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Facebook is looking into a security report that reveals Facebook user data can be snatched by JavaScript trackers if they're planted in websites that let users log in with their Facebook credentials. ...
Thursday, 19 April 2018
... the Russian internet: many sites and services unrelated to Telegram are now blocked as part of this Soviet-style exercise in censorship. ... Telegram continues to operate with relative normality and the ...
Thursday, 19 April 2018
... monitoring of all exhibits." According to the job requirements, "Some knowledge of Prince is helpful." From the job listing at the American Alliance of Museums site: RESPONSIBILITIES: Actively work ...
Thursday, 19 April 2018
WordPress powers nearly half the world's websites, making it the single most important web platform. This four-course track to mastering the web's most popular platform can be yours for just $19. Read ...
Thursday, 19 April 2018
Google has announced "Me Too Rising", a dedicated website which uses data from Google Trends to allow people to visualize the spread of the #MeToo movement and its impact worldwide. Read more... Read ...
Thursday, 19 April 2018
... photographs are composite,but nothing has been changed, only selected. My subject is the strangeness of time, the exact way people look, and a surprising world that is visible only with a camera. Pelle ...
Thursday, 19 April 2018
Google is ending a loophole that allowed users to bypass internet censors to access websites and services blocked on a state level, dealing a blow to platforms that have made use of it until now. Read ...
Thursday, 19 April 2018
It's usually a pain to list your goods on an auction or marketplace site, especially if it's your first time. You have to describe them, choose photos and (worst of all) choose a price that will ...
Thursday, 19 April 2018
Handyman-for-hire app TaskRabbit was the target of a data breach on Monday, resulting in both the app and website being taken offline while the company investigated the apparently intentional attack. Both ...
Thursday, 19 April 2018
Facebook appears to be looking to design and build its own processors at some point in the future. The social networking giant has posted a job listing on its corporate website looking for a manager to ...
Thursday, 19 April 2018
The CEO of TaskRabbit has informed users that "certain personally identifiable information may have been compromised" in a security incident that saw the website and app taken offline earlier in the week. ...
Thursday, 19 April 2018
... that lets you sign into third-party sites with a Facebook ID.… Read all  ...
Thursday, 19 April 2018
ToS;dr is a crowdsourced database of website terms of service; install the associate plugin and your browser will display a letter grade (from A to F) for every site you visit, with subcategories for ...
Thursday, 19 April 2018
... safe injection site. At Insite, drug users are provided with clean syringes, alcohol swabs, and all of the other gear they need to use their drug of choice in the safest manner possible. They can shoot ...
Wednesday, 18 April 2018
... This should be enough to keep most sites quiet f... Read all  ...
Wednesday, 18 April 2018
Microsoft has released an extension for Google Chrome that protects your computer from malicious websites by essentially sending your browsing history to Microsoft for URL verification in real-time. Read ...
Wednesday, 18 April 2018
Best Buy has partnered with Amazon to sell voice-controlled Fire TV Edition branded TVs in its stores and on its website, the companies announced. CEOs Jeff Bezos from Amazon and Best Buy's Hubert ...
Wednesday, 18 April 2018
... extension. The add-on offers real-time protection against a variety of online threats such as phishing attacks and malicious websites. As these security options are already available in Chrome, it's not ...
Wednesday, 18 April 2018
19. The Proprietary Format
(English/WTF)
Have you ever secured something with a lock? The intent is that at some point in the future, you'll use the requisite key to regain access to it. Of course, the underlying assumption is that you actually ...
Wednesday, 18 April 2018
20. Ancient bad ass had knife for a hand
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
... it, likely leather. Other male skeletons found at the site were buried with their arms by their sides, but T US 380 had his right arm placed across his torso, and a knife blade with the butt aligned with ...
Wednesday, 18 April 2018
Google's Safe Browsing can now protect you from phishing attempts and harmful programs even if you're not visiting websites on Chrome. Google Play Protect has added Safe Browsing to WebView, ...
Wednesday, 18 April 2018
Repeat after The Vultures: don't re-use passwords IKEA's TaskRabbit app and Website, which links buyers with people skilled with Allen key experts and other errand-runners, remain offline a day after the ...
Wednesday, 18 April 2018
... games. You can even embed stuff there on your own site, just like video, though you have to click into the editing tools to get the snippets. Dig in, though, and it turns into a simple but powerful coding ...
Wednesday, 18 April 2018
... be considered. But the organisation's website specifies that the desired skill set of potential appointees includes demonstrated leadership experience, relevant board experience, and experience in relevant ...
Tuesday, 17 April 2018
Flavio Lamenza, a user experience designer, collected 11 examples of malicious websites, apps, and other designs intended to deceive users. Here's one: It's gross that Apple allows these kinds of apps ...
Tuesday, 17 April 2018