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Opera is Retiring its Free VPN for Android & iOS

Opera launches free VPN service for Web users

The Toronto-based company has recently announced that they will be closing Opera VPN on Android and iOS devices on the 30th of April. The announcement clearly makes the VPN’s Viking mascot, Olaf, sad. Read the announcement at their site: https://www.operavpn.com The mobile application for Opera VPN was first made available …

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Severe Flaws in Industrial Routers Patched by Moxa

Severe Flaws in Industrial Routers Patched by Moxa

Talos intelligence has revealed 17 vulnerable points in a Moxa industrial router. The company has now rolled out a patch addressing the issue. The affected router is the industrial EDR-810. It is marketed as a multiport secure router and offers services such as a firewall, virtual private network support (VPN), …

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Chinese Great Firewall Now Also Blocks 4 Top News Apps

FireWall of China

Four of the most popular Chinese news applications have been suspended. The regulators’ major drive for this was that the news apps were distributing ‘fake’ and ‘vulgar’ content to their users. In line with China’s constant efforts for content regulation, the country’s government has strengthened the Great Chinese Firewall by …

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Facebook Faces the Courts

Most people don’t realize that Facebook is selling your information to advertisers without your consent, by monetizing your “shares” and “likes”, according to the Belgian Privacy Commission (BPC). Belgian Courts ruled against Facebook declaring its activities like canvas fingerprinting unlawful and fining them more than the US $ 25 Million PLUS …

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Signal Seeks to Silence Government Censorship in Egypt

Signal Seeks to Silence Government Censorship in Egypt

Signal, the popular messaging service that allows users to communicate using end-to-end encryption methods is set to develop new features to defeat government censorship. Announcing the new plans, the company behind the app, Open Whispers said that it had noted that some states had developed new methods of blocking Signal. …

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Yahoo Breached Again: 1 Billion Accounts Hacked

500 million Yahoo accounts swiped in worst breaching incident ever

In an interesting twist of events, Yahoo has announced that it has discovered that more than 1 billion of the accounts of its clients were hacked back in 2013. This new revelation comes hot on the heels of another announcement by the company that 500 million user accounts were compromised …

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