Facebook employees caught leaving five-star Amazon reviews for Portal

New York Times tech columnist Kevin Roose spotted that several reviewers’ names matched Facebook employees’ monikers. The reviews were all marked as Amazon Verified, meaning the reviewers had… The rest is here: Facebook employees caught leaving five-star Amazon reviews for...

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Oxford University halts donations and grants from Huawei

While new funds won’t be accepted from the company, Oxford says ongoing projects supported by Huawei funding will continue, and those include two projects already approved by the university that… See the rest here: Oxford University halts donations and grants from...

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A ‘Fortnite’ security flaw could have exposed players’ accounts

By exploiting an unsecured Unreal Tournament stats page from 2004, researchers were able to listen to Fortnite squad members speaking with each other and could have bought V-Bucks virtual currency… See the original post here: A ‘Fortnite’ security flaw could have exposed players’...

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Collection 1 data breach covers more than 772 million email addresses

That includes some where the password data may have been stored encrypted, so if someone has managed to crack open a site where you had an account registered, it’s likely they have your info and… The rest is here: Collection 1 data breach covers more than 772 million email...

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SEC brings charges in connection with hack of its financial system

According to the SEC, the hacking scheme started in 2016 when 27-year-old Ukrainian hacker Oleksandr Ieremenko allegedly broke into the agency’s EDGAR (Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and… Read this article: SEC brings charges in connection with hack of its financial...

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