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Smart Vacuum Cleaners Making Map Of Your Home — And Wants to Sell It

Smart Vacuum Cleaners Making Map Of Your Home — And Wants to Sell It
What if I say that your cute, smart robotic vacuum cleaner is collecting data than just dirt?During an interview with Reuters, the CEO of iRobot, the company which manufactured Roomba device, has revealed that the robotic vacuum cleaner also builds a map of your home while cleaning — and is now planning to sell this data to third-party companies.I know it sounds really creepy, but this is what the iRobot company has planned with the home mapping data its Roomba robots collect on its users. Wh…
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Russia Bans Proxy Services And VPNs To Purge Extremist Content

Russia Bans Proxy Services And VPNs To Purge Extremist Content
Earlier this year, China announced a crackdown on VPNs and proxy services in the country and made it mandatory for all VPN providers and leased cable lines operators to have a license from the government in order to use such services.Now, Russia is also considering to follow a similar path.The Russian Federation Council has just approved a bill that would outlaw the use of virtual private networks (VPNs), the Tor anonymity network, anonymous mobile messaging services and internet proxy servic…
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Gang Behind Fireball Malware that Infected 250 Million PCs Busted by Police

Gang Behind Fireball Malware that Infected 250 Million PCs Busted by Police
Chinese authorities have recently initiated a crackdown on the operators of a massive adware campaign that infected around 250 Million computers, including Windows and Mac OS, across the world earlier this year.The adware campaign was uncovered by security researchers at Check Point last month after it already infected over 25 million computers in India, 24 million in Brazil, 16 million in Mexico, 13 million in Indonesia and 5.5 million in the United States.Dubbed Fireball, the infamous adwar…
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Adobe is Finally Killing FLASH — At the End of 2020!

Adobe is Finally Killing FLASH — At the End of 2020!
Finally, Adobe is Killing FLASH — the software that helped make the Internet a better place with slick graphics, animation, games and applications and bring online video to the masses, but it has been hated for years by people and developers over its buggy nature.But the end of an era for Adobe Flash is near. Adobe announced Tuesday that the company would stop providing updates and stop distributing Flash Player at the end of 2020.The move has been applauded by many, as Adobe Flash has been i…
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Experts Unveil Cyber Espionage Attacks by CopyKittens Hackers

Experts Unveil Cyber Espionage Attacks by CopyKittens Hackers
Security researchers have discovered a new, massive cyber espionage campaign that mainly targets people working in government, defence and academic organisations in various countries.The campaign is being conducted by an Iran-linked threat group, whose activities, attack methods, and targets have been released in a joint, detailed report published by researchers at Trend Micro and Israeli firm ClearSky.Dubbed by researchers CopyKittens (aka Rocket Kittens), the cyber espionage group has been …
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British Hacker Admits Using Mirai Botnet to DDoS Deutsche Telekom

British Hacker Admits Using Mirai Botnet to DDoS Deutsche Telekom
An unnamed 29-year-old man, named by authorities as "Daniel K.," pleaded guilty in a German court on Friday to charges related to the hijacking of more than one Million Deutsche Telekom routers.According to reports in the German press, the British man, who was using online monikers "Peter Parker" and "Spiderman," linked to domains used to launch cyber attacks powered by the notorious Mirai malware has been pleaded guilty to "attempted computer sabotage."The suspect was arrested on 22nd February …
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Apple Users, Beware! A Nearly-Undetectable Malware Targeting Mac Computers

Apple Users, Beware! A Nearly-Undetectable Malware Targeting Mac Computers
Yes, even Mac could also get viruses that could silently spy on its users. So, if you own a Mac and think you are immune to malware, you are wrong.An unusual piece of malware that can remotely take control of webcams, screen, mouse, keyboards, and install additional malicious software has been infecting hundreds of Mac computers for more than five years—and it was detected just a few months back.Dubbed FruitFly, the Mac malware was initially detected earlier this year by Malwarebytes research…
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Hacker Steals $8.4 Million in Ethereum (4th Heist In A Month)

Hacker Steals $8.4 Million in Ethereum (4th Heist In A Month)
More Ethereum Stolen!An unknown hacker has just stolen nearly $8.4 Million worth of Ethereum – one of the most popular and increasingly valuable cryptocurrencies – in yet another Ethereum hack that hit Veritaseum's Initial Coin Offering (ICO).This incident marks as the fourth Ethereum hack this month and second cyber attack on an ICO, following a theft of $7 Million worth of Ether tokens during the hack of Israeli startup CoinDash's initial coin offering last week. A few days ago, a hacker al…
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32M Becomes First-Ever Company to Implant Micro-Chips in Employees

32M Becomes First-Ever Company to Implant Micro-Chips in Employees
Biohacking could be a next big thing in this smart world.Over two years ago, a hacker implanted a small NFC chip in his left hand right between his thumb and his pointer finger and hacked Android smartphones and bypassed almost all security measures, demonstrating the risks of Biohacking.At the end of the same year, another hacker implanted a small NFC chip with the private key to his Bitcoin wallet under his skin, making him able to buy groceries or transfer money between bank accounts by ju…
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Ethical Hacker BootCamp: Online Training For Just $45 (99% OFF)

Ethical Hacker BootCamp: Online Training For Just $45 (99% OFF)
Not all hacking is bad hacking.How would you feel if you are offered a six-figure salary to hack computer networks and break into IT systems legally?Isn't career with such skill-set worth considering, right?With hackers and cyber criminals becoming smarter and sophisticated, ethical hackers are in high demand and being hired by almost every industry to protect their IT infrastructures.So, it is not at all surprising that ethical hackers, penetration testers, and information security analysts …
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