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Skype® Attack Sends Message on Government Surveillance

January 13, 2014  Security Suite

A New Year’s Day attack on Skype® and its social media accounts is being credited to the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA), which warned Microsoft® users that their Hotmail® and Outlook® accounts were being monitored and data sold to governments. Reportedly, the SEA used the Twitter® account belonging to Skype® to release this message, which alludes to recent disclosures alleging Internet companies allow governmental surveillance. Skype®, whose parent company is Microsoft®, reportedly had issues with its Twitter®, Facebook®, and blog accounts on January 1. The company said no user information was compromised in the breach.

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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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