This messaging app uploads every file you send to the internet, which is bad

Messaging app Go SMS Pro, which has over 100 million installs from the Google Play store, has a massive security flaw that potentially allows people to access the sensitive content you’ve sent using the app. And even though the app’s maker was informed about the issue months ago, they haven’t made updates to fix what’s going on.





To give you an idea of just how much information the app leaks, here’s what TechCrunch was able to find: “In viewing just a few dozen links, we found a person’s phone number, a screenshot of a bank transfer, an order confirmation including someone’s home address, an arrest record, and far more explicit photos than we were expecting, to be quite honest,” cybersecurity reporter Zack Whittaker says. Not great.

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Here’s what’s going on: Go SMS Pro uploads every media file you send to the internet and makes those files accessible with

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Messaging app Go SMS Pro uploads every file you send to the internet, which is bad

Messaging app Go SMS Pro, which has over 100 million installs from the Google Play store, has a massive security flaw that potentially allows people to access the sensitive content you’ve sent using the app. And even though the app’s maker was informed about the issue months ago, they haven’t made updates to fix what’s going on.

To give you an idea of just how much information the app leaks, here’s what TechCrunch was able to find: “In viewing just a few dozen links, we found a person’s phone number, a screenshot of a bank transfer, an order confirmation including someone’s home address, an arrest record, and far more explicit photos than we were expecting, to be quite honest,” cybersecurity reporter Zack Whittaker says. Not great.

Here’s what’s going on: Go SMS Pro uploads every media file you send to the internet and makes those files accessible with a URL,

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Capcom quietly discloses cyberattack impacting email, file servers

Capcom has disclosed a cyberattack that impacted the company’s operations over the weekend. 

The Osaka, Japan-based video game developer said in a notice dated November 4 that two days prior, beginning in the early morning, “some of the Capcom Group networks experienced issues that affected access to certain systems” due to a cyberattack. 

Email and file servers were impacted. 

See also: Marriott fined £18.4 million by UK watchdog over customer data breach

Capcom has described the attack as “unauthorized access” conducted by a third-party. As the security incident took place, the company stopped some operations on its internal networks, likely to prevent the cyberattack from spreading further and potentially compromising additional corporate resources. 

Capcom claims that there is “no indication” that customer information has been accessed or compromised; at least, at this stage. 

“This incident has not affected connections for playing the company’s games online or access to its various

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US could file antitrust charges against Facebook by November

The dominance of the tech giants, such as Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple have been long scrutinised by lawmakers. Photo: Reuters/Dado Ruvic TPX
The dominance of the tech giants, such as Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple have been long scrutinised by lawmakers. Photo: Reuters/Dado Ruvic TPX

Facebook (FB) may be slapped with US anti-trust charges as soon as November, it has been reported.

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is investigating whether Facebook is using its dominant position to stifle competition in the sector.

The consumer trust agency, which met confidentially on Thursday, is preparing a possible lawsuit against the social media network, while state attorneys general under the leadership of New York’s Letitia James have been scrutinising it for potential threats to competition, The Wall Street Journal reported. 

Sources told the newspaper that no final decision had been made on whether a case will be brought against Facebook.

In August, Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg revealed that he was interviewed at a two-day FTC hearing as part of an antitrust probe

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U.S. may file antitrust charges against Facebook as soon as November: newspaper

FILE PHOTO: A 3D-printed Facebook logo is seen placed on a keyboard in this illustration taken March 25, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc may face U.S. anti-trust charges as soon as November, the Washington Post reported on Friday, citing four people familiar with the matter.

The Federal Trade Commission met privately on Thursday to discuss a probe while state attorneys general under the leadership of New York’s Letitia James have been scrutinizing the company for potential threats to competition, the newspaper reported.

The timeline could still change, the newspaper said, adding that state attorneys general are in the late stages of preparing their complaint.

Facebook, the FTC and the office of the New York Attorney General were not immediately available for comment late on Friday.

Facebook said in August that Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg was interviewed at an FTC investigative hearing as part of the government’s antitrust probe

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The US government plans to file antitrust charges against Google today

Attorney General William Bar has filed suit against Google for illegal monopolization of the search and ad markets, kicking off one of the largest antitrust cases in US history. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the case will focus on search and search-focused advertising, rather than the company’s broader targeted ad business.

According to the Journal’s sources, the Justice department will allege that Google “is maintaining its status as gatekeeper to the internet through an unlawful web of exclusionary and interlocking business agreements that shut out competitors.”

Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen has announced a briefing later this morning, which is likely to provide more details on the case.

The case is one of the most ambitious antitrust actions ever undertaken against a tech company, drawing together parallel investigations from the Department of Justice and a range of state attorneys general. The Department of Justice briefed state

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