1. France slapped Google, Facebook with fines of €210 Million Over Privacy Violating Tracking Cookies
Facebook (presently Meta Platforms) and Google were fined €150 million ($170 million) and €60 million ($68 million) respectively for abusing E.U. security rules by neglecting to offer users a simple choice to dismiss cookie tracking technology. The sites facebook.com and google.fr offer a button permitting the user to quickly acknowledge cookies. However, they don’t give an equivalent button empowering the users to effortlessly deny cookies. Read the whole story The Hacker News.
2. Google Released New Chrome Update 2022 to Patch Dozens of New Browser Vulnerabilities
Google has rolled out the first update of 2022 to its Chrome web browser to fix 37 security issues. 24 out of 37 uncovered flaws were identified by external researchers, including its Google Project Zero initiative. Of those 24 bugs, 10 were rated High, another 10 were Medium, and three fell under Low severity. Read more The Hacker News
3. AWS partners to provide more cloud options
AWS is offering an assortment of new connectivity choices to big businesses to access more cloud resources. The new options are intended to give organizations new network choices and construct safer admittance to on-premises and other cloud applications. The new options integrate with AWS networking partners such as Cisco, Palo Alto Networks, Hewlett Packard’s Aruba, etc. Read more Network World.