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People using the Spotify Free online music service have been served malicious advertisements that could automatically open a web browser and redirect them to malware-laden sites. Spotify is a so-called freemium online music service that people can use to listen to music on multiple devices, including computers, mobile phones, tablets, and even TVs. Those willing […]

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Newly revealed documents show that Open Whisper Systems (OWS) – maker of the encrypted chat app Signal – was secretly subpoenaed by the Feds earlier this year. Besides its own chat app, OWS is the force behind the Signal Protocol, which powers the encryption built into WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and Google’s Allo. Read More

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The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) in the U.K. has handed a record fine to telecoms company TalkTalk for the data breach suffered in October 2015. The ICO, whose investigation focused on TalkTalk’s compliance with the United Kingdom’s Data Protection Act, decided to issue a £400,000 ($510,000) fine after concluding that the company failed to properly […]

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