Microsoft expands AccountGuard to 12 more countries in Europe

Microsoft's state-of-the-art cybersecurity service AccountGuard expands to 12 more European countries to help protect democratic processes from threats. — Read on blogs.microsoft.com/eupolicy/2019/02/20/accountguard-expands-to-europe/ It might be a Fancy Bear, but it has no place destabilising world peace... 20 February 2019, F.W.I

Instagram Has a Massive Harassment Problem

The harassment, he said, has escalated sharply over the past year. “Instagram is the No. 1 platform that I experience hate on,” he said. It seems that a fundamental shift in thinking is needed in the design of these sharing platforms. Sharing fast and wide seems to encourage -- or at least doesn't discourage enough … Continue reading Instagram Has a Massive Harassment Problem

EU Resolution calls for full audit of Facebook’s protection and security of users’ personal data

In a resolution adopted on Thursday, MEPs urge Facebook to allow EU bodies to carry out a full audit to assess data protection and security of users’ personal data, following the scandal in which the data of 87 million Facebook users was improperly obtained, and misused. MEPs say that Facebook did not only breach the … Continue reading EU Resolution calls for full audit of Facebook’s protection and security of users’ personal data

I Bought Used Voting Machines on eBay for $100 Apiece. What I Found Was Alarming | WIRED

This year, I bought two more machines to see if security had improved. To my dismay, I discovered that the newer model machines—those that were used in the 2016 election—are running Windows CE and have USB ports, along with other components, that make them even easier to exploit than the older ones. Our voting machines, … Continue reading I Bought Used Voting Machines on eBay for $100 Apiece. What I Found Was Alarming | WIRED

Facebook Really Is Spying on You, Just Not Through Your Phone’s Mic

From the WSJ ➔ It's not a new article, but has only recently come online. Seriously, do this. If you want a deeper discussion on this, listen to the Reply All Podcast Episode #109