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How To Use Notepad To Keep Your Credentials Secure From A Kelogger?

Keylogging is considered one of the most dangerous attack in cyber security because it is hard to detect and it can steal your most valueble information. Keylogger is a malware which records your keystrokes and send it to the intended person or store it in local storage which can latter be used for any purpose. It can record your social media account passwords, bank acount PIN, emails you type to your boss, messages you send to you ba, litrally everything you type. Keyloggers are spread through the same means other malware are distributed. It could be directly installed in a victim's device or sent via the Internet. Direct installation is hard and could be easily prevented. However, you need to take some security measures in order prevent remote installation.  There are some useful methds which can keep you secure from keyloggers. Gavin Phillips lists here 5 of them to protect yourself against keyloggers. But these precautionary measures work only for your own device. Consider a …

Games on Play Store Which Can Ruin Your Kids' Lives: Be Aware

Young Kids can download and play games packed with Shooting, stabbing, gore and micro transaction gambling on Google's Play Store even when parents turn on controllers to make them toddler-friendly. All these games and programs have something in common: they are marked as being safe for young children. Few examples are given here.
Mad Max Zombies An Android first-person shooter, full of spurting blood, disturbing imagery of walking corpses and realistic firearms, has been  rated by its creator as Pegi 3 - a rating that is considered appropriate for all age classes, with no sounds or pictures that are very likely to frighten young children and only the lightest, most childlike depictions of violence.

It is just one gory example of a growing problem. The Play Store is filled with apps that withstand Google's era rating policy and filtering tools. A number of those matches have been installed millions of times. After we sent Google a sample of 36 matches with improper content f…

How to break through Android Face Lock: An Experiment

After creating a fake master fingerprint to unlock most fingerprint protected devices, Thomas Brewster at Forbes made an attempt to use a fake 3D printed version of his real head to unlock a bunch of phones.
The reporter printed a 3D model of his head at Backface in Birmingham, U.K. An image of his head was taken using 50 cameras. After some preprocessing, the model was printed using a 3D printer. The final product was ready after some post processing (coloring and other final touches) in a few days. The entire process cost just over £300. (I tried to be super quick at describing the process. Tell me how I did.)
For the tests, he used 4 Android devices (LG G7 ThinQ, Samsung S9, Samsung Note8, OnePlus 6) and iPhoneX. He used his real head, I mean the head he is born with, to activate face lock on all devices and then tried to unlock them with his fake 3D printed head. According to his report, only the iPhone X was successful to keep its inside data secure.
OnePlus 6 offered no resistance …

THEFT ALERTS! SnapChat has been found stealing from TikTok

Last year we read that Facebook stole the well-known, widely used story feature from SnapChat. The theft was well received by Facebook users. According to TechCrunch, about 150M FB users are using the story feature daily. WhatsApp stories get even more users, up to 450M per day. We can say that the big fishes are always there keeping an eye on the trends by either spying on their users or using some cool techs or whatever. The same happened in the last couple of days but this time the big fish is SnapChat.

SnapChat launches its “new feature” called Lens Challenge where its users can participate in different challenges like they do in TikTok’s lip syncing challenges. Users can select to participate in challenges by creating a snap with a Lens that is themed to a particular song or a melody etc. The company offers official challenges where the users can select any Lens from the Lens Explorer section of the App, select a song and lip sync with it and send it to one of the official challe…

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

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 blo…