Facebook investigated by New York AG’s office for harvesting email contacts

New York attorney general’s office is investigating Facebook for harvesting the email contacts of about 1.5 million users without their consent. “Facebook has repeatedly demonstrated a lack of respect for consumers’ information while at the same time profiting from mining that data.” – New York Attorney General Letitia James The social network confirmed in April […]

CloudBleed a Cloudflare flaw leaks customer data

Cloudbleed aka Cloudleak is a bug in Cloudflare which is a CDN service, a proxy service, and a DNS provider… well to be honest cloudflare is a LOT of things these days and provides a freemium set of services, you can run your site using their DNS, proxy / CDN service for free or pay $20-$200, to […]

virustotal api policy changes to curb one sided usage

Virustotal is a webapp that lets you upload files to check them for viruses before you install them. You can also scan a URL directly or search the VirusTotal database. The great thing about virustotal is that it checks the uploaded file against many commercial antivirus and malware detection engines not just one, and then […]

Android 4.4.4 (KTU84P) AOSP changelog published – minor security updates

A new Android changelog has been posted and it rolls out as we speak to all Nexus devices. Android 4.4.4 (KTU84P) is mostly a security update and it basically includes Android Open Source Project changes. The update does not include any significant proprietary component from Google changes or any manufacturer updates. One of the most […]

1Password – a new password encrypting app for Android – free until August 1

AgileBits releases a new app that may make things easier for you on a day to day basis. It recently released a 1Password app for Android and what this thing does is keep all of the user’s credentials encrypted safely stored under one master key. The app is now supported on more platforms such as […]