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Android Bug is Back

You may remember Stagefright as a hugely widespread Android flaw that raised concerns over users’ security all over the world. Google finally patched Stagefright a few weeks ago, but it seems to be back for a second go. Now security researchers found a new vulnerability in how videos are processed by Google’s operating system. The way they are handled apparently …

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15,000 Arrested for Online Crimes in China

Police in the country revealed they have arrested about 15,000 people for cyber-crimes – i.e. the ones that “jeopardized online security”. Of course, this is inspired by the government in a bid to tighten controls on the worldwide web. The statistics said that police have investigated 7,400 cases of cybercrime. The ministry of public security made the data transparent, but …

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Google Unveiled New Android Version: Marshmallow

Google revealed a new name for its new OS: Marshmallow. It became clear not from a press release, but from a statue outside Google’s office in California. Marshmallow is the 13th official version of the Linux-based OS used in many smartphones and tablets. Previous names for Android software were also kept with the dessert theme: Cupcake, Donut, Éclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, …

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Final Warning to Russian Pirates

Russian Pirates Received a Final Warning

Russian government issued “a final warning” for people operating illegal websites. The local copyright legislation was amended again to not just protect more content, but also enable authorities to permanently block websites making copyrighted content available. Following massive pressure from the copyright owners all over the world, a couple years ago Russia started taking attempts to improve its reputation of …

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