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Cisco patches vulnerability in WebEx

A Cisco security advisory is warning users of a vulnerability in the firm's WebEx Meetings and WebEx Meetings Server that could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on their system.

Trackers exploit 'login with Facebook' feature to gather & share user data

Web trackers like Bandsintown are exploiting the "Login with Facebook" feature to gain access to data from the social media firm's users, according a report by security researchers at the Freedom to Tinker blog.

Looking to reduce GDPR liability, Facebook ports 1.5B non-US users to HQ

In an effort to reduce its liability under Europe's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) set to take effect in May, Facebook has transferred responsibility for more than 1.5 billion users in Latin America, Asia, Africa and Australia.

Intel urges users to delete remote keyboard app, halts Spectre fixes

Intel is instructing users of its remote keyboard to delete the app after a critical flaw was found and also the firm is halting Spectre fixes on older chips.

Grindr flaws spill personal info on users, reveals locations

Security flaws in Grindr can expose the personal information and location of its three million or so users.

Cyber-security fines - too much stick and not enough carrot?

Too often vendors focus on the looming, overbearing, external threat, and do not talk to the user within the organisation - be it CEO or intern - to help, explain and incentivise good behaviour within.

Drupal advises be on lookout for highly critical release

Drupal is calling its users to be on standby for the announcement of a highly critical release on 28 March that will address issues in Drupal 7 and 8.