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Twitter's Security Blunder: More Dangerous Than You Think

2020-06-29 13:00:00| TechNewsWorld

Twitter had a data security problem last week that might sound trivial. Email addresses, phone numbers, and the last four digits of the credit cards used to buy ads on Twitter were left in browser cache after the transaction, and that cache was not secured. This may seem trivial, but the consequences could be far more significant than you might think. Let's explore how.

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Email Scammers Using Old Tricks With New Twists

2020-06-26 13:00:00| TechNewsWorld

With much of the office workforce conducting business from home to escape the pandemic, scammers have revved up their trickery to scare you into falling for their credential harvesting schemes. Two new reports lay bare the new twists digital scammers are putting on old approaches to get you to unwittingly give up login credentials.

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Open Source Security Issues Exist: Deal With Them, Report Urges

2020-06-25 19:46:33| TechNewsWorld

Open Source Software is becoming much more commonplace within organizations, bringing a different set of risks and perceived challenges compared to closed source or proprietary software. The Information Security Forum has released a report to help security professionals recognize the benefits and perceived challenges of using Open Source Software.

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