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WARNING: Android Spyware Detected Which Spies on Skype, Whatsapp Calls

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In order to protect Android users from malware and suspicious apps, Google has been continuously working to detect and remove malicious apps from your devices using its newly launched Google Play Protect service. Google Play Protect-- a security feature that uses machine learning and app usage analysis to check devices for possibly harmful apps-- recently helped Google researchers to recognize a new deceptive family of Android spyware that was stealing a whole lot of information on users. Found on targeted devices in African countries, Tizi is a fully-featured Android backdoor with rooting capabilities that installs spyware apps on victims' devices to steal supersensitive data from popular social media apps like WhatsApp, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Skype, Viber, and Telegram. " The Google Play Protect security team discovered this family in September 2017 when device scans found an app with rooting capabilities that exploited old vulnerabilities," Google said in a

What is Multithreading? JAVA Multithreading Tutorial

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It is almost end of 2017. The computer has evolved throughout its age from a simple, huge machine which was used for just simple numerical calculations to a small and swift electronic device which is affecting almost every aspect of our life. There are a lot of efforts involved in these enhancements in both hardware and software. Powerful hardware has been invented, and robust software techniques have been designed to improve hardware efficiency. One of these methods is multithreading and this is what we are going to talk about. Multithreading is the ability of a single processing unit to execute multiple programs concurrently, apparently supported by the operating system. Multithreading is achieved either by multithreaded architecture or by software techniques or by both. All processors and OSs today support multi-thread execution. We are talking about multithreading but what actually a thread is? A thread is a single unit a single processor can execute. The group consists of t