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London police worry over its own cyber security

The Metropolitan Police need to beef its own online security after 18,000 police computers were found still running the decommissioned Windows XP operating system. The shocking discovery raises wel...

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Recent global cyber attack is possibly linked to “WannaCry”

Microsoft Windows users, particularly in the oil, banking and other industries, suffered work disruption after a second attack hit a huge number of  users on Tuesday, June 27. The virus is a rans...

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Petya Ransomware Attacked Computers Through Network Vulnerabilities

  A little over a month after WannaCry ransomware hit computers all over the globe, a new strain of ransomware has been unleashed causing similar levels of damage. The virus has targ...

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Dankort Upgraded With Biometrics For Wireless Payments

Dankort, Denmark's national debit card and their most popular payment system, has been upgraded by featuring a new lock-screen functionality that allows tap-and-go payments on their mobile phones....

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SnapChat's "Snap Maps" Can Locate Anyone In Real Time, But Users Are Warned On Its Potential Safety Woes

Many mobile apps these days enable its users to share their location. In fact, Facebook and its Messenger app, Twitter, and Instagram allows for the tagging of users' locations in their ...

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Zero-day Skype flaw causes crashes, remote code execution

The critical flaw doesn't require any user interaction, either. A critical flaw in Microsoft's Skype web messaging and call service allows attackers to crash systems and execute code. Th...

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