Tag: world wide web


Some of the biggest web hosting sites were vulnerable to simple account takeover hacks

January 14, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

A security researcher has found, reported, and now disclosed a dozen bugs that made it easy to steal sensitive information or take over any customer’s account from some of the largest web hosting companies on the internet. In some cases, […]


Facebook bug let websites read ‘likes’ and interests from a user’s profile

November 13, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

Facebook has fixed a bug that let any website pull information from a user’s profile — including their ‘likes’ and interests — without that user’s knowledge. That’s the findings from Ron Masas, a security researcher at Imperva, who found that […]

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Europe says “all options on table” for taxing tech giants

September 15, 2017

Via: Tech Crunch

The European Commission is preparing a list of legal options on how to make digital multinationals such as Amazon, Facebook and Google pay more tax, Reuters reports. The paper is being prepared for an EU summit taking place on September […]