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Ricochet — Most Secure Peer-to-Peer Encrypted Messenger that Sends No Metadata

There are several encrypted messaging apps for mobile and desktop platforms that shipped with “The Most Secure” tagline but ends up in de-anonymizing the real identity of its users in some or the other way. In fact, very few encrypted messaging apps available today deal with the core problem of …

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GM Bot (Android Malware) Source Code Leaked Online

The source code of a recently discovered Android banking Trojan that has the capability to gain administrator access on your smartphone and completely erase your phone’s storage has been LEAKED online. The banking Trojan family is known by several names; Security researchers from FireEye dubbed it SlemBunk, Symantec dubbed it …

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Google ‘Android N’ Will Not Use Oracle’s Java APIs

Google appears to be no longer using Java application programming interfaces (APIs) from Oracle in future versions of its Android mobile operating system, and switching to an open source alternative instead. Google will be making use of OpenJDK – an open source version of Oracle’s Java Development Kit (JDK) – …

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How to Crash Your Friends’ WhatsApp Just By Sending Crazy Smileys

What would require crashing the wildly popular WhatsApp messaging application? Nearly 4000 Smileys. Yes, you can crash your friends’ WhatsApp, both WhatsApp Web and mobile application, by sending them not any specially crafted messages, but just Smileys. Indrajeet Bhuyan, an independent researcher, has reported The Hacker News a new bug in …

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Samsung Agree to Pay $548 Million to Apple For Copying iPhone Design

Finally Samsung agrees to pay $548 million to Apple for copying (Stealing) iPhone design and concept after Apple won the infringement suit against iPhone-Galaxy patent controversy on 3rd December. The US-based Apple company knocked the back door of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California to sued Samsung …

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Serious, Yet Patched Flaw Exposes 6.1 Million IoT, Mobile Devices to Remote Code Execution

As much as you protect your electronics from being hacked, hackers are clever enough at finding new ways to get into your devices. But, you would hope that once a flaw discovered it would at least be fixed in few days or weeks, but that’s not always the case. A …

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These Top 10 Programming Languages Have Most Vulnerable Apps on the Internet

A new research showed that Scripting languages, in general, give birth to more security vulnerabilities in web applications, which raised concerns over potential security bugs in millions of websites. The app security firm Veracode has released its State of Software Security: Focus on Application Development report (PDF), analyzing more than …

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Google Launched Latest Version Android Studio 2.0 Emulator

Google launched it’s Android SDK new version of Emulator v2.0, earlier it has with 1.5 limits but for now you can update your Android Studio with version 1.5 only which is available for Windows, OSX, and Linux, Android Studio 2.0 is Integrated Development Environment. Google launched this application after fixing …

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AT&T’s 18.4-inch Samsung Galaxy View is now available to purchase, price starts at $30 per month

As promised, AT&T is now selling the Samsung Galaxy View. It’s an 18.4-inch full HD tablet that serves 1 purpose: deliver up all the juicy video you can muster at a very respectable screen size. It can also be used for productivity nuts who simply need more screen real-estate for …

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