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June 08, 2018
Amazon Web Services and Google Groups have seen data exposures due to poor configurations by users. Now, some have accidentally shared passwords on Trello boards.
May 04, 2018
On none other than World Password Day, a Twitter bug was announced that led to the passwords of all 336 million users being stored in plaintext in an internal log.
April 03, 2018
Cloudflare promises its new 188.8.131.52 DNS service is faster and enables better privacy for web browsing than competing offerings, but it's unclear how different its service will be.
January 25, 2018
The Electron framework -- used to develop desktop apps using web code -- included a remote code execution flaw that was passed on to popular apps like Slack.
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An Electron framework flaw put users of Slack, Skype and other big apps at risk. Expert Michael Cobb explains how this remote code execution flaw works and how to prevent it. Continue Reading
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