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Microsoft Bing Pop-Up Ads in Chrome – Malware or Persistent Ads?
Mar16

Microsoft Bing Pop-Up Ads in Chrome – Malware or Persistent Ads?

Microsoft’s Latest Tactics  The majority of Internet users are still opting for Google Chrome. It remains the leading desktop browser used by over a billion Windows users. Now, this browser is facing a new challenge. Users are being bombarded with pop-ups urging them to switch their default search engine from Google to Bing.  A Strategy At first glance, these prompts may seem like malware hijacking the browser, but they are,...

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Google I/O Event Set for May 14
Mar15

Google I/O Event Set for May 14

Google I/O 2024  Tech enthusiasts are gearing up for what promises to be an exciting season ahead. Developer season is near. The global community of developers is preparing to dive deep into the latest advancements in technology and innovation. And what better way to kick off this season of exploration and discovery than with a series of highly anticipated conferences?  The stage is set, and the excitement is palpable as we gear...

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Google’s Updated Spam Policy to Fight Spam and Improve Search Quality
Mar11

Google’s Updated Spam Policy to Fight Spam and Improve Search Quality

Updated Spam Policy of Google  Google stands as a bastion against the onslaught of low-quality content. Thus, it announced recently that it is tightening its grip on the quality of search results. It is aiming for spammy practices and the abuse of content generated by AI.  The search engine giant is known for its intricate algorithms and relentless pursuit of relevance. It is rolling out significant changes to its ranking systems....

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Apple Terminates Epic Games Sweden AB Developer Account
Mar10

Apple Terminates Epic Games Sweden AB Developer Account

Epic Games Sweden AB Developer Account  Source In a dramatic turn of events, Epic Games finds itself at the center of yet another skirmish in its ongoing battle with tech giant Apple. Recent developments have seen Apple terminate Epic’s developer account, effectively putting a halt to Epic’s plans of launching its own third-party app store on iOS in the EU.  However, amidst legal maneuvers and regulatory pressures, the tables seem to...

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Apple Upgrades iMessage with PQ3 Encryption
Feb24

Apple Upgrades iMessage with PQ3 Encryption

Apple iMessage PQ3 Encryption Source: Apple Data security is paramount these days. That’s why most companies now are racing ahead to stop any potential threat.  With the birth of quantum computing looming on the horizon, the vulnerabilities of existing encryption methods are becoming increasingly apparent.  Even though there are challenges, Apple has emerged as a trailblazer. It just introduced groundbreaking post-quantum...

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GoldPickaxe Steals Facial Recognition Data for Bank Fraud
Feb20

GoldPickaxe Steals Facial Recognition Data for Bank Fraud

GoldPickaxe Facial Recognition Data  Cybercriminals have stepped up their tactics by targeting iOS users in Thailand with a sophisticated malware campaign aimed at stealing for illicit financial gain. A Chinese-speaking group known as GoldFactory orchestrated this nefarious operation. It marks a significant escalation in cybercrime techniques, particularly in the realm of mobile banking security.  The MO of this criminal enterprise...

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