The situation is getting ugly for Google Play and the App Store, the two major app stores in the Western world. Developers and companies working in the industry are meeting in a movement that seeks to criticize the platforms for their hosting system. Both Apple and Google currently keep an average 30% of the amount paid by the users to the builders of the apps they download, both at the time of purchase (if paid) and in-app purchases, which are those extra lives and other items which can be purchased at Candy Crush for example. And this deal makes a good money for the pair.Read More →

Couple naked on top of Egypt pyramids.

The Egyptian government asked prosecution to investigate a video posted on social networks in which a couple are seen climbing one of the three pyramids of Giza and ending with the two nude at the top. In a statement, Egyptian Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anani called for “necessary action” on the case of a video filmed by a “foreign couple”, in addition to the publication of a photograph that “attempts agains morals”. view full post »Read More →

Cylance

BlackBerry was best known for keyboard-totting smartphones, but their demise in recent years has seen the Canadian firm pivot towards enterprise services and in particular cybersecurity. That strategy takes a big step further forward today after BlackBerry announced the acquisition of AI-based cybersecurity company Cylance for a cool $1.4 billion. view full post »Read More →

CCTV camera.

It’s no secret that computers and phones collect information about you. If you’ve been searching something online, you’re likely to get recommendations based on whatever that item was the next time you go on Amazon or eBay. That’s not too much of a problem for most people but we constantly hear people talking about how the government are constantly tracking your phone and listening to your conversations. That’s not likely, but with so many crazy rumours flying around about online surveillance, it’s hard to separate fact from fiction. view full post »Read More →

Joanna Palani is 23 years old and is a student of politics and philosophy in Denmark. It turns out that she also has a reward of $ 1 million dollars for her head. Why? Well, believe it or not she killed 100 Islamist militants while fighting alongside the Kurdish group in Iraq and Syria, according to Broadly. The case was highlighted in several newspapers, such as The Mirror, The Independent, The Guardian and The Daily Mail. view full post »Read More →

The Brazilian website Tecmundo reported today that Anonymous invaded the Friboi database this morning (Saturday, 20th). Friboi is a meat company that belongs to JBS, a company that is involved in a bribing scandal with the Brazilian government. According to a manifesto sent to TecMundo, the hacker group has several access passwords, in addition to having deployed users in the database and to be monitoring the local navigation. view full post »Read More →

The WannaCrypt alert.

A cyber weapon believed to have escaped the control of the United States’ top-secret National Security Agency appears to be behind a massive wave of cyber ransom attacks Friday in scores of countries around the globe that researchers said was the largest computer hack ever. view full post »Read More →

The new Mcafee logo.

Global security software company Intel Security has gone back to its original title as McAfee as part of a larger rebrand. Originally founded back in 1987, McAfee took its name from its founder and former software tycoon John McAfee. However, McAfee’s scandalous personal life resulted in the company being renamed Intel Security in 2014. view full post »Read More →