Who needs the Dark Web when there’s Facebook? 74 groups caught selling hacked data Researchers at Cisco Talos uncover 74 Facebook groups being used for illicit activity by hundreds of thousands of users. Read more: https://zd.net/2FWAerh Facebook’s virtual reality (VR) arm Oculus has admitted to an amusing — and ironic — mistake in which virtual reality headsets are going to be accidentally shipped to customers containing messages such as “Big Brother is Watching.” Given Facebook’s rather colorful practices to data sharing and privacy, the blunder, deemed an “easter egg” failure by Nate Mitchell, co-founder of Oculus and VR Product chief at Facebook, has been met with amusement across social networks. Featured Microsoft: WinRAR exploit gives attackers ‘full control’ of Windows PC Microsoft, Amazon are the last bidders standing for the $10 billion DoD JEDI cloud contract Programming languages: Developers reveal most loved, most loathed, what pays best In Amazon shareholder letter, Bezos says AWS targeting “specialized databases for specialized workloads” According to Mitchell, easter egg labels intended for prototype models have made it into the internal hardware for tens of thousands of Touch controllers for Quest and Rift S products, due to ship soon. CNET: Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp hit by hours-long outages The messages include “This Space For Rent,” and “The Masons Were Here.” In addition, some products intended for businesses have shipped with the messages ” “Big Brother is Watching,” and “Hi iFixit! We See You!” — the latter of which relates to iFixit, a global community dedicated to the… [Read full story]
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