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Tired of accepting/rejecting cookies? ADPC wants to automate the process

Cookieyes.com—a site devoted to providing GDPR/CCPA consent solutions—unsurprisingly has an excellent, minimally-invasive cookie banner. [credit: Jim Salter ] The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), passed in 2018, requires websites to ask visitors for consent prior to placing cookies. As any Internet user is now aware, this means an extra step required when visiting […]

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Hackers can mess with HTTPS connections by sending data to your email server

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) When you visit an HTTPS-protected website, your browser doesn’t exchange data with the webserver until it has ensured that the site’s digital certificate is valid. That prevents hackers with the ability to monitor or modify data passing between you and the site from obtaining authentication cookies or executing malicious code on […]