Twitter bug exposed private tweets of some Android users for five years

SOPA Images via Getty Images A bug that has plagued Twitter since 2014 exposed the tweets of some Android users that were intended to be private. Twitter first disclosed the issue on its Help Center today after apparently fixing the issue on January 14th. The bug didn’t affect people using Twitter on iOS or desktop. […]

Oxford University halts donations and grants from Huawei

SOPA Images via Getty Images Huawei has faced increasing resistance from the US government and other countries, and now Oxford University has joined the growing number of groups distancing themselves from the company. The university, for now, will no longer accept research grants or donations from Huawei, The Guardian reports, with the ban stemming from […]

How to Stop Worrying About Every 'Mega' Password Breach That Comes Along

Photo: Getty News of this week’s so-called “mega breach” might deeply trouble you. If so, that means it’s a perfect time to take control of your personal security. Yes, every company should be held responsible for practicing sloppy security, allowing your sensitive data to get into the wrong hands. But at this point, there’s really […]

Twitter bug that made your private tweets public went unnoticed for over 4 years

A security flaw that affected “protected” Twitter accounts has finally been fixed.Image: Aytac Unal/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images By Matt Binder2019-01-17 22:24:58 UTC Twitter users with an Android device should double- check their accounts, especially if they sent a tweet sometime between 2014 and 2019. We’ve become aware of and fixed an issue where the “Protect your […]

VC funding of cybersecurity companies hits record $5.3B in 2018

2018 wasn’t all bad. It turned out to be a record year for venture capital firms investing in cybersecurity companies. According to new data out by Strategic Cyber Ventures, a cybersecurity-focused investment firm with a portfolio of four cybersecurity companies, more than $5.3 billion was funneled into companies focused on protecting networks, systems and data across […]