InfoSec News Nuggets 05/03/2021

1 - European Commission finds Apple's App Store in violation of EU competition rules Apple is currently facing several antitrust battles across the US, Europe, and Australia, for allegedly exerting monopolistic power over the App Store and using it to put competitors at a disadvantage. This has even led to the creation of a "Coalition for App Fairness" to promote freedom of choice and the idea of alternative app stores in the Apple ecosystem. Following a…
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InfoSec News Nuggets 08/17/2020

Instagram Retained Deleted Photos and Messages on Its Servers for Over a Year Instagram has awarded a security researcher a $6,000 bug bounty payout after he found photos and private direct messages on the platform's servers that he had deleted more than a year ago (via TechCrunch). Saugat Pokharel discovered that his content hadn't been removed in October after downloading a copy of his data from the photo-sharing app. Instagram introduced the download option two years ago to…
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