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When a bug is found, the hacker earns about Rs 175 million

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When a bug is found, the hacker earns about Rs 175 million A white-hat hacker (cybersecurity researcher) has received the biggest bug bounty award ever. On February 3, Armor Fi paid a white-hat hacker named Alexander Slindwine 1.5 million, or about  175 million, for finding a sensitive bug in his smart contract. Alexander discovered the bug before going to the insurance brokerage platform Armor Fi Live. If the bug had been left unchecked, it would have allowed a bad character with a dollar coverage to steal the entire Armor Fi underwriting contract. The company has since provided 1 million armor tokens to Alexander. At the time of the announcement of the Bounty Reward, one million tokens were worth 700,000. But as news of the new bug bounty and security patch spread, public confidence in the platform increased, pushing the price of the token by 1.58. At the same time, the total value of Alexander's token has reached 1.5 million dollars. Which has made this bounty the biggest bounty

Data leaks of nearly 2.3 million users of dating apps

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Data leaks of nearly 2.3 million users of dating apps The data of millions of users of the popular dating site Mitmindful has been leaked on the internet. A notorious hacker has recently leaked sensitive data of 2.28 million users of the site's mobile app. The hackers have shared the data of the dating site for free download on the hacking forum so that the public can access it. The 1.2 GB size data was in the site's user database. The leaked data contains all the details that the user has to keep before signing up for the web and app version of the site. These include real name, email address, address and zip details, physical details, marital status, date of birth, IP address, cryptocurrency account password, Facebook user ID, Facebook authentication token, etc. But the leaked file does not contain the message exchanged between the users. However, security experts have been warned not to ignore the incident. The Mitmindful site has not yet commented. A well-known black hat ha

Search engine 'DuckDuckGo' records after signals, 100 million search queries in a single day

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Search engine 'DuckDuckGo' records after signals, 100 million search queries in a single day The issue of privacy has been hotly debated online lately. Meanwhile, search engine DuckDuckGo, which focuses on user privacy, has also managed to set a new record this week. For the first time in 12 years of operation, this search engine has received 100 million search queries in a single day. Putting this new record on Monday, DuckDuckGo has proven that people are becoming more aware of privacy. The number of users of DuckDuckGo has been increasing for the last two years. Since August last year, more than 2 billion search queries have started coming every month. Following the popularity of DuckDuckGo, the search engine has launched a mobile app for Android and iOS in addition to its own site. People also believe in it because of the dedicated chrome extension. The company said that in September last year, more than 4 million users had installed these apps and extensions. Now, this num

Facebook fined Rs 710 million for sharing user information

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Facebook fined Rs 710 million for sharing user information In South Korea, Facebook has been fined by an organization that protects the personal information of its citizens. Facebook has been fined  6.06 million, or 714.9 million, for providing information about its 3.3 million citizens to another company without prior notice. South Korea had formed the Personal Information Protection Commission only last year. According to the commission, there are a total of 18 million Facebook users in South Korea. Of that, 3.3 million Facebook users have been given information to other companies, including evidence that Facebook has been taken action. The commission has stated that Facebook has been providing such data since 2012. The commission said Facebook had sent the letter to Ireland. He called the Facebook activity a "criminal activity" and called for an investigation. "We've been supporting the investigation from the beginning," said a Facebook spokesman. Information

YouTube removed 11.4 million videos this year

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YouTube removed 11.4 million videos this year YouTube has removed more than 11.4 million videos in the second quarter of this year. The company said in a statement that the videos, which were found to be against the company's standards and guidelines, had been removed. The company has clarified that the videos had to be removed based on the complaints received about the videos and its own evaluation. According to the company, the videos were removed between April and June this year. The company had previously removed less than 9 million videos in 2019. The company estimates that more videos have been removed this year than last. "Responsibility to society and to human beings is our highest priority, and we have removed some of the video content with the conclusion that it interferes," the company said in a statement. The company is also vigilant about child protection and preventing violence, the statement said. YouTube has been tightening its standards and guidelines aft

The number of free Linux learners has exceeded one million, will you take it too?

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The number of free Linux learners has exceeded one million, will you take it too?  Most of us know that Linux is an operating system like Microsoft Windows. As an alternative to Windows, most individuals and organizations are using Linux on computers and laptops. Its use is also increasing as Linux is more trusted than Windows in terms of security. Based on this system, the company has been providing various courses for free worldwide for a long time. It is mentioned that the number of trainees through the 'Introduction to Linux' training course conducted by the Linux Foundation has exceeded one million. The foundation has just launched a new course in the form of the sixth series. At the beginning of the sixth series of the course, the number of participants has been mentioned to have exceeded one million. The course helps the students to work in various distributions of Linux using graphical interface and commands. This course has been helping those who want to work in the IT

Photoshoot in space at a cost of Rs 10 million

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 Photoshoot in space at a cost of Rs 10 million American beauty company 'Estee Lauder' is going to launch its new skincare product in space. The company is going to take such a big step for the photoshoot of the new product. The company is preparing to fly ten bottles of its 'Skin Serum' to the International Space Station. For which the company is spending more than Rs 10 million to NASA. According to the Indian newspaper Hindustan Tech, after the products reach space, the astronauts will take photos at the Kapola Control Tower. These photos will be posted on social media later. It is said that one of the ten bottles that have reached space will be put up for auction. With the global epidemic of Covid-19, companies are now launching their brands in a creative way. Many large companies are spending less on old-fashioned advertising and are looking for new ways to attract customers. In this way, 'Estee Lauder' has become the first beauty brand to go into space. Ac