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Major Flaw Allows Anyone to See Links You Share on Facebook Messenger

Major Flaw Allows Anyone to See Links You Share on Facebook Messenger

Have you ever sent your friend a link to something funny on Facebook Messenger? There’s a chance that someone you don’t know has seen that link. A quirk in Facebook’s developer tools lets anyone see links others have shared using Facebook Messenger – and Facebook doesn’t plan on fixing this problem anytime soon. If you don’t think that’s a problem, then take a look back through

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New Study Shows Phishing Attacks Still on the Rise in 2016

New Study Shows Phishing Attacks Still on the Rise in 2016

Phishing attacks are literally as old as the internet. You would think people would have outsmarted phishing attacks by the time 2016 rolled around. Unfortunately, according to a new report, that’s not the case. A new report from the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) revealed that there were more phishing attacks during the first quarter of 2016 “than at any other time in history.” Th

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Podcasts Now Available in Google Play Music

Podcasts Now Available in Google Play Music

It took a long time, but Google has finally made podcasts available in Google Play Music. To date, millions of PC users have iTunes on their computers exclusively to download podcasts because there aren’t a lot of better ways. Now, thanks to Google Play Music, downloading podcasts is easy (provided you already have a Google Play account). The podcast interface will be immediately familiar

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Crazy New Tracking Method Lets Hackers Steal your Location Data Anywhere

Crazy New Tracking Method Lets Hackers Steal your Location Data Anywhere

Don’t want hackers to know your location? You better stay far away from the internet. A new tracking method reportedly lets hackers track your location from anywhere using an innovative new method. That method is called “geo inference” and it relies on using data you leave behind at popular websites. The technique was revealed in a new report by researchers at the University of Singapore.

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5 Things to Expect from CES 2015

CES 2015 is just around the corner and this year’s event is filled with more mystery than ever before. Unlike in previous years, we just don’t know what’s going to be announced. Today, I’m going to give you some bragging rights in your nerdy group of friends and list 5 things you can expect from CES 2015: 5) New virtual reality headsets Oculus Rift has already spawned a wave of copyca

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Top 5 Craziest PC Viruses of 2014

Top 5 Craziest PC Viruses of 2014

2015 is nearly here and that means it’s time for every blog on the internet to roundup 2014 with a list of the “Top [BLANK] Most [BLANK] [BLANK] of 2014”. Today, we’re looking at the worst PC viruses that hit our computers in 2014. Fortunately, most of these viruses are months behind us and are only bad memories. But 2015 is just around the corner, and that means more viruses to worry a

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Top 3 Scariest Hacking Tactics Revealed at DefCon 2014

Top 3 Scariest Hacking Tactics Revealed at DefCon 2014

Every year, some of the internet’s most brilliant minds gather together at DefCon to discuss the latest advancements in the hacking industry. Every year, we get scary data from DefCon. This year is no exception. Today, I’m going to share the top 3 scariest hacking tactics the world learned about at DefCon 2014. These new tactics could be used to infect your system in the very near future

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5 Reasons Why Encryption Could Be Dead

5 Reasons Why Encryption Could Be Dead

Encryption has long been the most popular way to protect, well, just about everything. Encryption coats all your important files, documents, and communications with an ‘uncrackable’ algorithm of protection. As we’ve learned more and more over the past few years, that algorithm isn’t quite as uncrackable as we like to think. In fact, some have even gone as far as to say that encryp

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Online Hackers Now Using Cute Dog Pictures to Lure Victims

Online Hackers Now Using Cute Dog Pictures to Lure Victims

I have some horrible news, everyone: online hackers have finally gone one step too far. Instead of just using cute online cat pictures to lure in victims, hackers and scammers are now using cute dog pictures. The epidemic is reportedly sweeping across the world and it’s not your conventional security problem. Here’s how these puppy scammers most often work: -Scammers post a picture of

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Microsoft Will Announce Ballmer’s Successor in 2014

Microsoft Will Announce Ballmer’s Successor in 2014

Microsoft fans are eagerly awaiting the next great Microsoft CEO. However, according to recent reports, that CEO announcement is not going to happen anytime soon. Microsoft will reportedly wait until 2014 before announcing Steve Ballmer’s successor. Specifically, the new CEO is expected to be announced in early 2014. Microsoft exec John Thompson – who is in charge of finding Ballmer’s suc

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