Facebook’s stealing features again, but not from Snapchat this time

You probably didn’t notice it all, but Facebook took Twitter’s most iconic feature 一 kinda. Familiar with Twitter’s 140 character limit? Well, Facebook now has a new feature that only allows users 130 characters in a post. Facebook might not have stolen Twitter’s concept, but the company definitely used it as inspiration in its new short and sweet posting format. […]

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Malware downloader infects your PC without a mouse click

You think you’re safe from malware since you never click suspicious-looking links, then somebody finds a way to infect your PC anyway. Security researchers have discovered that cybercriminals have recently started using a malware downloader that installs a banking Trojan to your computer even if you don’t click anything. All it takes to trigger the download is to hover your […]

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WhatsApp: What every parent should know

It started as an alternative to standard text messaging. Eight years later, WhatsApp is among the most popular messaging apps. The app boasts more than 1 billion users in 180 countries, offering a combination of text messaging with the ability to send everything from photos and videos to documents. There are other cool perks, too, such as the ability to […]

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Here’s what Facebook’s doing with your Safety Check data

Facebook’s Safety Check feature allows users to notify their family and friends that they’re okay after natural disasters or attacks that prompt Facebook to deploy the tool. But have you ever wondered what Facebook does with that information? On Wednesday the social network announced that it will share some of that data with aid organizations — specifically UNICEF, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent […]

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Companies Believe Coffee Shops Present Biggest Threat To Be Hacked

A report found businesses in the United States and throughout Europe have growing concerns about the possibility of getting hacked and are particularly worried about remote workers being compromised while on public Wi-Fi in places like coffee shops. Mobile security firm iPass surveyed 500 technology companies in the U.S., U.K., Germany and France for its annual Mobile Security Report and […]

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