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Samsung Galaxy J7+ Silently Launched With Dual Rear Camera
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Samsung Galaxy J7+ has been silently made official by the company over the weekend by listing it on its Thailand website. Along side this, information about the smartphone’s technical aspects have been revealed as well, and it looks like, the device sports a dual rear camera module. The Galaxy J7+ comes with a price tag […]

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Hackers claim to have personal info of millions of Instagram accounts, including celebs
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 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 targeted celebrities and verified users, including Selena Gomez, who’s account was hacked two days ago. The hackers used this glitch […]

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Celebs’ phone numbers and e-mail addresses exposed in active Instagram hack
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Enlarge / Instagram app on smartphone (credit: Santeri Viinamäki) One or more hackers have been stealing celebrities’ e-mail addresses, phone numbers, and other personal information by exploiting a bug on Instagram’s servers, the company said Thursday. Researchers from antivirus provider Kaspersky Lab said they recently spotted hackers in an underground forum advertising unnamed celebrities’ personal […]

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Instagram bug leaked data on ‘high-profile’ users, company warns
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 A bug related to an Instagram API allowed at least one unscrupulous individual to access the email address and phone number of an unspecified number of “high-profile” users of the app. No other personal information, like password or what have you, seems to have been exposed. Read More

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Study tracks what smart home activity can be seen by internet providers
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 We’ve mostly moved past the point where our internet of things devices leak private information to anyone watching via unsecured connections, but that doesn’t mean you can stop being afraid. Never, ever stop being afraid. To top up your paranoia reserves, a new study finds that internet providers can, if they so choose, monitor all […]

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Is Your Address Book Safe With Sarahah Installed On Your Phone?
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Over the past few weeks, we have all gone crazy with Sarahah, including myself. It has been an interesting time with Sarahah so far, as people have been able to give honest feedbacks to each other anonymously. In-fact, the app doesn’t have any ‘reply’ feature that lets you have a conversation with the anonymous sender. […]

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Google Connects Mobile Searchers to Depression Assessment Tool
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The National Alliance on Mental Illness on Wednesday announced that Google on mobile now provides people who search for the term “clinical depression” with a direct link to the PHQ-9 questionnaire used by medical professionals in the United States to evaluate patients for the disorder. People can conduct a self-assessment by filling in the questionnaire […]

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New Kind of Gravitational Wave Detected?
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“Scientists possibly detected an entirely different type of gravitational wave,” writes schwit1. “Gossip over potential detection of colliding neutron stars has astronomers in a tizzy,” reports Nature: Astrophysicists may have detected gravitational waves last week from the collision of two neutron stars in a distant galaxy — and telescopes trained on the same region might […]

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Apple iPhone 8 To Be Launched On Sept 12?
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With the month of August coming to an end, the anticipation among Apple fans is growing, as the company has not yet announced officially about the launch of iPhone 8. By looking at the Cupertino giant’s launch history, it is evident that the company is known to launch smartphones during the first week of September. […]

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