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May 1, 2019 - A large database accessible online containing a huge amount of records has been found by researchers. The question is: who does it belong to, and what is it for?

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March 27, 2019 - An app called Family Locator exposed the personal information and locations of 280,000 users in real time, including children. How did this happen? And how can app developers avoid it in the future?

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March 22, 2019 - New research from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras explains how popular Netflix interactive show Bandersnatch could fall victim to a side-channel attack and expose users' choices.

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March 14, 2019 - Mozilla recently launched Firefox Send, a new, secure way to share files from inside your browser. We discuss the pros and cons of this service.

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March 8, 2019 - What do you do when an email account you assumed was long gone comes back to life after eight years?

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January 7, 2019 - An Australian Early Warning System notifying subscribers of severe weather alerts was compromised over the weekend, with messages sent across a variety of formats. What did the hackers get up to? And why did they do it?

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December 21, 2018 - If you're interested in buying smart speakers this Christmas, you may be wondering how much of a privacy problem they really are. We take a look at this popular holiday present and separate the hype from the real issues at hand.

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December 20, 2018 - What's under the Christmas tree? It's worse than lumps of coal, it's a not very festive assortment of tricks and scams designed to give you a festive season hangover.

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December 19, 2018 - Twitter announced in a blog post Monday that they discovered and addressed a security flaw in one of their support forms. The discovery was made on November 15—more than a month ago—and promptly fixed the next day. So why are we only hearing about it now?

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December 11, 2018 - 3 large databases containing scraped content landed in front of security researchers. How bad is it?

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