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Another Android Malware Infects Over 4.2 Million Google Play Store Users

Another Android Malware Infects Over 4.2 Million Google Play Store Users !

Android Malware-Even after so many efforts by Google, malicious apps somehow managed to fool its Play Store’s anti-malware protections and infect people with malicious software. The same happened once again when at least 50 apps managed to make its way onto Google Play Store and were successfully downloaded as many as 4.2 million times—one of the biggest malware outbreaks. Security …

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Facebook Fined with $1.43 million for violating user's privacy in Spain

Facebook Fined with $1.43 million for violating user’s privacy in Spain

Facebook is once again in trouble regarding its users’ privacy. The social media giant has recently been heavily fined once again for a series of privacy violations in Spain. Recently, Google also incurred a record-breaking fine of $2.7 billion (€2.42 billion) by the European antitrust officials for unfairly manipulating search results since at least 2008. Now, the Spanish Data Protection Agency (AEPD) …

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Blue Whale Game

Blue Whale Game – Suicide Challenge hits UK as ‘children as young as seven discover craze’

BLUE Whale Game is a monstrous online challenge that aims to goad vulnerable youngsters into taking their own lives. The vicious viral game has spread online via social media accounts, and reports suggest it has arrived in UK schools and is played by children as young as seven-years-old. Reports indicate the Blue Whale Game may have come to the UK …

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Equifax Data Breach: Steps You should Take to Protect Yourself

Equifax has suffered one of the largest data breaches in history that has left highly sensitive data of as many as 143 million people—that’s nearly half of the US population—in the hands of hackers. Based on the company’s investigation, some unknown hackers managed to exploit a security flaw on the Equifax website and gained unauthorized access to certain files between mid-May …

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Proof It’s Possible to Hack German Elections; Hackers Tamper with Voting-Software

German Elections-Germany’s democracy is in danger, as the upcoming federal elections in the country, where nearly 61.5 million citizens are going to vote on September 24th, could be hijacked. Hackers have disclosed how to hack the German voting software to tamper with votes and alter the outcome of an election. Yes, election hacking is no theory—it is happening. A team of researchers from …

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Dragonfly 2.0: Hacking Group Infiltrated European and US Power Facilities

Dragonfly 2.0-The notorious hacking group that has been in operation since at least 2011 has re-emerged and is still interested in targeting the United States and European companies in the energy sector. Yes, I am talking about the ‘Dragonfly,’ a well-resourced, Eastern European hacking group responsible for sophisticated cyber-espionage campaigns against the critical infrastructure of energy companies in different countries in past …

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Hackers Can Silently Control Siri, Alexa & Other Voice Assistants Using Ultrasound

Hackers Can Silently Control Siri, Alexa & Other Voice Assistants Using Ultrasound

Siri-What if your smartphone starts making calls, sending text messages, and browsing malicious websites on the Internet itself without even asking you? This is no imaginations, as hackers can make this possible using your smartphone’s personal assistant like Siri or Google Now. A team of security researchers from China’s Zhejiang University have discovered a clever way of activating your voice …

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Wikileaks Unveils Project Protego

Wikileaks Unveils Project Protego: CIA’s Secret Missile Control System

Every week since March wikileaks has been leaking secrets from the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), which mainly focus on surveillance techniques and hacking tools employed by its agents. However this time, the whistleblower organisation has released something different from its previous Vault 7 leaks, because it’s not about hacking and spying; instead, it’s a—Missile Control System. Dubbed Project Protego, the PIC-based missile …

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cyber crime

Policing facing a ‘perfect storm’ due to budget cuts and rising crime

Policing in England and Wales is facing a “perfect storm” due to staff shortages and rising crime, a senior police chief is expected to say. Policing services are routinely based on fewer people working more hours and days, Ch Supt Gavin Thomas will warn. The president of the Police Superintendents’ Association of England and Wales will say such a model …

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