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A North Korean hacking group has been found deploying the RokRat Trojan in a new spear-phishing campaign targeting the South Korean government. Attributing the attack to APT37 (aka Starcruft, Ricochet Chollima, or Reaper), Malwarebytes said it identified a malicious document last December that, when opened, executes a macro in memory to install the aforementioned remote
WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger collect a vast amount of user information and data compared to other popular messaging apps including Signal and Telegram, Apple’s privacy labels update revealed. Both apps owned by Facebook collect usage data and location details which are the cases with other apps. In contrast, Signal comes as the most private messaging
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Mozilla Firefox 86 will have the backspace navigation shortcut disabled by default. The reason behind disabling the shortcut is to help users avoid data loss. Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge have already disabled this backspace shortcut a while ago. Chrome users must download an extension for this work again, whereas Microsoft has offered a flag
US President Donald Trump returned to Twitter on Thursday with a video acknowledging that Joe Biden would be the next US president as other social media services including Facebook blocked his accounts over concerns that his messages might spark further violent protests. Twitter unlocked the president’s @realDonaldTrump Twitter account, which has 88 million followers, after
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Intel RealSense ID has been introduced as a facial recognition system that will let users unlock things with a glance. Intel RealSense ID combines an active depth sensor with a specialised neural network that the company says is designed to deliver secure, accurate, and user-aware facial authentication. The Face ID-like system works with smart locks,
The U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday became the latest government agency in the country to admit its internal network was compromised as part of the SolarWinds supply chain attack. “On December 24, 2020, the Department of Justice’s Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) learned of previously unknown malicious activity linked to the global
Elon Musk tweeted “Use Signal” on Thursday, right after changes were made to WhatsApp’s privacy policy that would lead to more data sharing with its parent company Facebook. Earlier today, Musk also tweeted a ‘domino effect’ meme, where he implied that the start of Facebook was responsible for the chaos and violence that took place
WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger collect a vast amount of user information and data compared to other popular messaging apps including Signal and Telegram, Apple’s privacy labels update revealed. Both apps owned by Facebook collect usage data and location details which are the cases with other apps. In contrast, Signal comes as the most private messaging
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is seen testifying remotely during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing titled, “Breaking the News: Censorship, Suppression, and the 2020 Election,? on Facebook and Twitter’s content moderation practices, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., November 17, 2020. Hannah McKay | Reuters Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday said the company would block
Samsung Neo QLED and MicroLED TV models were unveiled on Wednesday at a pre-CES 2021 virtual event. The new portfolio is aimed to provide better TV-viewing experiences with improved contrast and better backlighting, alongside offering next-generation accessibility through features including Sign Language Zoom and Multi-Output Audio. Alongside the new Neo QLED and MicroLED TVs, Samsung