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Google Photos users report ‘depressing’ corruption issue on older images

Using Google Photos as your main photo cloud storage provider? Then beware! Several users have reported seeing unwanted, water stain-like discoloration on their older image uploads.  The issue, which seems to be affecting files uploaded five or more years ago, has left a selection of photos defaced with strange transparent lines and pools of messy …

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Mozilla claims Apple, Google and Microsoft force users to use default web browsers

Mozilla, the non-profit proprietor of the Firefox browser, has accused Google, Microsoft, and Apple of “self preferencing” and nudging consumers towards using their own browsers. Examples of consumer harm stemming from this self-preferencing behavior include limited or frustrated choice, lower quality, lower innovation, poor privacy, and unfair contracts, according to Mozilla. The report lands at …

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LinkedIn Smart Links are being used to send users to phishing sites

Cybercriminals are targeting businesspeople with an elaborate phishing attack aimed at stealing sensitive data (opens in new tab), including credit card and other payment information, researchers have found.  The attack also abuses a premium LinkedIn feature called Smart Link, which allows users of the social media site to send more than a dozen documents via …

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