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UK would come with a new code for data transparency

Data transparency will receive a new boost from the UK government. The authorities announced that they would develop a new code for the tech companies, in order to let users better control their data. So, a Digital Markets Unit will create, together with other…
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Marketers attack Google's Privacy Sandbox, in the UK

Marketers for an Opeb Web (MOW) attacked Sandbox, from Google. This is the company’s anti-tracking project which should “create a thriving web ecosystem that is respectful of users and private by default,” according to Google. In other words, this should mean…
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Inrupt brings a privacy service to secure users' data

Inrupt is a startup that comes with a solutions for every user who wants to be in control of their personal data in front of any organization. According to the company, users can stop hospitals, companies and even governments from taking advantage of their data. …
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Undertain.work scam uses annoying ads and pop-ups

Showing annoying ads has become a way hackers try to trick users into clicking them or push notifications and infecting their Windows computers. In fact, attackers use the malicious ads to inject lots of unwanted programs on the victims’ systems, while users are…
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Ransomware attacks targeted the Barbie producer

Ransomware attacks targeted Toymaker Mattel Inc., the company that produces Barbie dolls and also the Hot Wheels cars. The company disclosed the information and mentioned it managed to reject the attack. Encrypted data in the attack According to the…
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The less funny things behind the online funny ads

Funny ads might be delightful for most of us. We appreciate the ingenuity, the idea, the result and the fact that they are different. And this is a good thing. It might even be the reason for which we do not mind to see more ads like those. On the other hand, the…
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Hackers published at least 300 Finnish patient records

The attackers had published the patient records, including names and contact information. Thus, according to the private Finnish psychotherapy center, the attackers used the anonymous Tor communication software. Patient records exposure determined an emergency meeting…