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Yahoo Data Breach Settlement: How to File Your Claim

Did you have a Yahoo account between the years 2012 and 2016? Well, you may be entitled to some money!

For many years now, the people who had their personal information leaked in the massive Yahoo data breach that took place over the course of several years have been fighting to be made whole again. The lawyers who have been fighting against Yahoo have finally come to an agreement with the company.

A $117 million settlement will resolve the Yahoo class-action lawsuit over multiple data breaches that affected billions of users. Those in the United States and Israel who had an email account through Yahoo or had subscribed to Yahoo Sports, Yahoo Finance, Tumblr, and Flickr [...]

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To the shock of no one, research paper shows 5G is vulnerable to all sorts of attacks

Although 5G is often touted for being newer, faster, and more secure than 4G, a team of security researchers from the University of Iowa and Purdue University has flipped the last bit of that marketing message on its head by discovering almost a dozen new 5G vulnerabilities. As a result of these breaches, they were able to carry out some nasty attacks like location tracking, broadcasting of false emergency alerts, and severing the 5G connection of a phone entirely from the network. Read More

To the shock of no one, research paper shows 5G is vulnerable to all sorts of attacks was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

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Facebook bug can secretly turn on your iPhone camera while you browse

As a company beleaguered by a seemingly endless string of scandals and public relations gaffes, the last thing Facebook needs is the discovery of a bug that calls the company’s commitment to privacy into question. And yet, that’s exactly what happened this week.

As it turns out, there’s a pesky bug in Facebook’s iOS app that activates the iPhone camera in the background, all without any overt indication to users. The bug was brought to light by designer Joshua Maddux who discovered that the iOS camera is sometimes called into action while a user is innocently perusing their news feed.

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Facebook App Using iPhone Camera Without User’s Knowledge

For reasons unknown, the Facebook app is turning on the iPhone’s camera while users scroll through their feed.

The app has been shown to be accessing the camera on the iPhone while the user browses their feed, even if they aren’t taking a photograph or engaging in some other task that would involve the imaging sensors.

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