Instagram Launched Two-Factor Authentication Added: Saturday, March 25th, 2017
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Instagram followed the path of other social networks and enabled two-factor authentication. The latter is a valuable security feature designed to protect your account from being compromised via password reuse or phishing. You can enable it by clicking on the settings icon in the top right of your profile, US Corporations Pull Ads from Google A number of American giants, including AT&T, Verizon, Johnson & Johnson and Enterprise, pulled adverts from YouTube and Google’s wider ad networks citing Google’s inability to guarantee that ads won’t appear alongside extremist content. Lithuanian Criminal Tricked US Tech Firms into Wiring Him $100m According to the information provided by the police but without any names, a Lithuanian man has managed to trick a couple of major US tech firms by phishing scheme into wiring him more than $100m. Man Will Stay in US Jail until He Unlocks Encrypted Hard Drives Francis Rawls has already spent 17 months in US jail and will stay there indefinitely unless he provides passwords to unlock his encrypted hard drives. A former Philadelphia police officer has so far refused to do so, citing the 5th amendment, UK Police Accused of Using Hackers to Access Emails It became known that British watchdog is investigating allegations that a secretive Scotland Yard unit may have used hackers to access the private emails of hundreds of protesters. Google Apologized for Extremist Ads after UK Pressure It turned out that Google Europe publicly apologized over placing ads next to extremist content only after it was “read the riot act” at a Whitehall summit Facebook Launched New System to Fight Fake News As promised, the social media giant is already rolling out its third-party fact-checking tool to combat fake news, which will alert users to “disputed content”. Back in late 2016, Court Asked Google to Name People Searching for Fraud Victim The search engine has been served with a search warrant requiring Google to hand over personally identifiable information on people from a particular town who have searched for a particular name. Google Europe Apologized over Extremists’ Ads Matt Brittin, head of Google Europe, has publicly brought his apologies to consumers and advertisers over the problem of online ads appearing next to extremist content. However, Spotify Will Restrict Free Access to Latest Releases 50 million Spotify users who now listen music for free will be unable to access new tracks from some top artists. The service has announced a major change, which would see making some music available only to paying customers.
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