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Apple lifts two-month ban on iOS Telegram updates

In April, Russia imposed an official ban on the messaging app, Telegram. Russia ordered Apple to remove the app from the App Store, and since the order, Telegram updates on iOS were banned worldwide. Now finally, two months later, that ban has been lifted. Pavel Durov, CEO of Telegram, revealed …

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The CIA Wants To Compromise Your Router

While WikiLeaks isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, if you’re in the IT field and haven’t investigated the Vault 7 release, this article will be of interest to you. In 2017, WikiLeaks published a series of documents describing hacking tools allegedly in use by the CIA. The release published June 15th …

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Intel halts Spectre patch plans for some older CPUs

Since January, Intel has been working on mitigating the impact of the Spectre vulnerability by releasing microcode updates for past chips. Intel CPUs dating back an entire decade are prone to Spectre, so the company started at the top, and began working its way down towards older generations. Patches for …

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1Password subscribers can now check if their password has been leaked

Data leaks and breaches are increasingly common nowadays, potentially putting user information in harm’s way. Password protection service 1Password has a proof of concept feature that will help further secure its users’ accounts, notifying them if their password has been compromised thanks to its integration with Troy Hunt’s Pwned Passwords. …

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