InfoSec News Nuggets 02/02/2021

Check if your photos were used to develop facial recognition systems with this free tool If you’ve uploaded any photos to the web in recent years, there’s a good chance they’ve been used to build facial recognition systems. Developers routinely train facial recognition algorithms on images from websites — without the knowledge of the people who posted them. A new online tool called Exposing.AI can help you find out if your photos are among the snaps they’re…
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InfoSec News Nuggets 01/14/2021

The billionaires' brawl over satellite broadband Elon Musk is under siege by fellow billionaires at Amazon and Dish as he tries to get his fledgling space-based broadband service off the ground, with clashes involving airwave overload and the threat of satellite collisions. Musk's Starlink service could extend broadband to unconnected customers in hard-to-reach rural areas. But competitors are pressing the Federal Communication Commission to stymie Musk's plans. The Federal Communications Commission voted Tuesday evening to explore letting companies…
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InfoSec News Nuggets 09/25/2020

Shopify discloses security incident caused by two rogue employees Online e-commerce giant Shopify is working with the FBI and other law enforcement agencies to investigate a security breach caused by two rogue employees. The company said two members of its support team accessed and tried to obtain customer transaction details from Shopify shop owners (merchants). Shopify estimated the number of stores that might be affected by the employees' actions at less than 200. The company boasted more…
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