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Google Research: Phishing Poses the Greatest Cybersecurity Threat

A new study by Google has revealed insights to better explain how emails and other accounts are hacked and hijacked by malicious hackers. A 12-month study wherein Google partnered the University of...

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Google Plans 2FA Upgrade with Hardware Replacements

Google is reportedly close to rolling out a new hardware-based replacement solution as an upgrade for current 2-factor authentication setups. According to a Bloomberg report, Google is due to begin...

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Google Will Pay Up to $200,000 for Android Hacks

Google is increasing payouts for its Android bug bounty program, with rewards up to $200,000 for finding a critical vulnerability, quadrupling the top payout of $50.000 from 2016. Google launched its...

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Google Docs Users Hit with Massive Phishing Attack

On Wednesday morning (PST), users of the popular Google Docs software suite were targeted in a comprehensive phishing campaign that allowed attackers to obtain victims’ contact lists while accessing...

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Apple Backtracks on 2017 Mandate for HTTPS-Only Apps

Apple issued a mandate during its 2016 WorldWide Developer Conference, requiring developers of all iOS and OS X applications in Apple’s App Store to adopt ATS, or App Transport Security. Much...

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Gooligan Hacks Over 1 Million Google Accounts

Google has suffered a significant malware infection that has affected over a million Android users around the world, a security firm has revealed. Researchers at Check Point Technologies have...

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A Billion Mobile Apps are Vulnerable to Account Hijacking

Three researchers from the University of Hong Kong have determined that third-party applications that allow for single sign-on processes via Facebook and Google by supporting the OAuth 2.0 protocol...

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Millions of Waze Users at Privacy Risk

 A vulnerability in Google’s navigation app Waze has been discovered by security researchers that allows hackers to stalk a user in real-time. Researchers from the University of...

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iOS Masque Attack: A Worrisome Attack Targeting iOS 7+ Devices

Are you an iPhone or an iPad user? A worrisome vulnerability within iOS allows attackers to install impostor apps on your device and steal sensitive information.

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Darkhotel APT: An Elite Spying Group Targeting Executives

Extremely skilled, elite hackers, are targeting executives when they're vulnerable with surgical precision.

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