Dangerous Malware Hidden in the Google Play Store Affects 1M Users

The Mobile Research Team at McAfee has identified a range of malicious apps on the Google Play Store that are disguised to help out uses. These applications appear as ‘cleaner’ apps that claim to delete junk fouls and maximise their device’s battery life.  Although these apps seem to be safe, once installed by users, they […]

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T-Mobile has agreed to pay $500 million in settlement over massive data breach

In 2021, mobile telecommunication giant, T-Mobile, experienced a data breach that compromised the personal data of what they claim to be approximately 76.9 million US customers. However, it’s estimated that cyber criminals have stolen data belonging to over 100 million former and prospective customers. The affected customers had sensitive data such as their name, date […]

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Microsoft Warns of AiTM Phishing Campaign Targeting over 10,000 Organisations

On July 12th, Microsoft announced that a large-scale phishing campaign used adversary-in-the-middle (AiTM) phishing websites to steal users’ residential and perform business email compromise (BEC) campaigns against other victims. According to threat data, this phishing attack has targeted over 10,000 organisations who use Office 365 since September 2021.  Phishing is the first choice for many […]

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Tor Browser 11.5 is Here

Tor Browser 11.5 is now here and claims to build on features introduced in version 10.5. These features should improve the user experience when connecting to Tor in heavily censored regions. What’s new in Tor Browser 11.5 ? Last year version 10.5 of the browser software was released and it was the start of redesigning […]

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LibreOffice 7.4 RC1 is Now Available for Testing

The project’s Quality Assurance (QA) team has announced LibreOffice 7.4 Release Candidate 1 (RC1) . From now on you can test and try out a relatively finished version of 7.4. You can download LibreOffice 7.4 RC1 here for Linux, macOS and Windows. It is planned that LibreOffice 7.4 will be released as the final version […]

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Linux Mint 21 “Vanessa” Beta First Look

You can now test Linux Mint 21 Vanessa as a beta version. The Linux distribution is based on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish and is scheduled to be released this summer. The Linux distribution ISO images are here – with the desktop environments Cinnamon, MATE and Xfce. Linux Mint 21 Cinnamon Vanessa Since Linux Mint […]

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The Tails 5.2 Update is Here

Tails 5.2 has arrived with several fixes and changes.  Version 5.0 updated to a new Debian version (Bullseye) and a few versions to iron out the rough edges certainly wouldn’t hurt. As usual, the team updated some software packages. This includes: Updated to Tor Browser 11.5 Update to Thunderbird 91.11.0 There are a few more […]

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Surfshark Kill Switch feature is back for Windows

A lot is currently happening at the VPN provider Surfshark and users should know a few things. It has been known for a few days that the provider has reacted to the stricter legislation in India. Now that there is data retention in India, Surfshark has moved its physical servers out of India . There […]

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Caliber 6.0 with full-text search is released

The e-book management software Caliber has made a big version leap 1.5 years after 5.0. You can now download Caliber 6.0 for free . The highlight of the latest version is the full- text search . Caliber can now optionally index all books in your library, allowing you to search your entire library for a […]

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Debian 11.4 Bullseye – latest maintenance release comes many fixes

Debian 11.4 is the fourth stable release of the Bullseye branch. In this version there are only bug and security fixes. Among other things, the packages for the Apache web server and the ClamAV virus scanner have been updated. In the official announcement , the team points out that this is not a new version […]

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