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Wednesday, January 27, 2021

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Iran Blocks Signal Messaging App

The Iranian government blocked Signal after local users migrated to the messaging platform following privacy concerns from WhatsApp. The Observatory of Network Interference (OONI) first...

Norwegian Watchdog Slaps Grindr with $11.7 Million Fine for Violating Data Privacy

The Norwegian Data Protection Authority (DPA) announced on Tuesday that it has fined dating app Grindr 100 million Norwegian crowns ($11.7 million) for illegally...

Telegram Messenger Exploit Leaks User Exact Location

A security researcher reported that the People Nearby allows others to find the exact location and see the profiles of other users.Security researcher Ahmed...

Twitter Removes 70,000 QAnon Accounts Following Capitol Insurrection

Twitter announced that it has suspended more than 70,000 accounts since Friday that were sharing QAnon content in the wake of the Capitol insurrection...

Hackers Access and Post Parler User Data

Hackers have allegedly stolen user data from Parler before it was taken down due to an API vulnerability.Hackers have allegedly stolen user data from...

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