Microsoft has admitted it exposed nearly 250 million customer service records owing to “misconfiguration of an internal customer support database” used for tracking support cases that included logs of conversations between Microsoft support agents and customers from all over the world. All of the Microsoft customers’ data was left accessible to anyone with a Web
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Just don’t mention the FPGAs Intel on Thursday reported $20.2bn revenue for the fourth quarter of 2019, a gain of eight per cent year-on-year, and $72bn for the full-year, a two per cent increase. Analysts had been expecting something less, around $19.23bn and $70.98bn on average, and the results lifted the chip giants stock in
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Affiliate Disclosure: By buying the products we recommend, you help keep the lights on at MakeUseOf. Read more. A large percentage of the LinkedIn userbase use LinkedIn as an online resume. And that’s it. Despite its social media capabilities, people don’t always make full use of its tools. One of these tools is the LinkedIn
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Google researchers have found multiple security flaws in Apple’s Safari web browser that could have allowed the tracking of users’ browsing behaviour, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday, ahead of a paper published by the researchers. The vulnerabilities were found in a tool specifically designed to protect privacy and could have allowed third parties to
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Nearly 100 Indian women politicians faced abuse, including rape and death threats, on social media during elections last year, with researchers on Thursday raising concerns over rising online violence against women globally. A study by Amnesty International India said 95 female politicians received nearly 1 million hateful mentions on Twitter between March and May, one
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Only up for five hours, but that’s plenty of time for the wrong person to spot it Updated An Amazon Web Services engineer published exchanges with customers and “system credentials including passwords, AWS key pairs, and private keys” to a public GitHub repository by accident. On 13 January, infosec biz UpGuard discovered a 954MB repository
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Don’t want to incriminate yourself? Tough luck, you terrorist The Government Reviewer of Terrorism Laws has declared that safeguards protecting Britons from police workers demanding passwords for their devices must be watered down. In a speech delivered to conservative think tank the Henry Jackson Society yesterday, Jonathan Hall QC, the “Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation”*
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Just a day after wrapping up its Republic Day special sale, Flipkart is back with a brand new sale on electronics. The Walmart-owned company has started its Grand Gadgets Days sale from today. The four-day sale promises discounts worth up to 80 percent on popular laptops, headphones, smart home products, accessories, and more. In case
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Handy FireEye tool roots out indicators of compromise Citrix and FireEye have released a new security tool to help admins find out if their servers have been hacked via the high-profile CVE-2019-19781 flaw that was disclosed in December but only patched on Monday. The free application, shared under the Apache 2.0 open-source license, will scan
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