If you are trying to cancel your paid subscription with Match.com and get the message “You are currently subscribed through the iTunes App Store. Please log in to your iTunes account to manage any subscription issues” when logged into Match on your computer, you may be having trouble figuring out exactly how to do that. They certainly don’t make it easy (but of course it’s easy enough to sign up for that paid subscription.
SnapChat has just unveiled SnapChat Spectacles – sunglasses which have an embedded video camera so that you can record video Snaps from a truly first-person perspective. To enhance the perspective, the video is shot in a circular frame rather than a more traditional rectangular frame. SnapChat has also rebranded itself to just Snap Inc..
Yahoo today released a statement indicating that a data breach that occurred in 2014 may be the most massive breach yet. Moreover, Yahoo is claiming that they believe that the 2014 breach was “state-sponsored”.
LinkedIn has ramped up their promotional message program – also known as sponsored messages (or as some call it, LinkedIn spam). Promotional messages, explains LinkedIn, are “from a marketing or hiring partner and was sent to you based on your browsing activity or non-personal information such as job title, primary industry, or region.” Here’s how to make it stop.
We recently ran into the following situation: a sales person was helping a customer order something online. The sales person was filling out the online information, and when it got to “Email address”, instead of asking the customer for their email address, they put “email@example.com”, ‘na’ for ‘not applicable’ or ‘not available’. This is a very bad idea.
This is about: A massive data breach has occurred following the hacking of the servers belonging to Active Network, which processes online applications for hunting and fishing licenses in Oregon, Idaho, Kentucky, and Washington state. The hacker, calling himself “Mr. High”, claims to have acquired the personally identifiable information (PII) of those who have applied online for a fishing license or a hunting license in those states. Mr. High says that the information for each applicant includes their name, address,their date of birth (DOB), their height, weight, eye color, and the last four digits of their social security number (SSN). Some records also included email addresses and phone numbers.