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Helping phone-cracking firm Cellebrite hit by 900GB hack

But while it may not necessarily harm Cellebrite's clients, the hack has revealed the company might have worked alongside a number of regimes accused of human rights violations. "Presently, it is known that the information accessed includes basic contact information of users registered for alerts or notifications on Cellebrite products and hashed passwords for users who have not yet migrated to the new system", the statement continues.

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Apparently Obama Asked Steve Harvey to Meet with Donald Trump

Harvey said he doesn't foresee a political career for himself, as he "ain't going to pass a background check", but he did joke that he'd love to have the Trump family appear on "Family Feud" in a match against the Obamas or the Clintons .

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WhatsApp Messages can be Read via a Security Backdoor

In a blog, Boetler warned users concerned about their privacy to use Signal, an open source encrypted message service . WhatsApp seems to have added a little extra something in to the mix. "In these situations, we want to make sure people's messages are delivered, not lost in transit". Facebook's site says "we apply strict legal and privacy requirements" before complying with any requests for access to data from law enforcement officials.

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Takata airbag recall, biggest in history, just got bigger

In total, the automaker is looking to recall three million cars worldwide that have been fitted with malfunctioning air bag inflators. United States auto giant Ford Motor Company said Thursday it was expanding its safety recall of some defective airbag inflators from Japanese parts maker Takata.

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Snapchat Finally Has Search That Makes Sense

In its latest update, now live to users of its beta Android app and rolling out to other platforms in the coming days, Snap Inc.is redesigning its app to include a search bar, which should make both navigation and discovery quicker and more straightforward.

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Apple To Face Lawsuit Over App Monopoly Allegations

Apple was a distributor of iPhone apps, selling them directly to buyers through its App Store, according to the court. According to the Reuters report , the goal is that Apple will open up the app ecosystem, allowing users to download apps from third-party sources, which could ultimately lower the price of apps.