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04.19.19
Sidewalk Labs' street signs alert people to data collection in use
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Sidewalk Labs' street signs alert people to data collection in use

The icons let people know what data and information is being collected around them.

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04.19.19
A public database exposed medical records of 150,000 rehab patients
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A public database exposed medical records of 150,000 rehab patients

It included five million rows of data from an addiction recovery center in Pennsylvania.

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04.18.19
Ransomware interrupted a 'The Weather Channel' morning show
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Ransomware interrupted a 'The Weather Channel' morning show

A ransomware attack reportedly prevented the network from broadcasting live.

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04.18.19
Facebook stored millions of Instagram passwords in plain text
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Facebook stored millions of Instagram passwords in plain text

Just like the 600 million Facebook passwords the company mentioned last month.

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04.18.19
Russia worked hard to recruit social media users to campaign for Trump
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Russia worked hard to recruit social media users to campaign for Trump

The IRA got someone to dress up as Santa with a mask of the president's face.

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04.18.19
EU law could fine sites for not removing terrorist content within an hour
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EU law could fine sites for not removing terrorist content within an hour

Critics say it’s a watered-down version of the EU’s original proposal.

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