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FTC holds alcohol delivery app Drizly and its CEO liable for lax data security before 2020 hack

by Tonya Riley

The order makes the unusual move in specifically naming the company's CEO and could signal a more aggressive FTC on privacy matters.

Australia launches program to curb stalkerware

by Tonya Riley

The initial program will help 30,000 survivors. The use of stalkerware has increased during the pandemic.

Food-delivery fraudsters deploy hacked accounts, stolen credit card info to skim from orders

by Tim Starks

The grifters advertise their food delivery payment services on Telegram.

Signal issues workaround for Iran's ban of messaging app

by Joe Warminsky

The Android version of the chat app will soon have the capability to bypass the Iran's block on traffic, Signal says.

More Chinese apps attract a ban from a presidential administration on the way out

by Joe Warminsky

President Donald Trump's executive order against Alipay, WeChat Pay and other Chinese apps won't take effect for 45 days — more than two weeks after Joe Biden has been inaugurated.

Another 'Minecraft' lesson for kids: Beware of deceitful adware apps

by Joe Warminsky

More than 20 "mods" recently available in the Google Play Store didn't do much for "Minecraft" at all, and instead displayed ads "in an extremely intrusive manner," according to researchers at Kaspersky.

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