Weird ‘Orange Screenshot Bug’ Annoys Windows 10 Users Who Installed KB4512941

[ad_1] Windows Updates are supposedly designed to add new features and reduce problems on our machines. But those who installed Windows 10 cumulative update KB4512941 are not having a good time at all. Just recently we told you about the high CPU usage and broken Windows Search because of KB4512941. Now, the said Windows Update […]

Exposes Phone Numbers Hundreds Of Millions Of Users

[ad_1] An exposed server on the web was found leaking the data of hundreds of millions of Facebook users. First reported by TechCrunch, the exposed server was discovered by security researcher Sanyam Jain who said that the database contained phone numbers of some celebrities as well. Along with contact numbers, the database also contained Facebook […]

Apple re-patches vulnerability that briefly allowed users to jailbreak their iPhones

[ad_1] In context: When it comes to the smartphone arena, one major advantage Android devices have over their iOS counterparts is customization and user control. While that control occasionally comes with a few security drawbacks, generally speaking, Android users enjoy having the freedom to tweak their phones and download whatever apps they please with very […]

46% of social media users are ‘worn out’ by politics on social media

[ad_1] We’re more than a year away from the 2020 presidential election, and some U.S. social media users already want to hit the snooze button on politics. A new survey from the Pew Research Center found that 46 percent of U.S. social media users feel “worn out” by politics on social media. That’s a 9 […]

Instagram let a marketing company scrape users’ location data

[ad_1] Speaking at the 2019 F8 developers’ conference, Mark Zuckerberg assured the gathered crowd that “the future is private.” Apparently, he forgot to pass that message along to Facebook-owned Instagram.  According to Business Insider, “lax oversight” at the social media service permitted San Francisco-based marketing company HYP3R to scrape location data on millions of Instagram […]

Earmuffs, Alexa! Amazon to let users opt out of human review of voice recordings, amid scrutiny – 10minmail

[ad_1] (10minmail Photo / Nat Levy) Amazon became the latest tech giant to let users of its voice assistant opt out of human review of their voice recordings, after similar announcements from Apple and Google. The move Friday afternoon followed revelations from Bloomberg and others about an Amazon team consisting of thousands of people who […]