North Carolina man awaiting trial on murder charges recaptured after escape from maximum security prison | #socialmedia | #hacking | #facebook | #computerhacking

A suspected murderer escaped from a maximum security prison in North Carolina last week after disguising himself and following another employee out the door – then made it almost 50 miles away in a stolen electrician’s truck before authorities recaptured him. Chad Lee Houser, 37, made his escape from Central…

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Attackers exploiting unpatched F5 BIG-IP devices – Security – Networking | #socialmedia | #hacking | #facebook | #computerhacking

A critical vulnerability in F5 data centre and enterprise network products that was revealed on July 1 this year is being actively exploited remotely, security researchers have observed. Security vendor NCCGroup’s Research and Intelligence Fusion Team (RIFT) has monitored the exploits since July 3 when it saw the first attacks, …

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VPN Providers Disable Servers in Hong Kong to Protect Users from China’s Security Law | #socialmedia | #hacking | #facebook | #computerhacking

(Photo by Billy H.C. Kwok/Getty Images) Citing users’ safety, two VPN providers are shutting down their servers in Hong Kong in response to China’s new security law for the city.  Both Private Internet Access and TunnelBear have decided to pull the plug on the Hong Kong-based VPN servers over fears…

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Attackers exploiting unpatched F5 BIG-IP devices – Security – Networking | #socialmedia | #hacking | #facebook | #computerhacking

A critical vulnerability in F5 data centre and enterprise network products that was revealed on July 1 this year is being actively exploited remotely, security researchers have observed. Security vendor NCCGroup’s Research and Intelligence Fusion Team (RIFT) has monitored the exploits since July 3 when it saw the first attacks, …

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Trump is considering banning Chinese social media app TikTok – The Yucatan Times | #socialmedia | #hacking | #facebook | #computerhacking

President Trump has said that he was considering banning TikTok, which he implied would punish China for the coronavirus.  TikTok is a short-form video app especially popular among Gen Z, and it has amassed 1.5 billion downloads. Its parent is the Chinese developer ByteDance. US lawmakers have expressed concern over…

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Hong Kong’s New Security Law Is Changing the City as We Know It | #socialmedia | #hacking | #facebook | #computerhacking

For the past year, my local coffee shop has been plastered with a medley of posters, stickers, and flyers showing support for Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests. They’re emblazoned with phrases like “We Create Tomorrow Together,” “Hong Kong Add Oil!”(a term of encouragement directly translated from Chinese), “Liberate Hong Kong, the…

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To Protect Democracy, the U.S. Government Must Regulate Social Media Companies and Make Election Interference Illegal | #socialmedia | #hacking | #facebook | #computerhacking

Social media is now part of the foundational infrastructure of democracy. It has become the main way politicians connect to voters and a​ major news source​. By connecting people worldwide, social media has also made it easier than ever before for authoritarian regimes to connect to voters outside their borders…

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House Oversight Lawmaker Wants Apple, Google to Step Up Security on Apps With Foreign Ties | #socialmedia | #hacking | #facebook | #computerhacking

Lawmakers on the House Oversight and Reform Committee continue applying pressure to Google and Apple, seeking—at a minimum—commitments from the tech giants to be more transparent with users about the applications in their app stores. In separate letters to Google and Apple Tuesday, Rep. Stephen Lynch, chairman of the subcommittee…

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Delhi High Court refuses interim relief on plea against banning social media for Army officials | India News | #socialmedia | #hacking | #facebook | #computerhacking

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday (July 14) refused to grant interim relief to Army officer, who challenged the decision to ban the use of social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram for the Army personnel. The HC said that no relief could be granted to petitioner Lieutenant…

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TikTok’s massive data harvesting prompts U.S. security concerns | #socialmedia | #hacking | #facebook | #computerhacking

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