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We can probably expect AI to impact almost every aspect of our everyday lives over the coming years.
The group says it wants to ensure that AI benefits as many people as possible
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Still not sold? Perhaps a dancing banana will convince you.
Everybody, sing! “Use your fingerprint, your face or a code, at home or work or on the road!”
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SPASMS - "spam via SMS". Nearly 8 million times
“Indirect, or third-party, consent can be valid but only if it is clear and specific enough.” These guys weren’t.
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WoSign, it turned out, wasn’t very careful about how it vouched for its customers’ websites
Mozilla is finally planning to take action against the CA that signed a top-level Github certificate for a random user.
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At the time of its $19 billion acquisition by Facebook in 2014, Whatsapp had promised never to share data.
The privacy watchdog has said nein to a privacy policy switcheroo that unraveled earlier promises not to share data.
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The good news is that we’ve not seen Mamba in the wild but the bad news...
The good news: the Mamba ransomware doesn’t work very well. The bad news: the Mamba ransomware doesn’t work very well.
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He called the woman at home, pretending to be a DMV quality assurance rep.
Besides red tape and long lines, there’s now another DMV danger in store: hot-to-trot clerks who dig into customers’ private data.
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It’s not clear how many mobile phones the FBI thinks have been compromised.
Agents have reportedly asked to image some Democratic staffers’ phones as they search for evidence – such as malware – of the hacking.
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In spite of all of the busts, the crooks keep breaking into people’s phones.
Intimate photos of the Duchess of Cambridge’s sister were stolen by a hacker who tried to sell them on to The Sun newspaper.
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How did such a large-scale breach go unnoticed for 2 years? 
Insiders say that strong security measures were repeatedly rejected in favor of developing new services and not inconveniencing users.
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What does this mean for Opera users?
The web browser’s new VPN-like service now comes as standard, so what does this mean for its users?
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To have a site storing passwords in plaintext is like putting on your polyester bellbottoms and hopping in the way-back machine.
The hacker says he’s carved 2.2m passwords out of i-Dressup and could easily get at the entire database of 5.5m.
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