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Samsung phones are randomly texting users’ photos to their contacts without any permission

The huge privacy breach is found in Samsung phones: be very careful! Bad news for Samsung phone owners: some devices are randomly sending your camera roll photos to your contacts without permission. | As first spotted by Gizmodo , users are complaining about the issue on Reddit and the company’s official forums . One user says his phone sent all his photos to his girlfriend. The messages are being sent through Samsung’s default texting app Samsung Messages. According to reports, the Messages app does not even show users that files have been sent; many just find out after they get a response from the recipient of the random photos sent to them. Read more: Samsung phones are spontaneously texting users’ …

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Adware Everywhere: Who Knows What Is Happening?

Perhaps you’ve heard the familiar whirlwind that no harm can ever hit your pricey gadget, maybe because everything from official App Stores is 100% clean and safe. And so, you’re on your favorite browser, carefree and worry-free! Alas! The browser starts to act stupid, redirecting and taking you places filled with creepy adverts or worse yet, issuing warnings of possible harm if you don’t “Update Your Flash Player.” And while the naïve would likely fall for the trap, smart and tech-savvy individuals may automatically note the adware running in the background. But as ubiquitous as the phenomenon is, adware attacks are a discreet way cyber criminals are using to make money off the unsuspecting. Though it is probably the most …

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Adware Everywhere: Who Knows What Is Happening?

Top 10 the most dangerous viruses of all time

Computer viruses are really similar to real-life ones. They can infect thousands of PCs in just one hour, so we really can call it an epidemic. Agreed, it is really interesting to look at how each virus works and how antivirus programs have become a necessity for anyone, who has an electronic device. So, we have made a list of top 10 the most dangerous viruses in history. CIH, 1998 This virus was created by a student from Taiwan, whose initials were CIH. It had spread across the network on 26th April – the date of the Chernobyl accident, so a lot of users call it simply – Chernobyl. This virus is dangerous because it not only overwrites data on …

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Top 10 the most dangerous viruses of all time

How to use Wi-Fi for free and keep your data private

Where do you plan to spend the most of your time this winter holidays? Malls, restaurants, cinema, ice rink… all these places have something in common. Free Wi-Fi – we love to use this suitable option to connect to the web wherever we are. By the way, only a few people realize what danger such free hotspots could bring. A beautiful example of the free Wi-Fi danger was presented by Evan Robertson, 11 years old white-hat hacker in his amazing project for the school science fair. This boy programmed fake Wi-Fi portals by using Raspberry Pi and took them to shopping centers in Austin. Evan wrote the honest Agreement, which users should accept before their connection. He asked people to …

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