Daily News – 15th of April 2019
What’s new

Internet Explorer hack could steal users’ data even if they use Chrome or Firefox

A security researcher, John Page, found a vulnerability in Internet Explorer that allows hackers to steal data. This flaw affects the Windows PC even if users never opened the browser. The vulnerability affects Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7, Windows 10 and Windows Server 2012 R2. Page reported the exploit to Microsoft, however, the company said it won’t be fixing the bug immediately and will consider it in the future.
You can read more here. 

Microsoft revealed hackers gained access to its web email services for three months

Microsoft has started notifying some Outlook.com users that a hacker was able to access their accounts between January 1st and March 28th, 2019. The company stated the hackers could have viewed account email addresses, folder names, and subject lines of emails, but not the content of emails or attachments.
More info are available here. 

New products

Honor 8S

Honor 8S will have a 5.71-inch HD+ display, a quad-core MediaTek Helio A22 processor and a 3020 mAh battery. It will come with a 5 MP front camera and a main camera with a 13 MP sensor.
More info here. 

Redmi Y3

The phone will have a 32MP front camera and a 4000mAh battery. It will be launched on April 24.
More info here. 

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Skype added screen sharing to its iOS and Android apps

Skype is introducing a new feature to its mobile apps in beta. According to the company, this will let users share a PowerPoint presentation with coworkers, browse apps with friends, or go online shopping with a family member.
You can read more here. 

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp were down for more than two hours

Facebook said it restored services after some users could not access its social networking site, photo-sharing network Instagram and messaging app WhatsApp. However, the company did not specify the cause or scope of the outages.
More info can be found here. 


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