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Microsoft contractors listen to some Skype user conversations

Microsoft contractors listen to some Skype user conversations

At the disposal of Vice Motherboard’s editorial board arrived documents, screenshots and audio recordings indicating that Microsoft contractors are listening to private conversations of Skype users, if they are conducted through the built-in translator of the application. And although there really is a warning on the Skype website that the …

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Apple and Google employees and contractors will no longer listen to conversations with voice assistants

Apple and Google will no longer listen to conversations with voice assistants

Last month, media convicted Amazon, Apple, and Google of storing and transmitting recordings of users’ conversations with voice assistants for by employees or third-party contractor. Thus, experts will understand the nuances of different languages and accents, transcribe individual fragments of conversations, and thereby help to train assistants and improve the …

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Vulnerability in Android allows access to the device through a video file

Vulnerability in Android allows access to the device through a video file

Discovered in the Android OS critical vulnerability allows attackers to gain access to user’s devices. Vulnerability (CVE-2019-2107) affects Android versions from 7.0 to 9.0 (Nougat, Oreo and Pie) and allows remotely executing code without additional permissions. Marcin Kozlowski, a researcher, published the exploit for vulnerability on GitHub. “An attacker could …

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