Internet Woes: Bad Fonts and Websites Leaking Personal Information

‘Font isn’t found’ malware for Chrome is easy to fall for, possibly affecting Windows & Mac

Source: ‘Font isn’t found’ malware for Chrome is easy to fall for, possibly affecting Windows & Mac | 9to5Google

It is currently unknown what damage this piece of malware might do to your computer if you happen to install it. What we do know is that Chrome and Windows Defender are currently not viewing it as malicious and that only a handful of other anti-virus programs were able to detect and remove it.

Chrome Virus

 

Server bug leaks user data for thousands of popular websites

Source: Server bug leaks user data for thousands of popular websites

A number of high-profile websites have been leaking their users personal data into the ether, thanks to an error at their hosting provider. Cloudflare, which provides services to companies like Patreon, Fitbit and OKCupid among others,

…If you’re worried about how this affects you — and it probably does — then it’s time to change your passwords for everything. There’s a full list of directly affected sites available here, although it’s probably wise to change all of your security keys, since you never know what data has leaked to where. Additionally, 1Password, which uses Cloudflare for hosting, has come out publicly to reassure customers that their data remains secure.”

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