How to make sure you are protected against digital services shutdown

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The next couple of months are going to be very interesting. But why? Well, because in these next couple of months alone we will see the likes of Ultraviolet (an online movie unlocker service) and Google + (that social media network that no one ever used and hence became an experiment more than anything else) …

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Most popular Android apps of 2018 right here and right now

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If you want to have a rather diverse range of Android applications then Google Play Store is the place to be. The platform offers users a plethora of different applications that actually do a pretty good job of catering to the needs of audience on the Android platform. Google Play Store offers Android apps that …

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The United States has indicted Huawei for selling technology to Iran.

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And stealing a robot arm from T-Mobile. Sources say that the indictment from the United States of America has only revealed the extent to which Huawei went in order to get its hands on secrets that belonged to T-Mobile. This past Monday, prosecutors from the US unsealed a new pair of indictments which went against …

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Federal cyber talent is going away amid government shutdown

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Various reports in the media have now extensively covered how the government shutdown is causing some feds to actually miss their second straight paycheck. All the while government contractors have no option but to sit idle. Because of this, some believe that an immediate brain drain in not only possible but imminent. It should not …

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773 million accounts list has been breached (with plaintext passwords)

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It turns out that the widely circulated (something something) Collection #1 was actually used by hackers to launch credential stuffing attacks. These attacks were fully automated as well. The hugely popular website by the name of Have I Been Pwned (more specifically, a breach notification online service) which has taken the job of serving as …

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An upcoming Windows 10 version offers search without Cortana

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The latest round of source says that Microsoft is pushing Cortana to focus more on productivity while the company is unifying the search function with Microsoft Office 365. The insider build version that Microsoft released just recently (Windows 10 version 18317) is all set to change how users are able to use functions such as …

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10 tips to stop Windows 10 invading your privacy

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A lot of Microsoft Windows users have this nagging feeling that their operating system could be collecting a bit too much information on them. It is true that Microsoft has made a lot of attempts to address some of these problems and as a consequence has made Windows a lot more transparent than its first …

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Hack iMessage and WhatsApp and ‘earn’ $1 million.

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Yes. There are now full-blown companies that sell and buy exploits. Some companies also deal in trading zero-day exploits. Now, these same companies are offering upwards of seven figures to anyone who can develop hacks which allow cops and spies (among other people) to steal various chat application messages including those found in iMessage and …

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Five most dangerous cyber threats of 2019

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In short, the risks that have emerged in the last year or so include hackers exploiting blockchain-powered smart contracts along with deepfake videos that harness the power of AI. Some may find it a pessimistic view but 2018 was probably the year with the most number of huge cyber disasters. It was actually full of …

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