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    Trolled, Prateik Babbar Deletes Risque Pic With Wife Sanya Sagar

    Actor Prateik Babbar reportedly posted a risque picture featuring himself with wife Sanya Sagar on Valentine’s Day, which he recently deleted following heavily trolling on social media, several websites, including India.com and DNA, reported. Prateik married Sanya Sagar last month in Lucknow, her hometown. As per a DNA report, the Internet users called Prateik out […]

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    Twitter cuts off API access to follow/unfollow spam dealers

    Notification spam ruins social networks, diluting the real human interaction. Desperate to gain an audience, users pay services to rapidly follow and unfollow tons of people in hopes that some will follow them back. The services can either automate this process or provide tools for users to generate this spam themselves, Earlier this month, a TechCrunch […]

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    YouTube to Stop Automatic Sharing of Activity to Twitter, Google+

    Video-sharing giant YouTube has announced that it will kill the feature that allows users to automatically share their YouTube Activity on micro-blogging site Twitter and its own social network Google+ after January 31. Twitter currently allows users to share their YouTube activity via options such as going to YouTube Settings, then to Connected apps and choosing “Share your […]

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    US Man Gets 10 Years in Prison for Cyber-Attack on Children’s Hospital

    A Massachusetts man was sentenced on Thursday to more than 10 years in prison for carrying out a cyber-attack on a hospital on behalf of the hacking activist group Anonymous to protest the treatment of a teenager in a high-profile custody dispute. Martin Gottesfeld, 34, was sentenced by US District Judge Nathaniel Gorton in Boston nearly […]

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    Google Search Bug Allows People to Hack Results to Spread Misinformation

    An innocuous-looking Google bug has been revealed that has the potential for spreading misinformation. The bug was documented by a London-based researcher, who discovered that Google’s Knowledge Panel can be tricked to show up with unrelated queries, thus allowing a malicious actor to use them for disseminating false information or propaganda. With the world already […]

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    Google Can Limit Right to Be Forgotten to EU, Says EU Court Adviser

    An EU rule forcing search engines to comply with requests to remove links should be limited to Europe, the senior legal advisor to the bloc’s top court said Thursday in a boost for Web giant Google. The legal clash pits Google against France over the “right to be forgotten” rule, which the US firm would like to […]

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    Kaspersky Lab Helped NSA Catch an Alleged Data Thief

    The National Security Agency discovered what has been called the largest breach of classified data in its history after a tip from a Russian cyber-security firm that the US government has banned from its networks as a spy threat, according to people familiar with the matter. Federal prosecutors in August 2016 arrested a former NSA contractor, […]

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    Google Chrome Native Ad Blocking to Become Available Worldwide on July 9

    Google announced native ad-filtering on Chrome for mobile and desktop back in 2017 to ensure that users are not pestered by spammy ads which ruin their Web browsing experience. The initiative was put to action after Google joined the Coalition for Better Ads to improve the online ads, however, these changes were so far limited […]

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    Google’s New Activity Cards Aim to Help You Find Past Searches

    Google has started rolling out a new feature called activity cards to make it easier for users to pick up the threads to past searches and continue exploring a topic. “Activity cards will roll out today on mobile web and the Google app in English in the US,” Andrew Moore, Google’s Product Manager for Search wrote in a […]