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Dozens more shape-shifting malicious Android apps discovered

Three dozen malicious Android apps have been discovered on the Google Play Store, showing once again that downloading from a proven source is not a sufficient security practice. Cybersecurity researchers from Bitdefender discovered a total of 35 Android apps on the Google Play Store that serve dangerous ads to their victims, and try their hardest to...

This is the lamest Microsoft Office security threat we've ever seen - but people will still fall for it

Many cybersecurity attacks are often highly-developed, well thought-out schemes that look to get the better of victims through skilled programming and malware deployment - but sometimes you just want to go the simple route.A new scam has been uncovered that uses the incredibly low-tech technique of sending a USB flash drive through the post in the hope...

Turns out Janet Jackson is the cybersecurity risk we never saw coming

If your computer crashes every time it hears Janet Jackson’s 1989 song Rhythm Nation, it’s not because it shares the same musical tastes as you. Instead, it is happening because you’re running an old, 5400 RPM hard drive that simply can’t handle a specific frequency that the video resonates.Not only would playing the video crash such a device - it would...

There's a major new security update for iOS and macOS, so update now

Apple has released macOS Monterey 12.5.1, iOS 15.6.1, and iPadOS 15.6.1 which addresses two zero-day vulnerabilities being actively exploited in the wild. One of the flaws, affecting all three forms of the software is an out-of-bounds write vulnerability in the OS Kernel which can be abused to grant malicious applications highest privileges - in other...

This nasty Amazon Ring vulnerability could have exposed all your recordings

The Android app of Ring, the Amazon-owned firm that offers doorbells and indoor and outdoor surveillance cameras, had a vulnerability that could have allowed threat actors to steal identity data including geolocation and camera recordings. Cybersecurity researchers from Checkmarx found the vulnerability in the com.ringapp/com.ring.nh.deeplink.DeepLinkActivity...

'Anti-reflective' coating allows Wi-Fi to pass through walls

Researchers at the Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien) and the University of Rennes have discovered a new method that allows Wi-Fi signals to penetrate walls more effectively, a development that could transform home broadband connectivity – as well as and 6G.Currently, Wi-Fi signals reflect off or are absorbed into solid walls, which limits their...

One of the most premium Microsoft Teams features is getting a welcome price cut

Microsoft has announced that revised Teams Rooms subscriptions will be available from September 1, 2022, with prices set to drop significantly.Teams Rooms is a specific membership for business customers using specific hardware with native support for the video conferencing software, including soundbars, displays, and webcams. Users currently need to...

Free Chinese VPN exposed millions of users' data

A free VPN service aimed at Chinese users has been found guilty of exposing over 5.7 billion data entries.An investigation by Cybernews revealed Airplane Accelerates apps - whose Chinese version counts over 3,000 reviews on the App Store only - leaked a staggering amount of users' personal information, including user IDs, IP addresses, domain names...

Google Search is changing, in a big way

Google is readying a wide-reaching search engine update that it says will improve the quality and authenticity of results.In a new blog post, the company describes a series of changes set to roll out in the coming months, the broad objective of which is to crack down on “SEO-first” content designed to perform well in search rankings instead of directly...

Google Docs will now let you delegate like a boss

Google Workspace is rolling out an update for its word processor that will give workers a new way to parcel out tasks to collaborators.In a blog post, the company outlined how Google Docs users can now manually assign checklist items to themselves or other colleagues. These tasks will then appear in each individual’s Google Tasks dashboard.“When edits...

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