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Avoid These ‘Toll Fraud’ Apps on Android

photo: Stokkete (Shutterstock) Older Android phones are a known security risk, but recent research from Microsoft’s 365 Defender Research Team shows just how vulnerable the outdated devices are vulnerable to a serious form of malware known as “toll fraud.” Toll fraud malware hides in normal-looking apps, quietly signing up users for premium subscription services through …

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Video game industry not ‘recession proof,’ sales set to fall in 2022

The PlayStation 5 logo pictured at a store in Krakow, Poland. Nurphoto | Getty Images Video game sales are set to decline annually for the first time in years, as another industry that boomed in the coronavirus era faces the grim prospect of a recession. The global games and services market is forecast to contract …

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EA’s Terrible Meme Tweet Angered Many Devs, Execs

Image: EA / Kotaku Remember last week? It happened about 34 years ago, so if you don’t, I understand. But last Thursday, the official EA Twitter account tweeted a bad joke about single-player games that led to an internet-wide roasting and eventually an apology from the battlefield publisher And apparently, EA is still dealing with …

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Crypto firm Voyager Digital files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

Voyager said it has roughly $1.3 billion of crypto on its platform and holds over $350 million in cash on behalf of customers at New York’s Metropolitan Commercial Bank. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Beleaguered crypto brokerage Voyager Digital has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, becoming the latest casualty of chaos in digital asset …

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Your Next Android Phone’s Lock Screen Could Be Filled With Ads

Glance shows dynamic content on the lock screen. But who asked for that? screenshot: Glance While it’s true that the Android lock screen could use a little perking up since Apple revealed what it’s doing for iOS, this isn’t what we were thinking. according to TechCrunchmobile ad company, Glance, is planning to launch its lock …

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