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Google Earth accidentally reveals secret military sites

An update to the Google Earth online platform has accidentally led to the exposure of secretive Taiwanese military locations. As reported by the South China Morning Post, some of Taiwan’s most sensitive military sites have been revealed publicly through the update, which included new three-dimensional renditions of Taipei, New Taipei, ...

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Microsoft removes eight cryptojacking apps from official store

Image: Symantec Microsoft has removed from the official Microsoft Store eight Windows 10 apps that had been caught mining the Monero cryptocurrency behind users’ backs for the benefit of the apps’ developers. The names of the eight apps are Fast-search Lite, Battery Optimizer (Tutorials), VPN Browsers+, Downloader for YouTube Videos, ...

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Emotet malware tweaks tactics in fresh attack wave

The Emotet Trojan, a thorn in the side of financial institutions and your average individual alike, is back with new techniques and an upsurge in attacks. According to researchers from Menlo Security, since mid-January 2019, Emotet has been used in a rapid stream of campaigns which have evolved to infect ...

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