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Chrome and Firefox extensions stealing customer data

1 month ago   |   By Tech Radar

Users of Chrome and Firefox have been warned to check their browser extensions after a number of popular tools were found to be collecting and selling user data without permission. Six extensions have been found to be hoovering up user information, an investigation by the Washington Post found, with data sent to a centralised platform. Among the most popular tools were Hover Zoom, SpeakIt!, SuperZoom, SaveFrom.net Helper, FairShare Unlock and PanelMeasurement - all of which were avilable on Chrome, with two on offer to Firefox users. Overall, the extensions had been installed over four...
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Israeli Security Firm Claims Spyware Tool Can Harvest iCloud Data in Targeted iPhone Attack

Israeli Security Firm Claims Spyware Tool Can Harvest iCloud Data in Targeted iPhone Attack

1 month ago   |   By Mac Rumors

An Israeli security firm claims it has developed a smartphone surveillance tool that can harvest not only a user's local data but also all their device's communications with cloud-based services provided by the likes of Apple, Google, Amazon, and Microsoft.
According to a report from the Financial Times , the latest Pegasus spyware sold by NSO Group is being marketed to potential clients as a way to target data uploaded to the cloud. The tool is said to work on many of the latest iPhones and Android smartphones, and can continue to harvest data even after the tool is removed from the...
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Report: Israeli surveillance tool can silently collect all iCloud data for a targeted user

Report: Israeli surveillance tool can silently collect all iCloud data for a targeted user

1 month ago   |   By 9to5Mac

Apple is facing a new security threat thanks to developments in the spyware/surveillance tool sold by the Israeli firm NSO Group. Via the Financial Times , the Pegasus phone software now not only harvests data from the user's onboard storage, but also all communications with the connected cloud.
The vulnerability purportedly affects the iPhone and Apple's iCloud as well as Google Android phones, and even third-party apps installed on the phone that communicate over ‘encrypted and secure' connections.
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Information hidden in app reveals how much Apple will charge for Arcade

Information hidden in app reveals how much Apple will charge for Arcade

Back in March, Apple introduced Apple Arcade. This service will allow subscribers to pay a monthly fee for unlimited gameplay. There will be over 100 new titles that will be... Read more ...

Microsoft confirms Gears of War mobile game drops on August 22

Microsoft confirms Gears of War mobile game drops on August 22

Unveiled more than a year ago, Microsoft's Gears of War mobile game will be released on August 22, just a few weeks before Gears 5 hits PC and consoles in September. Dubbed... Read more ...

Apple releasing Powerbeats Pro in new colors on August 30

Apple releasing Powerbeats Pro in new colors on August 30

Up until now the wireless headphones have only been available in black. What you need to know Powerbeats Pro will be available in ivory, moss, and navy on August 30. You can... Read more ...

Pre-ordered Your New Galaxy Note 10 or Note 10+? Incipio Has You Covered

Pre-ordered Your New Galaxy Note 10 or Note 10+? Incipio Has You Covered

Incipio DualPro and TRAN5FORM cases are here to protect the Samsung Galaxy Note 10, Note 10+ and Note 10+ 5G. Now Available at Verizon The highly acclaimed DualPro and... Read more ...

Galaxy Note 10 Gets Its Pre-Launch Update With Camera Fixes

Galaxy Note 10 Gets Its Pre-Launch Update With Camera Fixes

The Galaxy Note 10 isn't slated to launch until later this week, but it has already gotten its pre-launch update . This is pretty common for Samsung smartphones. The company... Read more ...

Public jailbreak released after Apple mistakenly reverses vulnerability

Public jailbreak released after Apple mistakenly reverses vulnerability

It'll only be a matter of time before Apple fixes its mistake. What you need to know Apple has apparently unpatched a vulnerability in iOS 12.4. This has prompted a new public... Read more ...

Apple releasing Powerbeats Pro in new colors on August 30

Apple releasing Powerbeats Pro in new colors on August 30

Up until now the wireless headphones have only been available in black. What you need to know Powerbeats Pro will be available in ivory, moss, and navy on August 30. You can... Read more ...

Google brings low light mode to Duo app on Android and iOS

Google brings low light mode to Duo app on Android and iOS

To make sure that Duo users benefit from the best video calling experience even in poor lighting, Google announced a new addition to the mobile app: low light mode. The new... Read more ...

Fake Android apps downloaded millions of times

Fake Android apps downloaded millions of times

Android users have downloaded fake apps which slow down their devices and drain their batteries millions of times according to research from Trend Micro. Researchers at the... Read more ...

Disney Confirms Disney+ Coming to iOS and tvOS on Launch Day, Will Support...

Disney Confirms Disney+ Coming to iOS and tvOS on Launch Day, Will Support Apple's TV App

After offering a look at its upcoming streaming service Disney+, and announcing a bundle with ESPN+ and Hulu , Disney today confirmed the devices that will support Disney+ at... Read more ...