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OnePlus got pwned, exposed up to 40,000 users to credit card fraud
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Enlarge / If you bought directly from OnePlus in the last two months or so, double-check your credit card statements. Earlier this week, numerous reports of credit card fraud started pouring in from OnePlus users. On the company’s forums, customers said that credit cards used to purchase a OnePlus smartphone recently were also seeing bogus […]

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BitTorrent users beware: Flaw lets hackers control your computer
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Enlarge (credit: Tavis Ormandy) There’s a critical weakness in the widely used Transmission BitTorrent app that allows websites to execute malicious code on some users’ computers. That’s according to a researcher with Google’s Project Zero vulnerability reporting team, who also warns that other BitTorrent clients are likely similarly susceptible. Researcher Tavis Ormandy published the proof-of-concept […]

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Apple says iCloud China data migration notice sent to some users in error
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 Apple says that an email sent to users with Apple IDs with locations not set to China that their iCloud data was being moved to a Chinese company’s servers was done so accidentally. The Cupertino tech giant had announced Wednesday that next month it will begin the process of moving Chinese users’ iCloud data to […]

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Microsoft’s collaborative Whiteboard app is now available for Windows 10 users
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 When it announced the new Surface Pro a few months back, Microsoft also used the opportunity to preview Whiteboard, a Windows 10 app designed to offer creative and business collaboration across devices. Since then, the app’s only been available as a private beta, but starting today, Microsoft’s offering it up as a public beta for […]

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Coinbase ordered to give the IRS data on users trading more than $20,000
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 Most digital currencies exist in a sort of twilight state just beyond the grasp of federal regulators, but the U.S. tax authority is starting to get savvy to this whole bitcoin thing. On Wednesday, a federal judge in San Francisco ruled that Coinbase must supply the IRS with identifying information on users who had more […]

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Uber hid hack that exposed data of 57 million users, drivers     – CNET
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New Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says the breach happened in October 2016.

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Microsoft CEO tells iPad users to 'get a real computer'     – CNET
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Commentary: In India, Satya Nadella spots two journalists with iPads. He isn’t entirely impressed.

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Marcher Malware Poses Triple Threat to Android Users
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A three-pronged banking malware campaign has been infecting Android phones since the beginning of this year, according to security researchers. Attackers have been stealing credentials, planting the Marcher banking Trojan on phones, and nicking credit card information. So far, they have targeted customers of BankAustria, Raiffeisen Meine Bank and Sparkasse, but the campaign could spread […]

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Some Pixel 2 Users Are Complaining About A High-Pitched Whine and Clicking Noises
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After dealing with all sorts of screen issues, another problem with Google’s flagship smartphone is popping up. This time it’s an audio issue: users on Google’s official forums and elsewhere are reporting odd sounds coming from the Pixel 2 speakers. Ars Technica reports: Customers are complaining of “clicking” and a “high-pitched whine” coming from the […]

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