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Facebook Is Building An Operating System So It Can Ditch Android
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Facebook Is Building An Operating System So It Can Ditch Android

Facebook is building an operating system from scratch so that its hardware is not at the mercy of Google and the Android operating system.

Amazon Ring doorbells exposed home Wi-Fi passwords to hackers
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Amazon Ring doorbells exposed home Wi-Fi passwords to hackers

Security researchers have discovered a vulnerability in Ring doorbells.

­.K.'s ICO Fines British Airways Record £183M Over GDPR Breach That Leaked Data From 500,000 ­sers
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­.K.'s ICO Fines British Airways Record £183M Over GDPR Breach That Leaked Data From 500,000 ­sers

The U.K.'s Information Commissioner’s Office has leveled a £183.39-million fine against British Airways for a violation of the General Data Protection Regulation...

Apple macOS Security Protections Easily Bypassed With 'Synthetic' Clicks, Researcher Finds
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Apple macOS Security Protections Easily Bypassed With 'Synthetic' Clicks, Researcher Finds

A researcher found a zero-day vulnerability in a central Apple macOS safeguard, allowing apps or malware to circumvent permissions and access a user's private data...

Microsoft Warns ­sers to Patch as Exploits for 'Wormable' BlueKeep Bug Appear
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Microsoft Warns ­sers to Patch as Exploits for 'Wormable' BlueKeep Bug Appear

Microsoft has published an advisory calling on users to install a patch for a "wormable" vulnerability that could be exploited to launch attacks similar to WannaCry...
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