Over 485,000 Ubiquiti devices vulnerable to new attack

“Ubiquiti Networks is working on a fix for a newly discovered security issue affecting its devices that attackers have been exploiting since July last year. The issue impacts over 485,000 devices, according to an internet scan conducted by US cyber-security firm Rapid7.”

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Popular iPhone apps caught recording your screen without permission – here are the offenders

“In an effort to better understand how their customers interact with mobile apps, certain companies employed a third-party analytics data that can record everything you do while inside an application, including every single tap, swipe and text input.”

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Do you need a Ring Doorbell to join Ring Neighbors?

“Best answer: Even without a Video Doorbell, you can use Neighbors by Ring with a free account to view and comment on nearby crime alerts or share your own.”

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Are Android updates getting faster? Let’s look at the data

“If you want the freshest version of Android as fast as possible, the Google Pixel range is clearly your best bet. Historically, other Android manufacturers have been much less reliable. Although some have been faster and more consistent with security and version updates than others.”

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Cybersecurity 101: Why you need to use a password manager

“If you thought passwords will soon be dead, think again. They’re here to stay — for now. Passwords are cumbersome and hard to remember — and just when you did, you’re told to change it again. And sometimes passwords can be guessed and are easily hackable.”

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AT&T portable battery will charge both your Apple Watch and iPhone

“Apple’s AirPower charging mat may be a no-show, but that doesn’t mean you’re out of luck if you want a multi-device charger from a big-name brand.”

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New tool automates phishing attacks that bypass 2FA

“A new penetration testing tool published at the start of the year by a security researcher can automate phishing attacks with an ease never seen before and can even blow through login operations for accounts protected by two-factor authentication (2FA).”

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Cybersecurity 101: Two-factor authentication can save you from hackers

“If you find passwords annoying, you might not like two-factor authentication much. But security experts say it’s one of the best ways to protect your online accounts. Simply put, two-factor authentication adds a second step in your usual log-in process.”

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Microsoft patches Internet Explorer to stop PC takeover attacks

“Microsoft has urged people to update Internet Explorer after finding a major flaw.The browser’s memory corruption vulnerability lets attackers remotely execute code as if they were the computer’s user, essentially giving them control of the computer, Microsoft wrote in a Wednesday security notice.”

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Apple lied about iPhone X, XS, XS Max screen sizes and pixel counts, lawsuit alleges

“A lawsuit filed Friday accuses Apple of lying about the display specs in its iPhone X series.”

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