Warning over unintentional file leak from storage sites

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People using file storage services, such as Dropbox and Box, are being warned that they are at risk of inadvertently leaking their own files. Intralinks – which is a competitor – said it found sensitive files, such as mortgage records. The problem centred on the use of the services’ sharing function that generated a public […]

Twitter tries out ‘mute’ feature for irritating tweets

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Twitter is trialling a feature in its mobile apps that allows users to mute accounts that are becoming irritating. Unlike the block function, which is designed to stop communications with an undesirable user completely, muting is intended to be temporary. It will mean users can block out people who, for example, live tweet football matches […]