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Lenovo shows off a folding-screen laptop, coming some time in 2020


Lenovo shows off a folding-screen laptop, coming some time in 2020
The screen occupies both halves of the laptop’s interior space, including where the keyboard would normally go, and the machine can be folded open to turn it into a flat 13-inch screen that you’d frankly never guess could fold.

May 13, 2019 at 10:03PM
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WhatsApp urges users to upgrade after discovering spyware vulnerability

The spyware, developed by Israeli cyber intelligence company, used infected phone calls to take over the functions of operating systems

WhatsApp is encouraging users to update to the latest version of the app after discovering a vulnerability that allowed spyware to be injected into a user’s phone through the app’s phone call function.

The spyware was developed by the Israeli cyber intelligence company NSO Group, according to the Financial Times, which first reported the vulnerability.

Related: WhatsApp ‘deleting 2m accounts a month’ to stop fake news

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from Data and computer security | The Guardian http://bit.ly/2HmrHia
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Israeli Firm Tied to Tool That Uses WhatsApp Flaw to Spy on Activists by NICOLE PERLROTH and RONEN BERGMAN


By NICOLE PERLROTH and RONEN BERGMAN

Researchers said the NSO Group had found a vulnerability, which was disclosed Monday, that was used to target the iPhone of a human-rights lawyer in London and perhaps others.

Published: May 12, 2019 at 07:00PM

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WhatsApp urges users to upgrade after discovering spyware vulnerability

The spyware, developed by Israeli cyber intelligence company, used infected phone calls to take over the functions of operating systems

WhatsApp is encouraging users to update to the latest version of the app after discovering a vulnerability that allowed spyware to be injected into a user’s phone through the app’s phone call function.

The spyware was developed by the Israeli cyber intelligence company NSO Group, according to the Financial Times, which first reported the vulnerability.

Related: WhatsApp ‘deleting 2m accounts a month’ to stop fake news

Continue reading…

from Data and computer security | The Guardian http://bit.ly/2HmrHia
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Lenovo Makes the Leap Into Foldable-Display Laptops

The still-to-be-named product will be a part of Lenovo’s ThinkPad X1 line of laptops.

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Korean APT Adds Rare Bluetooth Device-Harvester Tool

ScarCruft has evolved into a skilled and resourceful threat group, new research shows.

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Thrangrycat Claws Cisco Customer Security

A linked pair of vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to take over many different types of Cisco networking components.

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