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Google and Samsung fix Android spying errors. Other manufacturers can still be vulnerable

Aurich Lawson / Getty Until recently, weaknesses in Android camera apps from Google and Samsung allowed fake apps to record video and audio and take pictures and then upload them to a attacker-controlled server – without any permissions. Camera programs from other manufacturers may still be susceptible. The weakness, discovered by researchers from security firm Checkmarx, represented a potential integrity …

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Save £ 100 on the world's best electric scooter before Black Friday

Pure Scooters – one of the UK's largest electric scooters dealers – offers some huge discounts for Black Friday, hitting up to £ 500 on some of the most popular models. The offers include £ 100 on the Segway-Ninebot ES4 Electric KickScooter, which took the top spot in our combination of the best electric scooters. With its top speed of …

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Microsoft joins Google and Mozilla to adopt DNS through HTTPS data security protocols • Register

Microsoft has placed its emphasis behind the DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) security protocol, which greatly increases the likelihood of it becoming a standard Internet standard. In a post published on Sunday on its network blog, Microsoft engineers confirmed plans to adopt DoH by default and declare that it would "close one of the last remaining domain name transmissions in plain text in …

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