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Nintendo Disables Free 3DS Game Downloads Via eShop Clone

Nintendo Disables Free 3DS Game Downloads Via eShop Clone

An exploit which allowed Nintendo console owners to download games from the Nintendo eShop for free has been patched. The exploit was predominantly used by the 3DS for years and also the...
Android Triout Spyware Can Record Your Phonecalls, Read Your Texts, Bitdefender Discovers

Android Triout Spyware Can Record Your Phonecalls, Read Your Texts, Bitdefender Discovers

Bitdefender discovered a new powerful Android spyware  Triout is a spyware that can collect sensitive data on victims, including phone call recordings A brand new Android malware was discovered by the folks at Bitdefender....
The Best Ways to Encrypt Internet Browsing

The Best Ways to Encrypt Internet Browsing

The illusion that you’re alone and away from prying eyes when you browse the web is a strong one. After all, one of the first things we were told when the internet first came...
Microsoft Disrupts APT28 Russian Hackers Attack on Republican Sites Ahead of Midterm Elections

Microsoft Disrupts APT28 Russian Hackers Attack on Republican Sites Ahead of Midterm Elections

Microsoft took down six websites created by Russian APT28 hackers. The hackers targeted six sites, including one Microsoft domain. This takes it up to 84 domains in two years. Microsoft has announced it shut...
The Pros and Cons of Data Encryption

The Pros and Cons of Data Encryption

There is no such thing as perfection when it comes to security and privacy. There is simply a solution which is so hard to circumvent that it’s not worth whatever is kept behind it. When...
Apple Takes Down 25,000 Illegal Lottery Apps in China

Apple Takes Down 25,000 Illegal Lottery Apps in China

After facing harsh criticism from Chinese media, Apple has removed tens of thousands of illegal lottery apps from the local App Store. App revealed in a statement that they would be taking...
Twitch Messages Bug Exposes Private Conversations to Other Users

Twitch Messages Bug Exposes Private Conversations to Other Users

A bug in a recently retired feature on popular live streaming platform Twitch has exposed private messages of many users to other users. The bug was located in the message archiving and...
Kodi Add-On Gaia Raises Security Concerns With New “Orion” Feature

Kodi Add-On Gaia Raises Security Concerns With “Phoning Home” Feature

A popular Kodi add-on pushed out a new feature dubbed “Orion” which can phone homes with streaming links pushed by end-users. The feature was first introduced to the app as a paid...
Taking on the Challenge - How to Encrypt Everything

Taking on the Challenge – How to Encrypt Everything

In the information age, it stands to reason that the most precious thing is information itself. However, it’s not top secret government secrets that everyone is gunning for. It’s regular people like you who...
EU Wants to Force Sites to Remove Extremist Content Within an Hour

EU Wants to Force Sites to Remove Extremist Content Within an Hour

The European Union is preparing new legislation to combat extremist content online Tech companies would have to remove terrorism-related content within an hour The European Union is seeking to put a stop to the...

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