Smashing Security podcast #227: Phishing foul-up, Twitter tip jars, and Facebook’s Apple fury

Facebook says it’s sticking up for the little guys as it picks a fight with Apple, there are testing times on the trains, and Twitter takes a tip.

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Consumers aware of travel cyber risks, still not putting their digital wellness first

68% of Americans plan to travel for leisure this summer, with 12% doing so internationally, a McAfee survey reveals. While 68% of U.S. consumers report that they are connected to more devices and digital activity since the start of the pandemic, roughl… Continue reading Consumers aware of travel cyber risks, still not putting their digital wellness first

Asset Discovery Provider Panaseer Raises $26.5 Million

Asset and security control management provider Panaseer on Wednesday announced a new $26.5 million round of funding, bringing the total investment in the company up to $43 million.
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Apple Removed 95,000 Fraudulent Applications From App Store in 2020

In 2020, Apple removed or rejected hundreds of thousands of applications from the App Store for engaging in various forms of fraudulent behavior, including spam, mischief, and privacy violations.
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Chinese TV Maker Skyworth Under Fire For Excessive Data Collection That Users Call Spying

Chinese television maker Skyworth has issued an apology after a consumer found that his set was quietly collecting a wide range of private data and sending it to a Beijing-based analytics company without his consent. From a report: A network traffic an… Continue reading Chinese TV Maker Skyworth Under Fire For Excessive Data Collection That Users Call Spying