Facebook pulls nearly 200 accounts connected to hate groups
Facebook is continuing its fight against hate, and this time with an added degree of urgency.
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Google accounts now work with NFC, USB-C, and Lightning security keys on iOS
Google account owners can finally take advantage of the recently added built-in support for physical security keys on iOS.
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‘Sign in with Apple’ flaw let attackers take over accounts
‘Sign in with Apple’ is potentially more private than other login options, but it apparently included a serious security flaw. Researcher Bhavuk Jain recently received a $100,000 bug bounty for discovering (via Hacker News) a flaw in the sign-in service when available through third-party apps.
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Facebook will verify identities for suspiciously popular accounts
Facebook has been verifying the identities of Page managers for a while in its quest to stamp out misinformation, but now it’s shifting that attention to individual accounts.
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Nintendo blocks legacy logins after 160,000 accounts were compromised
It appears that hackers have taken advantage of vulnerabilities surrounding legacy accounts. Before the current account system for Switch and other newer devices was introduced, the company used Nintendo Network ID (also known as NNID) for platforms such as the Wii U and 3DS.
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TikTok gives parents more control over their kids’ accounts
Now, once your account is linked to your child’s phone, you can set all of them remotely. That includes specifying how long your kids can spend on TikTok each day, which content they can see (including the ability to restrict age-sensitive videos), and who can send messages to the account.
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