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Be Careful! Security Flaw Discovered In Google’s Android Play Store

Be Careful! Security Flaw Discovered In Google’s Android Play Store

The Google Play Store is the centerpiece of most Android individuals’ digital globe. But lately researchers have revealed that they’ve discovered security flaw in Android Play Store and more importantly, this is affecting most of the Android apps.

By On June 21, 2014 Respond
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Add Complete FIFA World Cup Schedule On Your Google Calendar

Add Complete FIFA World Cup Schedule On Your Google Calendar

FIFA World Cup 2014 is just around the corner, quite possibly one of the most talked about sports events of this year. To keep tabs on the schedule of the World Cup, here is an easy way of adding the entire schedule of the event to your Google Calendar.

By On June 11, 2014 1 Response
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Russian Hackers Behind Ransomware For Apple Devices Arrested

Russian Hackers Behind Ransomware For Apple Devices Arrested

Ransomware is a malicious piece of software which locks access to a device, seeking a certain amount of ransom in order to unlock it. Russians authorities have now arrested two hackers who have been behind numerous ransomware attacks targeted at Apple devices.

By On June 11, 2014 Respond
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Cyber Attacks Cost $400 Billion A Year, Wrecking Global Economy

Cyber Attacks Cost $400 Billion A Year, Wrecking Global Economy

The frequency and severity of cyber attack has sharply risen over the past few years. With the key targets being financial institutions, banks and industry entities, it isn’t surprising to note that these cyber attacks cost the global economy a cool $400 billion each year.

By On June 11, 2014 1 Response
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It Will Take 7 Years To Tweet The Entire Lexicon Of English Language

It Will Take 7 Years To Tweet The Entire Lexicon Of English Language

Twitter is used for many purposes, from sharing breaking news to indulging in discussions about the buzzing topics. A new account has put the site to a new use, aiming to tweet all the words in English language. The task will take an expected 7 years to complete.

By On June 9, 2014 Respond
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Another OpenSSL Bug Discovered, Allows Man-In-The-Middle Attack

Another OpenSSL Bug Discovered, Allows Man-In-The-Middle Attack

The web is still reeling from the aftereffects of the Heartbleed bug and here we are now, with yet another bug discovered in OpenSSL. This bug allows an attacker to launch a man-in-the-middle attack, tapping into private communications and modifying traffic.

By On June 6, 2014 Respond
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Google Will Now Add Relevant Tweets To Public Alert Events

Google Will Now Add Relevant Tweets To Public Alert Events

Twitter has come to be one of the primary sources of information in the wake of natural disasters. Google is now putting aside its market rivalry with the social network, deciding to use relevant tweets to update its Public Alert events.

By On June 6, 2014 Respond
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Snowden Is ‘Probably Not’ A Russian Spy, Says NSA Chief

Snowden Is ‘Probably Not’ A Russian Spy, Says NSA Chief

When Edward Snowden blew the whistle on NSA’s unconstitutional mass surveillance, many including Rep. Michael Rogers went berserk in trying to brand him a traitor. Now, as the Chief Admiral of NSA, Rogers seem to have taken a dose of sanity and said that Snowden is ‘probably not’ a Russian spy.

By On June 5, 2014 Respond
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Turkey Finally Lifts The Country-Wide YouTube Ban

Turkey Finally Lifts The Country-Wide YouTube Ban

Turkish government has been increasingly proactive in banning online services in the last year or so. In a rare reversal of this trend, the government has now unbanned YouTube after a two-month blackout of the video service.

By On June 4, 2014 Respond
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Bangladeshi Student Commits Suicide After Posting A Status On Facebook

Bangladeshi Student Commits Suicide After Posting A Status On Facebook

Earlier we reported that a man had posted on Facebook ‘I’m about to get shot’ and gets shot immediately. However lately, we have come to know that a university student of Bangladesh, before committing suicide under a train, posted a status on Facebook and for the time being, such suicide note has turned into talked of the topics of Bangladesh.

By On June 4, 2014 Respond
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NSA Collects Millions Of Photos From Web For Facial Recognition

NSA Collects Millions Of Photos From Web For Facial Recognition

NSA has been at the heart of a huge debate about digital privacy for the past year or so. A new report now suggests that the agency collects millions of images per day from the web for use in facial recognition to find intelligence targets.

By On June 2, 2014 Respond
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New Malware Spread Through Fake Heartbleed Bug Removal Tool

New Malware Spread Through Fake Heartbleed Bug Removal Tool

We extensively covered the vulnerability in the OpenSSL protocol that put three-quarters of the internet at security risk recently and came to be known as ‘Heartbleed.’ Now, a malware is being spread masquerading as a ‘Heartbleed Bug Removal Tool.’

By On May 29, 2014 Respond
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Unencrypted Cookie Creates Huge WordPress Vulnerability, Compromises 2-Step Authentication

Unencrypted Cookie Creates Huge WordPress Vulnerability, Compromises 2-Step Authentication

WordPress.com is one of the most popular hosting platforms online. Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has now identified a gaping vulnerability in WordPress.com which essentially allows anyone with basic hacking skills to access a WordPress account and hijack it for good.

By On May 28, 2014 Respond
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VirusTotal Releases Malware Detection App Compatible With Mac

VirusTotal Releases Malware Detection App Compatible With Mac

VirusTotal is a Google-owned site that provides free tools to scan for viruses and other security threats. The company has now released a Mac-compatible version of its flagship VirusTotal uploader app, available for free.

By On May 28, 2014 Respond
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GoDaddy Shuts Down Mexican Protest Site Over Homeland Security Orders

GoDaddy Shuts Down Mexican Protest Site Over Homeland Security Orders

GoDaddy has shut down a Mexican protest site on the behest of Homeland Security. A lawsuit has been filed by the protest site now. Now it’s time to see, where the game ends.

By On May 26, 2014 Respond
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