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‘Anubis’ malware steals money posing as Google Play official app, cybersecurity experts warn

Malware designed to steal login information for banking apps, e-wallets, and payment cards from smartphones has found its way onto the Google Play Store, posing as a legitimate app, cybersecurity experts have uncovered. Read more The Anubis malware – apparently taking its name from Anubis, the ancient Egyptian god of the dead – lures in victims by pretending to offer ...

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World running out of gold & there’s no substitute, experts warn

People responsible for supplying the world with gold are sounding the alarm, saying discoveries of the precious metal are shrinking and there’s no reasonable substitute. Mining companies are no longer finding new deposits of gold to replace their aging mines. South Africa’s 140-year-old gold industry – which was once the world’s largest – is currently facing a major crisis. The ...

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Facebook buys ads in Indian newspapers to warn about WhatsApp fakes

As Twitter finally gets serious about purging fake accounts, and YouTube says it will try to firefight conspiracy theories and fake news flaming across its platform with $ 25M to fund bona fide journalism, Facebook-owned WhatsApp is grappling with its own fake demons in India, where social media platforms have been used to seed and spread false rumors — fueling ...

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Too blatant to ignore? Human rights groups warn that ‘radical groups’ have free rein in Ukraine

Four human rights groups have issued a joint letter to the Ukrainian government, calling on Kiev to condemn attacks and threats committed by “radical groups” which promote hate and to hold the guilty parties accountable. Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, Front Line Defenders, and Freedom House sent a letter to the Ukrainian Interior Ministry and the Prosecutor General’s Office detailing ...

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2 killed, 1 injured in Texas mail bombings, police warn public not to open suspicious packages

Austin police have linked Monday morning’s mail bombing, that killed a teen boy and injured a woman, with another deadly explosion earlier this month. A third explosion left a 75-year-old woman with “life-threatening injuries.” Police Chief Brian Manley has warned Austin residents no to open their mail, following dual mail bombings in the Texas city on Monday. The investigation is ...

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US agents untrained to vet Islamic radicals, have poor grasp of jihadist threat, experts warn

US law enforcers aren’t trained to detect Islamic radicals, which enabled a suspected Al-Qaeda-linked jihadist to remain off the radar in America for seven years, attorney Jennifer Breedon told RT. Saudi national, Naif Abdulaziz Alfallaj, who trained at the Al-Qaeda camp in Afghanistan together with some of the 9/11 plane hijackers, was detained in Oklahoma in February. He arrived in ...

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Making Google and Facebook pay fair amount of tax could hurt UK, analysts warn

Proposals for giant tech companies such as Google and Facebook to pay significantly more tax in the UK could harm investment, analysts have warned. It comes as the British government considers imposing new tax rules. Tech companies generating profit from activities in the UK currently have their tax levied on profit. But, in a bid to get more money out ...

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US intelligence chiefs warn against Chinese phones

The chiefs of six US intelligence agencies have claimed that Chinese phones might be used for spying. Beijing hit back, stating that not a single object in the world is entirely safe and mocking the American “sense of insecurity.” The concerns over the threat potentially posed by Chinese smartphones, namely produced by one of the main Apple rivals Huawei, were ...

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Anything to confess? Aussie Catholics will be branded foreign agents, bishops warn (VIDEO)

Catholics in Australia could soon be forced to register as agents of the Vatican if a proposed foreign interference law come into place, bishops are warning. The Australian government is pushing for lobbyists and representatives of foreign governments to be listed on a new register as part its crackdown on espionage and political interference – a move which could, technically, ...

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European investors warn of potential damage from US Treasury ‘Kremlin List’

The US Treasury’s ‘Kremlin List’ could harm the interests of European businesses, a major group of foreign investors in Russia has warned. The list, published by the US Treasury earlier on Tuesday, features 210 people, including the entire Russian government and prominent businessmen. While the document is not a “sanctions list,” it is still a matter of “deepest concern,” the ...

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