Sanmay Ved – the man who actually managed to buy Google.com got a huge reward from Google, but he donated all money to charity.
Last week, an ex-Google employee and now-Amazon employee managed to buy the world’s most-visited domain Google.com via Google’s own Domains service for only $12.
However, Ved owned Google.com for one whole minute before the Mountain View company realized it was
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We are back with our last week’s top cyber security threats and challenges, just in case you missed any of them (ICYMI).
THN Weekly Round Up is The Hacker News efforts to help you provide all important stories of last week in one shot.
We recommend you read the full story (just click ‘Read More’ because there’s some valuable advice in there as well).
Here’s the list:
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My usual bed routine is to check comments under my articles before I go to sleep. The same I was doing last night, but something weird happened to me.
Someone posted a mysterious short link without any text below one of my articles on our official ‘The Hacker News’ Facebook Page, and with the curiosity to check that link I visited that website. And what I saw…
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Do you own a Smartwatch? If yes, then how safe it is? There are almost 100 percent chances that you own a vulnerable Smartwatch.
Computer manufacturer Hewlett-Packard is warning users of smartwatches including Apple Watch and Samsung Gear that their wearable devices are vulnerable to cyber attacks.
In a study, HP’s Fortify tested today’s top 10 smartwatches for security features, such
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