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WhatsApp will share phone numbers with Facebook

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The popular messaging application WhatsApp will start to share a limited amount of data with Facebook, including user phone numbers. The app was acquired by the social network in 2014. WhatsApp will integrate better with Facebook by sharing user data The WhatsApp developers have announced that their messaging application will start to share a limited…

Severe Linux Bug Discovered (CVE-2016-10229)
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Severe Linux Bug Discovered (CVE-2016-10229)

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A severe flaw (CVE-2016-10229) in the Linux kernel allows remote attackers to execute malicious code, read our article to learn more about the issue. About The Linux Vulnerability (CVE-2016-10229) Security researchers discovered a vulnerability in the Linux kernel which is the main component of the operating system. As a consequence every device that relies on…

Fake Google Maps Listings Incur Virus Redirects
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Fake Google Maps Listings Incur Virus Redirects

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Computer experts discovered that a large-scale referral scam is being done using Google Maps listings redirects that link to hacker-controlled sites. Large-Scale Google Maps Listings Scam Campaign Discovered A team of computer researchers from The University of California in San Diego and Google presented their findings about a large-scale scam. According to the specialists this…

Fake VPN Services Trick Users Into Using Them
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Fake VPN Services Trick Users Into Using Them

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In the last few years security researchers discovered an increasing number of fake VPN services that trick users into paying for counterfeit privacy protection. Fake VPN Service Proliferate Online Computer hackers continuously attempt to trick users into various types of scams. One of the most dangerous ones is the advertisement of counterfeit services. The malicious…

Microsoft Word Vulnerability Exploited In Email Campaign
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Microsoft Word Vulnerability Exploited In Email Campaign

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Computer hackers are actively exploiting a critical issue (CVE-2017-0199) in Microsoft Word via a large-scale email campaign, read our article to learn more about the problem. The Microsoft Word Vulnerability (CVE-2017-0199) Used In Email Scams Security specialists discovered that computer hackers are taking advantage of a Microsoft Word vulnerability – CVE-2017-0199. The alarming fact is…