Apple has temporarily disabled its Group FaceTime feature in iOS and macOS to fix a major security flaw. The bug allows anyone to call a phone or Mac and listen in before the other person picks up.
The flaw works by adding yourself to a FaceTime call before the recipient picks up, tricking FaceTime into thinking it's an active call and forcing the person you're actually calling to start transmitting audio.
WhatsApp is putting a worldwide limit of five on the number of times a message may be forwarded in an effort to stomp out misinformation and the spreading of rumours.
WhatsApp users could previously forward a message 20 times. The new update, to be rolled out on Monday, follows recent events around the world using the app for misinformation and the spreading of rumours.
France's data protection regulator, CNIL, has issued Google a 50 million euro fine for failing to comply with its GDPR obligations.
This is the biggest GDPR fine yet to be issued by a European regulator and the first time one of the tech giants has been found to fall foul of the tough new regulations that came into force in May last year.
According to technology reporter, Jai Vijayan, a folder with over 12,000 files containing nearly 773M email addresses and over 21M unique passwords from numerous previous data breaches, has been posted online in another massive leak of credential data.
87 GB worth of data was discovered on cloud storage service Mega and has been uploaded on HIBP service, where individuals can verify if their email addresses are on the list.