Facebook moderators ‘told not to discuss working conditions’

Workers in Facebook’s Dublin office have claimed that their employer used nondisclosure agreements (NDA) to prevent them speaking to Leo Varadkar, the Irish minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment. Phoenix Law, representing the moderators, say that just a few days before the scheduled meeting with Varadkar “moderators working for Facebook were warned that any discussion …

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Hacked water plant re-used TeamViewer passwords

According to the state of Massachusetts, employees of the Oldsmar water treatment plant shared a TeamViewer password to log in to an unfirewalled Windows 7 machine to remotely access Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems. These shortcomings show the lack of rigor towards security in critical infrastructure. Massachusetts officials wrote: “The unidentified actors accessed …

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Terraria cancelled on Stadia after developer’s Google account locked

The game Terraria has been cancelled on Google’s Stadia platform after a developer of the game had his Google account locked without explanation. Andrew Spinks used Twitter to complain that Google had locked his account and had not responded to support requests for three weeks. He described business with Google as a liability and announced …

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