Researcher refuses Telegram’s bounty award, discloses auto-delete bug

Enlarge Joshua Sortino Telegram patched another image self-destruction bug in its app earlier this year. This flaw was a different issue from the one reported in 2019. But the researcher who reported the bug isn't pleased with Telegram's months-long turnaround time—and an offered €1,000 ($1,159) bounty award in exchange for…

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Hundreds of scam apps hit over 10 million Android devices

Enlarge / Never put a GriftHorse on your phone. John Lamparsky | Getty Images Google has taken increasingly sophisticated steps to keep malicious apps out of Google Play. But a new round of takedowns involving about 200 apps and more than 10 million potential victims shows that this longtime problem…

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TerraMaster F5-422 NAS Review – Introduction

Tweet TerraMaster F5-422 5 bay NAS Today, we'll take a look at the TerraMaster F5-422 5-bay NAS. TerraMaster is a network storage solutions provider.  On the inside of that box, you'll discover an Intel Celeron J3455 Quad-Core 1.5~2.3 GHz CPU, 4GB RAM, two 1 Gigabit Ethernet ports, and a 10…

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A new app helps Iranians hide messages in plain sight

Enlarge / An antigovernment graffiti that reads in Farsi "Death to the dictator" is sprayed at a wall north of Tehran on September 30, 2009. Getty Images Amid ever-increasing government Internet control, surveillance, and censorship in Iran, a new Android app aims to give Iranians a way to speak freely.…

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Windows 11 arrives on October 5, Android apps will come later

Enlarge Microsoft Windows 11 is no longer merely "coming this fall." Microsoft will begin releasing the new operating system to the public on October 5, starting with newer PCs (and PCs being sold in stores) and then rolling out to other supported systems over the next nine or so months.…

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VPN servers seized by Ukrainian authorities weren’t encrypted

Enlarge Getty Images Privacy tools-seller Windscribe said it failed to encrypt company VPN servers that were recently confiscated by authorities in Ukraine, a lapse that made it possible for the authorities to impersonate Windscribe servers and capture and decrypt traffic passing through them. The Ontario, Canada-based company said earlier this…

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