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Realme 9 Pro and Realme 9 Pro+ smartphones are inching towards their launch in India. Ahead of the official debut, the renders of the handsets have surfaced online, suggesting the colour options for the two phones. Realme is said to bring the new smartphones in three distinct colour options, namely Aurora Green, Midnight Black, and
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OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro smartphones are getting a new OxygenOS 12 update based on Android 12. The update brings a lot of features including some system-level optimisations, dark mode customisation, enhancements in Gallery, camera, and Canvas AOD as well as fixes to various issues. OnePlus says the latest update includes some region-specific features.
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Misconfigurations in smart contracts are being exploited by scammers to create malicious cryptocurrency tokens with the goal of stealing funds from unsuspecting users. The instances of token fraud in the wild include hiding 99% fee functions and concealing backdoor routines, researchers from Check Point said in a report shared with The Hacker News. Smart contracts
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Latest analysis into the wiper malware that targeted dozens of Ukrainian agencies earlier this month has revealed “strategic similarities” to NotPetya malware that was unleashed against the country’s infrastructure and elsewhere in 2017. The malware, dubbed WhisperGate, was discovered by Microsoft last week, which said it observed the destructive cyber campaign targeting government, non-profit, and
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The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday announced sanctions against four current and former Ukrainian government officials for engaging in “Russian government-directed influence activities” in the country, including gathering sensitive information about its critical infrastructure. The agency said the four individuals were involved in different roles as part of a concerted influence campaign to destabilize the
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A previously undocumented firmware implant deployed to maintain stealthy persistence as part of a targeted espionage campaign has been linked to the Chinese-speaking Winnti advanced persistent threat group (APT41). Kaspersky, which codenamed the rootkit MoonBounce, characterized the malware as the “most advanced UEFI firmware implant discovered in the wild to date,” adding “the purpose of
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A coordinated law enforcement operation has resulted in the arrest of 11 members allegedly belonging to a Nigerian cybercrime gang notorious for perpetrating business email compromise (BEC) attacks targeting more than 50,000 victims in recent years. The disruption of the BEC network is the result of a ten-day investigation dubbed Operation Falcon II undertaken by
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Xiaomi 12 was launched in December last year, and the Chinese manufacturer’s latest flagship smartphone is expected to debut in global markets. Ahead of the launch of the smartphone outside China, Xiaomi 12 was spotted on Geekbench, with the latest flagship Snapdragon chipset and 8GB of RAM. Xiaomi 12 was also spotted running on Android
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An exploration of zero-click attack surface for the popular video conferencing solution Zoom has yielded two previously undisclosed security vulnerabilities that could be exploited to crash the service, execute malicious code, and even leak arbitrary areas of its memory. Natalie Silvanovich of Google Project Zero, who discovered and reported the two flaws last year, said
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