. Each email looked like it came from someone the recipient knew: the... more
Chef goes 100% open source  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Chef, the popular automation service, today announced that it is open sourcing all of its software under the Apache 2 license. Until now, Chef used an open core model with a number of proprietary products that complemented its... more
Cloudflare Builds Warp VPN to Deliver Secure, Fast Internet Access on Mobile Devices  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Cloudflare has presently given a waitlist for people willing to use Warp VPN through the company's 1.1.1.1 app. more
Jio Seen Blocking Access to Telegram Website in India  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Reliance Jio has now been found restricting access to the entire domain of chat service Telegram in India. more
Cloudflare’s Warp is a VPN that might actually make your mobile connection better  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Since its launch on our stage way back in 2010, Cloudflare has focused on making the internet faster and more modern —... more
CloudFlare announces Warp: a new free VPN service for iOS  9to5Mac · 3 weeks
Following their tradition of introducing new services on April 1st, CloudFlare is today announcing Warp: a... more
PS4-Exclusive Driveclub Online Servers to Shut on March 31, 2020  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Sony has announced that popular PS4 racing game Driveclub won't be available for purchase on the PS Store from August 31. more
Microsoft, Nintendo Hacker Pleads Guilty in UK Court  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Zammis Clark gained access to a Microsoft server in 2017 and he trespassed Nintendo's servers through Virtual Private Networks (VPNs). more
Rela, a Chinese lesbian dating app, exposed 5 million user profiles  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Rela (热拉), a popular dating app for gay and queer women, has exposed millions of user profiles and private data because a server wasn’t protected with... more
Try out Namecheap's VPN for less than $2 per month  Windows Central · 4 weeks
Private browsing for the win! You may know Namecheap as a domain registrar but late last year the company launched its own VPN service, too. To compete with... more
Asus Says Malware Attack Only Affected a 'Small Number of Devices', Fix Released  Gadgets 360 · 4 weeks
Asus said "a small number of devices" have been implanted with the malicious code through a sophisticated attack on its Live Update... more
Fortnite Update 8.20 Patch Notes and Release Date Announced  Gadgets 360 · 4 weeks
Dubbed the Fortnite 8.20 update, these include server side improvements, rectifying the field of view on 21:9 mobile devices, and tweaks to weapons such as grenades. more
Hackers dropped a secret backdoor in Asus’ update software  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Hackers targeted and compromised “hundreds of thousands” of Asus computer owners by pushing a backdoored update software tool from the company’s own servers. The bombshell claims, first reported by Motherboard,... more
A family tracking app was leaking real-time location data  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
A popular family tracking app was leaking the real-time locations of more than 238,000 users for weeks after the developer left a server exposed without a password. The app, Family... more
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Vector graphics app Vectornator gets redesign + new features after going free, Mac app soon
9to5Mac
Internet time and doomsday asteroids: this week in tech, 20 years ago
THE VERGE
Marvel movie sale: Get Thor, Ant-Man, Infinity War and more for $10 each - CNET
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The Nintendo Switch makes me feel like a kid with a Game Boy again - CNET
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This is what happens to the e-waste you drop off for recycling
CBC
Huawei P30 Pro Survives Bend Test, Fingerprint Sensor Seen to Work Even After Scratches
Gadgets 360
Leica censored in China for ad that dramatizes the Tiananmen Square protests
THE VERGE
Alphabet Scoop 050: Google Pixel 3a cometh, Nest Hub Max, Galaxy Fold folds
9to5Google
LG UltraFine 4K Display currently not sold on Apple․com, stock still available elsewhere
9to5Mac
This weekend, watch Game of Thrones’ Lena Headey fight Terminators
THE VERGE
The latest lost satellite is now space junk that could put other spacecraft at risk
THE VERGE
Logitech Slim Folio Pro review – bulky, but great for typists [Video]
9to5Mac
Should iPhone owners envy Samsung’s Galaxy Fold? Video reveals many issues beyond screen damage
9to5Mac
Google Stadia: How might Google’s cloud gaming platform affect the gaming phone market? [Video]
9to5Google
Siri Shortcuts, Screen Time, and other iOS features coming to the Mac with 10.15
9to5Mac
Chipzel has spent a decade making incredible music with Game Boys
THE VERGE
GTA 6 Development Confirmed Via Rockstar India Ex-Employee Resume
Gadgets 360
Google’s Project Jacquard is still alive and well, controls entire TED talk presentation
9to5Google
Beyoncé documentary Homecoming hits Netflix - CNET
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Rey proposed to Kylo Ren at Star Wars Celebration Chicago - CNET
CNET
Jerrie Cobb, first woman to pass astronaut testing, dies
CBC
Uber and Lyft roll out new safety measures in wake of college student’s murder
THE VERGE
[Update: 29] Google Chrome adds nearly a dozen new default profile pictures w/ poly-art animal
9to5Google
Here’s what it’s like when Game of Thrones’ Jason Momoa slaps you into the hospital
THE VERGE
HBO is teaching respect by putting Muppets on Game of Thrones and Westworld
THE VERGE
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