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5 Million Gmail Usernames, Passwords Hacked And Posted To Russian Bitcoin Forum: Report

[caption id="attachment_2768" align="alignnone" width="770"] Nearly 5 million Google users are named in a recent hack that appears to have originated in Russia[/caption] Hackers appear to have dumped nearly 5 million Gmail usernames and passwords to a Russian bitcoin forum. Word first spread of the still-unconfirmed hack when a user posted a link to the log-in credentials in a security-centric corner of Reddit frequented by hackers, professional

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Smart Phone Security Tips.
Smartphone-security

We probably store a lot of personal and financial information on our smartphone that we would not want to be revealed if it is lost or stolen. Here are some ways that will help in  increasing  mobile phone safety and secure our smartphone. 01) Protect your phone with a password or Personal Identification Number (PIN). 02) Be careful when you install apps on your phone. 03) Install updates for your phone. 04) Make sure your phone has a feature

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New app that can hack your smartphone camera and spy on you
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US military experts have demonstrated a new smartphone app that can turn your mobile's camera into a spying tool for cyber criminals, secretly beaming images of your house, cheque book and other private information back to them. The software can even build up a 3D model of your house, from which the hackers can inspect your rooms, potentially gleaning information about valuables in your home, calendar entries as well as spying on you. The app 'Plaice

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