Dutch movie and music pirates will soon risk a higher chance to get caught for copyright infringement. Dutch anti-piracy organisation 'Stichting Brein' will no longer only focus on the initial uploader, it will also start to target frequent seeders. The organisation has developed special software to find such users.
SpyHuman, a company from India that develops commercial Android spyware, has been hacked. During the hack, millions of phone calls and the content of intercepted SMS messages were stolen. SpyHuman sells an "Android Monitoring Solution" that can be used to track employees and children.
A bug in the backup function of WhatsApp has caused a huge increase in cellular data usage for some users. The backup bug caused WhatsApp to upload huge amounts of data to the cloud, unfortunately in some case also when only a mobile network was available.
Two American senators have called for the American FTC to investigate smart TV privacy policies. According to senators Blumenthal and Markey, smart TVs have ushered a new era of innovation and interaction, but the technological advancement should not come at the expense of privacy.
It took Microsoft two years before it fixed bug in the calculator built-in to Windows 10. The calculator in Microsoft's latest operating system provided incorrect results with rounding errors for the square root of a perfect square.