TikTok vulnerability left users’ private information exposed

TikTok has patched a vulnerability that left users open to having personal information scraped. Angela Lang/CNET A vulnerability identified in the popular video-sharing app TikTok exposed users to having personal information scraped from their profile, including their phone number and profile settings, security researchers at cybersecurity firm Check Point said Tuesday. That information could have […]

Parler users’ posts archived along with some location data

An archive of Parler posts, including deleted posts, has been created. Getty Images An archive of posts on Parler has been created, and it includes deleted posts and location data for images and videos. A person claiming credit for scraping the data said she wanted to...

Roku passes 50 million active users as it races to catch Amazon

CNET Roku is celebrating a new milestone as it battles with Amazon to be the top streaming platform. In a blog post on Wednesday, Roku said it hit 51.2 million active accounts in the three-month quarter ending Dec. 31, up by approximately 14 million accounts in 2020....

Gmail breakdown causing users to get error messages

Gmail is a little out of whack. Angela Lang/CNET If you’re getting odd error messages when trying to send messages through Gmail on Tuesday, you’re not alone. Google reported on its status dashboard a “significant subset” of users is...