Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#445 FTC warns app developers over use of audio tracking code
The Federal Trade Commission is warning a dozen developers about some code they’ve included in their apps that can surreptitiously listen to unique audio signals from TVs in the background and build detailed profiles of what consumers are watching. The technology, produced by a company called SilverPush, is used to track users across devices and the FTC warned the developers that if they don’t disclose the use of the code to consumers, they could be violating the FTC Act.
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#445 FTC warns app developers over use of audio tracking code
#444 UK: Bank of England to work with National Cyber Security Centre
#443 Online banking threats in 2015: the curious case of DRIDEX’s prevalence
#442 TeslaCrypt 3.0.1 - Tales From The Crypt(o)!
#441 An iCloud scam that may be worse than ransomware
#440 Spammers abusing trust in US .gov domains
#439 Once thought safe, DDR4 memory shown to be vulnerable to “Rowhammer”
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