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Google decides to kill off Google+ earlier than planned

Another data leak forces Google to close down Google+ in April 2019 In October this year, we had reported how personal data of hundreds of thousands of Google+ social media users were exposed after a software glitch between 2015 and March 2018. Following the data exposure, Google had decided to […]

Hackers steal data of 100 million Quora users

Quora hack exposes data of about 100 million users Quora, the question-and-answer sharing website, announced yesterday that data of about 100 million of its users was compromised as a result of unauthorized access to one of their systems by a “malicious third party”. “We recently became aware that some user data […]

Dell.com announces potential cyber security breach

Dell.com resets all customer passwords after a network breach Dell Inc., the U.S. based hardware giant, announced yesterday that the company had suffered a security breach earlier this month, on November 9, 2018. However, the company said that it managed to stop hackers who were looking to access data such […]

Hack Facebook or Instagram accounts and get paid up to $40,000

Facebook to pay up to $40,000 for finding ways to hack Facebook or Instagram accounts Facebook has been going through a rough patch this year after suffering two severe security breaches that affected millions of its users. While every year, Facebook pays millions of dollars to researchers and bug hunters […]

Instagram Bug Accidentally Exposed Passwords Of Many Users

A few months ago Instagram rolled out the “Download Your Data” feature to comply with the new European data privacy regulations, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Well, this helpful feature had a major bug that accidentally exposed user’s password and made it vulnerable. So here’s everything you need to know about the […]

Unlock Any Smartphone With AI-generated ‘Master’ Fingerprints

This AI-Generated ‘Master’ Fingerprint Can Unlock Any Smartphone Like a master key that can open any lock, researchers from the University of Michigan and New York University have created an AI-generated ‘master’ fingerprint that is capable of unlocking most of the modern smartphones. The research team presented their work in a […]

Apple pulls watchOS 5.1 update after multiple reports of bricked devices

Apple Watches bricks after users update to the latest watchOS 5.1, Apple halts the update All those Apple Watch users who haven’t updated to the latest watchOS 5.1 should refrain from doing so, as Apple has pulled out this software update. Few users took to Reddit and Twitter to report bricking […]

Hacker discovers iPhone Passcode Bypass in iOS 12.1 just hours after its release

New iOS Passcode Bypass Found Hours After Apple Releases iOS 12.1 Apple considered as the highly secured device was bypassed shortly after the Cupertino giant released the latest version of its mobile operating system, iOS 12.1 on Tuesday. Jose Rodriguez, a Spanish security researcher, and an iPhone enthusiast has managed […]

Apple’s iOS 12 update blocks GrayKey iPhone cracking tool

GrayKey password cracking tool can no longer break into by Apple’s iOS 12 update Apple has finally managed to stop GrayKey devices from working on iPhones running last month’s release of iOS 12, according to a report from Forbes. For those unaware, GrayKey is an iPhone unlocking device created by […]

Windows 10 October 2018 Update’s ZIP Data-Loss Bug Could Delete Your Files

Windows 10 October update ZIP files overwrite confirmation bug spotted months before release Microsoft has started the month of October on a rocky note, to say the least. First, it was the file deletion bug in the Windows 10 October 2018 update (version 1809) that forced Microsoft to pause the […]