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Facebook Messenger users sue company over its logging of phone calls and text messages


(Reuters) — Three users of the Facebook Messenger app sued Facebook on Tuesday, saying the social network violated their privacy by collecting logs of their phone calls and text messages, in the latest legal challenge facing the company. The U.S. lawsuit filed in federal court in the Northern District of California seeks status as a class act…Read More…
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New FakeBank variant intercepts phone calls to connect Android users to scammers

A new variant of the infamous FakeBank Android malware has been discovered recently. This new FakeBank variant has the ability to intercept phone calls that victims are making to their banks where they are redirected to scammers instead.

As you probably know by now, FakeBank is a banking Trojan designed to show fake login screens on top of a legitimate banking app in an infected device. This Android malware has become one of the Android threats on the market that made its mark because of its creative way of executing its attack.

FakeBank has whitelisted its process in the past to remain active on the infected device while it goes into sleep mode. Aside from that, it also use…
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EU panel calls for voluntary code of conduct for platforms to fight disinformation, but consumer group says panel ignored a core cause: ad-based business models (Foo Yun Chee/Reuters)

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EU panel calls for voluntary code of conduct for platforms to fight disinformation, but consumer group says panel ignored a core cause: ad-based business models  —  BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A consumer group on Monday said experts appointed by the European Commission to advise on tackling fake news …


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4 Ways To Stop Getting Spam Phone Calls

 

Everyone has dealt with those pesky and annoying spam phone calls. It gets old constantly asking yourself, Whose number is this? Sometimes, it seems like no matter what you do, they never go away. So, what are spam phone calls and what can you do to stop them? We answer those questions below.

 

What Are Spam Calls?

Spam calls are irrelevant and unwanted phone calls delivered to a large number of recipients…
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Duo video calls can now reach users without the app

Over the past two years, Google introduced two messaging services that serve as replacements or accompaniments to Hangouts, which no longer serves as Google’s messaging hub. The first of these new services is Google Duo, a simple app that allows users to make video calls to other individual users. The hindrance of the service has been that many users don’t have Duo installed. That’s now changing, as Duo video calls can now be made to users without the app.

The feature, powered by Google Play’s App Preview Messaging, will allow non-Duo users to see the video call much the same as if they were using the Duo app, including a preview of what the caller’s c…
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New Dell PCs will now sync Messages and Calls with Android and iOS

Dell just launched a new service called “Dell Mobile Connect for Android and iOS in the midst of all the hardware introduced during the Consumer Electronic Show held in Las Vegas.

Dell’s goal is to integrate their PCs with a wireless device seamlessly – but of course, there’s a catch (there always is) – the parent PC must be manufactured by no one but Dell. The service is already pre-installed on all the new Dell PCs, including Alienware and is now being sold on the mainstream consumer market.

Note that the service has two required components – the first one, the Dell or Alienware Mobile Connect Windows 10 app installed on the parent computer and second, the Dell…
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Apple Caught Throttling Old iPhone Performance, Calls It a “Feature”

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