Timehop admits its security breach was worse than first thought

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/07/12/timehop-security-breach-additional-details/ The security breach suffered by Timehop on July 4 was much more serious than the company first thought. In an update to its original announcement, the company has revealed … Read more

Google Pay gains support for tickets and boarding cards, friend and family payments, and a web app

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/07/10/google-pay-tickets-payments-web-app/ Google continues to expand the capabilities of Google Pay, and today the company launched a new series of updates. Catching up with the likes of Apple Pay, Google’s own … Read more

Fitness app Polar Flow exposed names and locations of thousands of military, NSA and FBI staff

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/07/09/polar-flow-privacy/ It’s not all that long since fitness app Strava caused something of a security nightmare by inadvertently revealing the locations of numerous secret military bases. Now another app — … Read more

Twitter is suspending more suspicious accounts than ever — over 70 million in the last two months

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/07/07/twitter-kills-70-million-accounts/ Twitter has revealed that in May and June it suspended more than 70 million accounts as it continues its battle against trolls, fake profiles, bots and abuse. Closing down … Read more

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance halts trading after detecting irregular SYS trading activity

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/07/04/binance-halts-trading-sys-irregularities/ Binance — the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world — temporarily halted all trading after it detected “irregular trading on some APIs”. As a precautionary measure, the exchange removed … Read more

Google responds to Gmail privacy concerns: ‘we’re not reading your emails’

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/07/04/google-response-to-gmail-privacy-concerns/ Another day, another privacy concern. Following a Wall Street Journal story about the access third party apps have to Gmail data, we wrote about how to stop it. While … Read more