Facebook Faces Flak Over ‘Sexual Images’ From Minors Survey

Facebook made a rather questionable decision this weekend. For some reason, it asked whether users approved of the sending pedophilic material on the platform. “How would you handle the following: a private message in which an adult man asks a 14 year old girl for sexual pictures,” the question asked. Respondents were given four answers, […]

The Disclosure of AMD’s Chip Flaws is Shrouded in Shadiness

UPDATE 3/16/18: CTS-Labs has released a letter , explaining its reasons for publicly disclosing the AMD chips flaws before a fix could be prepared. , explaining its reasons for publicly disclosing the AMD chips flaws before a fix could be prepared. “I think that the current structure of ‘Responsible Disclosure’ has a very serious problem,” […]

‘Memcached’ DDoS Attacks Hose New Targets

A new way to amplify DDoS attacks has targeted Google, Amazon, Pornhub and even the National Rifle Association’s main website after striking Github last week. A new way to amplify DDoS attacks has targeted Google, Amazon, Pornhub and even the National Rifle Association’s main website after The attacks, which exploit vulnerable “memcached servers,” have been […]

Qustodio

A parental control tool that only runs on your family PC is nearly useless in the modern, multidevice world. In that light, Qustodio’s support for Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, Nook, and Kindle devices is notable. This impressive parental control utility boasts just about every feature you might want, including web content filtering, robust app blocking, […]

Malware Tricks 400K Windows PCs Into Mining Cryptocurrency

Over 400,000 Windows machines, mainly in Russia, faced a nasty surprise this week: a strain of malware attempted to infect them with a cryptocurrency miner. The malicious program spread to a huge swath of machines before Microsoft’s Windows Defender antivirus software intervened. Redmond is blaming a Trojan dubbed Dofoil. The company first noticed the infection […]

Reddit Removes Accounts Tied to Russian Propaganda

Facebook and Twitter haven’t been the only platforms fighting Russian propaganda . Reddit has been cracking down too. On Monday, Reddit’s CEO said that the company had shut down a “few hundred accounts” linked with Russian propaganda efforts. However, the company warned that the battle against state-sponsored misinformation was no black and white affair. “I […]

Facebook Faces Flak Over ‘Sexual Images’ From Minors Survey

Facebook made a rather questionable decision this weekend. For some reason, it asked whether users approved of the sending pedophilic material on the platform. “How would you handle the following: a private message in which an adult man asks a 14 year old girl for sexual pictures,” the question asked. Respondents were given four answers, […]

Facebook Faces Flak Over ‘Sexual Images’ From Minors Survey

Facebook made a rather questionable decision this weekend. For some reason, it asked whether users approved of the sending pedophilic material on the platform. “How would you handle the following: a private message in which an adult man asks a 14 year old girl for sexual pictures,” the question asked. Respondents were given four answers, […]