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Vulnerability in OAuth Protocol Allows Hacking Any Facebook Account

Facebook OAuth Vulnerability

The vulnerability is contained in the Facebook login feature, which uses the OAuth 2.0 authorization protocol. Security researcher Amol Baikar discovered a critical vulnerability in the Facebook social network OAuth authorization protocol. The vulnerability has existed for about 10 years, and its exploitation allows attackers hacking into any Facebook account. …

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Google Search Indexes WhatsApp Private Groups

WhatsApp Groups Indexes Google

Google search engine indexes invitations to WhatsApp groups (including links to private groups), which makes them visible and accessible to any user who wants to join the group. The journalist Jordan Wildon drew attention to the problem. He found that the WhatsApp “Invite to Group link” feature allows Google indexing …

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Number of linked with WhatsApp phishing URLs increased by 13 467%

WhatsApp Phishing URLs

According to Vade Secure’s report, the number of phishing URLs related to Facebook grew by 358,8%, and WhatsApp, by 13467%. Vade Secure published a report on phishing threats in the fourth quarter of 2019. Researchers identified 25 brands that phishers most widely use, compiling this list by analyzing a variety …

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Top-6 biggest tech failures of 2016

Top-6 biggest tech failures of 2016

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 The biggest failure of Samsung for all history is Galaxy Note 7. Smartphones started exploding, that caused a stoppage in production and users were forbidden from taking them on airplanes. It will take a lot of time to clear the PR debacle from this company. Windows …

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