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Why do people catfish? What are the signs of it? Here's what you — and your kids — should know

  • Natalie Neysa Alund - USA Today
  • Published date: 2022-11-30 01:52:58

Despite the best efforts of social media sites attempting to make apps safer, catfishing continues. Here's what to know about the deceptive activity

Catfishing has tricked countless internet users in recent decades. People have used the deceptive practice for anything ranging from pranking their friends to carrying out serious crimes, like sexua… [+6177 chars]

Why do people catfish? What are the signs of it? Here's what you – and your kids – should know

  • USA TODAY, Natalie Neysa Alund, USA TODAY
  • Published date: 2022-11-29 19:59:31

Catfishing is a deceptive activity where someone creates a fake identity on social media to target a victim. Here's how to spot a con.

Catfishing has tricked countless internet users in recent decades. People have used the deceptive practice for anything ranging from pranking their friends to carrying out serious crimes, like sexua… [+6324 chars]

Sierra Wireless: High IRR Investment Opportunity

  • Dalius Taurus
  • Published date: 2022-11-29 18:58:21

IoT hardware and software provider Sierra Wireless is getting acquired by semiconductor supplier Semtech. Read why I think the merger seems unlikely to be terminated.

NicoElNino This is a mid-cap merger where the spread has recently widened due to regulatory concerns, however, the merger closing seems highly likely. IoT hardware and software provider Sierra Wirel… [+11131 chars]

WebTorrent

  • None
  • Published date: 2022-11-29 17:08:04

WebTorrent, the streaming torrent client for the browser, Mac, Windows, and Linux

Frequently Asked Questions What is WebTorrent? WebTorrent is the first torrent client that works in the browser. YEP, THAT'S RIGHT. THE BROWSER. It's written completely in JavaScript the language… [+20729 chars]

Power Up! Donations Get a 2X Match This Week

  • Aaron Jue
  • Published date: 2022-11-29 16:40:50

Power Up Your Donation Week is here! Right now, your contribution to the Electronic Frontier Foundation will have double the impact on digital privacy, security, and free speech rights for everyone. Power Up! Give today and get an automatic 2X match A g…

Power Up Your Donation Week is here! Right now, your contribution to the Electronic Frontier Foundation will have double the impact on digital privacy, security, and free speech rights for everyone. … [+2020 chars]

TCS to help Amazon Web Services launch quantum computing lab

  • Business Today Desk
  • Published date: 2022-11-29 04:41:51

The TCS Quantum Computing Lab on Amazon’s platform will offer a virtual research and development environment leveraging Amazon Braket, a fully managed quantum computing service from AWS.

Indias largest IT services company Tata Consultancy Services has partnered with tech giant Amazon Web Services to launch a quantum computing lab on the latters platform. Krishna Mohan, the Global He… [+1323 chars]

iZafe Acquires Pilloxa, Carries Out a Directed Issue of Shares and Warrants to Qualified Investors and Issues Warrants Free of Charge to Existing Shareholders

  • iZafe Group
  • Published date: 2022-11-28 18:40:00

iZafe Group (STO:IZAFE-B) iZafe Group AB (publ) ("iZafe" or the "Company") has today entered into a share purchase agreement with the owners of Pilloxa AB ("...

STOCKHOLM, SE / ACCESSWIRE / November 28, 2022 / iZafe Group (STO:IZAFE-B) iZafe Group AB (publ) ("iZafe" or the "Company") has today entered into a share purchase agreement with the owners of Pillox… [+13053 chars]

TCS partners with AWS in new quantum computing initiative

  • Paul Barker
  • Published date: 2022-11-28 17:48:10

Tata Consultancy Services today launched the TCS Quantum Computing Lab on AWS, a new service designed to provide enterprise customers with insight into what it described as “one of the most promising technologies of the decade.” The lab, it said, will allow o…

Tata Consultancy Services today launched the TCS Quantum Computing Lab on AWS, a new service designed to provide enterprise customers with insight into what it described as one of the most promising … [+1454 chars]

Computer Repair Technicians Are Stealing Your Data

  • Bruce Schneier
  • Published date: 2022-11-28 15:44:48

Laptop technicians routinely violate the privacy of the people whose computers they repair: Researchers at University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, recovered logs from laptops after receiving overnight repairs from 12 commercial shops. The logs showed that te…

Laptop technicians routinely violate the privacy of the people whose computers they repair: Researchers at University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, recovered logs from laptops after receiving overni… [+2144 chars]

TCS launches quantum computing lab

  • ETtech
  • Published date: 2022-11-28 13:42:33

Working with partners across technology providers, academia, and the startup ecosystem, TCS has been investing in quantum computing research for over four years, which has already resulted in two patent filings and progress toward advancing artificial intelli…

Tata Consultancy Services launched a virtual TCS Quantum Computing Lab on Amazon Web Services (AWS) to develop, and test enterprise business solutions and accelerate the adoption of quantum computing… [+771 chars]

Quokka Publishes the Shopping App “Nice List” for the 2022 Holiday Season

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  • Published date: 2022-11-28 13:07:36

MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Quokka, Inc., a mobile security and privacy solutions company, today announced the publication of its 2022 Mobile Apps Nice List showcasing what it considers the most trustworthy Android mobile apps available to end-users this ho…

MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Quokka, Inc., a mobile security and privacy solutions company, today announced the publication of its 2022 Mobile Apps Nice List showcasing what it considers the most tr… [+5368 chars]

We Built a Meta Pixel Inspector

  • None
  • Published date: 2022-11-26 15:40:23

The first large-scale, crowdsourced study that monitors how Meta tracks people across the internet

Have you ever shopped for a product online only to see the item appear ad nauseam in your Facebook or Instagram feeds? This is often the result of the Meta Pixel (formerly called the Facebook Pixel),… [+23207 chars]

Baanx crypto card launched in Europe

  • Editorial Team
  • Published date: 2022-11-24 16:46:00

Ledger, the world leader in critical digital asset security, and Baanx, a UK-based Web3 Fintech company, announced today the launch of the Crypto Life “CL” Card powered by Ledger in Europe, following its launch in the UK with Mastercard.

Ledger, the world leader in critical digital asset security, and Baanx, a UK-based Web3 Fintech company, announced today the launch of the Crypto Life CL Card powered by Ledger in Europe, following i… [+2987 chars]

5 Common Types of Computer Security Threats in 2022

  • Leechung12
  • Published date: 2022-11-24 12:53:49

Security threats to computers are growing in this age of ever-changing technology. The attacks of ransomware, phishing and identity theft weren't as common just a decade ago. However, in recent years, it has become more frequent than ever.

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10 tips to avoid Black Friday and Cyber Monday scams

  • André Lameiras
  • Published date: 2022-11-24 10:30:14

It pays not to let your guard down during the shopping bonanza – watch out for some of the most common scams doing the rounds this holiday shopping season The post 10 tips to avoid Black Friday and Cyber Monday scams appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

It pays not to let your guard down during the shopping bonanza watch out for some of the most common scams doing the rounds this holiday shopping season Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just around… [+6943 chars]

Facebook fails independent journalists

  • Arzu Geybulla
  • Published date: 2022-11-23 21:00:00

On Jan 29, 2018, the prominent Berlin-based Azerbaijani news site Meydan TV had its Facebook page hacked for the first time. The attackers removed all admin accounts, deleted all content, and removed nearly 100,000 followers.

On Jan 29, 2018, the prominent Berlin-based Azerbaijani news site Meydan TV had its Facebook page hacked for the first time. The attackers removed all admin accounts, deleted all content, and removed… [+4520 chars]

EARN IT Act Will Make The Internet Worse For Everyone By Undermining Privacy And Security

  • Tim Cushing
  • Published date: 2022-11-23 17:34:39

To save the children, we must destroy everything. That’s the reality of the EARN IT Act. I mean, you can get some sort of sense of what you’re in store for just by reading the actual words behind the extremely labored acronym: Eliminating Abuse and Rampant Ne…

from the this-is-bad dept To save the children, we must destroy everything. That’s the reality of the EARN IT Act. I mean, you can get some sort of sense of what you’re in store for just by reading … [+10392 chars]

Tails: Our achievements in 2022

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  • Published date: 2022-11-23 12:34:56

If a tool is hard to use, it is less secure. When digital security tools are too complicated to use, people make mistakes that compromise their security or simply give up and fall back on more dangerous practices. Because journalists and whistleblowers use …

If a tool is hard to use, it is less secure. When digital security tools are too complicated to use, people make mistakes that compromise their security or simply give up and fall back on more dan… [+7134 chars]

Michael Saylor: ‘Bitcoin Must Be Understood As Something Outside This Crypto Industry’

  • Siamak Masnavi
  • Published date: 2022-11-23 10:21:35

On Tuesday (22 November 2022), Michael Saylor, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman at business intelligence software company MicroStrategy Inc. (Nasdaq: MSTR), made comments that suggested he believes Bitcoin should be judged on its own and not considered as a …

On Tuesday (22 November 2022), Michael Saylor, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman at business intelligence software company MicroStrategy Inc. (Nasdaq: MSTR), made comments that suggested he believes … [+5047 chars]

Here's how the tech sector can win public trust in Southeast Asia - World Economic Forum

  • Ming Tan
  • Published date: 2022-11-23 10:00:00

New research shows that the tech sector won't win public trust simply through coding and digital security - it needs to demonstrate institutional integrity.

License and Republishing World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in acc… [+130 chars]

After praising Moxie Marlinspike for Signal, Elon Musk and Twitter to partner with Signal for encrypted DMs

  • Mehul Reuben Das
  • Published date: 2022-11-23 07:14:04

Over the years, Twitter has kickstarted and then paused building encrypted DMs several times. But now more than ever, encrypted DMs videos and other content are a top priority for Elon Musk's vision of Twitter 2.0.

Mehul Reuben DasNov 23, 2022 12:44:04 IST Elon Musk, when he took over Twitter, had envisioned that Twitters DM or Direct Messaging system would be one of the best in the world. In fact Musk had pla… [+2499 chars]

Dutch national cyber security strategy aims to protect digital society

  • Kim Loohuis
  • Published date: 2022-11-23 05:00:00

Cabinet sets up national cyber security strategy to make the Netherlands digitally secure

The Netherlands is one of the most digitised countries in the world. Dutch people work, live, shop and meet ever more digitally, making digital systems the beating heart of society. This offers many … [+6138 chars]

A Basic Baby Monitor Made Me A Less Anxious Mom

  • Claudia Koerner
  • Published date: 2022-11-22 18:38:21

I might be missing out on watching my son sleep, but the best baby monitor for me was an audio-only version. It gave me less to worry about, which helped ease my anxiety.View Entire Post ›

BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from Things We Love links if you decide to shop from them. Some items were already owned by our staffers, and others were sent to us for re… [+1634 chars]

Prepare road map for small merchants' entry into digital fold, Finmin tells lenders

  • Dheeraj Tiwari
  • Published date: 2022-11-22 18:01:20

"Banks are now working on the standard operating procedure, the scope of services, and a performance measure matrix," said an official, adding that the Indian Banks' Association, or IBA, will also be engaged to bring private banks on board. Another bank execu…

The finance ministry has asked banks to work out the roadmap for bringing small merchants and traders within the fold of digital transactions. "Banks are now working on the standard operating proce… [+1128 chars]