Day: June 18, 2020

Facebook Sues Developer Over Alleged Data Scraping Abuse

…read more Source:: PacketStorm

EA Play Live, including Star Wars Squadrons: How to watch, livestream, everything we know – CNET

Electronic Arts will be holding its annual EA Play event via livestream this year, since the big E3 video game conference was canceled due to the coronavirus. …read more Source:: CNet

Healthcare CISOs Share COVID-19 Response Stories

Cybersecurity leaders discussed the threats and challenges that arose during the pandemic, and how they responded, during a virtual roundtable. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Donkey Kong ace Billy Mitchell’s world records reinstated by Guinness – CNET

The ‘King of Kong’ star was stripped of his world record arcade scores in 2018. Now, after an investigation, he’s getting them back. …read more Source:: CNet

Google Yanks 106 ‘Malicious’ Chrome Extensions

Trojan Chrome browser extensions spied on users and maintained a foothold on the networks of financial services, oil and gas, media and entertainment, healthcare and pharmaceuticals and government organizations. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Facebook’s FTC-Mandated Privacy Committee Now in Effect

Facebook will report its privacy practices to both the committee, the FTC, and to a third-party assessor. …read more Source:: Threatpost

‘Work pressure’ sees Maze ransomware gang demand payoff from wrong company

Naming mix-up see New York architects hit instead of Canadian standards agency The Maze ransomware gang has screwed up by targeting a New York design and construction firm instead of the Canadian Standards Association it was intending to hit.… …read more Source:: Register

Facebook Takes Down Trump Ads Featuring Symbol Used By Nazis To Mark Political Prisoners

Facebook on Thursday took down Trump campaign ads against antifa that prominently featured a symbol used by Nazis to designate political prisoners, a spokesperson for the company confirmed to The Hill. From the report: “We removed these posts and ads for violating our policy against organized hate,” Facebook said in a statement. “Our policy prohibits…

England’s ‘World Beating’ System To Track the Virus Is Anything But

Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain unveiled last month a “world beating” operation to track down people who had been exposed to the coronavirus, giving the country a chance to climb out of lockdown without losing sight of where infections were spreading. From a report: As with much of the government’s response to the pandemic,…

Toddler-Friendly MP3 Player Navigates with Light

When designing this custom MP3 player for his grandson, [Luc Brun] ran into a unique problem. He wanted the boy to be able to operate the player on his own, but being only 2½ years old, the user interface would have to be exceedingly straightforward. Too many buttons would just be a distraction, and a…