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The exFAT filesystem is coming to Linux—Paragon software’s not happy about it

Enlarge / Proprietary filesystem vendor Paragon Software seems to feel threatened by the pending inclusion of a Microsoft-sanctioned exFAT in the Linux 5.7 kernel. MTV / Geffen / Paramount Pictures When software and operating system giant Microsoft announced its support for inclusion of the exFAT filesystem directly into the Linux kernel back in August, it didn’t […]

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Tens of thousands of political ads on Facebook lacked key details about who paid for them, new report finds

The discovery is one of several weaknesses uncovered by experts at New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering, who performed a security audit of Facebook’s online ad archive between May 2018 and June 2019. Their conclusions, spelled out in a new paper shared with The Washington Post, point to myriad opportunities malicious actors may have […]

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Virgin Media breach disclosed details about adult content and gambling habits

British telecom provider Virgin Media experienced a data breach that allowed unauthorized access to highly personal information about hundreds of customers. “We recently became aware that one of our marketing databases was incorrectly configured which allowed unauthorized access,” Lutz Schüler, CEO of Virgin Media said in a statement. “We immediately solved the issue by shutting […]