Plaintext offenders: South Korean delivery apps leak 26m do…

Android apps from Zcall served up everything from delivery addresses to bank details A data security oversight from a South Korean app developer appears to have caused more than 26 million documents to be leaked over the last month – some of which contained sensitive customer data stored in plaintext. The issue was uncovered by
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Canadian ebook company, Kobo, is decidedly an underdog in its fight against the Amazon-branded Kindle but that hasn’t stopped it from putting out a new flagship device in an attempt to level the playing field. The Kobo Forma is a direct competitor to the magnificent Kindle Oasis; the question is, up against the might of
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From posted letters to instant messaging apps, the world has come a long way. The digital breeze has made everything, from shopping to reading, easily accessible. When we look back now, it seems quite natural that the concept of digitalisation entered the world of marketing too. According to statista.com, the digital advertising market generated a
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Managing your privacy online and protecting your personal data is a minefield for even experienced tech users. It involves battling powerful adversaries – tech companies that mine your data while you use their products. Users face difficulties at almost every turn when it comes to their digital privacy. For example, privacy policies are purposely impractical.
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When you’re watching the Super Bowl between the Rams and Patriots on Sunday, your Echo speakers won’t inadvertently respond to the wake word “Alexa” when someone on the television shouts it out — even during Amazon’s splashy new Alexa commercial starring Harrison Ford and Forest Whitaker. It might seem like a small thing, but the
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Update: Google provided the following statement to TechCrunch stating it has disabled the Screenwise app on iOS: The Screenwise Meter iOS app should not have operated under Apple’s developer enterprise program — this was a mistake, and we apologize. We have disabled this app on iOS devices. This app is completely voluntary and always has
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A 2016 Mashable article, citing a study by the World Federation of Advertisers, stated that digital ad fraud could become the second biggest organised crime enterprise, behind drug trade. And if this sounded far too dramatic, just months later, we witnessed a scam that shook the digital industry. In December 2016, White Ops, a
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Chan, 62, declined to comment when reached at his home in Monterey Park. The former deputy mayor, who focused on economic development, helped bridge the worlds of City Hall and Chinese real estate investment in Los Angeles. And in recent weeks, he has been identified as a potentially important figure in an FBI probe that
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From Microsoft via CNN From Microsoft via CNN (CNN) – Microsoft’s revenue jumped 12% during its most recent quarter, but was slightly below analysts’ expectations. Microsoft said Wednesday that its sales for the quarter ending in December hit $32.47 billion. That revenue growth was fueled in part by the company’s commercial cloud business, which surged
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