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Cellebrite claims that it can unlock any iPhone or iPad for police

Cellebrite says that it can unlock any iOS and high-end Android devices for law enforcement agencies Cellebrite recently announced on Twitter that the newest version of its product called Universal Forensic Extraction Device (UFED) has the capability to “unlock and extract crucial mobile phone evidence from all iOS and high-end […]

Google confirms some Android devices came preinstalled with Backdoor

Triada backdoors were preinstalled on few Android devices, Google reveals Google recently confirmed that some Android handsets were unknowingly infected with malware by smartphone manufactures even before they were shipped to customers. In a detailed study post, Google has explained how some hackers cleverly managed to put Triada, a malware designed […]

Beware Linux users! Vulnerability in Vim or Neovim Editor could compromise your Linux

CVE-2019-12735: Opening a specially crafted file in Vim or Neovim Editor could hack your Linux system Security expert Armin Razmjou recently detected a high-risk arbitrary OS command execution vulnerability (CVE-2019-12735) in Vim and Neovim. For those unaware, Vim and Neovim are two most popular and powerful command-line text editing applications that […]

Russia orders Tinder to provide user data to intelligence services

Russia requires dating app Tinder to give user data to secret services on demand Tinder, the popular dating app, is now required to share information of its users – including messages and photos – with Russian authorities, the country’s communications regulator said on Monday. Under recent Russian laws, 175 companies […]

Russian military to bid goodbye to Windows soon, and welcome Astra Linux

Russian military plans to replace Microsoft Windows with Astra Linux Russian army could very soon be replacing the Windows operating system on its military systems with Astra Linux. For those unaware, Astra Linux is a Debian-based Linux operating system developed to meet the needs of the Russian army, other armed forces and intelligence […]

One Million Windows Computers Exposed To Attacks By “Wormable” BlueKeep Bug

“Wormable” BlueKeep: Almost one million Windows machines are vulnerable to the flaw Security researchers have discovered nearly one million Windows PCs are still vulnerable to a “wormable” BlueKeep security flaw that could lead to a similar outbreak like WannaCry ransomware. For those unaware, BlueKeep is a term for a security […]

Snapchat employees abused internal company data tools to spy on users

Snapchat employees spied on users by exploiting company data tools Employees of social media giant Snap Inc. have been abusing internal company data tools to access data of its users and spy on them, reports Motherboard. For those unaware, Snap Inc. is an American technology and camera company, based in Santa Monica, California that has four […]

Tor Browser 8.5 For Android Launched On Google Play Store

First stable version of the Tor browser for Android now available on Google Play Store Yesterday, the Tor Project released the stable version of Tor Browser for Android on Google’s Play Store, which is now available as a free download. For those unaware, Tor is a network technology that preserves […]

Google stored passwords of G Suite users’ in plain text for 14 years

Google reveals G Suite users’ passwords were stored in plain text for over a decade Search giant Google has admitted that the company accidentally stored G Suite (formerly known as Google Apps) users’ passwords in plain text on its internal servers for 14 years. Suzanne Frey, Google Cloud Trust’s Vice […]