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These iOS apps have been secretly recording your screen activities

By Waqas
Apple has vowed to remove iOS apps that record screen data. User data recording has become an issue of concern among the cyber-security community as the data is used to launch a variety of scams, identify customer demographics, and targeted marketing gimmicks. Mobile phone manufacturers are trying to ensure that...

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The case against behavioral advertising is stacking up

No one likes being stalked around the Internet by adverts. It’s the uneasy joke you can’t enjoy laughing at. Yet vast people-profiling ad businesses have made pots of money off of an unregulated Internet by putting surveillance at their core. But what if creepy ads don’t work as claimed? What if all the filthy lucre...

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2018’s Top hacks and data breaches

By Waqas
The year 2018 is now a thing of the past yet it has established a memory that will haunt victims of biggest data breaches and hacking incidents for years. Today, we will be discussing some of the biggest data breaches and hacking incidents of 2018 which took users by storm. “2018 not only shocked the world by...

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Dark Overlord hackers publish first batch of “secret” 9/11 files

By Waqas
The Dark Overlord hackers have fulfilled their promise and published the first batch of decryption keys for 650 documents in a 70 megabytes file related to the 9/11 attacks. Initially, the group had vowed to publish 10GB of data on Twitter account or on a Dark Web form called “KickAss.” but after being...