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U.S. charges WikiLeaks' Julian Assange with violation of the Espionage Act

A federal grand jury has indicted WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on 18 counts under the U.S. Espionage Act for his role in publishing classified material. The 18-count superseding indictment is now likely to intensify the legal dispute surrounding the 47-year-old Assange and whether his publishing of classified documents is an act of espionage or a protected right under the First Amendment.

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Instagram website leaked phone numbers and emails for months, researcher says

Instagram's website leaked user contact information, including phone numbers and email addresses, over a period of at least four months, a researcher says. The source code for some Instagram user profiles included the account holder's contact information whenever it loaded in a web browser, a data scientist and business consultant, who notified Instagram shortly after he discovered the problem earlier this year.

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Ongoing attack stealing credit cards from over a hundred shopping sites

Researchers from Chinese cybersecurity firm Qihoo 360's NetLab have revealed details of an ongoing credit card hacking campaign that is currently stealing payment card information of customers visiting more than 105 e-commerce websites.

While monitoring a malicious domain, the researchers found that the attackers have been injecting malicious JS scripts hosted on this domain into hundreds of online shopping websites.

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Online predators and social media platforms on Morrison's agenda

After ramming Australia's abhorrent video streaming legislation through Parliament last month, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced further social media platform crackdowns on his agenda, should his government be re-elected later this month.

Mr. Morrison said he would have social media platforms and online predators and trolls in his sights under his leadership, in a new plan that aims to protect children, families, and the community.

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Online predators and social media platforms on Morrison's agenda

After ramming Australia's abhorrent video streaming legislation through Parliament last month, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced further social media platform crackdowns on his agenda, should his government be re-elected later this month.

Mr. Morrison said he would have social media platforms and online predators and trolls in his sights under his leadership, in a new plan that aims to protect children, families, and the community.

Major social media platforms would be held accountable under the new plan, with mandated requirements ranging from transparency reports on the number, type, and response to reports and complaints about illegal, abusive, and predatory content by their users.

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Flaw in pre-installed software opens Dell computers to remote hijack

Dell computer owners should update the Dell SupportAssist software as soon as possible to close a high-risk remote code execution vulnerability. CVE-2019-3719 is not deemed to be critical as it can’t be exploited by attackers who are not on the same local network as the victim.

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