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Facebook's WhatsApp says has fixed video call security bug

Oct 10 2018

NEW YORK/LONDON Facebook Inc's WhatsApp messenger service said on Wednesday it has fixed the latest bug on its platform that allowed hackers to take over users' applications when they answered an incoming video call.

Buyout firm Thoma Bravo adds Imperva to cyber portfolio

Oct 10 2018

Buyout firm Thoma Bravo LLC has agreed to buy Imperva Inc for $2.1 billion in cash, adding the cybersecurity firm to its technology-heavy investment portfolio, it said on Wednesday.

U.S., European regulators investigating Google glitch

Oct 10 2018

At least two U.S. states and two European Union member states are investigating a breach at Alphabet Inc's Google that may have exposed private profile data of at least 500,000 users to hundreds of external developers.

Facebook says hackers did not use stolen logins on third-party sites

Oct 02 2018

NEW YORK Facebook Inc said on Tuesday that investigators have determined that hackers did not access other sites that use the social networking site's single sign-on in a massive cyberattack that the company disclosed last week.

Facebook says hackers did not use stolen logins on third-party sites

Oct 02 2018

NEW YORK Facebook Inc said on Tuesday that investigators have determined that hackers did not access other sites that use the social networking site's single sign-on in a massive cyberattack that the company disclosed last week.

Majority of Americans think social media platforms censor political views: Pew survey

Jun 28 2018

NEW YORK About seven out of ten Americans think social media platforms intentionally censor political viewpoints, the Pew Research Center found in a study released on Thursday.

Equifax avoids fines in deal with U.S. states over data breach

Jun 27 2018

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK Equifax Inc on Wednesday avoided fines in a deal with eight states' banking regulators over a data breach that compromised sensitive data of more than 145 million people, as the credit reporting agency agreed to tighten up security.

Cybersecurity rivals CrowdStrike, Cylance close major funding rounds

Jun 19 2018

NEW YORK CrowdStrike Inc and Cylance Inc, rival cybersecurity startups vying for a chunk of the surging security industry, both announced major rounds of funding on Tuesday.

Americans grapple with recognizing facts in news stories: Pew survey

Jun 18 2018

NEW YORK Only a quarter of U.S. adults in a recent survey could fully identify factual statements - as opposed to opinion - in news stories, the Pew Research Center found in a study released on Monday.

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