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Android Apps with 5.8 million Installs Caught Stealing Users’ Facebook Passwords

Android Apps with 5.8 million Installs Caught Stealing Users' Facebook Passwords

Google intervened to remove nine Android apps downloaded more than 5.8 million times from the company’s Play Store after the apps were caught furtively stealing users’ Facebook login credentials. “The applications were fully functional, which was supposed to weaken the vigilance of potential victims. With that, to access all of the apps’ functions and, allegedly, …

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Instagram is sharing 79% of your personal data with third parties

Instagram is sharing 79% of your personal data with third parties

Everything from financial info, usage data and browsing history gets shared by Instagram and more! It’s one of the most addictive apps on our smartphones – but Instagram turns out to be a privacy nightmare for those who are using it. That’s the findings of a new analysis of the most invasive apps used commonly by users …

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OpenSSL Releases Patches for 2 High-Severity Security Vulnerabilities

OpenSSL Releases Patches

OpenSSL Releases Patches The maintainers of OpenSSL Releases Patches to fix for two high-severity security flaws in its software that could be exploited to carry out denial-of-service (DoS) attacks and bypass certificate verification. Tracked as CVE-2021-3449 and CVE-2021-3450, both the vulnerabilities have been resolved in an update (version OpenSSL 1.1.1k) released on Thursday. While CVE-2021-3449 affects all OpenSSL 1.1.1 versions, …

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