InfoSec News Nuggets 1/26/2024

Meta announces steps to protect teens from unwanted contact on Instagram and Facebook  On Thursday (Jan. 25), Meta detailed a few new ways parents can better safeguard their teens on Instagram and Facebook. Adam Mosseri, Head of Instagram, shared a quick video on the platform explaining that a new set of "stricter messaging" settings are arriving. These settings for children under 16 and under 18 in other regions will help parents ensure they don't receive…
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InfoSec News Nuggets 1/31/2020

1 - Avast Antivirus Is Shutting Down Its Data Collection Arm, Effective Immediately Avast, an antivirus program with more than 435 million users worldwide, said it will stop collecting and selling the private web browsing histories of its users following a joint investigation by Motherboard and PCMag into the sale of that data. In addition, Avast said it will completely shut down Jumpshot, the subsidiary company it used to sell this data. Our investigation found that Avast,…
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