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Open letter signed by 60+ security experts calls for The Guardian to retract story about alleged WhatsApp backdoor vulnerability (Zeynep Tufekci/technosociology)

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 6:30pm

Zeynep Tufekci / technosociology:
Open letter signed by 60+ security experts calls for The Guardian to retract story about alleged WhatsApp backdoor vulnerability  —  You recently published a story with the alarming headline “WhatsApp backdoor allows snooping on encrypted messages.”  This story included the phrasing “security loophole”.

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Microsoft shows popup in Windows 10 to advertise its shopping extension to Chrome users (Jan Willem Aldershoff/Myce.com)

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 9:40am

Jan Willem Aldershoff / Myce.com:
Microsoft shows popup in Windows 10 to advertise its shopping extension to Chrome users  —  Microsoft has started to advertise it's Personal Shopping Assistant (PSA) extension for Chrome to Windows 10 users.  Users of Microsoft's latest operating system now receive a small notification above …

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