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PS4 is reportedly crashing due to malicious message bug

Malicious gamers are sending messages that are bricking PS4 console; here’s what you can do to make sure that your PS4 doesn’t get bricked Sony’s PlayStation 4 (PS4) has recently been infected with a bug that uses a text-message exploit to crash the user’s consoles. Several users shared the problem […]

Hackers accessed 29 million user accounts, says Facebook

Facebook confirms 29 million users’ data accessed by hackers: How to check if your account has been hacked Last month, Facebook was hit by the worst-security breach where the hackers accessed personal information of millions of users. Back then, Facebook had said that the hack had exposed data of approximately […]

Windows 10 October 2018 Update’s Disk Cleanup Can Empty Your Downloads Folder

Beware while using Disk Cleanup, as it cleans your Downloads Folder in the Windows 10 October 2018 Update Microsoft recently paused the rollout of Windows 10 October 2018 update (version 1809) after users started complaining of data loss. Although Windows 10 October 2018 Update comes with a lot of new […]

Message Marketing Will Be the Next Great Performance Marketing Tool

Texting.  It’s literally the most used form of communication on earth.  Over 20 billion texts are sent per day.  It’s the most used “app” on any smartphone and a staple service of any digital phone or device. Whether it be SMS, Messenger, WhatsApp or any other direct communication tool, texting […]

WhatsApp bug allowed hackers to crash app while answering a video call

Critical vulnerability that could compromise your WhatsApp account when answering a video call fixed Although WhatsApp uses end-to-end encryption method in messages/calls/video calling, your smartphone could still get hacked by just answering a video call. This is what was discovered by Natalie Silvanovich,  a security researcher with Google’s Project Zero […]

Google+ Is Shutting Down Following Security Breach

Google has definitely transformed and developed modern technology. This humungous tech firm has been immensely successful in many spheres like smartphone OS, search engine, and streaming services. That said, social media is the business where Google has failed to mark its presence. Google’s own social media platform i.e. Google+ is […]

Microsoft’s Windows 10 October 2018 Update Is Wiping Off User’s Data

Microsoft suspends rollout of Windows 10 October 2018 update citing data loss Microsoft released the Windows 10 October 2018 update (version 1809) to the general public on October 2. However, just two days after its release, the Redmond giant has paused the rollout after users started complaining of data loss. […]

Chinese spy chips are found in hardware used by Apple, Amazon, reports Bloomberg

Apple, Amazon denies report of servers being compromised by Chinese spy chips Chinese spying chips have been found on servers used by nearly 30 American companies, including Apple and Amazon, according to a Bloomberg BusinessWeek report on Thursday. However, Apple, Amazon Web Services and other involved companies have denied reports of […]

iPhone Passcode Bypass Hack Exposes Contacts And Photos

Flaw in Apple’s iOS 12 allows an attacker to access contacts and photos in iPhone XS model A passcode bypass vulnerability has been discovered in Apple’s new iOS version 12 that could allow an attacker to access photos and contact details on a locked iPhone XS as well as other […]

Telegram desktop app leaked IP addresses during voice call

Telegram desktop app leaked IP addresses in calls – Patch released Instant messaging app Telegram has released a fix that caused the messaging app to expose users’ IP addresses during voice calls. Dhiraj Mishra, a security researcher, discovered a vulnerability (CVE-2018-17780) in the official Desktop version of Telegram (tdesktop) for Windows, […]