Tax filing software caught sending personal financial info to Meta: report

Home News Software (Image credit: Luca Sammarco/Pexels) Several tax prep services have been found sending sensitive financial information to Meta, including people’s income, filing status, and even amounts won in college scholarships.The information comes via an investigative report from The Markup (opens in new tab), which claims that Meta Pixel implementation in tax filing services

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Torrent sites are infiltrating Google Search with some crafty SEO hacks

Home News Computing (Image credit: Solen Feyissa/Unsplash) Cybercriminals are hacking Google Looker Studio to place their malicious websites high on the search engine’s results pages, promoting spam, pirated content, and torrents. The campaign uses a technique known as SEO poisoning. This method uses legitimate website copy and fills it with links leading to these malicious sites.

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This infostealer has a vicious sting for Python developers

Home News Computing (Image credit: Wikipedia) Cybersecurity researchers from Checkmarx have discovered more than two dozen malicious packages on PyPI, a popular repository for Python developers, and released their findings in a new report (opens in new tab). These malicious packages, designed to look almost identical to legitimate ones, try to trick reckless developers into downloading

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