Tuesday, March 2, 2021
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Android Vulnerability Lets Hackers Take Over Your Camera

A security vulnerability in some Android phones allows attackers to access your camera app and invade your privacy (it can even get location data from the photos it takes). The vulnerability...
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Compromised Emails Are One Of Your Greatest Security Threats

A compromised e-mail account is one of the greatest security threats you face online. It can lead to robbery, a complete takeover of your social media accounts, theft of your games and in-app purchases, among other things!
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Samsung Galaxy S10 Can Be Unlocked With Invalid Fingerprints

The new Samsung Galaxy S10 phone has a faulty fingerprint sensor that approves unregistered fingerprints (meaning a thief can unlock your phone, even if they don't have your prints). A software...
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Android Triada Hack, WhatsApp, And Other Crucial Security News

Another month, more security vulnerabilities and hacking incidents! This article won't cover them all, but it does cover a few major security-related incidents and vulnerabilities you need to be aware of. WhatsApp...
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Must-Have Gadgets For Storm Power Outages

If you've been hit by a storm such as a hurricane or blizzard. Or any other natural disaster such as an earthquake or volcanic eruption, power will likely be an issue....
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Encryption Offers Less Protection Than You Think

Encryption is imperative to our security, but don't overestimate its capabilities. There are things it can't protect you from, some of which I mention here.

American Airlines Phishing Alert: How to Spot It

Here are some hard and fast rules which will significantly reduce your chances of getting caught by phishing if you follow them.
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Reminder: Don’t Install Movie Downloaders

The Interview is a controversial comedy about an attempt to assassinate the North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, starring Seth Rogen and James Franco. It was made available on YouTube, Google Play,...