Security

Android Pie New Security and Privacy Features Summarized by Developers

Android Pie New Security and Privacy Features Summarized by Developers

Android Pie brings a rich set of new security and privacy-enhancing features. Android developers have implemented this type of new systems across all areas of the OS’s functionality. Android Pie users will be...
Phishing Attacks Target Google, Yahoo, and ProtonMail Accounts

Phishing Attacks Target Google, Yahoo, and ProtonMail Accounts

A new wave of phishing attacks has been discovered that can bypass two-factor authentication. A report by Amnesty International revealed that the attacks targeted towards accounts in North Africa and the Middle...
Internet Explorer Bug

Google Threat Analysis Group Discovers Critical Microsoft Internet Explorer Bug

An engineer from the Google Threat Analysis Group identified a zero-day Internet Explorer vulnerability that affected Windows 7 to Windows 10. The vulnerability was not revealed to the public until it was...
Google Play Store

Google Play Store Removes 15 Click-Ad Fraud Apps

Google Play Store removed 15 wallpaper apps that were downloaded more than 222000 Trend Micro analyzed and reported this set of apps to Google who removed them immediately The apps showcase an unprecedented...
GIGABYTE and ASUS Drivers Found To Contain a Host of Severe Execution Vulnerabilities

GIGABYTE and ASUS Drivers Found To Contain a Host of Severe Code Execution Vulnerabilities

GIGABYTE and ASUS provide drivers that can give attackers full access to your system. The vulnerabilities allow the execution of code at the highest possible permissions level. Both companies were alerted of the...
Google Chrome Will Soon Block Malicious Websites That Freeze Your 'Back' Button

Google Chrome Will Soon Block Malicious Websites That Hijack Your ‘Back’ Button

Chrome is set to receive an update that will prevent malicious websites from manipulating your history files. Developers from the Chromium Project have implemented security features that detect dummy history entries to...
NASA data breach

NASA Reveals a Data Breach Exposing Personally Identifiable Information of Its Employees

NASA suffered a data breach that concerns the PPI of current and previous personnel The agency believes that the infiltration has not jeopardized mission data NASA showed a delay in informing its employees...
Instagram Becomes IRA’s Platform of Choice for Misinformation Campaigns

Instagram Becomes IRA’s Platform of Choice for Misinformation Campaigns

Instagram has is seeing a large amount of IRA activity with over 133 accounts owned by the Russian organization. The IRA has managed to take in over 100,000 followers across its accounts...
UK’s Metropolitan Police to Run Public Facial Recognition Trial This Week

UK’s Metropolitan Police to Run Public Facial Recognition Trial This Week

The Metropolitan Police will be scanning Christmas shoppers in the UK this week as part of a facial recognition trial. Previous tests were scheduled during the Notting Hill Carnival and Remembrance Day...
captcha AI

Text CAPTCHA AI Threatens to Make the System Obsolete Soon

A new machine learning CAPTCHA algorithm managed to break CAPTCHAs all over the internet Its developers fed it with 200000 CAPTCHAs, so it learns how to crack types that it has not encountered...

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