WhatsApp on How It’s Fighting Bulk Messaging and Suspicious Accounts

Ahead of India’s national elections later this year, WhatsApp is trying to wrangle bulk messaging and suspicious accounts. From a report: At a press briefing in New Delhi early today, company executives said they have built a machine learning system to detect and weed out users who engage in inappropriate behavior, such as sending bulk messages and creating multiple accounts with the sole purpose of spreading questionable content on the…

February 6, 2019
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Web App Hacking, Part 12: Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF)

Welcome back, my aspiring cyber warriors!In this series on Web App Hacking, we continue to explore ways to hack web applications (apps). In this tutorial, we will explore Cross Site Request Forgeries or CSRF. CSRF is an attack where the attacker inherits the credentials and privileges of the legitimate user to redirect the browser to another website or an action on another website. For many sites, the user’s browser requests contain the credentials for that site in the form of a cookie or IP

February 6, 2019
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Interviews with 49 people illuminate Wisconsin’s disastrous deal with Foxconn, championed by Trump, that saw $4.5B in promised incentives with little return (Austin Carr/Bloomberg)

February 6, 2019

Austin Carr / Bloomberg: Interviews with 49 people illuminate Wisconsin’s disastrous deal with Foxconn, championed by Trump, that saw $4.5B in promised incentives with little return  —  “This is the Eighth Wonder of the World.”  —  So declared President Donald Trump onstage last June at a press event at Foxconn’s … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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