Microsoft and Google engineers this week displayed a much-celebrated sense of camaraderie as a Microsoft employee offered to help integrate a feature found in the new Edge browser into the open-source Chromium project.
Google hopes to make third-party cookies obsolete in the near future by introducing new standards like the Privacy Sandbox. As it does so, the company is also planning on removing support for them in its browser within the next two years.
Google is planning to gradually phase out the current implementation of user-agent strings, the metadata provided by the browser whenever you connect to a website. This includes information such as the browser you're using, your operating system, and more.
Security researchers found an online database containing the private information of over 267 million Facebook users exposed on the internet. It contained the Facebook IDs, phone numbers, and real names of the users.
An exposed database had left the information of nearly 7.5 million Adobe Creative Cloud customers vulnerable. Passwords and credit card information were not leaked, and the company has now secured the information.