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Seattle-area AT&T employees were bribed to install phone unlocking malware on company network, authorities say –

Seattle-area AT&T employees were bribed to install phone unlocking malware on company network, authorities say – | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
A 34-year-old citizen of Pakistan is charged with paying more than $1 million in bribes to employees at AT&T’s Seattle-area offices and call centers to install malware on the company’s network to unlock millions of smartphones. According to an indictment unsealed today by the U.S. Department of…
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30 pieces of silver, a million bucks, 'eh.....

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Tech disorder? Smartphones linked to bizarre horn-like skull bumps

Tech disorder? Smartphones linked to bizarre horn-like skull bumps | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Two Australian researchers made the bizarre discovery while examining hundreds of X-rays of skulls, finding that about a third had bone growths.
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pink skins on the way to blue Andorians?

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8 Steps You Must Take Immediately After Losing Your Smartphone

8 Steps You Must Take Immediately After Losing Your Smartphone | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
A lost cellphone can quickly expose your sensitive personal data to a thief. But you can prevent that nightmare if you take these steps.
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has this happened to you?

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You should cover your phone's selfie camera, too

You should cover your phone's selfie camera, too | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Your laptop webcam isn't the only camera you should be worried about. Cover that selfie camera.
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Well, this makes for an interesting early morning post – ii think the point is you might want to cover your selfie camera lens

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All the Ways Your Smartphone and Its Apps Can Track You

All the Ways Your Smartphone and Its Apps Can Track You | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
The little pocket supercomputers we all constantly carry around with us aren’t just supplying us with useful information, they’re also collecting a host of data on us and our habits, all of the time. Here’s a guide to what gets collected by your smartphone and the apps running on it, and how you can take back some control.
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you ARE being watched!

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