Android Phones Can Get Hacked Just by Looking at a PNG Image

Using an Android device? Beware! You have to remain more caution while opening an image file on your smartphone – downloaded anywhere from the Internet or received through messaging or email apps. Yes, just viewing an innocuous – looking image could hack your Android smartphone – thanks to three newly – discovered critical vulnerabilities that affect millions of devices running recent versions of Google’s mobile operating system, ranging from Android 7.0 Nougat to its current Android 9.0 Pie.

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Chinese Spying Chips Found Hidden On Servers Used By US Companies

A media report revealed details of a significant supply chain attack which appears to be one of the largest corporate espionage and hardware hacking programs from a nation-state. According to a lengthy report published today by Bloomberg, a tiny surveillance chip, not much bigger than a grain of rice, has been found hidden in the servers used by nearly 30 American companies, including Apple and Amazon.

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New Facebook Bug Exposed 6.8 Million Users Photos to Third-Party Apps

Facebook’s latest screw-up – A programming bug in Facebook website accidentally gave 1,500 third-party apps access to the unposted Facebook photos of as many as 6.8 million users. Facebook today quietly announced that it discovered a new API bug in its photo-sharing system that let 876 developers access users private photos which they never shared on their timeline, including images uploaded to Marketplace or Facebook Stories.

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4 Common Digital Marketing Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

As we already headed into 2019, it’s time to re-assess your digital marketing strategies, and ensure your approach is both up to date and relevant for your business. On top of that, it’s worth also assessing whether you’re on the right track at all – too often, marketers make some key, fundamental errors in their approach which sets them on the wrong path from the get-go.

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Quora Gets Hacked – 100 Million Users Data Stolen

The World’s most popular question-and-answer website Quora has suffered a massive data breach with unknown hackers gaining unauthorized access to potentially sensitive personal information of about 100 million of its users. Quora announced the incident late Monday after its team last Friday discovered that an unidentified malicious third – party managed to gain unauthorized access to one of its systems and stole data on approximately 100 million users – that’s almost half of its entire user base.

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Popular WooCommerce WordPress Plugin Patches Critical Vulnerability

If you own an eCommerce website built on WordPress and powered by WooCommerce plugin, then beware of a new vulnerability that could compromise your online store. Simon Scannell, a researcher at RIPS Technologies GmbH, discovered an arbitrary file deletion vulnerability in the popular WooCommerce plugin that could allow a malicious or compromised privileged user to gain full control over the unpatched websites.

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Over 202 Million Chinese Job Seekers Details Exposed On the Internet

Cyber security researcher has discovered online a massive database containing records of more than 202 million Chinese citizens that remained accessible to anyone on the Internet without authentication until last week. The unprotected 854.8 gigabytes of the database was stored in an instance of MongoDB, a NoSQL high performance and cross-platform document-oriented database, hosted by an American server hosting company.

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