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Released Emails Show 'Google in a Relationship With NSA'

Released Emails Show 'Google in a Relationship With NSA'

May 06, 2014Wang Wei
Edward Snowden 's leaks last year questioned the integrity of several big and reputed companies such as Apple, Google and Microsoft...
Google Gives Refund to Thousands of Buyers Who Bought Bogus Android AntiVirus App

Google Gives Refund to Thousands of Buyers Who Bought Bogus Android AntiVirus App

April 22, 2014Wang Wei
About a week back we reported about a popular paid Antivirus application on the Google Play Store which was actually a scam, dubbed as...
Google Admits that It Reads your Emails

Google Admits that It Reads your Emails

April 15, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Google has updated its privacy terms and conditions on Monday to offer more transparency regarding its email-scanning practices. One of ...
Google announces $2.7 million Reward for hacking Chrome OS at Pwnium Contest

Google announces $2.7 million Reward for hacking Chrome OS at Pwnium Contest

January 26, 2014Wang Wei
Pwnium is the annual Hacking competition where Google invites coders from around the world to find security holes in Google Chrome. ...
Qatar is Down ! Syrian Electronic Army hijacks major Qatar websites

Qatar is Down ! Syrian Electronic Army hijacks major Qatar websites

October 18, 2013Mohit Kumar
The Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) is at it again. The hacktivist group, who are known to back Syrian President Bashar al-Assad , has hacked ...
Android Device Manager allows user to Lock, Wipe and Locate device remotely

Android Device Manager allows user to Lock, Wipe and Locate device remotely

September 24, 2013Mohit Kumar
If you lose your device, Google lets you secure it instantly from afar through Android Device Manager, that let you locate and remotel...
STOP using Facebook and Google and if you fear US spying

STOP using Facebook and Google and if you fear US spying

July 03, 2013Mohit Kumar
Edward Snowden , a former NSA systems analyst, have revealed the NSA's sweeping data collection of U.S. phone records and some Inte...
NSA's PRISM spy program, mining data from nine biggest Internet companies

NSA's PRISM spy program, mining data from nine biggest Internet companies

June 07, 2013Mohit Kumar
The National Security Agency , part of the U.S. military reportedly has a direct line into the systems of some of the world’s biggest W...
Google sets 7 Day deadline For vulnerability disclosure

Google sets 7 Day deadline For vulnerability disclosure

May 30, 2013Wang Wei
Google will release details of any zero-day flaws it finds in software, if the affected vendor fails to issue a patch or disclose the is...
Windows zero day vulnerability publicly exposed by Google engineer

Windows zero day vulnerability publicly exposed by Google engineer

May 23, 2013Mohit Kumar
A Google security engineer has not only discovered a Windows zero-day flaw, but has also stated that Microsoft has a knack of treating outs...
Google pays $31,336 bounty to hacker for reporting critical vulnerabilities in Chrome

Google pays $31,336 bounty to hacker for reporting critical vulnerabilities in Chrome

April 30, 2013Mohit Kumar
Google has fixed a series of serious vulnerabilities in its Chrome OS , including three high-risk bugs that could be used for code execution...
Google, Paypal, Facebook Internal IP disclosure vulnerability

Google, Paypal, Facebook Internal IP disclosure vulnerability

December 31, 2012Anonymous
Do you have any idea about an Internal IP Address or a Private IP Address that too assigned for Multinational Companies? Yeah, tod...
UK Intelligence recruiting brilliant minds for eavesdropping social networks

UK Intelligence recruiting brilliant minds for eavesdropping social networks

November 02, 2012Mohit Kumar
Government eavesdropping and security agency GCHQ is developing new tools to sift through them for nuggets of useful data from Facebook, Twi...