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    Subtitles for movies: beware of the virus

    Beware, readers who regularly download original language movies from the internet, perhaps with shady methods, and then look for subtitles to better understand the movie: you’re opening the door to a malware infection in full swing. If you think about it, it’s pretty obvious: subs files are text files, but they can deliver malicious code. […]

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    Facebook internal rulebook: ok to bullying and misogyny, no threats to Trump allowed

    A Guardian investigation unveils the secret moderation guidelines applied by Facebook to everything is posted on the social network. The results are quite appalling. Maybe you can now answer the question sometimes arises: what the hell are the criteria Facebook is using? How many times have you seen removing a picture of a painting because […]

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    WannaCry Ransomware: Even more clues lead to North Korea

    Computer security experts and researchers continue to study WannaCry ransomware virus, the malware responsible for the more widespread known computer attack (200 million computers in more than 150 countries). Last week we talked about clues suggesting ties between WannaCry’s creators and a group of North Korean hackers, known as Lazarus Group, responsible for other infamous […]

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    iCloud Removed Notes: A Russian company claims it is possible to retrieve it

    Russian software company ElcomSoft has made an interesting discovery about an iCloud feature. iCloud is Apple’s cloud synchronization service and is used as the backbone of all of their services. iCloud handles all aspects of Apple devices: emails, profiles, and especially data synch. By default, iCloud keeps the elements we delete for 30 days, then […]

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    Windows Password threatened by Chrome: hackers can steal your login remotely

    A researcher, Bosko Stankovic of DefenseCode, found worrying vulnerabilities in the default configuration of the latest Chrome browser version downloaded on any Windows operating system, including Windows 10. This flaw allows hackers to steal the remote user’s login credentials. According to the researcher, the user has to visit a website containing a malicious SCF file […]

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    Google I/O: News from the Developer Conference

    The second major developer conference is here: it’s Google I/O, held in Mountain View, California (where the tech giant is based). And maybe this is the year Google’s future was announced: we will find out in a few years whether or not actual facts will follow these announcements. Google’s focus is shifting from search and mobile […]

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    Change your passwords now: 560 Million email credentials diffused

    By now you should know it well: it is important that you change your passwords regularly, and by choosing complex ones containing uppercase letters, numbers and if possible even punctuation. During this time more than ever, given those ongoing cyber security crisis performed by more and more skilled hackers. If you haven’t changed your password […]

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    Google Maps and Street View: a winning team

    Have you ever experienced this? You fire up Google Maps, following its instructions until you take a road and you suddenly realize that you get the wrong one? And if only Google Maps were more accurate… To solve this problem, Google Maps is adding pictures from Street View to improve their directions. The idea is […]

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    WannaCry ransomware: the day after

    Or also: how does the story of the biggest computer attack ever known to man unfold? While in more than 150 countries around the world are still evaluating the real damages caused by this ransomware, security experts try to understand WannaCry’s origins, scope, and peculiarities. On the one hand, to solve the problems posed by […]