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ExpressVPN refuses to comply with the Indian government, removes VPN servers from country

ExpressVPN has published a post criticizing the Indian government's rule that require companies to log and share user data with authorities. As such, the firm will remove all its servers from India.

Xbox Gaming services slowly coming back online after experiencing worldwide outage

Multiple critical Xbox Gaming services, including remote and cloud gaming, are currently down, but Microsoft has confirmed that it is actively investigating and addressing any issues.

Package Analysis Project: Google will help detect malicious open source packages

Google has pledged support for OpenSSF's Package Analysis Project for open source packages uploaded to popular repositories. It has also published the results which paint a rather interesting picture.

Chrome 101 has the first version of privacy-preserving ad profiling, landing today [Update: Out now!]

Google Chrome 101 is landing in the later hours of today. It is a milestone release because it contains the first implementation of Google's ad profiling mechanisms called the Topics API and FLEDGE.

Leaked document reveals Facebook has no control over user data and where it's going

According to a leaked document, Facebook engineers have admitted that Facebook itself doesn't know what it does with its own users' data and where it goes after entering its servers.

Lapsus$ bypassed T-Mobile's defenses and stole its source code but user data is untouched

Some of the Lapsus$ group's members may have been arrested, but the hackers managed to sneak inside T-Mobile servers and stole the company's source code to perform SIM swap attacks for ransomware.

Microsoft Weekly: App updates, broad deployment of Windows 10, and cybersecurity

This week, we are recapping a bunch of updates for Microsoft apps and services, Windows updates (and the lack of them), and some incidents in the cybersecurity space. Read about all of this here!

Mozilla Firefox receives out of band update to patch two critical security exploits

Mozilla has released Firefox v97.0.2. It's an out-of-band security update to patch two "Critical" security flaws that are being exploited in the wild. These 0-Days rely on the 'Use-after-free' bug.

Google: We need an EU-US data transfer framework as soon as possible

Google has highlighted the urgent need for a robust EU-US data transfer framework in light of the recent ruling against the use of Google Analytics issued by Austrian data protection authorities.

Microsoft Teams now has End-to-End Encryption for all one-on-one calls, but there are caveats

Microsoft Teams now has End-to-End Encryption for all one-on-one calls, but enabling the privacy-boosting feature will render nearly all the important features in the platform, non-functional, until

The European Commission is making its software open source to benefit society

The European Commission has taken the decision to start releasing its software under open source licenses. It believes this will benefit society as others can make use of the code.

WhatsApp adds the option to make ephemeral messages the default in new chats

Meta has added an option to WhatsApp that allows you to make new chats use disappearing messages by default. It has also added more options about how long a message should be visible before vanishing.

Apple AirTags are being exploited to steal cars in Canada

According to a report from the York police, car thieves in Canada are reportedly using AirTags in their heists. They are being leveraged to track cars so they can be stolen under conducive conditions.

Windows 10 Patch Tuesday updates are now live

It's Patch Tuesday, and although this time around, the newest addition, Windows 11, also received updates, we must not forget that Windows 10 will still need those fixes for your sanity and stabilty.

Facebook will soon let you take a break from its apps to focus on mental health

In less than a week after a Facebook ex-employee testified before Congress about internal research at the firm, Facebook's representative said that a "take a break" feature would soon be added.

Telegram gained 70 million new users during WhatsApp outage on Monday

Telegram founder, Pavel Durov, has revealed that the platform saw 70 million new users sign up during the WhatsApp outage that struck on Monday. WhatsApp and Facebook were offline for several hours.

WhatsApp is now offering encrypted cloud backups, here's how you can enable it

After more than a year of testing, WhatsApp is finally rolling out the ability to encrypt chat backups before uploading them to Google Drive offering extra security to WhatsApp users.

WhatsApp is bringing "view once" mode for its iOS beta users

WhatsApp users with the iOS beta app will now be able to send photos and videos that disappear once they have been viewed with the latest "view once" mode along with a redesigned in-app notification.

Microsoft releases mandatory Windows updates to fix PrintNightmare exploit

Microsoft has begun rolling out a mandatory update for the most recent Windows 10 versions - 2004, 20H2, and 21H1 - to patch the recently acknowledged PrintNightmare critical vulnerability.

Windows 10 Patch Tuesday updates are now live, here's what's new

As is the case every second Tuesday of the month, Microsoft has released cumulative updates for all supported versions. For the first time, all supported consumer versions will receive the same update

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