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SpyDealer Malware Hacks Your Facebook, WhatsApp, Web Browser, And Other Android Apps

SpyDealer Malware Hacks Your Facebook, WhatsApp, Web Browser, And Other Android Apps

0 Day Attacks, Cyber News, Cyber Security
A few days ago I told you about the CopyCat malware for Android smartphone that infected about 14 million devices and the malware authors earned about $1.5 million via fraudulent ads. Now, the security researchers at Palo Alto Network have identified a malware that has the power to hack 40 or more social media accounts. Before going ahead and tell you the details of the malware, let me inform you that this malware, called SpyDealer, affects only the Android versions between 4.4 KitKat and 2.2 Froyo. These users account for about 25% of the total Android users, i.e., 500 million. What does SpyDealer malware do? SpyDealer has advanced capabilities like exfiltrating data private data from more than 40 popular apps. The list of the targeted apps includes the following: WeChat, Face...
Google For Jobs: A New Search Engine Launched For Job Seekers

Google For Jobs: A New Search Engine Launched For Job Seekers

Cyber News, Cyber Security, In Buzz
Google announced today it’s launching a jobs search engine in the U.S. The service will focus on all types of jobs – from entry-level and service industry positions to high-end professional jobs. It will also leverage Google technologies like machine learning and A.I. to better understand how jobs are classified and related, among other things. Google CEO Sundar Pichai gave a brief preview of the job search engine, called “Google for Jobs,” at Google’s developer conference I/O this afternoon. “46% of U.S. employers say they face talent shortages and have issues filling open job positions,” explained Pichai. “While job seekers may be looking for openings right next door – there’s a big disconnect here…We want to better connect employers and job seekers through a new initiative, Google f
Facebook Is Testing A Dislike Button – Here’s Everything You Need To Know

Facebook Is Testing A Dislike Button – Here’s Everything You Need To Know

Cyber News, In Buzz
When people made a demand for a dislike button on Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg gave them “Reactions“. He justified his decision of not including a dislike button by saying that it can fuel hatred on social media. But, it looks like the Facebook users are going to get the much-awaited dislike button. Well, sort of. Instead of rolling out the feature for posts in your News Feed, the company is teasing the feature in Facebook Messenger, as reported by TechCrunch. This new feature in Messenger will let the users stick reaction emojis to the messages in conversations. They’ll be able to click on a button next to the text to bring up different reactions. Apart from the six reactions for Facebook posts, the Messenger reactions will also have a dislike or thumbs down button. Image: TechCrunch