Google Photos Vulnerability Allows Hackers To Track Location History

A vulnerability exists with the web version of Google photos allows malicious websites to extract the photos metadata information.

Google photos will tag your photos automatically based on the metadata information such as geographic coordinates, date, etc.

Source: gbhackers

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Hackers Using Google Cloud Computing Platform To Deliver Targeted Malware Attacks via Weaponized PDF

Threat actors using Google computing platform (GCP) to deliver the malware through malicious PDF files. The attack targeting governments and financial firms worldwide.

According to Netskope Threat Research Labs detected the targeted based on its 42 customers instances and likely the attacks to be launched by the infamous hacking group Cobalt Strike.

Source: gbhackers

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Google and Facebook rack up £6.7bn in GDPR lawsuits on day one

Prominent campaigner Max Schrems says policies don’t go far enough

Google and Facebook rack up £6.7bn in GDPR lawsuits on day oneFACEBOOK AND GOOGLE have both been clobbered with potentially expensive lawsuits on the first day of GDPR compliance.

In the latest instalment of our occasional series “It’s funny because it’s happening to them”, the two giants wrestled with an angry punter and campaigning troll, who filed three suits totalling €3.9bn for Facebook and €3.7bn for Google. That’s $8.8bn or roughly £6.7bn and, let’s just emphasise this, that figure was accrued in a DAY.

The figure comes from multiple lawsuits by Austrian privacy battleaxe Max Schrems, who claims that the measures put in place to comply with GDPR (both companies have attempted to comply) are simply not good enough.

Source: theinquirer

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