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The reason why backdoor in phones is a bad idea
FBI wanted Apple to give them access to one terror suspect's phone. And then for a few more. And then some more. Apple refused. Logically, it would make sense to give them that to catch the bad guy. But there's a good reason not to. What if the government will start using it the wrong way?


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Cybersecurity tips to keep you safe from the CIA
The recent leaks, if you start thinking about it, should make us all at least just a bit paranoid.


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Facebook is launching Messenger Day, Snapchat alternative
Facebook announced yesterday that they will be launching a new feature on their Messenger chat app. The features is a clone of Snapchat stories, and is meant to let people share their video diaries with just selected groups. Messenger Day also comes with a 24-hour auto-delete.


FBI wanted Apple to give them access to one terror suspect's phone. And then for a few more. And then some more. Apple refused. Logically, it would make sense to give them that to catch the bad guy. But there's a good reason not to. What if the government will start using it the wrong way?

According to BBC, "Several prominent journalists and activists in Mexico have filed a complaint accusing the government of spying on them by hacking their phones."

These people were targeted using a spyware meant to be us... continue reading
 
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Cybersecurity tips to keep you safe from the CIA
The recent leaks, if you start thinking about it, should make us all at least just a bit paranoid.
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