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Majdi Mohammed

Saudi prince now owns more of Twitter than Jack Dorsey does

A Saudi prince has increased his holdings in Twitter, making him the company’s second largest shareholder. Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, who in 2011 invested $300 million in the social network, now owns…

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Weird iOS 11 bug infuriates iPhone users by preventing them from typing the letter ‘i’ – here’s how to fix it

A bizarre bug in Apple’s latest mobile operating system, iOS 11, is infuriating iPhone users. Several people have reported that every time they try to to type the letter “i”, it gets replaced by the…

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Here’s every patch for KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability available right now

Monday morning was not a great time to be an IT admin, with the public release of a bug that effectively broke WPA2 wireless security. As reported previously by ZDNet, the bug, dubbed “KRACK” —…

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Serious flaw in WPA2 protocol lets attackers intercept passwords and much more

KRACK attack is especially bad news for Android and Linux users. Researchers have disclosed a serious weakness in the WPA2 protocol that allows attackers within range of vulnerable device or access point to intercept passwords,…

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CBS’s Showtime caught mining crypto-coins in viewers’ web browsers

The websites of US telly giant CBS’s Showtime contained JavaScript that secretly commandeered viewers’ web browsers over the weekend to mine cryptocurrency. The flagship Showtime.com and its instant-access ShowtimeAnytime.com sibling silently pulled in code that…

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Hackers Hid Backdoor In CCleaner Security App With 2 Billion Downloads — 2.3 Million Infected

Users of Avast-owned security application CCleaner for Windows have been advised to update their software immediately, after researchers discovered criminal hackers had installed a backdoor in the tool. The tainted application allows for download of…

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Hackers claim to have personal info of millions of Instagram accounts, including celebs

A group of hackers used a bug earlier this week to scrape the phone numbers and email addresses of six million Instagram accounts and are now selling that information on the web. The hackers mainly…

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Creepy Facebook bots talked to each other in a secret language

What’s next, Skynet?! Facebook was forced to shut down a pair of chatbots in the social network’s artificial intelligence division after discovering that they had created a secret language all on their own. “I can…

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Mac malware caught spying on computers

Mac users typically think they’re immune to malware. But a new strain used for spying reminds us even Macs can be compromised. Researchers have found an unusual piece of malware, called FruitFly, that’s been infecting…

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Password manager OneLogin hit by data breach

Encrypted information has been accessed during a data breach at the password management service, OneLogin. It affects “all customers served by our US data centre” and perpetrators had “the ability to decrypt encrypted data”, according…

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