Lenovo is selling computers that come preinstalled with adware that hijacks encrypted Web sessions and may make users vulnerable to HTTPS man-in-the-middle attacks that are trivial for attackers to carry out, security researchers said.
Facebook has launched ThreatExchange, a social network of sorts designed to allow companies to share information and intelligence about cyberthreats. The move is the latest example in how an age of cooperation may be emerging as companies increasingly battle cyberattacks of various stripes.
IBM Security found that over 60% of leading Android dating mobile apps they studied are potentially vulnerable to a variety of cyber-attacks that put personal user information and corporate data at risk.
Twitter, Netflix and Reddit will take part in an “internet slowdown” protest in favour of net neutrality on Wednesday. They are among dozens of firms worried that proposed new regulations will mean extra charges for fast internet access.
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