Debt collectors can now DM you, Starlink may offer in-flight internet service
Debt collectors can now DM you, Starlink may offer in-flight internet service
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Debt collectors can now DM you, Starlink may offer in-flight internet service

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Speaker 1: This is CNET. And here are the stories that matter right now, new financial regulations allow debt collectors to privately message people on social media, in an attempt to collect a debt. That rule is part of an expansion of the fair debt collection practices act originally passed in 1977 and provides restore on how debt collectors can contact people through social media messages must be private, identify the debt collector and give users a way to opt out of receiving [00:00:30] them. Malware apps designed to steal banking, passwords, and two factor authentication codes were able to bypass Google's secure app review process, and we're download it more than 300,000 times. Researchers say these apps offered legitimate initial downloads, then prompted users to update their apps. Those updates included malware that stole login information log keystrokes, and even took screenshots through people's phones. Google says it has already removed [00:01:00] the apps in question. And finally, a report from Bloomberg suggests Starlink space. X's satellite internet division is testing its service on airplanes. The report also says the company wants to begin offering in flight connectivity as soon as possible. Starlink uses a private network of orbiting satellites to offer internet to places around SpaceX didn't immediately respond to a request for comment, Speaker 1: [00:01:30] Stay up to date with the latest by visiting CNET.

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