Monthly Archives: May 2019

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6 million Instagram influencers account information exposed, says report

Unsecured database exposed personal data of 6 million Instagram influencers and celebrities A security researcher discovered a massive unprotected database online that exposed personal contact information of almost 50 million influencers and brands on Instagram, according to a report from TechCrunch. Anurag Sen, a security researcher, found the database hosted on an Amazon […]

TRAI to regulate Netflix, Hotstar, Amazon Prime, SonyLIV very soon

Netflix, Hotstar, Amazon Prime Video and other OTT platforms to be regulated by TRAI Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) is considering putting OTT (over-the-top) applications that stream TV channels like  SonyLIV, Hotstar, VOOT, Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Airtel TV, under the realm of a regulatory framework. For those unaware, […]

Egy.best shuts down, top 3 alternatives (100% legal)

Popular Pirate Streaming Site Egy.best Shuts Down Egy.best, one of the leading pirated streaming website in predominantly Arabic speaking countries, has shut down permanently without providing proper warning or any explanation, reports TorrentFreak. When you visit the site, it greets you with the site’s logo and ???????. written below it in […]

‘My generation has failed you’, says Apple CEO Tim Cook to the class of 2019

Apple CEO Tim Cook to the class of 2019 that his generation has failed by over-debating climate change Apple CEO Tim Cook while delivering a commencement speech at Tulane University in New Orleans, La., on Saturday said that his generation failed on climate change and urged the graduating class of […]

Google cancels Huawei’s Android license after Trump blacklist

Google withdraws support for Huawei devices including Play Store, Gmail and Google Play Service Huawei Technologies Co, the Chinese telecom equipment giant, received a yet another blow, as Google has decided to suspend transactions with Huawei following U.S. President Donald Trump’s blacklist order. Reuters who was the first to report the […]

Biometrics – BiometricManager

Android has supported fingerprint sensors since API 23 and we previously covered the APIs for handling user authentication on Styling Android. However the FingerprintManager class which those tutorials rely upon were deprecated in API 28 (Pie). In this series we’ll look at the new APIs which were introduced in Pie […]

Biometrics – BiometricPrompt

Android has supported fingerprint sensors since API 23 and we previously covered the APIs for handling user authentication on Styling Android. However the FingerprintManager class which those tutorials rely upon were deprecated in API 28 (Pie). In this series we’ll look at the new APIs which were introduced in Pie […]

Chinese hackers breached TeamViewer’s systems in 2016 reveals report

TeamViewer confirms breaching by Chinese cyber attackers in 2016 The German software company behind the most popular software in the world, TeamViewer recently confirmed that its systems were breached by Chinese state-sponsored hackers in 2016, after a report by German newspaper Der Spiegel. However, the company said that TeamViewer chose […]