Coalition bill would block online platforms still hosting harmful content 24 hours after takedown notices | Online abuse- Tempemail

Internet service providers, social media companies and other online platforms will need to remove severely harmful, abusive or bullying content within 24 hours or risk being blocked, under the federal government’s proposed online safety legislation. Currently, takedown notices for image-based abuse, cyber-abuse, cyberbullying, and seriously harmful online content needs to Continue Reading

‘Everyone and their mum is on it’: OnlyFans boomed in popularity during the pandemic | Technology

This time last year Jah Bella* was doing it tough. She had fled an abusive relationship, was looking after her newborn daughter and was struggling to find work in far north Queensland. “Every single regular job that I had, I was getting sexually harassed in some way,” she says. “I Continue Reading

Cybercriminals’ Favorite Bulletproof VPN Service Shuts Down In Global Action – Tempemail

Law enforcement agencies from the US, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, France, along with Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3), announced today the coordinated takedown of Safe-Inet, a popular virtual private network (VPN) service that was used to facilitate criminal activity. The three domains in question — insorg[.]org, safe-inet[.]com, and safe-inet[.]net — were Continue Reading

Tesla joins Wall Street’s S&P 500 share index | Technology

Tesla has joined Wall Street’s prestigious S&P 500 share index as its sixth-largest member, immediately rubbing shoulders with the likes of Amazon, Apple and Facebook. Shares in the electric carmaker fell by more than 5% on its debut day on Monday, amid widespread investor concern about the potential impact on Continue Reading

Apple plans self-driving car ‘in 2024 with next-level battery technology’ | Apple

Apple is moving forward with self-driving car technology and is targeting 2024 to produce a passenger vehicle that could include its own battery technology, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. The iPhone maker’s automotive efforts, known as Project Titan, have proceeded unevenly since 2014 when it first started to Continue Reading

A Second Hacker Group May Have Also Breached SolarWinds, Microsoft Says – Tempemail

As the probe into the SolarWinds supply chain attack continues, new digital forensic evidence has brought to light that a separate threat actor may have been abusing the IT infrastructure provider’s Orion software to drop a similar persistent backdoor on target systems. “The investigation of the whole SolarWinds compromise led Continue Reading

Google faces $400m fine over Fitbit takeover if it doesn’t wait for competition watchdog’s approval | Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)

Google faces a fine of up to $400m if it takes over Fitbit before the Australian competition regulator completes an investigation into the transaction. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) on Tuesday rejected an offer from Google to enter into a court-enforceable undertaking limiting the way it would use Continue Reading

Telecoms sector has ‘no belief’ UK will meet broadband targets, MPs find | Infrastructure

The telecoms sector has “no genuine belief” the government will be able to meet its broadband targets, a parliamentary inquiry has found, despite those targets having been cut just weeks ago. In its national infrastructure strategy, published in late November, the government announced plans to connect 85% of the country Continue Reading

Menstruation apps store excessive information, privacy charity says | Menstruation

Menstruation apps are unnecessarily storing personal data such as what medication women are on, their birth control habits and how hard women find it to reach orgasm, privacy campaigners have said. A study of five leading apps by Privacy International, a UK-based charity, found that companies held intimate information on Continue Reading