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Browser Cookies May Be Used By More Than Just Advertisers

December 19, 2013  Security Suite

Cookies enabled by browsers may not only bring targeted advertising to online searches, but also may be used by the National Security Agency (NSA) to track specific suspects, reports The Washington Post®.

Citing internal documents provided by NSA subcontractor Edward Snowden, the Post reports browser cookies enable tracking techniques that may assist the NSA in identifying surveillance targets. How the NSA gets access to a browser’s cookie information remains unknown, as does any details on specific surveillance operations.

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Stagefright - probably the most dangerous threat to smartphones right now

August 25, 2015  Security Suite

Can you imagine a single received MMS could allow hackers to access all your data on your phone? Meet Stagegright, the exploit that is a threat for 950 million smartphones with Android. Vulnerability like this is very dangerous because it does not require any action by the victim - all the hacker needs to compromise your smarthphone is your phone number.

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