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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a known security risk, but recent research from Microsoft’s 365 Defender Research Team shows just how vulnerable the outdated devices are vulnerable to a serious form of malware known as “toll fraud.”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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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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Microsoft’s $69 billion Activision takeover faces competition probe in the UK

Microsoft logo is seen on a smartphone placed on displayed Activision Blizzard’s games character. Dado Ruvic | Reuters The UK’s competition watchdog on Wednesday opened an investigation into Microsoft’s acquisition of video game publisher Activision Blizzard. It marks one of the first probes by a major antitrust enforcer into the $68.7 billion deal, which was …

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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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The British Army’s YouTube and Twitter Accounts Were Hacked

Over the weekend, while many in the United States were pre-gaming today’s Fourth of July holiday celebrationsin the UK, the British Army was scrambling to regain control its Twitter and YouTube accounts that had both been hacked to promote NFTs and other crypto investment scans. According to the BBC, at one point over the weekend, …

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10 More Fascinating Indie Games To Wishlist On Steam Today

Image: GoldFire Studios / Kotaku As previously establishedtoday is the day all gaming websites that don’t hate their readers, their country, their god, post as much as they can about unknown indie games in penance for all that triple-A blah that occupies our lives. So read on for another 10 games you’ve never heard of …

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