Afternoon Dessert – 2022-12-23


Welcome to another Afternoon Dessert breakout:

FrodoPIR: New Privacy-Focused Database Querying System
The developers behind the Brave open-source web browser have revealed a new privacy-preserving data querying and retrieval system called FrodoPIR.
The idea, the company said, is to use the technology to build out a wide range of use cases such as safe browsing, checking passwords against breached databases, certificate revocation checks, and streaming, among others.
The scheme is called FrodoPIR
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Massive Twitter data leak investigated by EU privacy watchdog
The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) has launched an inquiry regarding a massive Twitter data leak following last month’s news reports that non-public information belonging to over 5.4 million Twitter user records has been leaked on a hacking forum. […]
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Hackers exploit bug in WordPress gift card plugin with 50K installs
Hackers are actively targeting a critical flaw in YITH WooCommerce Gift Cards Premium, a WordPress plugin used on over 50,000 websites. […]
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