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Brand-new Android Phones Found with Pre-installed Malware

 A brand new smartphone should be clean and free from any malicious software. However, thousands of Android smartphones have been discovered to be shipped out with malware, according to Avas...

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VPNFilter Malware Infiltrates Thousands of Routers Worldwide

A Wi-Fi Router. / Photo by: Maxpixel The Talos Intelligence blog reported that at least half-a-million consumer routers in 54 countries have been infected with the VPNFilter malware. The affected...

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Email Encryption Standards Are Vulnerable to Hacking

 /MIME and OpenPGP, the two most common email encryption standards, are susceptible to hacking using the Efail attack, based on a study by researchers from the University of Applied Sciences (FH)...

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Google Rumored to Be Preparing Ethics Code on the Usage of Its Tech

 Google is reportedly preparing the ethical principles that will guide the use of its technology. This was after its employees voiced out their opposition to its partnership with the US Departmen...

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New Web Standard Plans to Replace Passwords with Biometrics and USB Tokens

 Passwords are the hallmark of digital security and have been used for many years. But with a large number of apps and websites, entering the same password over and over again can be troublesome....

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Mark Zuckerberg Testifies before US Senate on Facebook Data Breaches

 Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before the US Senators Tuesday, wherein he was asked about Facebook’s ability to protect the personal data of its users in relation to foreig...

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