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Hackers Account For 90 Percent of Login Attempts At Online Retailers

Hackers account for 90% of of e-commerce sites’ global login traffic, according to a report by cyber security firm Shape Security. They reportedly use programs to apply stolen data acquired on the dark web — all in an effort to login to websites and grab something of value like cash, airline points, or merchandise. Quartz reports: These attacks are successful ... Read More »

Zuckerberg: If Someone Gets Fired For Data Abuse ‘It Should Be Me’

Mark Zuckerberg isn’t planning to fire himself. At least, not at the moment. From a report: During an interview with Recode’s Kara Swisher published Wednesday, the Facebook CEO touched on Russians interfering with US elections, misinformation, data breaches, the company’s business model and more. When asked by Swisher who’s to blame for the Cambridge Analytica scandal and related data misuse, ... Read More »

Linux chattr Command Tutorial for Beginners (5 Examples)

Many a time, a Linux machine is used by different users. So there are chances that these users access a common set of files. This opens up door to problems like accidental deletion or editing of important files, something which you – as an administrator – would definitely not want to happen. Thankfully, there exists a command – dubbed chattr ... Read More »

Google Warns Android Might Not Remain Free Because of EU Decision

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: The EU’s decision to force Google to unbundle its Chrome and search apps from Android may have some implications for the future of Android’s free business model. In a blog post defending Google’s decision to bundle search and Chrome apps on Android, Google CEO Sundar Pichai outlines the company’s response to ... Read More »