Revealed: the Facebook loophole that lets world leaders deceive and harass their citizens | Facebook- Tempemail

Facebook has repeatedly allowed world leaders and politicians to use its platform to deceive the public or harass opponents despite being alerted to evidence of the wrongdoing. The Guardian has seen extensive internal documentation showing how Facebook handled more than 30 cases across 25 countries of politically manipulative behavior that Continue Reading

New Zoom Screen-Sharing Bug Lets Other Users Access Restricted Apps – Tempemail

A newly discovered glitch in Zoom’s screen sharing feature can accidentally leak sensitive information to other attendees in a call, according to the latest findings. Tracked as CVE-2021-28133, the unpatched security vulnerability makes it possible to reveal contents of applications that are not shared, but only briefly, thereby making it Continue Reading

Twitter to launch paid ‘super follow’ function that lets users charge for content | Twitter

Twitter has announced it will launch a “super follow” feature, which lets users charge followers for access to exclusive content, later this year. The move comes as Twitter is branching out from advertising to find more ways to make money — both for itself and for its most prolific users. Continue Reading

New Hack Lets Attackers Bypass MasterCard PIN by Using Them As Visa Card – Tempemail

Cybersecurity researchers have disclosed a novel attack that could allow criminals to trick a point of sale terminal into transacting with a victim’s Mastercard contactless card while believing it to be a Visa card. The research, published by a group of academics from the ETH Zurich, builds on a study Continue Reading

Video games can improve mental health. Let’s stop seeing them as a guilty pleasure | Games

After an Oxford study this week showed that people who play more video games report greater wellbeing, the headlines reflected a sense of stunned incredulity. “Playing video games BENEFITS mental health,” exclaimed MailOnline, while Business Insider went with “Video games might actually be good for you.” My dad sent me Continue Reading

Facebook Messenger Bug Lets Hackers Listen to You Before You Pick Up the Call – Tempemail

Facebook has patched a bug in its widely installed Messenger app for Android that could have allowed a remote attacker to call unsuspecting targets and listen to them before even they picked up the audio call. The flaw was discovered and reported to Facebook by Natalie Silvanovich of Google’s Project Continue Reading

Apple Lets Some of its Big Sur macOS Apps Bypass Firewall and VPNs – Tempemail

Apple is facing the heat for a new feature in macOS Big Sur that allows many of its own apps to bypass firewalls and VPNs, thereby potentially allowing malware to exploit the same shortcoming to access sensitive data stored on users’ systems and transmit them to remote servers. The issue Continue Reading

New NAT/Firewall Bypass Attack Lets Hackers Access Any TCP/UDP Service – Tempemail

A new research has demonstrated a technique that allows an attacker to bypass firewall protection and remotely access any TCP/UDP service on a victim machine. Called NAT Slipstreaming, the method involves sending the target a link to a malicious site (or a legitimate site loaded with malicious ads) that, when Continue Reading

New Unpatched Bluetooth Flaw Lets Hackers Easily Target Nearby Devices – Tempemail

Bluetooth SIG—an organization that oversees the development of Bluetooth standards—today issued a statement informing users and vendors of a newly reported unpatched vulnerability that potentially affects hundreds of millions of devices worldwide. Discovered independently by two separate teams of academic researchers, the flaw resides in the Cross-Transport Key Derivation (CTKD) Continue Reading