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Apple Agrees To Notify iPhone Users If iOS Updates Will Affect Performance, UK Watchdog Says
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A UK watchdog group said on Wednesday that Apple has agreed to clearly notify consumers if future iOS software updates slow down or change the performance of an iPhone. CNBC reports: The U.K. Competition and Markets Authority investigated the issue after Apple said in early 2018 that it had deliberately slowed down processor speeds through […]

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Budgeting Software Options to Keep Linux Users From Seeing Red
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Budgeting apps come in all sizes and shapes. Budget apps for Linux are part of a software category that has been all but abandoned. But take heart. A number of Web-based solutions will more than meet your budget-tracking needs. If you still insist on finding a pure Linux-based application, do not mix the concept of […]

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Hack on Stack Overflow exposes private data for ~250 users
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(credit: Pixabay) Stack Overflow said hackers obtained private data for about 250 users after breaching the site and spending the next week escalating their access. “While our overall user database was not compromised, we have identified privileged Web requests that the attacker made that could have returned IP address, names, or emails for a very […]

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Twitter discloses bug that shared location data on iOS users     – CNET
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If you had more than one account on Twitter for iOS, it could’ve been accidentally providing location data to the social network.

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Charter squeezes more money out of Internet users with new cancellation policy
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Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Sean Gladwell) Charter is making it more expensive to cancel its Spectrum Internet service, as it will begin charging customers for the full month after they cancel instead of providing a prorated final bill. Charter broke the news to customers in the fine print of their latest billing statements. Stop […]

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Spotify has 100 million Premium users
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Spotify has 100 million Premium users, the company has announced in its most recent financial figures. In total, the streaming service has 217 million users, 117 million of which are enjoying the free, ad supported tier.

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Facebook 'Unintentionally Uploaded' Email Contacts From 1.5M Users
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Facebook “unintentionally” harvested the email contacts of about 1.5 million of its users during the past three years. From a report: The activity came to light when a security researcher noticed that Facebook was asking users to enter their email passwords to verify their identities when signing up for an account, according to Business Insider, […]

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A security researcher with a grudge is dropping Web 0days on innocent users
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(credit: Pixabay) Over the past three weeks, a trio of critical zeroday vulnerabilities in WordPress plugins has exposed 160,000 websites to attacks that allow criminal hackers to redirect unwitting visitors to malicious destinations. A self-proclaimed security provider who publicly disclosed the flaws before patches were available played a key role in the debacle, although delays […]

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Phishers Bait Hooks for Netflix, Amex Users
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Cybersecurity experts at Microsoft’s Windows Defender Security Intelligence Team this week reported their discovery of two new email-based phishing campaigns. One targets American Express users while the other targets Netflix customers. Both campaigns reportedly are very well-crafted, featuring legitimate logos and even fill-in forms that closely mimic those on the respective company’s own websites. It […]

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