Facebook: some high-profile users ‘allowed to break platform’s rules’ | Facebook- Tempemail

Facebook gives high-profile users special treatment, which includes immunity from its rules for some, and allowed Brazilian footballer Neymar to post nude pictures of a woman who had accused him of rape, according to a report. The XCheck or “CrossCheck” system steers reviews of posts by well-known users such as Continue Reading

Instagram‌ ‌Bug Allowed Anyone to View Private Accounts Without Following Them – Tempemail

Instagram has patched a new flaw that allowed anyone to view archived posts and stories posted by private accounts without having to follow them. “This bug could have allowed a malicious user to view targeted media on Instagram,” Mayur Fartade said in a Medium post today. “An attacker could have Continue Reading

Tempemail Archives won’t be allowed to restore Trump’s tweets on the platform | Twitter

The Tempemail Archives will not be allowed to resurrect Donald Trump’s tweets on the social network, Twitter said on Wednesday, even in its official capacity as a record-keeping organization. However the archive is working to create a separate record of the former president’s tweets on his official library website. The Continue Reading

Apple Removes macOS Feature That Allowed Apps to Bypass Firewall Security – Tempemail

Apple has removed a controversial feature from its macOS operating system that allowed the company’s own first-party apps to bypass content filters, VPNs, and third-party firewalls. Called “ContentFilterExclusionList,” it included a list of as many as 50 Apple apps like iCloud, Maps, Music, FaceTime, HomeKit, the App Store, and its Continue Reading

A Google Docs Bug Could Have Allowed Hackers See Your Private Documents – Tempemail

Google has patched a bug in its feedback tool incorporated across its services that could be exploited by an attacker to potentially steal screenshots of sensitive Google Docs documents simply by embedding them in a malicious website. The flaw was discovered on July 9 by security researcher Sreeram KL, for Continue Reading

Self-driving cars could be allowed on UK motorways next year | Technology

Motorists could be allowed to let their cars drive themselves on motorways, using automated technology, as early as next year, under proposals being considered by the government. Manufacturers are expected to roll out the next generation of collision-avoidance and lane-keeping technology in new car models in 2021. They will progress Continue Reading

Amazon Alexa Bugs Allowed Hackers to Install Malicious Skills Remotely – Tempemail

Attention! If you use Amazon’s voice assistant Alexa in you smart speakers, just opening an innocent-looking web-link could let attackers install hacking skills on it and spy on your activities remotely. Cybersecurity researchers today disclosed severe security vulnerabilities in Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant that could render it vulnerable to a Continue Reading

Zoom Bug Allowed Snoopers Crack Private Meeting Passwords in Minutes – Tempemail

Popular video conferencing app Zoom recently fixed a new security flaw that could have allowed potential attackers to crack the numeric passcode used to secure private meetings on the platform and snoop on participants. Zoom meetings are by default protected by a six-digit numeric password, but according to Tom Anthony, Continue Reading