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Leaked Audio Reveals U.S. TikTok Data was Accessed from China2022-06-22

With over 1 billion monthly active global users, TikTok has rapidly become one of the quintessential social media platforms alongside giants like Facebook (now Meta) and Twitter. However, immense growth does not come without immense risks- such as the enormous breach in the company’s trust that was recently reported.


Microsoft Identifies Critical Android Vulnerabilities2022-06-21

Microsoft announced they had detected some critical vulnerabilities in a mobile framework used by Android- so how did Microsoft respond?


How to Check if Someone Else is Using Your Facebook Account2022-06-19

As the most popular social network in the world right now, Facebook is a prime target for hackers and malware. But would you even know if your account had been compromised?


This New Firefox Policy is Taking the World by Storm2022-06-16

Recently, Mozilla released a blog outlining the newest way they plan on protecting the privacy of their users. The change in policy is part of a larger sweeping movement across the tech industry. Companies are now more than ever maximizing the privacy and security of their customers - a stark contrast to last decade’s recklessness.


Meta Hit with Lawsuits, do they have Teeth?2022-06-15

According to Bloomberg, 8 different lawsuits have been filed against Meta in the last week, the parent company of social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp. This is nothing new, and such lawsuits get filed every few months. Is this one any different?


What are Deepfakes?2022-06-14

This article may seem a little late, but the issue of Deepfakes is still very relevant, and there’s a lot of misinformation spread around about what they are, how they work, and what they’re capable of.


OffSec is Teaching a Kali Linux Penetration Testing Course on Twitch2022-06-13

It is no secret that we at Redact value a person’s online security. Whether it be from our own product (which you can download for free here), or from this very blog, we work to keep not just our own users, but the overall public informed about general information and potential threats to that security. So, when a unique opportunity to enrich our audience’s knowledge presents itself, it is an understatement to say we are eager to share it- and a certain information security company has been generous enough to bring such an opportunity.


Rise in ChromeLoader Malware Causes Concern2022-06-12

A very noticeable rise in a particular brand of Chrome malware has been noticed by security companies. The so-called ‘ChromeLoader malware’ has apparently made a significant return and we all need to be aware.

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