Eavesdropper bug exposes millions of texts, calls

A recently discovered vulnerability affecting almost 700 iOS and Android apps has exposed millions of text messages, calls, and voice recordings, researchers at enterprise mobile threat protection firm Appthority warned Thursday.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/10/eavesdropper-bug-exposes-millions-texts-calls.html

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Microsoft built a trio of treehouse for its employees on its Washington campus

According to research, people can gain more focus and creativity by being exposed to outdoor settings. So Microsoft has builtbuilt treehouse workspaces for its employees, aspart of the company’s growing “outdoor districts.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/16/microsoft-built-trio-treehouse-for-its-employees-on-its-washington-campus.html

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Verizon data breach: 14 million customers reportedly exposed

Millions of Verizon customers’ records have been exposed after an Israeli technology company left user data unprotected, according to a new report.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/12/verizon-data-breach-14-million-customers-reportedly-exposed.html

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Data on nearly 200 million US voters exposed in huge GOP contractor leak

The personal details of nearly 200 million voters have been accidentally exposed in the largest U.S. leak of voter data, according to a security expert.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/20/data-on-nearly-200-million-us-voters-exposed-in-huge-gop-contractor-leak.html

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New iPod touch teardown shows power optimizations, no sapphire camera lens cover

A teardown of the sixth-generation iPod touch published on Friday exposed new details about the device, including the presence of a marginally bigger battery, the lack of a sapphire lens cover, and which chipmakers are involved in supplying parts.

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Chlorine leak leaves five injured at Apple's North Carolina data center

Five people are receiving medical treatment after being exposed to a chlorine leak at Apple’s data center in Maiden, North Carolina on Monday, reports say.

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Some 1,500 iOS apps exposed to serious HTTPS vulnerability, analytics firm says

Approximately 1,500 iOS apps are exposed to a vulnerability that could let a hacker bypass HTTPS security and steal passwords and other sensitive data, according to research released on Monday.

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Lenovo promises bloatware-free PCs, free McAfee subscriptions for Superfish victims

Lenovo has released its plans for how it will make amends to the consumers whose data it exposed. How about a six month subscription to McAfee?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/199997-lenovo-promises-bloatware-free-pcs-free-mcafee-subscriptions-for-superfish-victims

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Break the Language Barrier by Learning Your Customers' Native Tongues

If you live in the English-speaking world, you’ve been exposed to the stereotype of the snotty Parisian. One of the characteristics of this stereotype is that Parisians refuse to speak English. They know how — but they won’t — and they turn up their noses at anyone who won’t speak French. In my experience, that stereotype is largely wrong — if you make an effort to communicate in any way, most Parisians are perfectly friendly. However, many businesses unwittingly act out the scenario of the snotty Parisian.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/80628.html?rss=1

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eBay's In With the Breached Crowd

If there’s a list of retailers that have not exposed their customers’ data to a security breach, it just got shorter. The most recent company to confess to being hacked is eBay, which on Wednesday began sending emails urging customers to change their passwords.
eBay announced that a cyberattack had compromised a database containing encrypted passwords and other nonfinancial data and that a “small number” of employee login credentials were compromised. Extensive tests failed to turn up any evidence of resulting unauthorized activity.

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