A Bug in Popular Android Phones Gives Hackers Full Control

FCC comment bots, a “bulletproof” hosting takedown, and more of the week’s top security...

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Bank Raided, Arrests Made but RBI Still Restricts Withdrawals
Oct06

Bank Raided, Arrests Made but RBI Still Restricts Withdrawals

The crisis has elevated at the cooperative bank recently placed under regulatory restrictions by India’s central bank. Multiple branches have been raided and several arrests were made. However, the RBI continues to impose a withdrawal limit, preventing bank customers from accessing their savings. The bank has 137 branches across India. Also read: RBI Ban Stops Indian Police From Cashing Out Seized Crypto Bank Raided, Executives...

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McAfee to Launch Decentralized Token Exchange With No Restrictions
Oct06

McAfee to Launch Decentralized Token Exchange With No Restrictions

On the heels of launching his crypto platform, McAfee Magic, the former antivirus software tycoon John McAfee plans to launch a distributed exchange on Monday, October 7. ‘McAfeedex’ will run on the Ethereum blockchain and McAfee insists the exchange will have no restrictions. Also Read: Protesters Wield Tools of Freedom as Hong Kong Imposes Dictatorship John McAfee Is Launching a Decentralized Exchange Called McAfeedex In...

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Turkish Government Freezes Over 3 Million Bank Accounts
Oct06

Turkish Government Freezes Over 3 Million Bank Accounts

Hundreds of thousands of businesses and individuals with tax obligations to the Turkish state have received foreclosure notices this week informing them about their frozen bank accounts. The government of Turkey, which is struggling with financial and economic problems under geopolitical pressure, is likely to push even more of its citizens towards cryptocurrencies with the move that comes instead of the promised help to restructure...

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Protesters Wield Tools of Freedom as Hong Kong Imposes Dictatorship
Oct06

Protesters Wield Tools of Freedom as Hong Kong Imposes Dictatorship

Four months of protests continue in Hong Kong as the world is witnessing the biggest uprising of political dissent in the territory since the 1997 ‘handover’ from Britain to China. Protesters have recently embraced wearing Guy Fawkes masks but on October 3, Hong Kong’s current Chief Executive, Carrie Lam, implemented colonial-era emergency powers banning the use of masks. Lam also told Hong Kong residents the...

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