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Fake Flappy Bird App Planted by Hackers to Steal Photos from Device

Fake Flappy Bird App Planted by Hackers to Steal Photos from Device

September 07, 2014Mohit Kumar
As far, you have probably heard about the biggest digital exposure of private and very personal nude photographs of as many as 100 female celebrities including Jenny McCarthy, Kristin Dunst, Mary E Winstead, and Oscar winner Lawrence and Kate Upton, that was surfaced on notorious bulletin-board 4chan, and anonymous image board AnonIB over the weekend. It was believed that the group of hackers allegedly taken celebrities photos from their Apple iCloud backups after their iCloud accounts were compromised, but users of devices running Google's Android could have been targeted too. A forum post on anonymous image board AnonIP shows that the group of hackers may have used a cloned Flappy Bird app to steal and collect the naked photos of females from their Android devices and then send them to remote servers. Experts believe that the group may have been stealing and trading nude and very personal photos of more than 100 female celebrities for more than two years, gather
Warning! Invitation for PC Version of 'Grand Theft Auto V' Game infects Computers with Malware

Warning! Invitation for PC Version of 'Grand Theft Auto V' Game infects Computers with Malware

March 19, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Since all the versions of the popular game ‘ Grand Theft ’ gone blatant and during the first week of the release of the Grand Theft Auto 4 in 2008, it topped half of millions of dollars, sold 3.6 million copies and generated $310 million in sales i.e., earning about 5 times as much as the blockbuster movie - Iron Man. But the latest version -- Grand Theft Auto V is only available for the Xbox 360 and PS3 and there are rumors of a PC version of it on GameStop's PowerUp Rewards website. So, it’s very common that if I offer you Grand Theft Auto V for PC, you eagerly want it.  Mind this, " There is no Grand Theft Auto V for PC ," accept the reality and don’t let cyber criminals take leverage of this fact. If you receive any email that alerts that you have been invited to the PC beta test for the game, considering it unreal, don’t click on embedded links in the email because it can lead you to several bad websites that will infect you with all kinds of malwa
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