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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 12th, 2018
Twitter Reportedly Under Scrutiny for GDPR Violations, Faces €20 Million Fine

Twitter Reportedly Under Scrutiny for GDPR Violations, Faces €20 Million Fine

Social network refused to provide details on collected data using “disproportionate effort” GDPR exception

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 12th, 2018
Google Receives Letter from GOP Senators Asking for Google+ Cover-up Memo

Google Receives Letter from GOP Senators Asking for Google+ Cover-up Memo

Memo expressed legal execs' fear of "regulatory interest"

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 11th, 2018
Facebook Removes 559 Pages and 251 Accounts for Spam

Facebook Removes 559 Pages and 251 Accounts for Spam

For breaking spam and coordinated inauthentic behavior rules

  •  
  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 10th, 2018
Alert Center Now Available Across G Suite to Help Detect and Mitigate Threats

Alert Center Now Available Across G Suite to Help Detect and Mitigate Threats

The G Suite alert center provides with security alerts

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 10th, 2018
Amazon Axed Biased Recruiting Engine That Learned to Prefer Male Candidates

Amazon Axed Biased Recruiting Engine That Learned to Prefer Male Candidates

All efforts to teach the AI to be neutral were futile

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 9th, 2018
Ireland Data Protection Commissioner Seeks More Info on Google+ Data Breach

Ireland Data Protection Commissioner Seeks More Info on Google+ Data Breach

The security issue exposed info of around 500K Google+ users

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 9th, 2018
Google Restricts Customer Match to Advertisers with Established Account History

Google Restricts Customer Match to Advertisers with Established Account History

To be enabled after an application process starting Oct 22

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 8th, 2018
Google Now Allows G Suite Users to Enable Sign-In Prompts On All Their Phones

Google Now Allows G Suite Users to Enable Sign-In Prompts On All Their Phones

This 2-Step Verification can be used on Android, iOS phones

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 5th, 2018
Privacy Badger Now Blocks Link Tracking in Google's Search, Hangouts, and Docs

Privacy Badger Now Blocks Link Tracking in Google's Search, Hangouts, and Docs

This browser add-on blocks invisible trackers and spying ads

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 4th, 2018
80 Percent of Twitter Accounts Spreading Fake News in 2016 Still Active

80 Percent of Twitter Accounts Spreading Fake News in 2016 Still Active

These disinformation accounts tweet 1 million times per day

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 4th, 2018
Government-Backed Attack G Suite Alerts Now Turned On by Default

Government-Backed Attack G Suite Alerts Now Turned On by Default

Google made the choice for all G Suite admins

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 3rd, 2018
New .page TLD Introduced by Google

New .page TLD Introduced by Google

You can get your own via the Early Access Program 

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 2nd, 2018
Facebook Adds Anti-Bullying Tools For Users and Young Public Figures

Facebook Adds Anti-Bullying Tools For Users and Young Public Figures

Comment reporting and moderation among the new tools added

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 1st, 2018
Google to Require 2-Step Verification from All Chrome Extension Developers

Google to Require 2-Step Verification from All Chrome Extension Developers

2FA adds extra layer of protection to web store dev accounts

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • September 28th, 2018
Spotify Thinks All Family Members Should Live Under the Same Roof

Spotify Thinks All Family Members Should Live Under the Same Roof

Family plan subs asked to confirm location with GPS data

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • September 27th, 2018
Facebook Uses Your 2FA Phone Number for Ad Targeting

Facebook Uses Your 2FA Phone Number for Ad Targeting

Facebook exchanges your privacy for ad revenue

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • September 26th, 2018
Chrome 70 Will Allow Users to Disable Auto Sign-In and Clear Google Auth Cookies

Chrome 70 Will Allow Users to Disable Auto Sign-In and Clear Google Auth Cookies

Google retracted their decision after heavy user criticism

 
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