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    WhatsApp to Be Decrypted in the Future by Austrian Law

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    WhatsApp is the go-to app for security. With end-to-end encryption, users feel confident that their private conversations will stay just that: private. In today’s day and age – the cyber generation, so to speak – you cannot be too careful. Anything that you put online is vulnerable. The things you want to stay private on the internet are […]

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    Netflix Subscription Price Hike is maybe on its way

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    The levy is being held in states across the US, which could see taxes on video subscription fees for the likes of Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Hulu of about $1 per month each. The tax, which would enable local governments to draw into an extra revenue stream, is now due to grown into effect in […]

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    A New Video platform was introduced by Reddit

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    Video uploads had existed earlier launched into a limited beta this June, first with simply under a dozen select areas. Other areas were later granted to opt-in to try out the innovation themselves. Now, Reddit tells us that regional video will become open across the bulk of its “safe for work” areas with this launch. Video uploads will also […]

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    Faketoken Android malware hits uber rides

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    The new version of Faketoken Malware Targets Uber-Like Apps to Steal Banking Credentials. Kaspersky Labs has identified malware in apps like Uber and has warned users to beware of a mobile banking Trojan Faketoken. It is an already known threat, but cybercriminals have now modified it to steal credentials from nu-taxis, hotel room booking, flight booking […]

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    CloudFlare removes DDoS protection

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    It looks like the racist and neo-nazi website DailyStormer has no place left on the regular Internet. A few days ago the website was banned by GoDaddy and Suspended by Google. Then it turned out that the site has moved to the Russian domain service RU and the Dark Web. Now, it has been reported that the Russian firm […]

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    LG service centers Hit By WannaCry ransomware

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    LG Electronics’ service centers have been targeted by cyber criminals leading to ransomwareinfecting of its self-service kiosks and blocking it from functioning Monday morning. The electronic giant informed about the situation to South Korea‘s government owned cyber security agency KISA (Korea Internet & Security Agency) who was able to tackle the situation as the infection was in its […]

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    Adobe fixed 81 security flaws in its products

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    Adobe has issued security updates to patch security vulnerabilities in products such as Flash Player, Acrobat and Reader, Experience Manager (enterprise CMS), and Digital Editions (e-book reader). The company has issued security updates for Flash Player for Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome OS, fixing only two vulnerabilities. Adobe has addressed a critical type confusion vulnerability that could […]

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    Microsoft not releasing patch for 20-year-old SMB flaw

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    Microsoft has decided to not urgently release a patch for the vulnerability in its Server Message Block (SMB) protocol. In June 2017, two researchers from RiskSense Security namely Sean Dillon and Jenna Magius identified a flaw in Microsoft’s file sharing protocol. The flaw, dubbed as SMBLoris, was identified while researching upon the NSA’s EternalBlueSMB exploit (the same exploit used […]

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    Blizzard servers facing technical problems

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    The official Twitter account of Blizzard Customer Support has revealed that their servers are facing issues affecting Overwatch. Therefore, Summer Games 2017 event is not working for hundreds of players. The problem started after 8 pm BST this evening when the company said they are investigating the issue. Meanwhile, some players asked if the company can provide an estimated […]

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    Hotspot Shield accused of redirecting traffic to advertisers

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    A renowned privacy group Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) has accused Hotspot Shield VPN developed by AnchorFree, Inc. of violating user privacy by intercepting web traffic, keeping activity logs and redirecting it to third-party websites especially advertising companies. In a 14-page filing, the group has accused the company of utilizing “unfair and deceptive trade practices” despite stating that it does not sell, […]

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    What is Supervisory control and data acquisition(SCADA)?

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    The ever-changing world continues to bring with its evolution numerous accomplishments and challenges. In the last decade alone, we have created a network infrastructure of almost infinite proportions in which we communicate today. The IP cloud covers us all, and truly understanding its philosophical transparency and our critical dependence on its services could be a […]

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    Google warning extension after many phishing attacks

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    On August 4, Google sent out the following message to Chrome web store developers, warning them about the growing danger of phishing attacks acting as official Chrome Web Store communications. “Dear Chrome Web Store Developer, Our records indicate that you have at least one extension published in the Chrome Web Store. We’re writing to let […]