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Youth-run agency AIESEC exposed over 4 million intern applications – TechCrunch

Youth-run agency AIESEC exposed over 4 million intern applications – TechCrunch AIESEC, a non-profit that bills itself as the “world’s largest youth-run organization,” exposed more than four million intern applications with personal and sensitive information on a server without a password. Bob Diachenko, an independent security researcher, found an unprotected …

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Shodan Safari, where hackers heckle the worst devices put on the internet – TechCrunch

Shodan Safari, where hackers heckle the worst devices put on the internet – TechCrunch If you leave something on the internet long enough, someone will hack it. The reality is that many device manufacturers make it far too easy by using default passwords that are widely documented, allowing anyone to …

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Japan’s SBI Invests $15 Million In Crypto Card Wallet Maker Tangem

Japan’s SBI Invests $15 Million In Crypto Card Wallet Maker Tangem Japanese financial services giant SBI Group has invested $15 million in Swiss startup Tangem, maker of a slimline hardware wallet for cryptocurrencies. Tangem describes its crypto storage product as a “smart banknote for digital assets.” Designed to be used …

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Zwipe tops up with $14M to bring biometric payment cards to market this year – TechCrunch

Zwipe tops up with $14M to bring biometric payment cards to market this year – TechCrunch Biometric payment card startup Zwipe has swiped $14M to add to an earlier Series B round as it continues to work towards commercializing technology that embeds a fingerprint reader in payment plastic for an added …

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Canada’s Telus says partner Huawei is ‘reliable’: reports – TechCrunch

Canada’s Telus says partner Huawei is ‘reliable’: reports – TechCrunch The US-China tension over Huawei is leaving telecommunications companies around the world at a crossroad, but one spoke out last week. Telus, one of Canada’s largest phone companies showed support for its Chinese partner despite a global backlash against Huawei …

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Google starts pulling unvetted Android apps that access call logs and SMS messages – TechCrunch

Google starts pulling unvetted Android apps that access call logs and SMS messages – TechCrunch Google is removing apps from Google Play that request permission to access call logs and SMS text message data but haven’t been manually vetted by Google staff. The search and mobile giant said it is part …

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