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Glitch on Samsung messaging app sends photos to random contacts without authorization
July 4th, 2018

Samsung is reportedly scrambling to fix a bug in its Galaxy phones messaging service that sends users photos to random people in a person’s contact’s list without a user’s authorization. According to ZeroHedge, the default texting app on Galaxy devices, including the Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9 Plus or Note8 has for unknown reasons been sending…

Police: New Hampshire driver on Facetime crashes into rock wall
July 1st, 2018

Authorities in New Hampshire revealed that a woman’s iPhone was on a FaceTime call when her car crashed into a rock wall. Investigators in Pelham, N.H. indicated that they discovered a Jeep Wrangler on its side with the driver inside on Sunday morning. According to NH1, 20-year-old Megan Lemay was driving when she failed to…

Report: WikiLeaks posts ICE employees’ personal data
June 26th, 2018

Last week, WikiLeaks released a database filled with personal data on over 9,000 current and former U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) employees. “This information is an important resource for understanding ICE programs and increasing accountability, especially in light of the extreme actions taken by ICE, such as the separation of children and parents at…

Nebraska authorities: Couple charged with brutal murder, dismemberment of Tinder date
June 14th, 2018

Nebraska authorities: Couple charged with brutal murder, dismemberment of Tinder date Nebraska authorities charged a couple Monday with dismembering and killing a 24-year-old woman they met through Tinder. Aubrey Trail, 51, and 23-year-old Bailey Boswell were charged in Sydney Loofe’s murder, according to KMTV. The two appeared in Saline County court on Tuesday, where Trail…

Victoria Secret purchases results in Apple employee’s prison sentence in $243G embezzlement case
June 9th, 2018

A former Apple employee’s affinity for Victoria’s Secret items resulted in her arrest and conviction in a $243,000 embezzlement plot. Police in New Jersey indicated that 42-year-old Toni Ann Branca was sentenced Friday to three years behind bars for embezzlement. She entered a guilty plea back in January to charge of second-degree theft by deception….

Pennsylvania Police: 9-year-old girl used app to send bomb threat to school
June 6th, 2018

Authorities revealed that a 9-year-old girl used a phone app to send a bomb threat to an elementary school in Pennsylvania last month. State officials in Westmoreland County said the threat against Yough’s H.W. Good Elementary School was made on May 26th using a popular children’s gaming site. Police identified a suspect and ascertained that…

FBI urging Americans to reboot routers to protect against Russian malware
May 27th, 2018

FBI officials earlier this week issued an important warning, urging all U.S. citizens to immediately reboot any router they may have in their homes to protect against Russian malware. In a rare Public Service Announcement, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center revealed: “Foreign cyber actors have compromised hundreds of thousands of home and office routers…

Mugshots.com founders charged with extortion, money laundering and identity theft
May 22nd, 2018

They made millions of dollars circulating mugshots on the internet, requiring excessive removal fees from their subjects. Currently, the mugshots of Sahar Sarid and Thomas Keesee, two of the four owners of Mugshots.com, are making their rounds on the internet after they were taken into custody on extortion, money laundering, and identity theft charges. The…

Top U.S. lawmakers and intelligence chiefs warn Americans of using Chinese smartphone Huawei
May 13th, 2018

Leading U.S. intelligence officials are warning Americans not to use products including smartphones made by Chinese technology companies Huawei and ZTE. Top lawmakers and intelligence chiefs have warned of the Chinese government’s attempts to garner access to sensitive U.S. technologies, intellectual properties, and academic research through telecommunications companies, and joint business ventures. The heads of all…

Facebook investigating allegations employee used position to stalk women online
May 7th, 2018

A security engineer who works at Facebook is accused of using her “privileged access” to personal data to stalk women on the internet. The allegation surfaced on Sunday night by Jackie Stokes, the founder of a cybersecurity consulting firm, Spyglass Security. The matter is now reportedly being investigated by Facebook. “Although we can’t comment on…