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Avast’s Free Antivirus Tracks Your Browsing Activity & Sells It For Millions

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In a shocking revelation by a report from Motherboard in collaboration with PCMag, it is known that Avast is collecting users’ browsing history and selling it to third-party companies for millions of dollars. Avast claims that the data has been ‘de-identified,’ meaning that the personal information of users has been ...

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Navigating Federal Data Protection Compliance Requirements in the Cloud

Navigating Federal Data Protection Compliance Requirements in the Cloud

Government contractors and military suppliers are increasingly utilizing cloud services in the execution of their contracts. Many assume that if the cloud service provider’s (CSP) underlying infrastructure is compliant then their work is complete.  However, while the CSP’s underlying infrastructure and services may meet Federal requirements, government contractors and suppliers ...

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USN-4261-1: WebKitGTK+ vulnerabilities

webkit2gtk vulnerabilities A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: Ubuntu 19.10 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Summary Several security issues were fixed in WebKitGTK+. Software Description webkit2gtk – Web content engine library for GTK+ Details A large number of security issues were discovered in the WebKitGTK+ Web and ...

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