​ATM Thieves Steal Millions With Malware

In Taiwan this week, officials suspect two Russians of pilfering over three dozen ATMs for a cumulative haul of over two million dollars. CCTV footage captured the thieves holding up cellphones to the cash-dispensers before looting them, raising suspicion that the pair used malware to overcome security measures. In response, Taiwanese banks have frozen withdrawals… Read More ​ATM Thieves Steal Millions With Malware

Netflix only streams 1080p to a PC if you’re using a Microsoft browser

​Earlier this week, Microsoft released a blog post claiming that its own browser, Microsoft Edge, was the only option for streaming Netflix in 1080p on your PC. Websites set out to fact-check this claim for themselves, and found it true. According to PC World , Chrome, Firefox, and Opera all cap at 720p in the… Read More Netflix only streams 1080p to a PC if you’re using a Microsoft browser

Snapchat sued over ‘explicit’ posts in Discover tab

Snapchat Discover shows content from a range of media publishers Once upon a time, Snapchat was a simple app. You took a picture, you sent it to a friend, and it disappeared shortly after. Nowadays, it’s a messaging app, a video sharing app and a news app. A face-swapping, dog-masking revolution in online communications. But… Read More Snapchat sued over ‘explicit’ posts in Discover tab

Privacy Shield data pact gets European approval

A revised pact governing EU-US data flows has been approved by European governments. The Privacy Shield agreement replaces the previous accord, called Safe Harbour, that was struck down in October 2015. Safe Harbour let US companies self-certify that they were doing enough to protect data about Europeans. The European Court of Justice threw out Safe… Read More Privacy Shield data pact gets European approval