Why FBI is so concerned about Apple and Google’s smartphone encryption plans?


The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is not happy with Apple and Google for including encryption on their smartphone products, the agency’s director said Thursday. During a meeting with reporters at the HQ, the FBI Director James Comey said he believes that a quick access to a smartphone will let law enforcement save lives in some kidnapping and terrorism cases. [...]

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Google works Like NSA by collecting, storing, and indexing user data: Assange


Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder, has confirmed that Google collects, stores, and indexes people’s data, and is in fact ‘a privatized version of the NSA,’ according to media reports. “Google’s business model is the spy. It makes more than 80 percent of its money by collecting information about people, pooling it together, storing it, indexing [...]

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5 Million Gmail Usernames and Passwords Leaked online, Check Yours Here


Around 5 million Gmail usernames and passwords have been leaked online on a Russian Bitcoin forum last Wednesday. According to reports, the hackers behind this hack are allegedly Russians and the leaked data appears to have been collected via hacking and phishing over a period of time. It has also been observed that the leaked data is outdated and [...]

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Google Image Search Hacked? Search results filled with Russian car crash images


Users witness looking at pictures of Russian car crash regardless of what they searched on Google Images. If someone searched for ‘cat’ the search result came up with a multiple images of the car crash- speculations were that Google Image search result service was hacked. The finding was originally reported by Time Magazine, while searching for an image of [...]

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Researchers show how to hack Gmail with 92% success rate


Security researchers from University of Michigan and the University of California Riverside Bourns College of Engineering have found out a security flaw in Android, Windows, and iOS platforms allowing malicious apps to steal personal information from a smartphone. At the moment the flaw has only been tested on Android phones, but the team is sure that the [...]

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Iranian Hackers Spied on US, Israel and Others Through Fake Facebook Accounts


Iranian hackers snooped on the US, Israel, Britain and other countries through fictitious Facebook accounts and a bogus news website, according to a US-based cyber intelligence firm. ISight Partners, a private Dallas-based company providing intelligence on cyber threats, discovered the operation, NEWSCASTER, which had been going for three long years. The possible targets of the hackers [...]

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Internet is a CIA project, be careful before making Google searches: Putin


Russian president Vladimir Putin has said that Internet is a CIA project and Russians should be careful while making Google searches. While speaking to a group of emerging journalists during a television event on Thursdays, Putin said that Internet was developed by the Central Intelligence Agency as a ‘’special project’’, reported by AFP News. While [...]

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