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Top Tips to Secure BYOD in the Workplace

Kaspersky Lab: Top Tips to Secure BYOD in the Workplace

On the heels of the latest breaches against widely-used online platforms Facebook and Google that affected millions of users worldwide, Kaspersky Lab today puts the spotlight on the role of employees in keeping companies secured while enjoying the perks of the Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) trend.

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Apple, Firefox tools aim to thwart Facebook, Google tracking

Facebook and other companies routinely track your online surfing habits to better target ads at you. Two web browsers now want to help you fight back in what’s becoming an escalating privacy arms race.

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US agency says Facebook ads let landlords discriminate

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development on Friday accused Facebook of breaking the law by letting landlords and home sellers use its ad-targeting system to discriminate against potential buyers or tenants.

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Apple and Facebook delete content of US conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

Apple on Monday deleted several podcasts of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, while Facebook removed four of his online pages which the social media platform accused of “glorifying violence.”

10 tips to improve your Internet privacy

Kaspersky Lab: 10 tips to improve your Internet privacy

Massive data breaches, marketers tracking your every step online, shady people exploring the photos you shared in social networks — the list of digital annoyances goes on and on. However, it’s not completely hopeless: You do have control over your data.

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Tyler Perry warns on Fake Facebook offers

The actor, comedian and director in a Facebook video says he’s not giving away anything. The 48-year-old directed a strong comment at whoever was making the posts, saying: “Stop it, devil.”

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Politician rescued by Coast Guard while campaigning on yacht

A candidate for governor in Rhode Island had to be rescued by the Coast Guard after his yacht hit a rock while blasting music at beachgoers to draw attention to his campaign.

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Starbucks employee fired after mocking stuttering customer

Starbucks says an employee in Philadelphia has been fired after reportedly mocking a customer with a stutter.

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Fake Facebook accounts part of 60-percent social network phishing in early 2018

In the first quarter of 2018, Kaspersky Lab’s anti-phishing technologies prevented more than 3.6 million attempts to visit fraudulent social network pages, of which 60% were fake Facebook pages. The results, according to Kaspersky Lab’s report, ‘Spam and phishing in Q1 2018′, demonstrate that cybercriminals are still doing what they can to get their hands on personal data.

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Facebook hit with class action suit over facial recognition tool

A US federal judge in California ruled Monday that Facebook will have to face a class action suit over allegations it violated users’ privacy by using a facial recognition tool on their photos without their explicit consent.