Third-party Instagram app pulled after stealing passwords

The app, called InstaAlert, was snagging usernames and passwords and sending them to a remote server.



CNET November 12, 2015
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Third-party Instagram app pulled after stealing passwords

The app, called InstaAlert, was snagging usernames and passwords and sending them to a remote server, according to the developer who spotted it.
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Google makes it easier to control your personal data and privacy

With the new “About me" page, you can view and control what other people see about you across Google’s various services.
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Hackers’ sale of Comcast log-ins reminds us to change our password habits

Hackers offered 200,000 customer passwords for sale online, forcing Comcast to send reset notices to many users. The lesson? We all need to get a lot smarter about Internet security.
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Facebook sees spike in government requests for data, content restriction

The social network sees a massive increase in the amount of content banned in India for being anti-religious or hate speech.
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Associate editor Anne Dujmovic brings you the latest news on hackers, viruses, and other security threats.


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