Google Makes it Tough for Rogue App Developers Get Back on Android Play Store

Even after Google’s security oversight over its already-huge Android ecosystem has evolved over the years, malware apps still keep coming back to Google Play Store. Sometimes just reposting an already detected malware app from a newly created Play Store account, or using other developers’ existing accounts, is enough for ‘bad-faith’ developers to trick the Play Leggi tutto…

Google Helps Police Identify Devices Close to Crime Scenes Using Location Data

It’s no secret that Google tracks you everywhere, even when you keep Google’s Location History feature disabled. As revealed by an Associated Press investigation in 2018, other Google apps like Maps or daily weather update service on Android allows the tech giant to continuously collect your precise latitude and longitude. According to Google, the company Leggi tutto…

Hackers Compromise Microsoft Support Agent to Access Outlook Email Accounts

If you have an account with Microsoft Outlook email service, there is a possibility that your account information has been compromised by an unknown hacker or group of hackers, Microsoft confirmed The Hacker News. Earlier this year, hackers managed to breach Microsoft’s customer support portal and access information related to some email accounts registered with Leggi tutto…

Russia Fines Facebook $47 Over Citizens’ Data Privacy Dispute

Yes, you read that right! Russia has fined Facebook with 3,000 rubles, roughly $47, for not complying with the country’s controversial Data Localization law. It’s bizarre and unbelievable, but true. In December last year, Russian Internet watchdog Roskomnadzor sent notifications to Twitter and Facebook asking them to provide information about the location of servers that Leggi tutto…

Encrypted Messaging Project “Matrix” Suffers Extensive Cyber Attack

Matrix—the organization behind an open source project that offers a protocol for secure and decentralized real-time communication—has suffered a massive cyber attack after unknown attackers gained access to the servers hosting its official website and data. Hackers defaced Matrix’s website, and also stole unencrypted private messages, password hashes, access tokens, as well as GPG keys Leggi tutto…

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange arrested in London

The United States is now requesting the United Kingdom to extradite Julain Assange. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, 47, has been arrested by Met Police from the embassy of Ecuador in London after seven years of refuge over a now dropped case of sexual assault. The arrest took place after Ecuadorian president Lenin Moreno withdrew Assange’s asylum for “repeatedly Leggi tutto…

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Arrested After Ecuador Withdraws Asylum

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has finally been arrested at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London on Thursday—that’s almost seven years after he took refuge in the embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden over a sexual assault case. According to a short note released by London’s Metropolitan Police Service, Assange has been arrested immediately after the Ecuadorian Leggi tutto…