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Google to Nix Chrome Support for Third-Party Cookies by 2022

Google says it has a two-year timeline for phasing out support for third-party cookies in its Chrome web browser. Read more

4 Ring Employees Fired For Spying on Customers

Ring said that four employees were fired because for inappropriate access to customers' connected video feeds. Read more

California’s Tough New Privacy Law and Its Biggest Challenges

The California Consumer Privacy Act has been adopted, but the largest U.S. privacy regulation fails to address how companies can know where their data is. Read more

A CISO’s Security Predictions for 2020

As Threats Continue to Evolve, So too Must DefensesThe cybersecurity outlook for 2020 and the new decade will be characterized by more advanced, targeted and coordinated attack vectors designed...

FBI Taps Apple to Unlock Pensacola Shooter’s iPhone

It's unclear yet whether the Cupertino giant will assist, given past history of court battles over such incidents. Read more

Magecart Hits Parents and Students via Blue Bear Attack

The latest attack takes aim at a vertical-specific e-commerce platform. Read more

California Adopts Strictest Privacy Law in U.S.

On Wednesday California adopted the strictest privacy law in the United States. Read more

TikTok Banned By U.S. Army Over China Security Concerns

The U.S. Army this week has banned TikTok from government-owned devices as scrutiny over the platform's relationship with China grows. Read more

Facebook Security Debacles: 2019 Year in Review

2019 was a tumultuous year for Facebook as it continued to grapple with privacy fallout after Cambridge Analytica, as well as dealing with a slew of security challenges. Read...

Top Zero Days, Data Breaches and Security Stories of 2019: News Wrap

From ransomware ramp up, to voice assistant privacy perils, the Threatpost team breaks down the top news stories from this past year. Read more

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Framework Developer ‘Ragequits’ Open Source Community, Citing Negative Comments, ‘Very Few Provide Help’

The maintainer of the popular Rust web framework Actix has quit the project -- though he's backed off threats to make its code private...

EFF Defends Bruce Perens Victory Against ‘Open Source Security’ in Appeals Court

Bruce Perens (Slashdot reader #3872) co-founded the Open Source Initiative with Eric Raymond in 1998. (And then left it this January 2nd.) But in...

Realtek SDK Information Disclosure / Code Execution

Realtek SDK based routers suffer from information disclosure, incorrect access control, insecure password storage, code execution, and incorrectly implemented CAPTCHA vulnerabilities. Read more