Malware that cannot be uninstalled by the end user is being pre-loaded onto some cheap Android smartphones. The malware is pre-loaded into the system directory of the handsets at an unknown point within the supply chain.
More than 12 million devices running an embedded webserver called RomPager are vulnerable to a simple attack that could give a hacker man-in-the-middle position on traffic going to and from home routers from just about every leading manufacturer.
Lenovo is selling computers that come preinstalled with adware that hijacks encrypted Web sessions and may make users vulnerable to HTTPS man-in-the-middle attacks that are trivial for attackers to carry out, security researchers said.
THE COLONY, TX–Many people vent online, but a Facebook post cost one Texan her job. Kaitlyn Walls was excited to find work; however, she was not as excited about her place of employment, which was a daycare center in Texas. Walls says she’s a single mother and was trying to get out on her own.
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