A Long-Awaited IoT Crisis Is Here, and Many Devices Aren't Ready

Some network communication protocol vulnerabilities have been known for more than a decade and still aren’t fixed. Now they’re being...

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How to Check If Cambridge Analytica Could Access Your Facebook Data

Facebook has released a tool that lets you see if you were caught up in the Cambridge Analytica fiasco—and what other apps know about you know.

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Twitter Bots Post Two-Thirds of Links to Popular Sites on the Platform

A new study from Pew Research shows that the bulk of links on Twitter don’t come from actual humans.

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Roku Bans Popular Social IPTV Linking Service cCloud TV
Apr10

Roku Bans Popular Social IPTV Linking Service cCloud TV

Despite being one of the more popular set-top box platforms, until last year Roku managed to stay completely out of the piracy conversation. However, due to abuse of its system by third-parties, last June the Superior Court of Justice of the City of Mexico banned the importation and distribution of Roku devices in the country. The decision followed a complaint filed by cable TV provider Cablevision, which said that some Roku channels...

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Piracy Falls 6%, in Spain, But It’s Still a Multi-Billion Euro Problem
Apr10

Piracy Falls 6%, in Spain, But It’s Still a Multi-Billion Euro Problem

The Coalition of Creators and Content Industries, which represents Spain’s leading entertainment industry companies, is keeping a close eye on the local piracy landscape. The outfit has just published its latest Piracy Observatory and Digital Content Consumption Habits report, carried out by the independent consultant GFK, and there is good news to report on headline piracy figures. During 2017, the report estimates that people...

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