Google Secretly Tracks What You Buy Offline Using Mastercard Data

Over a week after Google admitted the company tracks users’ location even after they disable location history, it has now been revealed that the tech giant has signed a secret deal with Mastercard that allows it to track what users buy offline.

Google has paid Mastercard millions of dollars in exchange to access this information.

Neither Google nor Mastercard has publicly announced the


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Hacker Who Leaked Celebrities' Naked Photos Gets 8 Months in Prison

George Garofano (left)

The fourth celebrity hacker—who was charged earlier this year with hacking into over 250 Apple iCloud accounts belonged to Jennifer Lawrence and other Hollywood celebrities—has been sentenced to eight months in prison.

Earlier this year, George Garofano, 26, of North Branford, admitted to illegally obtaining credentials of his victims’ iCloud accounts using a phishing


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Google 'Titan Security Key' Is Now On Sale For $50

Google just made its Titan Security Key available on its store for $50.

First announced last month at Google Cloud Next ’18 convention, Titan Security Key is a tiny USB device—similar to Yubico’s YubiKey—that offers hardware-based two-factor authentication (2FA) for online accounts with the highest level of protection against phishing attacks.

Google’s Titan Security Key is now widely


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Air Canada Suffers Data Breach — 20,000 Mobile App Users Affected

Air Canada has confirmed a data breach that may have affected about 20,000 customers of its 1.7 million mobile app users.

The company said it had “detected unusual log-in behavior” on its mobile app between August 22 and 24, during which the personal information for some of its customers “may potentially have been improperly accessed.”
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The exposed information contains basic


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Instagram Adds 3 New Security Tools to Make its Platform More Secure

Instagram is growing quickly—and with the second most popular social media network in the world (behind just Facebook), the photo-sharing network absolutely dominates when it comes to user interactions.

And with great success comes great responsibility—responsibility to keep users’ accounts safe, responsibility to fight fake accounts and news, and responsibility of being transparent.

You


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Hacker Discloses Unpatched Windows Zero-Day Vulnerability (With PoC)

A security researcher has publicly disclosed the details of a previously unknown zero-day vulnerability in the Microsoft’s Windows operating system that could help a local user or malicious program obtain system privileges on the targeted machine.

And guess what? The zero-day flaw has been confirmed working on a “fully-patched 64-bit Windows 10 system.”

The vulnerability is a privilege


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PirateBay Like Best Torrent Sites — Free Movie Download Websites

There’s no doubt that PirateBay (TPB) is one of the world’s most famous and widely used torrent download website, but it has again been caught mining cryptocurrency by using its visitors’ CPU processing power.

This is the second time when The Pirate Bay has been caught mining digital coins. In September last year, PirateBay was found quietly running CoinHive JavaScript code to mine Monero


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Google Enables 'Site Isolation' Feature By Default For Chrome Desktop Users

Google has by default enabled a security feature called “Site Isolation” in its web browser with the release of Chrome 67 for all desktop users to help them protect against many online threats, including Spectre and Meltdown attack.

Site Isolation is a feature of the Google Chrome web browser that adds an additional security boundary between websites by ensuring that different sites are always


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Hacker Sold Stolen U.S. Military Drone Documents On Dark Web For Just $200

You never know what you will find on the hidden Internet ‘Dark Web.’

Just about an hour ago we reported about someone selling remote access linked to security systems at a major International airport for $10.

It has been reported that a hacker was found selling sensitive US Air Force documents on the dark web for between $150 and $200.
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Hacker Puts Airport's Security System Access On Dark Web Sale For Just $10

If you can’t find it on Google, you will definitely find it on the Dark Web.

Black markets on the Dark web are not known for just buying drugs, it is a massive hidden network where you can buy pretty much anything you can imagine—from pornography, weapon, and counterfeit currencies, to hacking tools, exploits, malware, and zero-days.

One such type of underground marketplace on Dark Web is


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