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Hackers used SS7 exploit to steal SMS confirmation code and steal bank accounts

The German mobile operator O2 confirmed that hackers used an exploit of the SS7 protocol to steal Two Factor Authentication (2FA) SMS codes sent by online banking websites to confirm fund transfers. They could successfully steal money from O2 customers bank accounts doing fund transfers at night.

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HTTPS Encryption on Pornhub and YouPorn – the false impression of privacy

All High Tech news websites have announced it between the end of March and beginning of April: “Pornhub And YouPorn Enable HTTPS Encryption So Your Private Time Can Truly Remain Private”. This is a misleading understanding of what https does: in fact, your browsing habits are not so private with https.

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