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Apple iOS 9.0.2 Update Patches Lock Screen Bypass Exploit

Apple has rolled out the second minor iteration of its newest mobile operating system iOS 9, which fixes the iOS lockscreenvulnerability.
The widely publicized LockScreen bug allowed anyone with physical access to your iOS device running iOS 9.0 or iOS 9.0.1 to access allthe contacts and photos without unlocking the device.
Just one week after the last update iOS 9.0.1, Apple rolled out iOS 9.0.2 update that fixes: ·iMessage activation problems ·An issue with mobile data settings ·An issue with iCloud Backup ·An issue where the screen incorrectly rotates when receiving notifications ·Improves the stability of Podcasts According to an update on Apple's support website, the iOSlockscreen issue was the only security bug fixed in the latest iOS 9.0.2 release.
Last week, iPhone user Jose Rodriguez published a "dead simplemethod to bypass lockscreen of the devices running iOS 9 and iOS 9.0.1.
Using the benevolent nature of 

How to Freeze Credit Report To Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft

If yourSocial Security number gets hackedin any data breaches, including recentlyhacked T-Mobile, then there's a way to prevent hackers from misusing your identity (i.e.identity theft). The solution here is that you can institute asecurity freezeat each of the three credit bureaus,Equifax,Experian, orTransUnion.
Once frozen, nobody will be allowed to access your credit report, which will prevent any identity thieves from opening new accounts in your name. Because most creditors required to see your credit report before approving a new account. But, if they are restricted to see your file, they may not extend the credit or open a new account in your name.
However, there are some disadvantages of doing so. 1.Cost The cost of a security freeze differs by state (check yourshere). However, it is often free for already affected people, but the issue is – if you want to let anyone check your credit, you will need to pay a fee every time to lift the freeze. This happens not just for your credit …

AdBlock Extension has been Sold to an 'Unknown Buyer'

Adblock Extension that blocks annoying online advertising has been sold.
And more shocking, the most popular "Adblock Extension", with more than 40 million users, quietly sold their creation to an unknown buyer...

'Michael Gundlach', the creator widely used Adblock Extension refuses to disclose the name, who purchased his company and how much it was sold for, just because buyer wishes to remain anonymous.After watching a popup message (as shown) on their browsers this week, the Adblock users are literally going crazy.

The ‘Anonymous buyer’ conspiracy has caused concern for Adblock users and they have raised number of questions on social media sites, such as:
·         Should I trust AdBlock Extension anymore?
·         Who owns the Software I have installed?
·         Is it NSA?
Also, reportedly, Michael Gundlach will no longer be associated with Adblock company or the Buyer's company.

AdBlock to Turn on “Acceptable Ads”

No doubt, Ad-blocking has become a huge problem …