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Stolen Crime Chat App sold with Tech Support • The Register

Australian Federal Police have revealed more about how they distributed a backdoor chat app to criminals. The app, named An0m, came to light in June 2021 when the Australian Federal Government (AFP), FBI and European authorities revealed that they had teamed up to convince criminals that the software allowed secure …

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Apple may continue to charge in-app fees for now • The Register

Apple will not be required to implement third-party payment systems for its App Store by December 9, after a federal appeals court temporarily suspended the initial ruling on Wednesday. As part of its ongoing legal dispute with Epic, a Northern California District court judge said Apple was not a monopoly, …

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Fight spam calls with this RoboKiller app subscription

RoboKiller will nip those annoying robocalls in the bud. Now it’s available for a discount on a five-year subscription. Image: Ivan Marc / Shutterstock At this point, many of us feel like the vast majority of the phone calls we receive are spam. The bots find our numbers and call …

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Microsoft gives Notepad app a minimalist makeover • The Register

Microsoft has released an update for its venerable Notepad text editor. Dave Grochocki, senior program manager for Windows Inbox apps, wrote that Microsoft’s favorite feature is a new dark mode. “This has been a major request from the community, and we hope you like this gorgeous new theme as much …

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Sideloading Attacks Explained: How A Malicious Application Can Fail a Business

New research from Mimecast’s Threat Center has detailed a recent malware campaign delivered via sideloading. It targeted Microsoft’s App Installer feature in the Microsoft Store, which allows users to install Windows 10 apps from a web page. A threat actor known to spread Trickbot and BazarLoader, which spread spam often …

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Emotet now spreads via fake Adobe Windows App Installer packages

Emotet malware is now distributed through malicious Windows App Installer packages which claim to be Adobe PDF software. Emotet is a notorious malware infection that is spread through phishing emails and malicious attachments. Once installed, it will steal victims’ emails for further spam campaigns and deploy malware like TrickBot and …

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Popular Chinese Super App WeChat Ends “War on External Links”

If you’ve been to China before, you probably know that it is almost impossible to live everyday life without using the WeChat app. With over 1.2 billion users, most of whom are in China, the WhatsApp-style platform functions as a peer-to-peer communication network, news aggregator, payment processor, service media sharing …

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Apple has taken legal action against the Russian anti-monopoly regulator over a dispute over alternative payment options on its App Store platform, the RIA news agency reported on Sunday citing court documents. Russia opened an antitrust case against Apple in late October, accusing it of failing to allow app developers …

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Rabid Leeds woman scammed by banking app trick to sell iPhone on Facebook

It’s fair to say that the second-hand market is booming, with more people than ever recycling their unwanted items. Facebook Marketplace has become a staple for many people when looking for a cheap second-hand item, especially with the ability to find sellers nearby. But a Leeds resident has spoken out …

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Windows 11 Paint app is updated, insiders can try it now

Dev Channel Insiders, good news: Windows 11’s Paint app is getting an update that’s being rolled out. Don’t expect him to reinvent the existing app, but it will help him in a few key areas. First of all, it will bring the “Change Color” and “Resize and Skew” options, as …

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