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Severe WhatsApp Vulnerability Discovered & Patched

WhatsApp / Facebook have discovered a new and severe vulnerability affecting users of the WhatsApp messaging software. The issue, tracked as CVE-2019-11931, is a remote code execution attack that can be triggered by attackers by sending manipulated .MP4 files to…

Brave Browser 1.0 Released

Out of all of the alternative browsers, the Brave browser has likely garnered the most interest among people looking for something besides Chrome or Firefox. Now, Brave has officially release 1.0 version of their Chromium based variant. Brave is a…

Privacy abusing app “Like Patrol” banned from the Apple app store.

A very controversial Instagram app called Like Patrol has been banned from Apple’s App store. The app let users monitor what posts someone else liked or commented on allowing them to snoop on their significant other or perhaps someone they…

Facebook secretly turns on your iPhone camera

Update: Facebook released a patch to fix this issue. It’s another day, and another massive privacy violation by Facebook. Apparently, while using the Facebook for iPhone the app can actively use your camera without your knowledge while scrolling through your…

YouTube reinstates banned Markiplier fans

YouTube isn’t known for their unbias moderation policies, but in addition to that their algorithm is frequently making mistakes that hurt their creators and viewers. This time, YouTube’s algorithm screwed up in a big way by banning thousands of fans…

Twitter is adding a Topics feature

Twitter recently announced their new “Topics” feature that they will be rolling out worldwide on November 13th. This will allow you to follow specific topics along with individual accounts. To start, they’ll have 300+ topics to choose from such as…

Mozilla is Making Firefox Notifications Less Intrusive

Beginning with version 72 of Firefox, Mozilla will be modifying how the browser handles notification requests. In the new version desktop notifications will now appear as an icon in the URL bar that users have to click to see the…

Major security flaw found in Mac / Linux “sudo” command

A new security flaw was recently discovered and patched for the well known “sudo” terminal program available on Mac, Linux & other Unix based systems. “Sudo” allows a regular (not administrator) account to run commands as the root / administrator…

Oculus Link Will Work With SteamVR According to Facebook

Facebook recently revealed at Oculus Connect 6 that most games designed for StreamVR will be playable using Oculus Link on the Oculus Quest when it’s released in November. Games like Beat Saber, Elder Scrolls Skyrim, & Fallout 4 will be…

Tech Companies Snitching To The FTC About Facebook’s Corrupt Practices

Facebook isn’t known for being a very magnanimous company due to their massive privacy violations. Now they are feeling the heat from their anti-competitive & monopolistic practices. Recently, the Wall Street Journal revealed information from their sources indicating that Facebook’s…