Selling your stuff for extra cash? Here are the best ways to do it News 

Selling your stuff for extra cash? Here are the best ways to do it

Selling your belongings is a popular way to make some extra money. Odds are that you have some items lying around that you never use. By selling them, you can clean up the clutter in your home and get cash for it. But once you’ve collected that stuff, what’s the best way to sell it? Ideally, the method you choose will be fast, easy, and as lucrative as possible. With a little spare time, it’s easy to get rid of things you don’t need and get more money into yoursavings…

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NordVPN user accounts compromised and passwords exposed, report says Technology 

NordVPN user accounts compromised and passwords exposed, report says

Virtual private network NordVPN is reportedly dealing with yet another security fallout. Up to 2,000 users were the likely targets of credential-stuffing attacks that granted unauthorized access to their accounts, according to a Friday report. Last week, NordVPN said it was the victim of a data breach in 2018. Users’ credentials, which contained email addresses, plain-text passwords and expiration dates associated with user accounts, were posted on online forums like Pastebin, according to Ars Technica. The publication polled a small sample of users from a list of 753 credentials and…

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Exclusive: Government officials around the globe targeted for hacking through WhatsApp – sources Technology 

Exclusive: Government officials around the globe targeted for hacking through WhatsApp – sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senior government officials in multiple U.S.-allied countries were targeted earlier this year with hacking software that used Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) WhatsApp to take over users’ phones, according to people familiar with the messaging company’s investigation. Sources familiar with WhatsApp’s internal investigation into the breach said a “significant” portion of the known victims are high-profile government and military officials spread across at least 20 countries on five continents. Many of the nations are U.S. allies, they said. The hacking of a wider group of top government officials’ smartphones…

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Hackers plead guilty to extorting Uber, LinkedIn News 

Hackers plead guilty to extorting Uber, LinkedIn

Two men pleaded guilty in US federal court on Wednesday to hacking and extorting companies including Uber and LinkedIn, according to the US Department of Justice. The hackers demanded money from companies in exchange for agreeing to delete confidential data they had stolen. Brandon Charles Glover and Vasile Mereacre admitted they took part in a conspiracy to access confidential corporate databases on Amazon Web Services using stolen credentials, according to a Justice Department press release. After downloading the information, Glover and Mereacre told companies they found vulnerabilities in employees’ use…

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Netflix is testing a feature that lets you speed up boring episodes Technology 

Netflix is testing a feature that lets you speed up boring episodes

Netflix is always experimenting with new features to change your viewing experience. Its new test is a slightly weird one – the company is adding a feature to let you speed up or slow down video playback on your phone. According to a report by Android Police, the streaming platform is exploring an option on its Android app that’ll let you speed up episodes up to 1.5x and slow them down to 0.5x. The company confirmed it’s a mobile-only test in a blog post: We’re always experimenting with new ways…

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How to Manually Enable RCS on Android Right Now Technology 

How to Manually Enable RCS on Android Right Now

It’s been a while since Google announced plans to push RCS adoption so that Android users could finally move on from the outdated SMS technology, but most users are stuck waiting for their mobile carriers to flip the switch at some point in 2020—that is, unless you decide to take matters into your own hands and flip those switches yourself. If you’re not sure what RCS is or why you would want to enable it, our RCS primer has all the details, but the most important reason is that RCS…

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Avast Hacked Again As Spies Steal Its Passwords Technology 

Avast Hacked Again As Spies Steal Its Passwords

Avast has become the victim of a cyberespionage campaign that saw hackers gain deep access to its network. But the Czech company, which has more than 400 million customers for its various antivirus and cybersecurity products, claims the damage is limited. In an announcement Monday morning, Avast said its internal network had been breached using a username and password for a temporary VPN account. The account had mistakenly been kept open and did not require a second factor of authentication, providing an easy way onto Avast computers. The attack was…

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Walmart Cyber Monday Deals 2019: Everything you need to know News 

Walmart Cyber Monday Deals 2019: Everything you need to know

Walmart ruled with the highest Black Friday 2018 sales volume of all retailers, but the big-box retailer with an increasingly robust online presence didn’t stop dishing out deals on Cyber Monday. We can expect more of the same unstoppable flow of deals at Walmart from Black Friday through Cyber Monday 2019 and beyond. Walmart’s online Savings Center serves as a guide to shopping on the site 365 days of the year. If Walmart has your email address, you can expect daily emails with links to deals in categories of interest…

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Netflix is testing a feature you’ve always wanted, but only on Android Entertainment 

Netflix is testing a feature you’ve always wanted, but only on Android

Netflix might soon roll out a brand new feature that should improve your streaming experience on mobile devices, assuming testing goes well. Some Android users have noticed that the Netflix app now packs a functionality that many people enjoy on other streaming products, especially when it comes to consuming content on the go. That’s variable playback speed, which allows you to slow down or increase the speed of videos on mobile devices, or a feature that’s not even available on the web Netflix app. The following screenshot, via Android Police),…

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Delete This New Batch of Crappy Android Adware Apps From Your Device Technology 

Delete This New Batch of Crappy Android Adware Apps From Your Device

While I’m willing to bet that you probably haven’t downloaded any adware from the Google Play Store recently, a new report from ESET indicates that various Android users have downloaded 42 different adware-filled Android apps more than eight million times in total. So, just in case, here’s what’s going on—and a list of all 42 apps you should remove from your phone, if you were suckered into installing one. According to ESET, these apps—a subset of which had been active on the Google Play Store since July of 2018—all appeared…

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