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WhatsApp Security Flaw Leaves 'Trace of All Your Chats' Even After Deletion - ESIST

Popular third-party chat app WhatsApp is leaving a “forensic trace” of every supposedly deleted chat log, meaning anyone with access to your smartphone — or another device connected through the cloud — could potentially access data from the app. 126 more words

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Vulnerability In Acer Store Exposed More Than 34,000 Credit Card Numbers

If you found yourself in the market for a new computer or other electronic device and made a purchase through Acer’s online store in the last year, you might want to watch your credit card statement. 174 more words

Facebook Rewards 10-Year-Old $10K For Hacking Instagram

MENLO PARK (CBS SF) — A computer wiz kid from Finland is the youngest techie to win Facebook’s hacking reward.

Facebook rewarded a boy named Jani $10,000 after the Helinski-based youngster identified a security flaw in its photo-sharing application Instagram. 184 more words

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Apple Fixes iPhone Flaw That Allowed Siri Twitter Search To Access To Photos, Contacts

No one likes a snoop. That’s why Apple says it has fixed a security flaw in the iOS operating system that allowed the Siri virtual assistant to search Twitter on locked iPhones, leading to the unauthorized access of photos and contacts. 223 more words

Leaked Info For 1.5 Million Verizon Enterprise Customers Posted Online

While all of us regular Verizon customers can give a sigh of relief that our information wasn’t posted online in a recent hack attack, nearly 1.5 million customers of Verizon Enterprise Solutions — the portion of the company that deals with other businesses’ data breaches — weren’t so lucky.  176 more words

Security Flaws Found (And Fixed) in Cruz Campaign App

The smartphone app credited with helping rally grassroots supporters of Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz has been updated after an independent firm found security flaws. 280 more words

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