RIAA blitz takes down 18 GitHub projects used for downloading YouTube videos

Main target of the takedown was the youtube-dl project, a Python library that had amassed more than 72k stars on GitHub and was used in many YouTube video ripping tools and services. Microsoft-owned GitHub has removed today 18 projects from its code-hosting portal following a legal request filed by the Recording Industry Association of America… Continue reading RIAA blitz takes down 18 GitHub projects used for downloading YouTube videos

The Last Good Phone

In a world where expensive dumbed-down phones rule supreme, one stood out in defiance… https://read.amazon.com/kp/card?preview=inline&linkCode=kpd&ref_=k4w_oembed_DmUknRrc0OkuAF&asin=B07VD3JH2C&tag=anicyber-20Shopping for a new phone? The Xiaomi A3 is a cost-effective power-house of a phone; They usually sell for ~$210 – compare that to the $800 average. Get one while they’re still being made! Remember headphone jacks? Of course this phone… Continue reading The Last Good Phone

Vulnerability In Fully Patched Android Phones Under Active Attack By Bank Thieves

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: A vulnerability in millions of fully patched Android phones is being actively exploited by malware that’s designed to drain the bank accounts of infected users, researchers said on Monday. The vulnerability allows malicious apps to masquerade as legitimate apps that targets have already installed and come to… Continue reading Vulnerability In Fully Patched Android Phones Under Active Attack By Bank Thieves