WhatsApp’s Encrypted Messages Are not That Safe Security researchers revealed a security backdoor within WhatsApp messaging service, which can be used to snoop on encrypted dialogs. WhatsApp’s parent company, Facebook, claims that nobody can intercept these messages, not even the company and its staff. However, according to recent research, UK Is about to Start Piracy Warnings This January, British ISPs will start their piracy notification campaign. Assisted by the copyright owners and the local government, the Internet service providers will send out email warning to subscribers whose connections are noticed pirating content. So, how does it work? BREIN’s Anti-Piracy Achievements The well-known Dutch anti-piracy group has been fighting against illegal downloading very actively over 2016. BREIN targeted hundreds of websites via various enforcement actions – as a result, Free Downloader for Netflix Taken Offline DVDVideoSoft will no longer offer a downloading tool for Netflix after being approached by a third-party with a trademark complaint. Industry experts believe that the Downloader won’t come back.
You may know Netflix as a video streaming platform, but many use it to download copyrighted content. Netflix started offering a download option for some videos on its mobile versions just a few weeks ago (not including desktop PCs running Windows). However, Free Netflix Downloader developed by DVDVideoSoft was meant to fill this gap. The software became the first Windows app enabling users to download Netflix videos to their PCs via user-friendly interface.
UN Criticized UK Intentions to Restrict Access to Porn David Kaye, the UN’s free speech advocate, believes that the UK government plans to introduce age verification and some restrictions on adult websites may breach international human rights law and would constitute a Two Italian Hackers Arrested over Targeting Top Officials Two people were arrested in Italy for attempts to intercept the communications of the former Prime Minister and other senior Italian politicians and business executives. The police believe they are members of a cyber-espionage ring hunting for sensitive financial and political data. Facebook Will Cooperate Closer with News Industry Added: Friday, January 13th, 2017
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Facebook has announced its plans to strengthen ties with the news industry, collaborate on product development, find new ways for publishers to earn, and train for newsrooms and readers in the frameworks of the Facebook Journalism Project. Major Messengers May Face Tough Privacy Rules in EU WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and Gmail will all face new rules on the tracking of users if the EC updates the ePrivacy Directive. The proposed changes seek to reinforce the right to Twitter Accused of Obscure Suspensions Over the past few days, Twitter saw two different suspension cases: in the first, a hedge fund founder was suspended following his interactions with Teen Vogue journalist, Browsers and Add-ons May Leak Your Personal Details It turned out that a number of web browsers, including Google’s Chrome, Apple’s Safari, Opera, as well as browser plugins and utilities like LastPass can leak your private information through hidden text boxes due to autofill feature, which might be inadvertently giving away your data to phishers.
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