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Have you ever suspected that Facebook is listening to your conversations through Microphone?

Have you ever suspected that Facebook is listening to your conversations through Microphone?

Have you ever felt Facebook is showing you very relevant ads about topics you’re only discussing around your phone? If yes, then you may find this news worth reading. Communications Professor Kelli Burns from the University of South Florida claims that Facebook is listening to all conversations people have while its app is open to serve more relevant ads for products related …

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NSA wants to Exploit Internet of Things and Biomedical Devices

NSA wants to Exploit Internet of Things and Biomedical Devices : NSA – The cyber attack vectors available to hackers will continue to grow as the Internet of Things (IoTs)become more commonplace, making valuable data accessible through an ever-widening selection of entry points. Although it’s not the hackers alone, the NSA is also behind the Internet of Things. We already know …

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Iran orders all Messaging Apps to store its citizens’ data within Country

Last year, Iran blocked Telegram and many other social networks after their founders refused to help Iranian authorities to spy on their citizens. Now it looks like Iranian government wants tighter controls on all foreign messaging and social media apps operating in the country that will give the authorities a wider ability to monitor and censor its people.   All …

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New Linux Malware Exploits SambaCry Flaw to Silently Backdoor NAS Devices

New Linux Malware Exploits SambaCry Flaw to Silently Backdoor NAS Devices

Remember SambaCry? Almost two months ago, we reported about a 7-year-old critical remote code execution vulnerability in Samba networking software, allowing a hacker to remotely take full control of a vulnerable Linux and Unix machines. We dubbed the vulnerability as SambaCry, because of its similarities to the Windows SMB vulnerabilityexploited by the WannaCry ransomware that wreaked havoc across the world over two months ago. …

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Private Decryption Key For Original Petya RansomwarePrivate Decryption Key For Original Rejoice Petya Ransomware

Private Decryption Key For Original Petya Ransomware

Rejoice Petya-infected victims! Rejoice Petya – The master key for the original version of the Rejoice Petya ransomware has been released by its creator, allowing Petya-infected victims to recover their encrypted files without paying any ransom money. But wait, Rejoice Petya is not NotPetya. Do not confuse Petya ransomware with the latest destructive NotPetya ransomware (also known as ExPetr and Eternal Petya) …

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CouchPotato: CIA Hacking Tool to Remotely Spy On Video Streams in Real-Time

CouchPotato: CIA Hacking Tool to Remotely Spy On Video Streams in Real-Time

CouchPotato: CIA Hacking Tool to Remotely Spy On Video Streams in Real-Time Hacking Tool – After disclosing CIA’s strategies to hijack and manipulate webcams and microphones to corrupt or delete recordings, WikiLeaks has now published another Vault 7 leak, revealing CIA’s ability to spy on video streams remotely in real-time. Dubbed ‘CouchPotato,’ document leaked from the CIA details how the CIA agents use a remote tool …

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Ukrainian Man Arrested For Distributing NotPetya Ransomware And Helping Tax Evaders

Ukrainian Man Arrested For Distributing NotPetya Ransomware And Helping Tax Evaders

Criminal – Ukrainian authorities have arrested a 51-year-old man accused of distributing the infamous Petya ransomware (Petya.A, also known as NotPetya) — the same computer virus that massively hit numerous businesses, organisations and banks in Ukraine as well as different parts of Europe around 45 days ago. However, the story is not as simple as it seems, which portrayed this man as …

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