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Over 48 Million Users Information Accessible

Given the recent Facebook and Cambridge Analytica scandal users of social media platforms, not just Facebook, should be considering what information they are allowing corporations access to. If those self-same users are still wondering about what information is left online the article that follows may help in their decision. In an article published by ZDNet it was revealed that information concerning 48 million users was left publicly accessible. The information was publicly accessible via an Amazon Web Services (AWS) S3 bucket, according to an UpGuard security researcher who discovered the data on February 28. The company responsible for the potential oversight is LocalBlox, a company that scrapes data from public web profiles. The company quickly corrected the oversight once contacted by the UpGuard researcher. Since the company’s founding in 2010, the Washington based firm has focused its collection on p...

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This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action

If you are reading this then most probably you have got the "This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action" error while trying to open Display settings in Windows 10, tried to personalize your background etc. You can tell which one it is by looking at the specific name of the error. If you are trying to open Display settings and getting the error, saying that this file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action, then the specific name of the error will be "ms-settings:display". If you are trying to personalize your background and getting the error, then the specific name of the error will be "ms-settings:personalization-background" and so on. The error states that you have to install a program or, if one is already installed, create an association in the Default Programs control. A Default program is the program that Windows operating system uses e...

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MaxiCrypt Ransomware

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