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Facebook, Twitter, and other tech giants to fight against India’s new “intermediary guidelines”...

According to a report by Reuters released later last month, The Indian Information Technology ministry has proposed rules that will compel major technology giants...
Day Against DRM is back

Metasploit 5.0 released!

Last week, the Metasploit team announced the release of its fifth version, Metasploit 5.0. This latest update introduces multiple new features including Metasploit’s new...
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Amazon’s Ring gave access to its employees to watch live footage of the customers,...

According to a report by The Intercept, Ring, Amazon’s smart doorbell company gave access to its employees to watch live footage from cameras of...
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Hyatt Hotels launches public bug bounty program with HackerOne

Hyatt Hotels Corporation launched its bug bounty program with HackerOne, earlier this week. As part of the bug bounty program, ethical hackers are invited...
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FireEye’s Global DNS Hijacking Campaign suspects Iranian-based group as the prime source

FireEye, a US cybersecurity firm, have disclosed details about their DNS hijacking campaign. In their recent report, the company shared that they have identified...
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Using deep learning methods to detect malware in Android Applications

Researchers from the North China Electric Power University have recently published a paper titled, ‘A Review on The Use of Deep Learning in Android...
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TLS comes to Google public DNS with support for DNS-over-TLS connections

In a blog post yesterday, Google announced that their public DNS will now support transport layer security (TLS). Google DNS Google’s public Domain Name Service (DNS)...

ProtonMail shares guidelines to help organizations achieve EU GDPR compliance

ProtonMail launched an online resource site yesterday, called "GDPR.eu" that offers complete compliance guide to General data protection regulation (GDPR) law by EU. GDPR...
ethereum

Ethereum classic suffered a 51% attack; developers deny, state a new ASIC card was...

Yesterday there were discussions on Twitter about an Ethereum classic 51% attack which was a possible chain reorganization or double spend attack. However, Ethereum...
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After BitPay, Coinbase bans Gab accounts and its founder, Andrew Torba

According to the tweet posted by official Gab account, last week, Coinbase banned Andrew Torba’s (Founder at Gab, the social media platform), Coinbase merchant...

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35-year-old vulnerabilities in SCP client discovered by F-Secure researcher

Yesterday, Harry Sintonen, researcher at F-Secure, discovered 35-year-old vulnerabilities associated with SCP (Secure Copy Protocol) client, a network protocol, that uses Secure Shell (SSH)...

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